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9th March 1957: St Helens 11 Wigan 20
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 03 2012 - 16:55
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St Helens 11 Wigan 20 - Saturday 9th March 1957
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm


1. Don Platt, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Eric Ashton, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Terry O'Grady, 6. Bernard McGurrin, 7. Rees Thomas


8. John Barton, 9. Bill Sayer, 10. Brian McTigue, 11. Norman Cherrington, 12. Frank Collier, 13. Frank Griffin

WiganlTries:l Eric Ashton, Billy Boston, Norman Cherrington, Bernard McGurrin
WiganlGoals:l Don Platt 4

StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Glyn Moses, 2. Steve Llewellyn, 3. Bill Finnan, 4. Vince Karalius, 5. Frank Carlton, 6. John Dickinson, 7. Austin Rhodes

8. Alan Prescott, 9. Len McIntyre, 10. Ab Terry, 11. George Parsons, 12. Nat Silcock, 13. Walter Delves

StlHelenslTries:l Nat Silcock
StlHelenslGoals:l Austin Rhodes 4

Surprise cup exits for both sides allowed for the re-arranging of this fixture twice previously postponed. Wigan claimed the win with the platform being laid in the first half.

Half Time:l St Helens 4 Wigan 17
Attendance:l 22,000

Note:l Match was Previously Postponed Twice on Boxing Day Wednesday 26th December 1956 (2:30pm) Due to Frozen Pitch and
on Saturday 23rd February 1957 (3:00pm) Due to Poor Weather Forecast of Snow and Rain.
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