29th December 1906: Leeds 8 Wigan 10
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Leeds 8 Wigan 10 - Saturday 29th December 1906
Venue: Headingley, Leeds
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jim Sharrock, 2. Llew Treharne, 3. Bert Jenkins, 4. Windsor Jones, 5. Peter Green, 6. Billy Anderson, 7. Johnny Thomas

WiganlForwards:l 8. Billy Moles, 9. Bob Brooks, 10. Tom Whittaker, 11. Walter Cheetham, 12. Jack Barton, 13. Arthur Barker

WiganlTries:l

Tom Whittaker, Jack Barton

WiganlGoals:l

Billy Anderson 2

Summary:l

A "rather unexpected defeat" for Leeds on a cold snowy day at Headingley because they had led 8-0 at half time. Wigan had clawed back to 8-8 before a late Billy Anderson penalty goal sealed the victory.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Halifax - Played - 16 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 84.37%
2nd Place:l Runcorn - Played - 16 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 81.25%
3rd Place:l Leeds - Played - 18 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 77.77%
4th Place:l Oldham - Played - 20 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 77.50%
5th Place:l Broughton - Played - 16 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 71.87%
6th Place:l Keighley - Played - 15 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 70.00%

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9th Place:l Wigan - Played - 18 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 66.66%

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