1st January 1912: Barrow 4 Wigan 37
Posted by Bilko on December 05 2014 - 16:36

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Barrow 4 Wigan 37 - New Years Day Monday 1st January 1912
Venue: Cavendish Park, Barrow
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sharrock, 2. Joe Miller, 3. Lance Todd, 4. Frank Walford, 5. Lew Bradley, 6. Jack Prescott, 7. Fred Gleave
WiganlForwards:l 8. Fred Myers, 9. Mark Green, 10. Billy Wilcock, 11. James Shallcross, 12. Percy Williams, 13. Charlie Seeling (Snr)

WiganlTries:l

Lew Bradley 5, Joe Miller 2, Jack Prescott, Lance Todd

WiganlGoals:l

Jack Prescott 4, Jim Sharrock 1

Summary:l

Bert Jenkins, Billy Winstanley and Dick Ramsdale were absent for this match playing on this day in the third test between Great Britain and the touring Australasians at Villa Park in Birmingham. The absences didn't stop Wigan walloping Barrow away to mark a really happy new year, especially for Lew Bradley who scored five of Wigan's nine tries.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 19 - Won - 17 ` Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 89.47%
2nd Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 20 - Won - 17 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 87.50%
3rd Place:l Hull KR - Played - 19 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 73.42%
4th Place:l St Helens - Played - 19 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 68.41%
5th Place:l

Hunslet

- Played - 20 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 67.50%
6th Place:l Oldham - Played - 20 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 67.50%

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