27th December 1937: St Helens 6 Wigan 15 Posted by Bilko
on July 03 2014 - 14:36
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Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens Competition: League Kick Off: 2:30pm
1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Eddie Holder, 3. Gwynne Davies, 4.
Gordon Innes, 5. Jack Morley, 6. Charlie Glover, 7. Hector Gee
8. George Banks, 9. Joe Golby, 10. Ken Gee, 11. Trevor Thomas, 12. Albert
Davis, 13. George Kershaw
Hector Gee, Eddie Holder, George Kershaw
Jim Sullivan 3
1. Albert Butler, 2. Alf Ellaby, 3. Jack Fearnley, 4. Jack
Bradbury, 5. William Garner, 6. Stan Powell, 7. A.Kelly
8. Stan Hill, 9. Fred Howard, 10. Jim Cunliffe, 11. Jim Smith, 12. Emlyn
Hughes, 13. Dick Hutchinson
Stan Powell, A.Kelly
Frost and Fog had seen Wigan lame for 23 days
with four postponements since they had played Swinton on December 4th.
Saints had played on Christmas Day so Wigan were a little bit fresher here and Jim Sullivan had now recovered from his rib injury.
Tries from Eddie Holder and George Kershaw had helped Wigan into an 8-3 half
time lead with A.Kelly having responded for Saints. A try from Stan Powell
cut that lead down to 8-6 but Hector Gee's try took Wigan away to the
victory. 9,000 attended.
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