When Wigan became the undisputed Champions of Lancashire. Jim Slevins men finally reached the top after lower Jim Valentine's Swinton "Lions"
The first Touring side to play in Britain, an enthusiastic crowd and perfect hospitality awaited the Maoris
A Monster crowd of 30,000 witness James Leytham's finest hour as the New Zealanders suffer their first defeat.
The last game at Folly Field, Upper Dicconson Street, saw upward of 15,000 line rooftops to see Aspull defeat Wigan. Wigan lost, but this was one hell of an experience!
Slevins men had tried since 1884 to get their hands on the coveted "pot". Could a headlining fixture against arch-rivals Aspull finally be fruitful for the Old Dog Slevin?
Wigan were to take the West Lancs Cup seriously this year. Tragedy is the running theme here.
Crowds were locked out as Wigan and Oldham faced off in 1909. Records broken and praise aplenty for Wigan.