2nd January 1915: Barrow 10 Wigan 18
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Barrow 10 Wigan 18 - Saturday 2nd January 1915
Venue: Little Park, Barrow
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l 1. Billy Seddon, 2. Lew Bradley, 3. Bert Jenkins, 4. David Evans, 5. Frank Walford, 6. George Owens, 7. Johnny Thomas
WiganlForwards:l 8. Jamie Haigh, 9. Arthur Francis, 10. Bill Melling, 11. Harry Banks, 12. Percy Coldrick, 13. George Hayward

WiganlTries:l

Lew Bradley 2, Johnny Thomas, Bert Jenkins

WiganlGoals:l

Johnny Thomas 2, Arthur Francis 1

Summary:l

Barrow's Cavendish Park had been commandeered for the war effort, so they were now playing at Little Park which would remain their home until 1931. Wigan had to fight hard for this win but once again the two teams above them continued to win also.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Rochdale - Played - 17 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 85.29%
2nd Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 18 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 83.33%
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 15 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 80.00%
4th Place:l Leeds - Played - 19 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 71.05%
5th Place:l

Widnes

- Played - 15 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 66.66%
6th Place:l Oldham - Played - 20 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 65.00%

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