25th December 1916: Wigan 8 Barrow 0
Posted by Bilko on January 15 2015 - 11:18

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Wigan 8 Barrow 0 - Christmas Day Monday 25th December 1916
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: War Emergency League


1. John Blan, 2. Wilson, 3. Jim Sherrington, 4, Joseph Rudd, 5. Ted Smith, 6. George Hesketh, 7. Peter Heaton


8. Charlie Seeling (Snr), 9. Harry Banks, 10. Bill Melling, 11. Blackledge 12. Tom Magraw, 13. Bill Banks


Ted Smith 2


George Hesketh 1


The snow and frost of recent days was thawing but only to be replaced by heavy rain. This left pitches in terrible states but Wigan managed to play on Christmas Day and get a good win over Barrow who started the day second in the table.