23rd November 1901: Lancaster 2 Wigan 5
Posted by Bilko on December 28 2014 - 00:25
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Lancaster 2 Wigan 5 - Saturday 23rd November 1901
Venue: Quay Meadow, Lancaster
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

Benny Rouse

WiganlGoals:l

Joe Nelson 1

Summary:l

Lancaster were in good form but a try for Benny Rouse helped Wigan to a narrow victory.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Widnes

- Played - 11 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 0 - Points: - 22 *
2nd Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 11 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 20 *
3rd Place:l Stockport - Played - 10 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 2 - Points: - 12 *
4th Place:l

Birkenhead

- Played - 10 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 12 *
5th Place:l Barrow - Played - 10 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 10 *
6th Place:l St Helens - Played - 9 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 10 *

*Deducted 2 points for breach of operational rules.