1st January 1896: Wigan 20 Batley 3 Posted by Bilko
on December 14 2014 - 22:12
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League
1. Elijah Prescott, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Charlie Wilding, 4. Percy Jago, 5.
Johnny Roberts, 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, Charlie Wilding 2, Teddy Flowers, Billy Unsworth
Elijah Prescott 1
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
The fans at Prescott Street were left waiting with Batley
arriving late for the game. Wigan had taken the lead with a Charlie Wilding
try but Batley equalised soon after for a 3-3 score. Later in the first half
Johnny Roberts scored near a corner flag to make it 6-3 to Wigan by half
time. Into the second half a second try from Roberts and one from Teddy
Flowers made it 12-6 to Wigan. Further scores saw the match finish 20-3 to
Wigan but because of the late kick off the match finished in darkness.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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