19th November 1898: Wigan 10 Rochdale 0 Posted by Bilko
on December 19 2014 - 15:30
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition
1. Edward Peet, 2. William Lewis, 3. Charlie Wilding, 4. John
Winstanley, 5. Billy Rhoden, 6. Richards, 7. C.Pennington
8. Bill Yates, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Elijah
Prescott, 12. J.Robinson, 13. George Rigby, 14. P.Turner, 15. Rueben
William Lewis, Charlie Wilding
John Winstanley 1, J.Robinson 1
Neither side scored in the first half but after the
interval Wigan broke the game when a try from William Lewis made it 3-0.
They kicked on after that with a try from Charlie Wilding, converted by
Robinson, making it 8-0. John Winstanley added a drop goal in the last
minute. The win meant Wigan's three wins in the season so far had come
against the only three sides who, at kick off, were below them in the table.
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