11th September 1897: Swinton 25 Wigan 2
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Swinton 25 Wigan 2 - Saturday 11th September 1897
Venue: Chorley Road, Swinton
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. Joe Winstanley, 2. John Timoney, 3. J.Holmes, 4. Percy Jago, 5. J.Robinson, 6. Frank Dixon, 7. Jimmy Walkden

WiganlForwards:l 8. Rueben Collier, 9. Billy Benson, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Bill Yates, 12. J.Catterall, 13. J.Walsh, 14. George Rigby, 15. Edward Peet

WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

Frank Dixon 1

Summary:l

Wigan never competed in this match against Swinton, being 11-0 down at half time before it got worse second half.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Runcorn

- Played - 2 - Won - 2 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 4
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 2 - Won - 2 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 4
3rd Place:l Salford - Played - 2 - Won - 2 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 4
4th Place:l Broughton - Played - 1 - Won - 1 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 2
5th Place:l

Swinton

- Played - 1 - Won - 1 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points: - 2
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 2 - Won - 1 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 2

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14th Place:l

Wigan

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