20th March 1909: Oldham 2 Wigan 8
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Oldham 2 Wigan 8 - Saturday 20th March 1909
Venue: Watersheddings, Oldham
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l

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

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

WiganlTries:l

Massa Johnston, Bert Jenkins

WiganlGoals:l

Johnny Thomas 1

Summary:l

Wigan sealed a first place finish by seeing off second placed Oldham at their Watersheddings ground. The loss dropped Oldham down to third in the table.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 28 - Won - 26 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 92.85%
2nd Place:l Halifax - Played - 28 - Won - 23 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 83.92%
3rd Place:l Oldham - Played - 27 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 81.48%
4th Place:l Batley - Played - 27 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 74.07%
5th Place:l Salford - Played - 28 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 67.85%
6th Place:l Merthyr Tydfil - Played - 17 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 67.64%

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