29th September 1900: St Helens 16 Wigan 9
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St Helens 16 Wigan 9 - Saturday 29th September 1900
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l 1. Edward Peet, 2. Evan Price, 3. Tom Eckersley, 4. Charlie Wood, 5. Harry Ball, 6. Tom Owen, 7. A.Middleton
WiganlForwards:l

8. Bill Yates, 9. Elijah Prescott, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Billy Halliwell, 12. Rueben Collier, 13. Jack Hilton, 14. Edward Yates, 15. George Rigby


WiganlTries:l

Tom Owen 2, Tom Eckersley

WiganlGoals:l

(None)

StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Tom Foulkes, 2. George Liversage, 3. Isaac Unsworth, 4. Bob Doherty, 5. Sam Rimmer, 6. Patrick Boyle, 7. Cuthbert Pennington
StlHelenslForwards:l

8. James Prescott, 9. Billy Briers, 10. Joe Thompson, 11. Frank Lee, 12. Tom Green, 13. Patrick Melvin, 14. Peter Dale, 15. Frank Mooney


StlHelenslTries:l

George Liversage 3, Sam Rimmer

StlHelenslGoals:l

Tom Foulkes 2

Summary:l

A Saints hatrick by George Liversage was responded to by tries each from Tom Owen and Tom Eckersley for Wigan in what was an 11-6 half time lead for Saints. Wigan had to play through the second half with 14 men after Evan Price left the field injured but it didn't stop them narrowing the score to 11-9 when Tom Owen scored again. Just an extra goal kick was now the difference. Saints later sealed the win with Sam Rimmer's try.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Swinton

- Played - 5 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 10
2nd Place:l Runcorn - Played - 5 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 8
3rd Place:l St Helens - Played - 5 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 7
4th Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 4 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 6
5th Place:l Leigh - Played - 5 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 6
6th Place:l Stockport - Played - 4 - Won - 2 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 5

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12th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 4 - Won - 1 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 2