18th January 1896: Wigan 5 Broughton 4 Posted by Bilko
on December 14 2014 - 23:04
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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
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
A great try from Teddy Flowers put Wigan ahead with a
conversion by Elijah Prescott making it 5-0. That score held till half time.
A drop goal from Chapman reduced that lead to 5-4 and Wigan were left
sweating for the rest of the game, but they hung on for the win.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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