23rd December 1899: Wigan 15 Tyldesley 6
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Wigan 15 Tyldesley 6 - Saturday 23rd December 1899
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Anderton, 2. Tom White, 3. William Straughan, 4. Charlie Wood, 5. Tom Nicholson, 6. A.Middleton, 7. Tom Owen

WiganlForwards:l

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


WiganlTries:l

Harry Ball, Tom Ellison, Tom Nicholson, Tom White, Charlie Wood

WiganlGoals:l

(None)

Summary:l

This clash of the bottom two in the league table saw Tyldesley take a 3-0 lead with a try from Dickinson and that lead held all the way to half time. Soon after the change of ends, a try from Charlie Wood made it 3-3 and further tries from Tom White and Harry Ball made it 9-3. Tyldesley hit back through Berry for 9-6 but Wigan finished the stronger. First Tom Nicholson and then Tom Ellison scored to make it 15-6 to Wigan and they won their second match of the season.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Runcorn

- Played - 13 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 24
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 13 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 21
3rd Place:l St Helens - Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 21
4th Place:l

Swinton

- Played - 13 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 20
5th Place:l Salford - Played - 15 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 18
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 15 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 17

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12th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 14 - Won - 2 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 12 - Points: - 4