1st January 1897: Wigan 6 Salford 5 Posted by Bilko
on December 16 2014 - 01:02
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition
1. Joe Winstanley, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. Jimmy Walkden, 4. Percy
Jago, 5. John Timoney, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. Frank Dixon
8. Rueben Collier, 9. Billy Benson 10. Jack Brown, 11. J.Perkins, 12. J.Catterall, 13.
Peter Green, 14. George Rigby, 15. Jack Blackburn
Rueben Collier, Billy Benson
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
Wigan had much the better of the first half but couldn't
score. After the break Salford came out strong and took a 5-0 lead with a
converted try. It looked like Salford would repeat their home victory over
Wigan but the home side fought back with unimproved tries from forwards
Rueben Collier and Billy Benson nicking a 6-5 win for Wigan.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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