18th February 1896: Hunslet 11 Wigan 4 Posted by Bilko
on December 14 2014 - 23:37
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League
1. Elijah Prescott, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Johnny Roberts, 4. Percy Jago, 5.
Jimmy Walkden, 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. Peter Green
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
Elijah Prescott 1
Elijah Prescott kicked a goal from a fair catch (a "goal
from mark") to put Wigan 4-0 ahead but the momentum turned when Hunslet
found a try for 4-3 just before half time. They kicked on second half to win
11-4 and Wigan fell to their fifth defeat in a row.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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