1st January 1909: Swinton 5 Wigan 24
Posted by Bilko on September 24 2014 - 21:14

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Swinton 5 Wigan 24 - New Years Day Friday 1st January 1909
Venue: Chorley Road, Swinton
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. Jack Barton, 11. Tom Whittaker, 12. Howell De Francis, 13. Dick Silcock

WiganlTries:l

Jim Leytham 2, Joe Miller 2, Lance Todd, Howell De Francis

WiganlGoals:l

Johnny Thomas 3

Summary:l

An easy start to the new year for Wigan who had built up an 18-0 lead before half time.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 17 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 94.11%
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 16 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 93.75%
3rd Place:l Halifax - Played - 17 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 88.23%
4th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 17 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 79.41%
5th Place:l Batley - Played - 17 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 67.64%
6th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 16 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 65.62%

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