8th February 1896: Wigan 4 Manningham 7 Posted by Bilko
on December 14 2014 - 23:27
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League
1. John Winstanley, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Jimmy Walkden, 4. Percy Jago, 5.
Charlie Samuels, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. Frank Dixon
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
Percy Jago 1
Manningham were progressing towards winning the first
ever Northern Union League Title and continued their charge with victory at
Wigan. They had to come from behind after Percy Jago kicked a drop goal to
put Wigan 4-0 ahead but they found a try from Tolson to reduce that to 4-3
before half time. Second Half a drop goal from Atkinson put them 7-4 ahead
but ultimately two missed penalty goal shots from E.Webster cost Wigan the
chance to win.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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