25th December 1895: Wigan 16 Stockport 0 Posted by Bilko
on December 14 2014 - 18:56
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League
1. Elijah Prescott, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Johnny Roberts, 4. Percy Jago, 5.
Charlie Wilding, 6.
Billy Halliwell, 7. Peter Foster
8. J.Perkins, 9. Billy Benson, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Jack Blackburn, 12. Bill
Yates, 13. Billy Unsworth, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster
Johnny Roberts 2, Teddy Flowers, Bill Yates
Elijah Prescott 2
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
The ground was covered in "chaff" to ensure this
Christmas Day game went ahead and Wigan would have been glad to get a poor
performance at Oldham out of their system. Teddy Flowers made a "brilliant
run" to score under the posts and Elijah Prescott converted for an early 5-0
lead. Later Johnny Roberts scored, unconverted, for 8-0 then Bill Yates try
made it 13-0 after Prescott kicked his second goal. Savile for Stockport had
a goal kick attempt charged down before Roberts second try wrapped up a 16-0
win for Wigan in what was their best performance of the season so far.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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