11th January 1908: Broughton 8 Wigan 10
Posted by Bilko on September 22 2014 - 23:49

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Broughton Rangers 8 Wigan 10 - Saturday 11th January 1908
Venue: Wheater's Field, Broughton
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l

1. Frank Battersby, 2. James Green, 3. Fred Gleave, 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

Joe Miller, Tommy Thomas

WiganlGoals:l

Tommy Thomas 1, Johnny Thomas 1

Summary:l

Central Park was hosting a test match between England v New Zealand whilst Wigan were without Jim Leytham for this trip to face Broughton. It was a good result for Wigan with Broughton being just below them in the table.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Hunslet - Played - 18 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 0 - Points Percentage: - 97.22%
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 19 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 0 - Points Percentage: - 94.73%
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 19 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 81.57%
4th Place:l Keighley - Played - 19 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 73.68%
5th Place:l Broughton - Played - 17 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 73.52%
6th Place:l Hull - Played - 20 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 65.00%

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