4th January 1896: Leeds 5 Wigan 11
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Leeds 5 Wigan 11 - Saturday 4th January 1896
Venue: Headingley, Leeds
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l 1. Duncan Lamonby, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. John Winstanley, 4. Percy Jago, 5. Charlie Wilding, 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

Charlie Wilding, Teddy Flowers, Percy Jago

WiganlConversions:l

John Winstanley 1

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

(None)

WiganlDrop Goals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Leeds took a 5-0 lead with a try from Parker that was converted by Walker. But Wigan hit back with a try from Charlie Wilding making it 5-3 at half time. But a try from Teddy Flowers put Wigan 6-5 ahead early second half. Later Percy Jago sealed the win for Wigan with a try that was converted by John Winstanley.


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 Manningham - Played - 22 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 34
2nd Place:l Halifax - Played - 21 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 33
3rd Place:l Brighouse - Played - 22 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 5 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 31
4th Place:l Oldham - Played - 22 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 30
5th Place:l

Runcorn

- Played - 21 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 6 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 28
6th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 21 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 7 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 25

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