21st September 1895: Wakefield 13 Wigan 9
Posted by Bilko on December 12 2014 - 00:42

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Wakefield Trinity 13 Wigan 9 - Saturday 21st September 1895
Venue: Belle Vue, Wakefield
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l 1. John Winstanley, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Jimmy Walkden, 4. Percy Jago, 5. E.Railton, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. Frank Dixon
WiganlForwards:l 8. J.Perkins, 9. John Donnelly, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Billy Benson, 12. Bill Yates, 13. Billy Unsworth, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster

WiganlTries:l

E.Railton, Billy Unsworth, E.Webster

WiganlConversions:l

(None)

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

(None)

WiganlDrop Goals:l

(None)

Summary:l

This was a tight contest with Wigan holding a 9-8 lead at half time. In the end though failure to convert tries cost Wigan and Wakefield found a converted try early in the second half that proved enough for victory.


Scoring:l Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3 points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.