20th April 1896: Wigan 7 Huddersfield 0
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Wigan 7 Huddersfield 0 - Monday 20th April 1896
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l 1. John Winstanley, 2. John Timoney, 3. Charlie Wilding, 4. Percy Jago, 5. Frank Dixon, 6. Jack Mitchinson, 7. Billy Halliwell
WiganlForwards:l 8. Billy Benson, 9. J.Perkins, 10. J.Worthington, 11. Jack Brown, 12. Bill Yates, 13. Jack Blackburn, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster

WiganlTries:l

J.Worthington

WiganlConversions:l

(None)

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

(None)

WiganlDrop Goals:l

John Winstanley 1

Summary:l

Wigan won their final home game of the season by first kicking a drop goal for 4-0 by John Winstanley and then later adding a try with J.Worthington crossing for 7-0.


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 - 41 - Won - 29 - Drawn - 5 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 63
2nd Place:l Manningham - Played - 40 - Won - 31 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 9 - Points: - 62
3rd Place:l Oldham - Played - 40 - Won - 26 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 12 - Points: - 54
4th Place:l

Runcorn

- Played - 40 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 8 ` Lost - 10 - Points: - 52
5th Place:l

Brighouse

- Played - 40 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 8 ` Lost - 11 - Points: - 50
6th Place:l Hunslet - Played - 41 - Won - 24 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 15 - Points: - 50

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10th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 40 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 7 ` Lost - 14 - Points: - 45