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1st September 1917: Wigan 14 St Helens 8
Posted by Bilko on January 29 2015 - 00:25
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Wigan 14 St Helens 8 - Saturday 1st September 1917
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: War Emergency League


1. Graham, 2. Ted Smith, 3. Jim Sherrington, 4. Joseph Rudd, 5. Blackledge, 6. Peter Heaton, 7. Johnny Thomas


8. Arthur Francis, 9. Bill Melling, 10. Bill Banks, 11. Harry Banks, 12. Sutton, 13. William Ainscough


Ted Smith 3, Sutton


Ted Smith 1


1. Wilmot, 2. Henry Greenall, 3. Tom White, 4. Norman Gee, 5. William Hankinson, 6. Jack Halsall, 7. B.Wilson

StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Henry Tomlinson, 9. Parr, 10. Brighton, 11. John Holland, 12. Harry Briers


Jack Halsall, B.Wilson


Wilmot 1


The opening match of the 1917-1918 war season. Although a league table was often printed in newspapers, the actual league competition was suspended for the third year in a row with friendlies being played on a weekly basis. This match between Wigan and Saints was one of only two games played on the day and it was contested in "wretched weather".

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