6th November 1897: Wigan 3 Broughton 2 Posted by Bilko
on December 17 2014 - 03:05
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lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Wigan 3 Broughton Rangers 2 - Saturday 6th November 1897
Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition
1. John Winstanley, 2. John Timoney, 3. Jimmy Walkden, 4. J,Dwyer,
5. Billy Rhoden, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. J.Goodwin
8. Jack Brown, 9. Joe Winstanley, 10. P.Turner, 11. Bill Yates, 12.
R.Robinson, 13. Edward Peet,
14. George Rigby, 15. W.McCarthy
Wigan won by the narrowest of margins to register back to
back league wins for the first time in twelve months. The win took Wigan up
to their highest league position of the season so far.
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