11th February 1899: Widnes 11 Wigan 0
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Widnes 11 Wigan 0 - Saturday 11th February 1899
Venue: Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. Thomas Hine, 2. E.Webster, 3. William Lewis, 4. J.Robinson, 5. Riley, 6. Albert Ringwald, 7. Frank Dixon

WiganlForwards:l

8. Bill Yates, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Elijah Prescott, 12. Harry Ball, 13. Jack Hilton, 14. P.Turner, 15. Edward Peet


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Wigan had a couple of weekends off due to poor weather but returned to yet another defeat and amazingly the ninth game of the last ten in which Wigan had failed to score a single point.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 22 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 36 -
2nd Place:l Salford - Played - 23 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 34 -
3rd Place:l

Broughton

- Played - 20 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 32 -
4th Place:l Swinton - Played - 21 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 28 *
5th Place:l Widnes - Played - 19 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 4 4 Points: - 28 -
6th Place:l Leigh - Played - 21 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 8 - Points: - 26 -

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12th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 20 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 16 - Points: - 7 -

*Swinton had 2 points deducted for breaching professional rules.