14th November 1896: Swinton 0 Wigan 13
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Swinton 0 Wigan 13 - Saturday 14th November 1896
Venue: Chorley Road, Swinton
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jimmy Halliwell, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Jimmy Walkden, 4. Frank Dixon, 5. John Timoney, 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. Jack Blackburn

WiganlTries:l

Peter Foster 2, Billy Halliwell

WiganlConversions:l

(None)

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

(None)

WiganlDrop Goals:l

Frank Dixon 1

Summary:l

Wigan snapped a three match losing streak with this great win at Swinton. Frank Dixon dropped goal them into a 4-0 lead before a break from half way by Teddy Flowers saw Peter Foster finish for a try that made it 7-0 at half time. Later John Timoney sent Foster in for his second try and a 10-0 score and soon after Billy Halliwell scored a try that completed a 13-0 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 Oldham - Played - 9 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 18
2nd Place:l Stockport - Played - 9 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 16
3rd Place:l

Broughton

- Played - 10 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 14
4th Place:l

St Helens

- Played - 9 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 12
5th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 8 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 11
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 11 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 11

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11th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 9 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 7