25th December 1908: Wigan 27 Swinton 11
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Wigan 27 Swinton 11 - Christmas Day Friday 25th December 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. Naddy Jones

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

WiganlTries:l

Joe Miller 5, Jimmy Blears, Tom Whittaker

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Leytham 1, Johnny Thomas 1, Jim Sharrock 1

Summary:l

Merry Christmas for Joe Miller who scored five tries in front of a 15,000 holy day crowd at Central Park. He had scored his hat-trick before half time but it had been 11-11 early in the second half before Wigan pushed on.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 15 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 93.33%
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 15 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 93.33%
3rd Place:l Halifax - Played - 15 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 93.33%
4th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 15 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 76.66%
5th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 14 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 67.85%
6th Place:l Batley - Played - 16 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 65.62%

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