10th December 1904: Wigan 10 Runcorn 7
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Wigan 10 Runcorn 7 - Saturday 10th December 1904
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League First Division & South West Lancashire League

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Mason, 2. Harry Lowe, 3. Bert Jenkins, 4. Windsor Jones, 5. Jim Leytham, 6. Fred Gleave, 7. William Hopkins

WiganlForwards:l

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


WiganlTries:l

Harry Lowe, Peter Vickers

WiganlGoals:l

Jack Mason 2

Summary:l

This narrow victory over Runcorn moved Wigan up to third in the table. The match marked the Wigan debut of Bert Jenkins who would go on to make 389 appearances for the club in a career that would span until September 1920.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Bradford - Played - 15 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 22
2nd Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 20
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 15 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 19
4th Place:l

Hunslet

- Played - 15 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 18
5th Place:l Warrington - Played - 14 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 17
6th Place:l Leeds - Played - 14 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 17