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27th February 1977: Wigan 4 St Helens 9
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 09 2013 - 01:08

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Sunday 27th February 1977

Wigan 4 St Helens 9
Central Park, Wigan
Challenge Cup Round 2
Kick Off 3:00pm

Wigan Team
1.  George Fairbairn    G2 

Green Vigo

3.  Kurt Sorensen    
4.  Keiron O'Loughlin    
5.  Steve Davies    
6.  Bill Francis    

Jimmy Nulty


Brian Hogan

9.  Ray Martland    
10.  Alan Bailey    

Bill Melling


Bob Irving


Bob Blackwood


St Helens 

1. Geoff Pimblett, 2. Les Jones, 3. Billy Benyon, 4. Eddie Cunningham, 5. Roy Mathias, 6. Peter Glynn, 7. Ken Gwillam, 8. Dave Chisnall, 9. Graham Liptrot, 10. Neil Courtney, 11. George Nicholls, 12. Eric Chisnall, 13. Harry Pinner. Subs: Alan Ashton, David Hull.

Tries: Les Jones, Billy Benyon
Goals: Geoff Pimblett 1
Drop Goals: Geoff Pimblett 1


Wigan trailed 5-0 at Half Time in this Challenge Cup Tie and although they chipped away the deficit with penalty goals, Saints found a further try to seal progression.

Half Time:  Wigan 0 St Helens 5
Attendance:  20,386

1976-1977 Challenge Cup Round 2

Saturday 26th February 1977
Hull Kingston Rovers 12 Hull 9 (Second Half Live on BBC 1)
Leeds 21 Barrow 11

Sunday 27th February 1977
Bradford Northern 12 Featherstone Rovers 7
Dewsbury 3 Wakefield Trinity 0
Rochdale Hornets 2 Castleford 10
Widnes 36 Swinton 5
Wigan 4 St Helens 9
Workington Town 13 Salford 4

1976-1977 Challenge Cup Quarter Finals

Saturday 12th March 1977
Castleford 15 Hull Kingston Rovers 25 (Second Half Live on BBC 1)

Sunday 13th March 1977
Dewsbury 8 St Helens 11
Widnes 19 Rochdale Hornets 5
Workington Town 2 Leeds 8

1976-1977 Challenge Cup Semi Finals

Saturday 26th March 1977
Leeds 7 St Helens 2 (at Central Park, Wigan - Second Half Live on BBC 1)

Saturday 2nd April 1977
Hull Kingston Rovers 5 Widnes 14 (at Headingley, Leeds - Second Half Live on BBC 1)

1976-1977 Challenge Cup Final

Saturday 7th May 1977
Leeds 16 Widnes 7 (at Wembley Stadium, London - Live on BBC 1)

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