5th March 1904: Wigan 2 Leeds 2
Posted by Bilko on January 01 2015 - 14:07
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Wigan 2 Leeds 2 - Saturday 5th March 1904
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League First Division

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Mason, 2. Jimmy Barr, 3. Syd Rees, 4. Jim Sharrock, 5. Jim Leytham, 6. Billy Anderson, 7. Joe Sedgwick

WiganlForwards:l

8. Rueben Collier, 9. Joseph Topping, 10. Jack Hilton, 11. Jack Barton, 12. Tom Whittaker, 13. Jimmy Blears, 14. Jack Brown, 15. Peter Vickers


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

Jack Mason 1


Summary:l

Leeds had a wind advantage first half and after missing a penalty goal, Moseley dropped them into a 2-0 lead. That carried to half time with Jim Leytham having blown "a splendid opening for Wigan". The home side were much better second half but couldn't score until Jack Mason kicked a drop goal from the half way down for share points.


Top of the Table After This Match

1st Place:l

Salford

- Played - 27 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 40 *
2nd Place:l

Bradford

- Played - 27 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 40 *
3rd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 28 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 39 *
4th Place:l

Broughton

- Played - 27 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 38 *

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12th Place:l Wigan - Played - 26 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 14 - Points: - 20 *

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Relegation Zone (Bottom Two Relegated)

15th Place:l Widnes - Played - 28 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 5 - Lost - 16 - Points: - 19 *
16th Place:l Hull - Played - 26 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 16 - Points: - 18 *

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17th Place:l Keighley - Played - 26 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 5 - Lost - 16 - Points: - 15 *
18th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 27 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 21 - Points: - 12 *

*The Wigan v Huddersfield match on 24th February was included in the table at this stage with it only being voided at a later date.