28th March 1896: Runcorn 0 Wigan 6 Posted by Bilko
on December 15 2014 - 14:31
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Venue: Canal Street, Runcorn Competition: League
1. John Winstanley, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Charlie Wilding, 4. Percy Jago, 5.
Frank Dixon, 6. Jimmy Walkden, 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
Teddy Flowers, Frank Dixon
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
Wigan hadn't won any of their previous four away games
and this looked a difficult task to end that run at third in the table
Runcorn. Wigan found a first half lead with a Teddy Flowers try for 3-0,
whilst later in the half Runcorn pressed heavily but had a try disallowed by
the referee. After half time Frank Dixon increased Wigan's lead to 6-0 and
Runcorn had no response.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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