21st March 1908: Wigan 2 Salford 0
Posted by Bilko on September 23 2014 - 13:38

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Wigan 2 Salford 0 - Saturday 21st March 1908
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jim Sharrock, 2. Jimmy Bullen, 3. Bert Jenkins, 4. Lance Todd, 5. Joe Miller, 6. Johnny Thomas, 7. Frank Battersby

WiganlForwards:l 8. Jimmy Blears, 9. Dick Silcock, 10. Dick Ramsdale, 11. Tom Whittaker, 12. Reuben Collier, 13. Billy Wilcock

WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sharrock 1

Summary:l

This was a massive match in the "Top 4" play off race between 4th place Salford and Wigan in 5th. It was a very hard contest with a player from each side being sent off during the game for "kicking". The game was won by Wigan but only from a drop goal from Jim Sharrock.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Oldham - Played - 28 - Won - 25 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 92.85%
2nd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 28 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 80.35%
3rd Place:l Broughton - Played - 26 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
4th Place:l Wigan - Played - 28 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 8 - Points Percentage: - 69.10%
5th Place:l Salford - Played - 29 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 8 - Points Percentage: - 67.24%
6th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 27 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 66.66%

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