Saints were league leaders but Wigan put in a fantastic
display to hang on to victory in the end. Wigan had started brilliantly with
an opening minute try from Bob Blackwood making it 5-0 lead after George
Fairbairn converted. Later Wigan had held a 14-5 lead with 25 minutes to go
but Saints rallied late and were all over Wigan like a rash until the final
St Helens 5 Wigan 7
Fred Lindop (Wakefield)
Wigan 9. Gary Hetherington was playing on loan from York.
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