22nd February 1896: Wigan 24 Rochdale 0 Posted by Bilko
on December 14 2014 - 23:46
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League
1. John Winstanley, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Jimmy Walkden, 4. Percy Jago, 5.
Frank Dixon, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. Peter Foster
8. J.Perkins, 9. Billy Benson, 10. Peter Green, 11. Jack Blackburn, 12. Bill
Yates, 13. Billy Unsworth, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster
Peter Foster 2, Percy Jago, Billy Halliwell
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
Teddy Flowers 2, Peter Walkden 1
Wigan had lost five games in a row prior to this visit of
Rochdale but bucked up their ideas to win big. They took the lead 3-0 after
a Percy Jago try and before half time Peter Walkden kicked a drop goal for
7-0. Peter Foster then made it 10-0 with a try and the score blew out after
that. Billy Halliwell scored a third try of the day before two drop goals
from Teddy Flowers made it 21-0. A second try from Foster wrapped up the
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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