18th January 1902: Wigan 5 Hull Kingston Rovers 4
Posted by Bilko on December 28 2014 - 00:54
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Wigan 5 Hull Kingston Rovers 4 - Saturday 18th January 1902
Venue: Springfield Park, Wigan
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

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

8. Harry Ball, 9. Billy Halliwell, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Rueben Collier, 12. Jack Barton, 13. Jack Hilton, 14. Tom Ellison, 15. George Rigby


WiganlTries:l

Dicky Rothwell

WiganlGoals:l

Joe Nelson 1

Summary:l

Quite what Hull Kingston Rovers were doing in the Lancashire Competition was anyone's guess but here they were pressing Wigan hard for their victory.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Widnes

- Played - 16 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 1 - Points: - 30 *
2nd Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 16 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 26 *
3rd Place:l Barrow - Played - 17 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 20 *
4th Place:l St Helens - Played - 16 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 20 *
5th Place:l Stockport - Played - 17 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 18 *
6th Place:l

Birkenhead

- Played - 18 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 18 *

*Deducted 2 points for breach of operational rules.