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4th May 1977: Wigan 3 St Helens 8
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 09 2013 - 05:58

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Wednesday 4th May 1977

Wigan 3 St Helens 8
Central Park, Wigan
Premiership Trophy Round 1 Replay
Kick Off 7:30pm

Wigan Team
1.  George Fairbairn    

Green Vigo

3.  Dave Willicombe    
4.  Bill Francis    
5.  Jimmy Hornby    
6.  Bernard Coyle  T   

Jimmy Nulty


Alan Bailey

9.  Ray Martland    
10.  Dennis Ashcroft    

Ray Dootson


David Regan


Terry Hollingsworth



Sub.  David Walsh    
Sub.  Steve O'Neill    

St Helens 

1. Geoff Pimblett, 2. Les Jones, 3. Billy Benyon, 4. Derek Noonan, 5. Roy Mathias, 6. Peter Glynn, 7. Ken Gwillam, 8. Dave Chisnall, 9. Graham Liptrot, 10. Mel James, 11. George Nicholls, 12. Eric Chisnall, 13. Harry Pinner. Subs: Alan Ashton, Tony Karalius.

Tries: Billy Benyon
Goals: Geoff Pimblett 1
Drop Goals: Geoff Pimblett 2, Harry Pinner 1


Wigan led 3-1 at half time after a try from Bernard Coyle was responded to with a drop goal from Geoff Pimblett. The game turned in the second half when Billy Benyon was gifted an intercept try under the posts for Saints and they led 6-3 after Pimblett converted. They controlled the match after that, adding drop goals from Pimblett again and Harry Pinner.

Half Time:  Wigan 3 St Helens 1
Attendance:  10,046
Referee:  Billy Thompson (Huddersfield)

1976-1977 Premiership Trophy Round 1 Replay

Wednesday 4th May 1977

7th Place v 2nd Place:l

Wigan 3 St Helens 8

1976-1977 Premiership Trophy Semi Final - First Legs

Tuesday 10th May 1977
Castleford 12 St Helens 36

Wednesday 11th May 1977
Featherstone Rovers 7 Warrington 13

1976-1977 Premiership Trophy Semi Final - Second Legs

Saturday 14th May 1977
St Helens 25 Castleford 13 (Aggregate: 61-25 - Second Half Live on BBC 1)

Sunday 15th May 1977
Warrington 11 Featherstone Rovers 1 (Aggregate: 24-8)

1976-1977 Premiership Trophy Final Result

Saturday 28th May 1977
St Helens 32 Warrington 20 (at Station Road, Swinton - Live on BBC 1 from 25th Minute onwards)

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