1st November 1913: Salford 7 Wigan 9
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Salford 7 Wigan 9 - Saturday 1st November 1913
Venue: The Willows, Salford
Competition: Lancashire Cup Second Round

WiganlBacks:l 1. Gwyn Thomas, 2. Lance Todd, 3. Bert Jenkins, 4. Billy Curran, 5. Joe Miller, 6. Fred Gleave, 7. Johnny Thomas
WiganlForwards:l 8. Charlie Seeling (Snr), 9. Percy Coldrick, 10. Dick Ramsdale, 11. Arthur Francis, 12. Rees Richards, 13. Dick Silcock

WiganlTries:l

Johnny Thomas

WiganlGoals:l

Johnny Thomas 3

Summary:l

Wigan were lucky to get away with victory in this tie at The Willows with a late try by Salford being controversially disallowed. This game proved to be Lance Todd's 185th and final appearance in Wigan colours. He had requested to go on the transfer list but it would only be the following January 13th that he would be sold to Dewsbury for a hefty fee of 450 (approx value today 45,000).

1913-1914 Lancashire Cup Second Round Results

Saturday 1st November 1913
Leigh 8 Barrow 7
Oldham 14 Widnes 8
Salford 7 Wigan 9
St Helens 26 Runcorn 6