11th December 1909: Leigh 0 Wigan 5
Posted by Bilko on September 30 2014 - 14:45

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Leigh 0 Wigan 5 - Saturday 11th December 1909
Venue: Mather Lane, Leigh
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. Howell De Francis, 11. Walter Cheetham, 12. Tom Whittaker, 13. Joe Topping

WiganlTries:l

Joe Topping

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Leytham 1

Summary:l

Two weeks after Wigan had beaten Leigh in the Lancashire Cup Final. the sides met again at Leigh. Rain left many grounds water-logged on this day but the match went ahead at Mather Lane. Wigan struggled to adapt to the conditions first half and were lucky to go in at half time with no score against them. Second Half they improved and found a try from Joe Topping that was converted by Jim Leytham for a 5-0 lead. That score held until the end with Leigh losing their Full Back Clarkson to injury.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Oldham - Played - 13 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 84.61%
2nd Place:l Warrington - Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
3rd Place:l Wakefield - Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 71.42%
4th Place:l Salford - Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 71.42%
5th Place:l Leeds - Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 71.42%
6th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 12 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 70.83%

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11th Place:l Wigan - Played - 12 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 66.66%

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