14th October 1899: St Helens 5 Wigan 0
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St Helens 5 Wigan 0 - Saturday 14th October 1899
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. William Lewis, 2. Tom White, 3. Jack Anderton, 4. Harry Ball, 5. William Straughan, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. Tom Owen

WiganlForwards:l

8. Bill Yates, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Elijah Prescott, 12. Edward Yates, 13. P.Turner, 14. T. Higham, 15. Tom Ellison


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

(None)

StlHelenslBacks:l

1. Tom Foulkes, 2. George Liversage, 3. David Traynor, 4. Jim Barnes, 5. Bob Doherty, 6. Patrick Boyle, 7. Bill Whiteley

StlHelenslForwards:l

8. Job Chapman, 9. Peter Dale, 10. Jim Carney, 11. Billy Briers, 12. Jack Rennie, 13. William Caveney, 14. Joe Thompson, 15. Cuthbert Pennington


StlHelenslTries:l

George Liversage

StlHelenslGoals:l

David Traynor 1

Summary:l

Saints 5-0 lead was built by half time after first a penalty goal and then an unconverted try.  Wigan's poor attack meant they couldn't reverse that second half and it would prove to be a sixth defeat out of six in the season.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Runcorn

- Played - 8 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 14
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 6 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 10
3rd Place:l Swinton - Played - 7 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 10
4th Place:l

Warrington

- Played - 7 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 9
5th Place:l Salford - Played - 6 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 8
6th Place:l Leigh - Played - 5 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 8

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13th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 6 - Won - 0 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 0