17th October 1896: Wigan 3 Oldham 15 Posted by Bilko
on December 15 2014 - 22:59
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition
1. John Timoney, 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. Jack Brown, 11. Peter Green, 12.
J.Walsh, 14. George Rigby, 15. Jack Blackburn
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
A drop goal from Varley put Oldham 4-0 up before Frank
Dixon's try brought Wigan back to 4-3. Varley though dropped another goal to
make it 8-3 by half time. In the second half Oldham kicked a goal from mark
for 12-3 then a try from Hurst wrapped up an impressive win for them.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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