6th November 1909: Broughton 5 Wigan 35
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Broughton Rangers 5 Wigan 35 - Saturday 6th November 1909
Venue: Wheater's Field, Broughton
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l

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

WiganlForwards:l 8. Dick Ramsdale, 9. Dick Silcock, 10. Jack Barton, 11. Howell De Francis, 12. Tom Whittaker, 13. Walter Cheetham

WiganlTries:l

Joe Miller 4, Jim Leytham 2, Harry Price 2, Johnny Thomas

WiganlGoals:l

Johnny Thomas 4

Summary:l

Wigan returned to Broughton where they had won the previous Saturday in the Lancashire Cup. For this league game, the home side had injury problems and just couldn't cope with Wigan's class. There "was not a weak spot" in this Wigan performance said one newspaper.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Runcorn - Played - 9 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 83.33%
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 9 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 77.77%
3rd Place:l Halifax - Played - 9 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 77.77%
4th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 8 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
5th Place:l Warrington - Played - 10 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
6th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 12 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%

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15th Place:l Wigan - Played - 8 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 50.00%

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