19th September 1896: Wigan 0 Runcorn 3
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Wigan 0 Runcorn 3 - Saturday 19th September 1896
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. Joe Winstanley, 2. John Timoney, 3. Percy Jago, 4. Frank Dixon, 5. Teddy Flowers, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. Peter Foster

WiganlForwards:l 8. J.Perkins, 9. Billy Benson 10. Jack Brown, 11. Peter Green, 12. J.Catterall, 13. J.Walsh, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster

WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlConversions:l

(None)

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

(None)

WiganlDrop Goals:l

(None)

Summary:l

A thunder storm hit during the first half making the conditions difficult but play went on with no scoring. The storm had eased second half and Runcorn nicked the win late with a length of the field try from Butterworth.


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 Stockport - Played - 3 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 6
2nd Place:l Runcorn - Played - 3 - Won - 2 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 5
3rd Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 2 - Won - 2 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 4
4th Place:l Widnes - Played - 3 - Won - 2 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 4
5th Place:l

Leigh

- Played - 3 - Won - 2 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 4
6th Place:l Broughton - Played - 2 - Won - 1 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 3

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10th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 3 - Won - 1 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 2