7th October 1911: Rochdale 6 Wigan 29
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Rochdale Hornets 6 Wigan 29 - Saturday 7th October 1911
Venue: Athletic Grounds, Rochdale
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sharrock, 2. Joe Miller, 3. Lance Todd, 4. Harry Price, 5. Jim Leytham, 6. Jack Prescott, 7. Fred Gleave
WiganlForwards:l 8. Billy Winstanley, 9. Fred Myers, 10. Percy Williams, 11. Dick Ramsdale, 12. Mark Green, 13. Charlie Seeling (Snr)

WiganlTries:l

Jim Leytham 3, Percy Williams 2, Dick Ramsdale, Fred Gleave

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Leytham 3, Harry Price 1

Summary:l

Bert Jenkins and Johnny Thomas were absent here playing for Wales against Australia but Wigan still went to Rochdale and won comfortably. They were 3-0 down early in the game but the first of Jim Leytham's hat-trick soon levelled the scores. It was only 8-6 to Wigan at the break but after half time their superior fitness told and the score blew out.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 6 - Won - 6 ` Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 0 - Points Percentage: - 100.00%
2nd Place:l Halifax - Played - 6 - Won - 5 ` Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 0 - Points Percentage: - 91.66%
3rd Place:l Hull KR - Played - 6 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 83.33%
4th Place:l

Broughton

- Played - 5 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 80.00%
5th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 7 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 78.57%
6th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 6 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%

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