31st December 1904: Swinton 0 Wigan 11
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Swinton 0 Wigan 11 - New Years Eve Saturday 31st December 1904
Venue: Chorley Road, Swinton
Competition: League First Division

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Mason, 2. Peter Green, 3. Dai Harris, 4. Windsor Davies, 5. Jim Leytham, 6. Johnny Thomas, 7. William Hopkins

WiganlForwards:l

8. Dick Tyrer, 9. Jack Barton, 10. Fred Osborne, 11. Tom Whittaker, 12. Joseph Topping, 13. Jack Hilton, 14. Rueben Collier, 15. Jack Brown


WiganlTries:l

Peter Green 2, Jim Leytham

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Leytham 1

Summary:l

Wigan led 3-0 at half time but an "accident" suffered by Valentine of Swinton reduced them to 12 men for the second half and Wigan pushed home their advantage to win 11-0.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 18 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 28
2nd Place:l Bradford - Played - 19 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 26
3rd Place:l

Hunslet

- Played - 18 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 6 - Points: - 24
4th Place:l Broughton - Played - 17 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points: - 23
5th Place:l Leeds - Played - 18 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 21
6th Place:l Wigan - Played - 18 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 21