8th October 1921: Huddersfield 10 Wigan 13
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 15 2013 - 00:04

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Huddersfield 10 Wigan 13 - Saturday 8th October 1921
Venue: Fartown, Huddersfield
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. George Owens
WiganlForwards:l 8. Percy Coldrick, 9. Tom Woods, 10. Peter Molyneux, 11. Harry Banks, 12. Ernie Shaw, 13. Fred Roffey

WiganlTries:l Tom Coles, Ernie Shaw, Tommy Howley
WiganlGoals:l Jim Sullivan 2


A match "full of thrilling incidents" and an "exciting finish". Wigan had started quickly with a 10-0 lead established in as many minutes. That lead held until half time, however by the hour mark the home side had levelled up at 10 all. But Tom Coles scored the game clinching try that Wigan held onto despite Jim Sullivan not converting.