26th April 1904: Wigan 14 Warrington 2
Posted by Bilko on January 15 2005 - 22:45

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Wigan 14 Warrington 2 - Tuesday 26th April 1904
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League First Division

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Mason, 2. Jimmy Barr, 3. Billy Hector, 4. Dai Harris, 5. Jim Leytham, 6. Billy Anderson, 7. Eli Davies

WiganlForwards:l

8. Rueben Collier, 9. Joseph Topping, 10. Jack Hilton, 11. Jack Barton, 12. Tom Whittaker, 13. Jimmy Blears, 14. Jack Brown, 15. Billy Halliwell


WiganlTries:l

Billy Anderson 2, Jimmy Barr, Jim Leytham

WiganlGoals:l

Jack Mason 1


Summary:l

This twice postponed match was finally replayed with Warrington playing their reserve three-quarters. Combination between Billy Anderson, Eli Davies and Dai Harris got Jimmy Barr over for the opening try and near to half time Jim Leytham's try made it 6-0 at the break. After half time, Billy Anderson "scored two brilliant tries" with Jack Mason converting one of them. Warrington only kicked a goal themselves in response.


Top of the Table After This Match

1st Place:l

Salford

- Played - 34 - Won - 25 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 52
2nd Place:l

Bradford

- Played - 34 - Won - 25 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 52
3rd Place:l

Broughton

- Played - 34 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 4 - Lost - 9 - Points: - 46
4th Place:l Hunslet - Played - 34 - Won - 22 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 11 - Points: - 45

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13th Place:l Wigan - Played - 33 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 5 - Lost - 17 - Points: - 27

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Relegation Zone (Bottom Two Relegated)

15th Place:l Leigh - Played - 33 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 5 - Lost - 18 - Points: - 23
16th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 33 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 21 - Points: - 23

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17th Place:l Keighley - Played - 34 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 5 - Lost - 21 - Points: - 21 (Relegated)
18th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 32 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 23 - Points: - 18 (Relegated)