1st October 1921: Wigan 14 Oldham 5
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 14 2013 - 23:59

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Wigan 14 Oldham 5 - Saturday 1st October 1921
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Tom Coles, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. Danny Hurcombe, 5. Ted Smith, 6. George Hesketh, 7. Syd Jerram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Harry Banks, 10. Percy Coldrick, 11. Ernie Shaw, 12. Tom Woods, 13. Peter Molyneux

WiganlTries:l Peter Molyneux, Tommy Howley
WiganlGoals:l Jim Sullivan 4


Oldham were the league's last unbeaten side until seen off by Wigan in this match. They were "well beaten" with all Wigan's points coming during the first half. Syd Jerram got hurt before half time so Wigan had to play the second half with 12 men. Meanwhile the First Ashes Test between England and Australia was taking place at Headingley with England claiming a 6-5 victory.