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13th February 1982: St Helens 12 Wigan 20
Posted by cherryandwhite on January 19 2013 - 20:40

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Saturday 13th February 1982

St Helens 12 Wigan 20
Knowsley Road, St Helens
State Express Challenge Cup Round 1

Kick Off 2:15pm

   (3:55-4:35pm Highlights)

Wigan Team
1.  Colin Whitfield    G2   

Dennis Ramsdale

3.  Steve Nicholson      
4.  David Stephenson  T2     DG 

Henderson Gill

6.  Mal Aspey      

Gary Stephens


Alan Hodkinson

9.  Glen Jones      
10.  Geoff Cunliffe  T     
11.  Glyn Shaw  T     
12.  Danny Campbell      
13.  Mick Scott  T     

St Helens 

1. Clive Griffiths, 2. Kevin Meadows, 3. Chris Arkwright, 4. Johnny Butler, 5. Denis Litherland, 6. Peter Glynn, 7. Neil Holding, 8. Alan Rowley, 9. Graham Liptrot, 10. Roger Owen, 11. Eric Chisnall, 12. Gary Moorby, 13. Harry Pinner. Sub: Roy Haggerty.

Tries: Denis Litherland, Gary Moorby
Goals: Clive Griffiths 3


This was the first derby in two years but yet only 7,611 turned out for this first round cup tie. Saints took a 3-0 lead with a 4th minute try from Denis Litherland but tries from Mick Scott, Glyn Shaw and David Stephenson, who was making his Wigan debut, helped Wigan towards a 13-7 half time lead. A second try for Stephenson and one for Geoff Cunliffe took Wigan into the next round with Saints response coming from a Gary Moorby try.

Half Time:  St Helens 7 Wigan 13
Attendance:  7,611
Referee:  Gerry Kershaw

1981-1982 State Express Challenge Cup Preliminary Round

Tuesday 2nd February  1982
Hull Kingston Rovers 22 Featherstone Rovers 18

1981-1982 State Express Challenge Cup Round 1

Saturday 13th February 1982
St Helens 12 Wigan 20 (Delayed Highlights on BBC 1)
Workington Town 32 Blackpool Borough 8

Sunday 14th February 1982
Batley 23 Huyton 13
Bradford Northern 14 Dewsbury 12
Bramley 4 Wakefield Trinity 16
Cardiff City Blue Dragons 8 Widnes 19
Carlisle 2 Castleford 17
Doncaster 6 Rochdale Hornets 7
Fulham 14 Hunslet 4
Halifax 17 Huddersfield 12
Hull 29 Salford 15
Keighley 6 Barrow 12
Leigh 28 Warrington 17
Swinton 5 Oldham 15
Whitehaven 7 Hull Kingston Rovers 17
York 6 Leeds 34


BBC 1 - Saturday 13th February 1982
6:25am Open University
9:05am Swim: Under Fives
9:30am Swap Shop (Guests: Lulu, Richard Stilgoe)
12:12pm Weather
12:15pm Grandstand including.....
12:20 Football Focus
12:45 World Cup Skiing: Mens Downhill from Garmisch, Germany
1:10 Boxing from the Royal Albert Hall, London
1:20, 1:50, 2:30, 3:00 Horse Racing from Newbury
1:40, 2:10 World Bobsleigh Championships: Four-Man Bob from St Moritz, Switzerland
2:50, 3:30 Field Hockey: Rank Xerox Indoor Home International Championship from Maidenhead
3:45 Half Time Scores
3:55 Rugby League: St Helens v Wigan
4:35 Final Score
5:10pm The All New Pink Panther Show
5:30pm News, Weather, Sport
5:45pm The 1981 Circus World Championships
6:45pm Jim'll Fix It with Jimmy Savile
7:25pm Nanny: Out of the Shadows (starring Wendy Craig)
8:15pm The Les Dawson Show (Guest: Lena Zavaroni)
8:45pm Dallas
9:35pm News, Sport, Weather
9:50pm Match of the Day - FA Cup Fifth Round: Tottenham v Aston Villa (John Motson), Leicester v Watford (Barry Davies) & West Brom v Norwich (Alan Parry)
11:00pm Parkinson (Guest: Ben Vereen)
12midnight Golden Soak (Episode 5 of 6 - Starring Ray Barrett)
12:50am Weather, National Anthem, Closedown

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