7th January 1899: Wigan 0 Warrington 8
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Wigan 0 Warrington 8 - Saturday 7th January 1899
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. John Winstanley, 2. Chatterley, 3. William Lewis, 4. Saunders, 5. Harry Ball, 6. J.Robinson, 7. Frank Dixon

WiganlForwards:l

8. Bill Yates, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Elijah Prescott, 12. George Rigby, 13. Joe Winstanley, 14. P.Turner, 15. Edward Peet


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Wigan now eight games without a win after this loss to Warrington. The visitors took a 2-0 lead after a drop goal and a try from Isherwood went on to make that lead 5-0. A try from Fish made it 8-0 second half and Warrington saw that out.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Broughton

- Played - 18 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 30 -
2nd Place:l Salford - Played - 19 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 30 -
3rd Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 17 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 26 -
4th Place:l Swinton - Played - 17 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 24 *
5th Place:l Leigh - Played - 19 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 24 -
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 16 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 24 -

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12th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 18 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 14 - Points: - 7 -

*Swinton had 2 points deducted for breaching professional rules.