1. Geoff Pimblett, 2. Les Jones, 3. Billy Benyon, 4. Paul Slattery, 5. Roy
Mathias, 6. Peter Glynn, 7. Ken Gwillam,
8. Neil Courtney, 9. Tony Karalius, 10. Mel James, 11. George Nicholls, 12.
Eric Chisnall, 13. Harry Pinner. Sub: Alan Ashton.
Neil Courtney, Geoff Pimblett
Goals: Geoff Pimblett 3
Wigan included Gary Hetherington for his one and only
Wigan appearance on loan from York, who he had played for to knock Wigan out
of the Players Trophy a month earlier. 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
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