17th October 1896: Wigan 3 Oldham 15
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Wigan 3 Oldham 15 - Saturday 17th October 1896
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. John Timoney, 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. Jack Brown, 11. Peter Green, 12. J.Catterall, 13. J.Walsh, 14. George Rigby, 15. Jack Blackburn

WiganlTries:l

Frank Dixon

WiganlConversions:l

(None)

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

(None)

WiganlDrop Goals:l

(None)

Summary:l

A drop goal from Varley put Oldham 4-0 up before Frank Dixon's try brought Wigan back to 4-3. Varley though dropped another goal to make it 8-3 by half time. In the second half Oldham kicked a goal from mark for 12-3 then a try from Hurst wrapped up an impressive win for them.


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 - 7 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 13
2nd Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 6 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 12
3rd Place:l Broughton - Played - 7 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 10
4th Place:l St Helens - Played - 6 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 9
5th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 6 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 7
6th Place:l

Rochdale

- Played - 7 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 7

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11th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 6 - Won - 2 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 5

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