20th February 1897: Wigan 6 Morecambe 0 Posted by Bilko
on December 16 2014 - 20:01
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition
1. Joe Winstanley, 2. Teddy Flowers, 3. John Winstanley, 4.
Pearsome-Newsome Knowles, 5. Charlie Wilding, 6. Frank Dixon, 7. Peter Foster
8. Rueben Collier, 9. Billy Benson 10. Jack Brown, 11. J.Perkins, 12. J.Catterall, 13.
J.Walsh, 14. George Rigby, 15. Jack Blackburn
Peter Foster, Frank Dixon
WiganlGoals from Mark:l
Wigan might not have been having a great season
themselves but were still 13 points clear of struggling Morecambe at the
bottom of the table. Wigan took the lead in the first half 3-0 after Peter
Foster got over following a scrum. In the second half Frank Dixon doubled
the lead and it proved well enough for victory.
Try - 3 points. Conversion - 2 points. Drop Goal - 4 points. Penalty - 3
points. Goal from Mark - 4 points.
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