25th January 1896: Widnes 4 Wigan 3 Posted by Bilko
on December 14 2014 - 23:16
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Venue: Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes 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. Jack Blackburn, 12. Bill
Yates, 13. Billy Unsworth, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
Widnes took a 4-0 lead with a drop goal from Drummond and
that proved enough with Wigan's only response coming from a Duncan Lamonby
try. Rules in this early denoted a drop goal worth more points than a try,
so Widnes won.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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