1st January 1898: Wigan 2 Widnes 8 Posted by Bilko
on December 17 2014 - 15:27
Click: Last Match -
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition
1. John Winstanley, 2. John Timoney, 3. Jimmy Walkden, 4. Percy
Jago, 5. William Gainey, 6. Frank Dixon, 7. Billy Halliwell
8. Jack Brown, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. P.Turner, 11. Bill Yates, 12.
R.Spencer, 13. Pat James, 14. George Rigby, 15. W.McCarthy
Frank Dixon 1
Widnes took the lead with a goal for 2-0 before adding a
try from Brennan for 5-0 at half time. Peters then got a try for 8-0 and
Wigan's only response came from a drop goal by Frank Dixon.
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