31st December 1910: Swinton 3 Wigan 8
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Swinton 3 Wigan 8 - New Years Eve Saturday 31st December 1910
Venue: Chorley Road, Swinton
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l

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

WiganlForwards:l 8. Dick Ramsdale, 9. Dick Silcock, 10. Percy Williams, 11. Howell De Francis, 12. James Shallcross, 13. Charlie Seeling (Snr)

WiganlTries:l

Jim Leytham, Johnny Thomas

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Leytham 1

Summary:l

Swinton had an unbeaten record at Chorley Road, so this was a good win for Wigan, albeit a fortunate one. They only snatched the win after, with the score at 3-3, Johnny Thomas charged down a Swinton kick to score a try in the final minute, to which Jim Leytham converted for an 8-3 win. The win took Wigan second in the table after Oldham lost away at Leeds.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wakefield - Played - 17 - Won - 15 ` Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 91.17%
2nd Place:l Wigan - Played - 18 - Won - 15 ` Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 83.33%
3rd Place:l Oldham - Played - 18 - Won - 14 ` Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 80.55%
4th Place:l Widnes - Played - 17 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 64.70%
5th Place:l Halifax - Played - 18 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 61.11%
6th Place:l

Leeds

- Played - 18 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 61.11%

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