27th January 1900: Widnes 12 Wigan 2 Posted by Bilko
on December 23 2014 - 01:48
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Venue: Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes 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. Tom Ellison
Tom Owen 1
Wigan looked like they'd made the perfect start when
A.Middleton and William Straughan had combined to get Tom Nicholson over in
the corner but the try was pulled back for a forward pass. They did take the
lead though with a Tom Owen penalty goal soon after. That score carried
until half time but Widnes were far stronger after the break. They equalised
with a drop goal before a try put them 7-2 ahead. They later added a second
try to complete the turnaround.
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