26th December 1903: Wigan 6 Broughton 3 Posted by Bilko
on December 31 2014 - 01:57
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Venue: Central Park, Wigan Competition: League First Division
1. Jack Mason, 2. Jim Sharrock, 3. Syd Rees, 4. Dai Harris,
5. Jim Leytham, 6. Billy Anderson, 7. Eli Davies
8. Rueben Collier, 9. John Wolfenden, 10. Billy Halliwell, 11.
Jack Barton, 12. Tom Whittaker, 13. Tom Ellison, 14. Harry Ball, 15. Jack
Billy Anderson 2, Eli Davies 1
A record attendance of 13,000 packed into Central Park
for this Boxing Day match against Broughton. The visitors had gone 3-0 ahead
early with a try from Widdeson but by half time a drop goal apiece for Billy
Anderson and Eli Davies had Wigan 4-3 up. In the second half Wigan had to
keep Broughton out with good defence before a second drop goal from Anderson
completed the hard fought win..
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