6th February 1897: Wigan 4 St Helens 0
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Wigan 4 St Helens 0 - Saturday 6th February 1897
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. Joe Winstanley, 2. Charlie Wilding, 3. Teddy Flowers, 4. Jimmy Walkden, 5. John Timoney, 6. Frank Dixon, 7. Peter Foster

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

WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlConversions:l

(None)

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

(None)

WiganlDrop Goals:l

Jimmy Walkden 1

StlHelenslBacks:l

1. Tom Foulkes, 2. Bob Doherty, 3. David Traynor, 4. Billy Jacques, 5. Fred Archer, 6. Richard O'Hara, 7. Freddie Little

StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Joe Thompson, 9. William Winstanley, 10. William Caveney, 11. John Sudlow, 12. Tom Reynolds, 13. Joseph Gerrard, 14. Billy Briers, 15. Bill Whiteley

StlHelenslTries:l

(None)

StlHelenslConversions:l

(None)

StlHelenslPenalty Goals:l

(None)

StlHelenslGoals from Mark:l

(None)

StlHelenslDrop Goals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Frost had seen Wigan go with three blank weekends in a row before returning to play St Helens at Prescott Street. The match was decided when Peter Foster's pass set up Jimmy Walkden to slot other a first half drop goal for 4-0. No further scoring occurred.


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 - 21 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 35
2nd Place:l

Broughton

- Played - 20 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 5 ` Lost - 2 - Points: - 31
3rd Place:l Stockport - Played - 21 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 29
4th Place:l Tyldesley - Played - 21 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 24
5th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 19 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 21
6th Place:l

Leigh

- Played - 19 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 21

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11th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 19 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 5 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 17