4th April 1896: Bradford 8 Wigan 4
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Bradford 8 Wigan 4 - Easter Saturday 4th April 1896
Venue: Park Avenue, Bradford
Competition: League

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

WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlConversions:l

(None)

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

E.Webster 1

WiganlDrop Goals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Drop Goals from Crompton in the first half put Bradford into an 8-0 lead. E.Webster responded with a "Goal from a Mark" for Wigan in the second half but Wigan couldn't find any more points.


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 - 37 - Won - 28 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 9 - Points: - 56
2nd Place:l Halifax - Played - 37 - Won - 25 - Drawn - 5 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 55
3rd Place:l

Runcorn

- Played - 35 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 8 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 48
4th Place:l Oldham - Played - 36 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 12 - Points: - 46
5th Place:l

Leigh

- Played - 36 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 11 - Points: - 46
6th Place:l Hull - Played - 36 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 12 - Points: - 45

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8th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 36 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 7 ` Lost - 12 - Points: - 41