7th March 1896: Wigan 25 Liversidge 0 Posted by Bilko
on December 15 2014 - 14:05
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League
1. John Winstanley, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Charlie Wilding, 4. Percy Jago, 5.
Frank Dixon, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. Jimmy Walkden
8. J.Perkins, 9. Billy Benson, 10. Peter Green, 11. Jack Brown, 12. Bill
Yates, 13. Billy Unsworth, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster
Frank Dixon 2, Billy Unsworth 2, Teddy Flowers, Jimmy Walkden, Charlie
Jimmy Walkden 2
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
Wigan produced their best win of the season with this
victory over Liversidge. Billy Halliwell sent Frank Dixon in for an early
try and he scored again soon after to put Wigan 6-0 ahead. Further tries
from Teddy Flowers and Billy Unsworth put Wigan into a 12-0 lead by half
time. Three minutes after the interval, Unsworth scored a second try that
was converted this time by Jimmy Walkden for 17-0. Walkden then claimed a
try himself for 20-0 but the best try of the day was saved till last. From
the half way line, Percy Jago sent Charlie Wilding racing away under the
posts and Walkden converted to complete a 25-0 rout.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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