16th November 1918: Wigan 26 Swinton 3 Posted by Bilko
on April 10 2015 - 18:52
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Venue: Central Park, Wigan Competition: War Emergency League
1. John Blan, 2. Ted Smith, 3. Peter Heaton, 4. Fairhurst,
5. Joseph Rudd, 6. George Hesketh, 7. Johnny Thomas
8. Arthur Francis, 9. Joe Sherrington, 10. Bennett, 11. Melling, 12. Tom Magraw, 13.
Ted Smith 3, Peter Heaton, George Hesketh, Melling, Joseph Rudd, Johnny
Arthur Francis 1
The previous Monday had seen the Armistice of Compiègne
signed which officially declared the end of the First World War at 11:00am
on 11th November 1918. This match was only 6-3 to Wigan at half time but
Swinton had two players injured and Wigan kicked on after the break.
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