18th February 1896: Hunslet 11 Wigan 4
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Hunslet 11 Wigan 4 - Tuesday 18th February 1896
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League

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

WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlConversions:l

(None)

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

Elijah Prescott 1

WiganlDrop Goals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Elijah Prescott kicked a goal from a fair catch (a "goal from mark") to put Wigan 4-0 ahead but the momentum turned when Hunslet found a try for 4-3 just before half time. They kicked on second half to win 11-4 and Wigan fell to their fifth defeat in a row.


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 - 28 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 44
2nd Place:l Halifax - Played - 28 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 41
3rd Place:l Oldham - Played - 29 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 40
4th Place:l

Runcorn

- Played - 27 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 8 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 38
5th Place:l

Leigh

- Played - 27 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 34
6th Place:l Brighouse - Played - 28 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 6 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 34

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10th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 28 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 7 ` Lost - 10 - Points: - 29