15th October 1921: Wigan 6 Australia 14
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Wigan 6 Australia 14 - Saturday 15th October 1921
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Tour Match
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. Ernie Shaw, 9. Harry Banks, 10. Tom Woods, 11. Fred Roffey, 12. Peter Molyneux, 13. Percy Coldrick

WiganlTries:l (None)
WiganlGoals:l Jim Sullivan 3

Summary:l

"Wigan's proud record broken" was the newspaper headline after this match. It referred to the clubs record of having beaten every touring side up to this date. Wigan though were "well beaten" by the tourists in front of a crowd of 25,000 that saw 2,600 made on the gate.