25th August 1923: Wigan Highfield 3 Wigan 11
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Wigan Highfield 3 Wigan 11 - Saturday 25th August 1923
Venue: Tunstall Lane, Pemberton, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. Jerry Shea, 5. Danny Hurcombe, 6. George Owens, 7. Syd Jerram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Bert Webster, 9. Harry Banks, 10. Tom Woods, 11. Tom Halliwell, 12. Wilf Hodder, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l Wilf Hodder, Syd Jerram, Danny Hurcombe
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 1


WiganlHighfieldlBacks:l 1. Winstanley, 2. Sammons, 3. O'Shea, 4. Dooley, 5. Langshaw, 6. Chapman, 7. Spencer
WiganlHighfieldlForwards:l 8. John Fairhurst, 9. Joe Fairhurst, 10. Gaskell, 11. Mann, 12. West, 13. Cunliffe

WiganlHighfieldlTries:l O'Shea
WiganlHighfieldlGoals:l

(None)


Summary:l

Well Wigan's form had fallen away dramatically at the end of the previous season but it was a new start here with a "Wigan derby" to open up the campaign against Wigan Highfield at Tunstall Lane. It was a good contest but Wigan finished strongly to take the win.