12th September 1908: Wigan 18 Hunslet 10
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Wigan 18 Hunslet 10 - Saturday 12th September 1908
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jim Sharrock, 2. Jim Leytham, 3. Bert Jenkins, 4. Lance Todd, 5. Joe Miller, 6. Johnny Thomas, 7. Fred Gleave

WiganlForwards:l 8. Dick Ramsdale, 9. Dick Silcock, 10. Tom Whittaker, 11. Bob Brooks, 12. Massa Johnston, 13. Walter Cheetham

WiganlTries:l

Lance Todd, Massa Johnston, Jim Leytham, Dick Ramsdale

WiganlGoals:l

Johnny Thomas 3

Summary:l

Wigan began their home campaign with the tough challenge of Champions Hunslet visiting Central Park. It looked even tougher at half time when the visitors led 5-0 but Wigan responded magnificently after the break. It was only in the last ten minutes that Wigan sealed their win.