5th October 1895: Wigan 3 Widnes 0
Posted by Bilko on December 14 2014 - 16:23

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Wigan 3 Widnes 0 - Saturday 5th October 1895
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l 1. John Winstanley, 2. Johnny Roberts, 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 Blackburn, 11. Billy Benson, 12. Bill Yates, 13. Billy Unsworth, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster

WiganlTries:l

Jack Blackburn

WiganlConversions:l

(None)

WiganlPenalty Goals:l

(None)

WiganlGoals from Mark:l

(None)

WiganlDrop Goals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Widnes were the better team in the first half but had no points to show for it. They missed a shot at goal early in the second half and Wigan eventually punished with a try from Jack Blackburn after good work from Frank Dixon. That was enough for the victory.


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