26th December 1898: Wigan 5 Salford 13
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Wigan 5 Salford 13 - Boxing Day Monday 26th December 1898
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. John Winstanley, 2. Harry Ball, 3. Charlie Wilding, 4. Chatterley, 5. Frank Dixon, 6. J.Robinson, 7. Jimmy Walkden

WiganlForwards:l

8. Bill Yates, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Jack Hilton, 12. George Rigby, 13. Joe Winstanley, 14. P.Turner, 15. Rueben Collier


WiganlTries:l

Jack Brown

WiganlGoals:l

John Winstanley 1

Summary:l

Wigan finally scored some points but still fell to defeat against second in the table Salford. Wigan were 8-0 down before reducing the lead to 8-2 with a penalty goal. By half time it was 13-5 to Salford and although they failed to score after the interval, Wigan could only reduce that lead by three points after Jack Brown's try.