1st January 1900: Wigan 8 Salford 5 Posted by Bilko
on December 23 2014 - 00:12
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Venue: Prescott Street, Wigan Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition
1. Jack Anderton, 2. Tom White, 3. William Straughan, 4.
Charlie Wood, 5. Tom Nicholson, 6. A.Middleton, 7. Tom Owen
8. Bill Yates, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. Jack Brown, 11. Elijah
Prescott, 12. Jack Hilton, 13. P.Turner, 14. Harry Ball, 15. George Rigby
Tom Nicholson, Tom White
Tom Owen 1
The turn of the century saw Wigan shock Salford again, just like they had done on
Christmas Day. Tom Owen's drop goal was quickly followed by a Tom White try
for a 5-0 lead but Salford hit back before half time with a penalty goal for
5-2. Tom Nicholson then got a try second half for 8-2 to Wigan and they
defended that out well until late in the game when a Salford try made them
sweat at 8-5. They hung on for their fourth win of the season.
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