18th February 1911: Huddersfield 13 Wigan 18
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Huddersfield 13 Wigan 18 - Saturday 18th February 1911
Venue: Fartown, Huddersfield
Competition: Challenge Cup First Round

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. Howell De Francis, 10. Percy Williams, 11. Tom Whittaker, 12. James Shallcross, 13. Charlie Seeling (Snr)

WiganlTries:l

Jim Leytham, Fred Gleave, Tom Whittaker, Johnny Thomas

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Leytham 1, Johnny Thomas 1, Jim Sharrock 1

Summary:l

Wigan had been having a good season but came into this game at Fartown having lost two in a row and having been beaten at this ground earlier in the league season. Wigan came out the traps fast here though with tries from Jim Leytham and Fred Gleave opening up a quick 10-0 lead. Huddersfield came back to 10-7, Rosenfeldt with a try, but Wigan found another try to lead 13-7 at the break. Another try after half time put Wigan 18-7 in front but Huddersfield found two converted tries to bring that back to 18-13 that was sweated on until the end.

1910-1911 Challenge Cup First Round Results

Saturday 18th February 1911
Barrow 7 Hull 0
Batley 7 Ebbw Vale 2
Brookland Rovers 6 Runcorn 23
Broughton Rangers 10 Normanton (Wakefield) 6
Coventry 10 Warrington 18
Dewsbury 47 York Grove United 0
Halifax 63 York 0
Huddersfield 13 Wigan 18
Hull Kingston Rovers 7 Oldham 9
Keighley 0 Salford 5
Leeds 8 Leigh 3
Pemberton (Wigan) 12 Bradford 4
Rochdale Hornets 11 Hunslet 5
St Helens 26 Bramley 7
Wakefield Trinity 15 Swinton 0
Widnes 23 Lane Ends United 0