25th December 1899: Salford 3 Wigan 5
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Salford 3 Wigan 5 - Christmas Day Monday 25th December 1899
Venue: New Barns, Salford
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

Charlie Wood

WiganlGoals:l

Tom White 1

Summary:l

Wigan provided a Christmas Day shock after ending a 18 match streak without a win in away matches at New Barns. Both sides scored a try each but the extra goal by Tom White proved enough.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Runcorn

- Played - 14 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 26
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 14 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 23
3rd Place:l St Helens - Played - 16 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 23
4th Place:l

Swinton

- Played - 13 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 20
5th Place:l Salford - Played - 16 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - 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 - 15 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 12 - Points: - 6