10th April 1903: Wigan 5 Broughton 8
Posted by Bilko on December 30 2014 - 15:47
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Wigan 5 Broughton Rangers 8 - Good Friday 10th April 1903
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League First Division

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jack Mason, 2. Joe Bootle, 3. Dicky Rothwell, 4. Alex Duffy, 5. Benny Rouse, 6. Billy Anderson, 7. W.Threlfall
WiganlForwards:l

8. Tom Beesley, 9. Tom Ellison, 10. Rueben Collier, 11. Jack Barton, 12. Billy Halliwell, 13. Harry Ball, 14. Jim Hatton, 15. John Wolfenden


WiganlTries:l

John Wolfenden

WiganlGoals:l

Jack Mason 1


Summary:l

Wigan took the lead with a try from John Wolfenden that was converted by Jack Mason but they couldn't hold that lead for long with Broughton coming back to 6-5 ahead by half time. A penalty was added to that second half and Wigan failed to find the win that would mathematically have made them safe from relegation.


Top of Table After This Match

1st Place:l

Halifax

- Played - 30 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 42
2nd Place:l

Salford

- Played - 29 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 40
3rd Place:l Broughton - Played - 31 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 6 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 38
4th Place:l Swinton - Played - 30 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 7 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 37

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Relegation Zone (Bottom Two Relegated)

15th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 30 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 17 - Points: - 24
16th Place:l Wigan - Played - 29 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 6 - Lost - 15 - Points: - 22

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17th Place:l St Helens - Played - 30 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 22 - Points: - 15
18th Place:l Brighouse - Played - 30 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 21 - Points: - 15