27th November 1909: Wigan 22 Leigh 5 (Lancashire Cup Final)
Posted by Bilko on September 29 2014 - 19:02

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Wigan 22 Leigh 5 - Saturday 27th November 1909
Venue: Wheater's Field, Broughton, Salford
Competition: Lancashire Cup Final


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. Jack Barton, 11. Howell De Francis, 12. Tom Whittaker, 13. Joe Topping


Joe Miller 2, Jim Leytham, Johnny Thomas, Naddy Jones, Howell De Francis


Jim Leytham 2


Fog had postponed Wigan's match the previous weekend, so they had a two week break ahead of this Lancashire Cup Final. They faced near neighbours Leigh who had beaten Wigan at Central Park in early October. This final was tight into the final quarter with two tries from Joe Miller helping Wigan hold a 8-5 lead. It was only once Wigan found a try for 11-5 that Leigh folded and the score harshly ran away from them.