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Wigan 19 St Helens 14 - Good Friday 27th March 1959
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Kick Off: 3:00pm
1. Fred Griffiths, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Eric Ashton, 4. Keith Holden, 5.
Mick Sullivan, 6. Dave Bolton, 7. Rees Thomas
8. Bill Bretherton, 9. Bill Sayer, 10. Don Platt, 11. Norman
Cherrington, 12. Brian McTigue, 13. Roy Evans
||Eric Ashton, Dave Bolton, Roy Evans
||Fred Griffiths 5
1. Glyn Moses, 2. Tom van Vollenhoven, 3. Duggie Greenall, 4. Brian Howard,
5. Jan Prinsloo, 6. Alex Murphy, 7. Wilf Smith
8. Derek Brown, 9. Eddie Bowden, 10. Brian Briggs, 11. Dennis Karalius, 12.
Dick Huddart, 13. Vince Karalius
||Duggie Greenall, Alex Murphy, Jans Prinsloo, Wilf Smith
||Derek Brown 1
A record crowd turned out for this Good Friday derby at
Central Park. Wigan had built up a 14-0 lead by early in the second half but
although Saints rallied back late in the game, extra goal kicks from Fred
Griffiths proved critical to the Wigan victory.
||Wigan 9 St Helens 0
||47,747 (Still an All Time UK League Match Attendance Record)