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16th November 1918: Wigan 26 Swinton 3
Posted by Bilko on April 10 2015 - 17:52
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Wigan 26 Swinton 3 - Saturday 16th November 1918
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

WiganlForwards:l 8. Arthur Francis, 9. Joe Sherrington, 10. Bennett, 11. Melling, 12. Tom Magraw, 13. William Ainscough


Ted Smith 3, Peter Heaton, George Hesketh, Melling, Joseph Rudd, Johnny Thomas


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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