27th December 1897: Salford 8 Wigan 2
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Salford 8 Wigan 2 - Boxing Day Monday 27th December 1897
Venue: New Barns, Salford
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. John Winstanley, 2. John Timoney, 3. Jimmy Walkden, 4. Percy Jago, 5. R.Robinson, 6. Frank Dixon, 7. Billy Halliwell

WiganlForwards:l

8. Jack Brown, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. P.Turner, 11. Bill Yates, 12. R.Spencer, 13. W.R Brown, 14. George Rigby, 15. Edward Peet


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

Jimmy Walkden 1

Summary:l

All of Salford's points came in the first half with Wigan only finding a penalty goal in retaliation after the interval.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 15 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 27
2nd Place:l Widnes - Played - 15 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 23
3rd Place:l Swinton - Played - 13 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 23
4th Place:l Salford - Played - 16 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 21
5th Place:l

Warrington

- Played - 17 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 17
6th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 14 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 16

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9th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 15 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 9 - Points: - 12