9th October 1909: Merthyr Tydfil 6 Wigan 25
Posted by Bilko on September 29 2014 - 15:17

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Merthyr Tydfil 6 Wigan 25 - Saturday 9th October 1909
Venue: College Field, Merthyr Tydfil
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jim Sharrock, 2. Joe Miller, 3. Harry Price, 4. Bert Jenkins, 5. Jim Leytham, 6. Johnny Thomas, 7. Naddy Jones

WiganlForwards:l 8. Dick Ramsdale, 9. Dick Silcock, 10. Robert Parr, 11. Howell De Francis, 12. Joe Topping, 13. Jimmy Blears

WiganlTries:l

Jim Leytham 2, Joe Miller 2, Howell De Francis 2, Bert Jenkins

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sharrock 1, Jim Leytham 1

Summary:l

Wigan found themselves in 16th place in the table, so perhaps were glad to get away from the heartlands and have a trek to Wales to face Merthyr Tydfil. They came home with a good win that got them back to winning ways after two consecutive defeats.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wakefield - Played - 6 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 83.33%
2nd Place:l Leigh - Played - 7 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 78.57%
3rd Place:l Warrington - Played - 7 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 78.57%
4th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 8 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
5th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 8 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
6th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 6 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%

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15th Place:l Wigan - Played - 6 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 50.00%

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