21st October 1899: Wigan 3 Widnes 9 Posted by Bilko
on December 22 2014 - 16:28
Click: Last Match -
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition
1. Jack Anderton, 2. Tom White, 3. William Lewis, 4. William Straughan,
5. Billy Rhoden, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. Tom Owen
8. Bill Yates, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Elijah
Prescott, 12. Edward Yates, 13. P.Turner, 14. T. Higham, 15. Tom Ellison
Widnes went 3-0 ahead an unconverted try by Rispan but an
error by Kinsella allowed Tom Ellison's try to level the scores at 3-3. Tom
White failed with the conversion that would have given Wigan the lead.
Widnes though had the lead back by half time with another unconverted try,
this time from Bown for 6-3. They sweated on that lead all second half but
sealed the game late on with a third try from Brennan. Wigan's 100% losing
record stretching now to seven matches but Tyldesley still kept them off the
foot of the table.
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