4th December 1915: Oldham 2 Wigan 2
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Oldham 2 Wigan 2 - Saturday 4th December 1915
Venue: Watersheddings, Oldham
Competition: War Emergency League

WiganlBacks:l

1. William Jolley, 2. Robert Curwen, 3. Higham, 4. Williamson, 5. Wilson, 6. George Hesketh, 7. O'Gara

WiganlForwards:l

8. Arthur Francis, 9. George Litherland, 10. Joe Sherrington, 11. Higgins, 12. Bill Banks, 13. Bert Barnes


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

William Jolley 1

Summary:l

Wigan hadn't played for four weeks and returned to action at a rainy Watersheddings. The match kicked off late with the score at 2-2 ended up being abandoned early due to a waterlogged pitch. With play being more of a friendly nature during the war the result would stand.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Dewsbury - Played - 13 - Won - 12 ` Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 92.30%
2nd Place:l Leeds - Played - 12 - Won - 11 ` Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 91.66%
3rd Place:l

Swinton

- Played - 10 - Won - 9 ` Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 90.00%
4th Place:l Hull - Played - 12 - Won - 9 ` Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 79.16%
5th Place:l St Helens - Played - 10 - Won - 5 ` Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 60.00%
6th Place:l Salford - Played - 12 - Won - 7 ` Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 58.33%

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12th Place:l Wigan - Played - 10 - Won - 4 ` Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 50.00%

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Note: No Play Offs this Season - 1st Place won the League.