4th January 1908: Wigan 35 St Helens 5
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Wigan 35 St Helens 5 - Saturday 4th January 1908
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l

1. Joe Coulthard, 2. Jim Leytham, 3. Llew Treharne, 4. Tommy Thomas, 5. Joe Miller, 6. Johnny Thomas, 7. Dicky David

WiganlForwards:l 8. Billy Wilcock, 9. Dick Silcock, 10. Dick Ramsdale, 11. Bob Brooks, 12. Walter Cheetham, 13. Jimmy Blears

WiganlTries:l

Jim Leytham 3, Dick Silcock, Llew Treharne, Joe Coulthard, Jimmy Blears, Joe Miller, Walter Cheetham

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Leytham 3, Tommy Thomas 1

StlHelenslBacks:l

1. Cuthbert Pennington, 2. Jack Manchester, 3. James Atkinson, 4. Matt Creevey, 5. Isaac Bate, 6. Billy Briers, 7. Teddy Toole

StlHelenslForwards:l 8. James Prescott, 9. Jack Pope, 10. William Wharton, 11. Frank Lee, 12. John Smith, 13. William Mercer

StlHelenslTries:l

James Prescott

StlHelenslGoals:l

Matt Creevey 1

Summary:l

This game beat the frost that had seen nine of the league matches postponed on this day. Saints had injury problems and Wigan took advantage for a big win.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Hunslet - Played - 16 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 0 - Points Percentage: - 96.87%
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 18 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 0 - Points Percentage: - 94.44%
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 18 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 80.55%
4th Place:l Broughton - Played - 16 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 78.12%
5th Place:l Keighley - Played - 18 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 72.22%
6th Place:l Hull - Played - 19 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 68.42%

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