11th January 1896: Wigan 8 Leigh 0 Posted by Bilko
on December 14 2014 - 22:44
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lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Wigan 8 Leigh 0 - Saturday 11th January 1896
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League
1. John Winstanley, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Charlie Wilding, 4. Percy Jago, 5.
Duncan Lamonby, 6.
Billy Halliwell, 7. Peter Foster
8. J.Perkins, 9. Billy Benson, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Elijah Prescott, 12. Bill
Yates, 13. Billy Unsworth, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster
Elijah Prescott 1
Elijah Prescott 1
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
Leigh pressed heavily from the start but Wigan took a 3-0
lead after a penalty goal was kicked by Elijah Prescott. That lead held
until half time. Leigh then went down to 12 men early in the second half
after they lost a player to a shoulder injury. Wigan took advantage to find
a try from Bill Yates being converted by Prescott, completing the 8-0 win.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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