23rd February 1901: Leigh 10 Wigan 3
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Leigh 10 Wigan 3 - Saturday 23rd February 1901
Venue: Mather Lane, Leigh
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l 1. David Dickinson, 2. Jimmy Barr, 3. J.Nixon, 4. Tom Eckersley, 5. Tom Nicholson, 6. Joe Nelson, 7. Dicky Rothwell
WiganlForwards:l

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


WiganlTries:l

Tom Nicholson

WiganlGoals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Leigh played with 14 men for most of the second half but were still too strong for Wigan.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Swinton

- Played - 21 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 37
2nd Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 21 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 36
3rd Place:l Runcorn - Played - 23 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 34
4th Place:l Broughton - Played - 24 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 32
5th Place:l

Salford

- Played - 22 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 10 - Points: - 24
6th Place:l Leigh - Played - 22 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 10 - Points: - 23

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14th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 20 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 13 - Points: - 11