9th April 1904: Batley 8 Wigan 2
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Batley 8 Wigan 2 - Saturday 9th April 1904
Venue: Mount Pleasant, Batley
Competition: League First Division

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Mason, 2. Jim Sharrock, 3. Jim Leytham, 4. Joe Sedgwick, 5. Neddy Ralphs, 6. Billy Anderson, 7. Eli Davies

WiganlForwards:l

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


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

Eli Davies 1


Summary:l

Batley were below Wigan in the table, so this was a disappointing loss. They had scored all their eight points before half time with Wigan's only response being an Eli Davies penalty goal.


Top of the Table After This Match

1st Place:l

Salford

- Played - 31 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 46 *
2nd Place:l

Bradford

- Played - 31 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 46 *
3rd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 30 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 43 *
4th Place:l

Broughton

- Played - 30 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 42 *

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11th Place:l Wigan - Played - 30 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 5 - Lost - 16 - Points: - 23 *

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Relegation Zone (Bottom Two Relegated)

15th Place:l Batley - Played - 31 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 17 - Points: - 23 *
16th Place:l Leigh - Played - 29 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 16 - Points: - 22 *

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17th Place:l Keighley - Played - 31 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 5 - Lost - 19 - Points: - 19 *
18th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 30 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 22 - Points: - 16 *

*The Wigan v Huddersfield match on 24th February was still be included in printed league tables despite being ordered to be replayed.