3rd April 1896: Wigan 18 Oldham 5 Posted by Bilko
on December 15 2014 - 15:09
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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. Jimmy Walkden, 7. Peter Foster
8. Jack Brown, 9. Billy Benson, 10. Peter Green, 11. Jack Blackburn, 12. Bill
Yates, 13. Billy Unsworth, 14. George Rigby, 15. E.Webster
Frank Dixon, Charlie Wilding, Percy Jago, Billy Unsworth
Jimmy Walkden 1
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
Jimmy Walkden 1
A record gate turned out for the Good Friday visit of
third placed Oldham to Prescott Street. Tries from Frank Dixon and Charlie
Wilding had Wigan 6-0 up at half time which was increased to 13-0 with a
drop goal from Jimmy Walkden and a try from Percy Jago after the interval. A
converted try for Billy Unsworth made it 18-0 before Oldham found some
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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