30th November 1895: Wigan 11 Hunslet 3
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Wigan 11 Hunslet 3 - Saturday 30th November 1895
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l 1. John Winstanley, 2. Johnny Roberts, 3. Teddy Flowers, 4. Percy Jago, 5. Jimmy Walkden, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. Peter Foster
WiganlForwards:l 8. J.Perkins, 9. Billy Benson, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Jack Blackburn, 12. Bill Yates, 13. Billy Unsworth, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster

WiganlTries:l

Johnny Roberts 2, Teddy Flowers

WiganlConversions:l

Jimmy Walkden 1

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

(None)

WiganlDrop Goals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Wigan took a quick lead in this match at Prescott Street with a try from Teddy Flowers making it 3-0. Johnny Roberts then doubled that lead with a second try for 6-0 lead inside the first ten minutes. The game settled down after that and the 6-0 lead held until half time. After the interval Wigan went further ahead after good work from Percy Jago saw Johnny Roberts finish for his second try and finally Wigan kicked a goal, after 11 games without one, as Jimmy Walkden converted for 11-0. Hunslet's Hannah scored a late consolation try.


Scoring:l Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3 points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Halifax - Played - 13 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 20
2nd Place:l

Runcorn

- Played - 14 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 20
3rd Place:l Brighouse - Played - 14 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 20
4th Place:l Manningham - Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 20
5th Place:l Bradford - Played - 15 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 19
6th Place:l Liversidge - Played - 14 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 18

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8th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 14 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 6 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 18