12th April 1902: Wigan 11 St Helens 2
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Wigan 11 St Helens 2 - Saturday 12th April 1902
Venue: Springfield Park, Wigan
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition & South West Lancashire League

WiganlBacks:l 1. J.McCauley, 2. Jimmy Barr, 3. Tom Eckersley, 4. Albert Webster, 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. Peter Vickers, 15. George Rigby


WiganlTries:l

Jimmy Barr 2, Benny Rouse

WiganlGoals:l

Joe Nelson 1


StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Tom Foulkes, 2. Lambert, 3. Jim Barnes, 4. George Liversage, 5. Bob Doherty, 6. Kennedy, 7. Patrick Boyle
StlHelenslForwards:l

8. James Prescott, 9. Peter Dale, 10. Joe Thompson, 11. William Green, 12. Cuthbert Pennington, 13. Jimmy Carney, 14. Billy Briers, 15. Bill Whiteley


StlHelenslTries:l

(None)

StlHelenslGoals:l

Tom Foulkes 1


Summary:l

Widnes had won one of their three games in hand in a midweek victory over Lancaster and on this day whilst Wigan were beating St Helens at Springfield Park, Widnes kept in touch with a slender 4-0 win at home against Millom.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 23 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 40 *
2nd Place:l

Widnes

- Played - 21 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 36 *
3rd Place:l St Helens - Played - 23 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 31 *
4th Place:l

Hull KR

- Played - 23 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 30 *
5th Place:l Barrow - Played - 22 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 27 *
6th Place:l Stockport - Played - 24 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 27 *

*Deducted 2 points for breach of operational rules.