14th March 1896: Wigan 12 Wakefield 0
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Wigan 12 Wakefield Trinity 0 - Saturday 14th March 1896
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League

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

WiganlTries:l

Teddy Flowers, George Rigby

WiganlConversions:l

Jimmy Walkden 1

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

Jimmy Walkden 1

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

(None)

WiganlDrop Goals:l

(None)

Summary:l

George Rigby's try put Wigan 3-0 ahead and later Jimmy Walkden kicked a penalty goal for a 6-0 half time lead to Wigan. After the interval combination between Percy Jago and Charlie Wilding allowed Teddy Flowers to score a try and Walkden's conversion completed a 12-0 win.


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 - 33 - Won - 25 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 50
2nd Place:l Halifax - Played - 33 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 48
3rd Place:l

Runcorn

- Played - 31 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 8 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 42
4th Place:l Oldham - Played - 32 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 10 - Points: - 42
5th Place:l

Hull

- Played - 32 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 11 - Points: - 39
6th Place:l Brighouse - Played - 33 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 7 ` Lost - 10 - Points: - 37

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10th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 32 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 7 ` Lost - 11 - Points: - 35