7th March 1903: Swinton 21 Wigan 0
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Swinton 21 Wigan 0 - Saturday 7th March 1903
Venue: Chorley Road, Swinton
Competition: League First Division

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jack Mason, 2. Jimmy Barr, 3. E.Dickinson, 4. Billy Anderson, 5. Benny Rouse, 6. Tom Healey, 7. Fred Gleave
WiganlForwards:l

8. Jack Brown, 9. Peter Vickers, 10. Rueben Collier, 11. Jack Barton, 12. Jack Hilton, 13. Harry Ball, 14. Jim Hatton, 15. Billy Halliwell


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

(None)


Summary:l

Title chasing Swinton destroyed Wigan here but this match did mark the debut of Fred Gleave who would go on to make 193 Wigan appearances in a career that would stretch over the next 11 years.


Top of Table After This Match

1st Place:l

Halifax

- Played - 26 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 36
2nd Place:l Swinton - Played - 26 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 7 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 35
3rd Place:l

Salford

- Played - 26 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 34
4th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 24 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 32

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13th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 24 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 12 - Points: - 20

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Relegation Zone (Bottom Two Relegated)

15th Place:l Widnes - Played - 25 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 15 - Points: - 19
16th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 24 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 14 - Points: - 18

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17th Place:l Brighouse - Played - 26 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 17 - Points: - 15
18th Place:l St Helens - Played - 26 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 19 - Points: - 13