9th November 1901: Morecambe 0 Wigan 17
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Morecambe 0 Wigan 17 - Saturday 9th November 1901
Venue: Moss Lane, Morecambe
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l 1. J.McCauley, 2. Jimmy Barr, 3. Tom Eckersley, 4. Joe Downs, 5. Benny Rouse, 6. Dicky Rothwell, 7. Joe Nelson
WiganlForwards:l

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


WiganlTries:l

Tom Eckersley 2, Dicky Rothwell, Jimmy Barr, Benny Rouse

WiganlGoals:l

Joe Nelson 1

Summary:l

It was beginning to look like a two horse title race already with Widnes and Wigan winning again and the chasing Birkenhead, Stockport and Barrow all dropping points.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Widnes

- Played - 10 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 20 *
2nd Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 10 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 18 *
3rd Place:l

Birkenhead

- Played - 10 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 12 *
4th Place:l Stockport - Played - 9 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 10 *
5th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 5 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 9 *
6th Place:l Lancaster - Played - 10 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 9 *

*Deducted 2 points for breach of operational rules.