26th December 1949: St Helens 15 Wigan 8
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St Helens 15 Wigan 8 - Boxing Day Monday 26th December 1949
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:15pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Martin Ryan, 2. Jack Hilton, 3. Jack Cunliffe, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Brian Nordgren, 6. Ces Mountford, 7. Tommy Bradshaw

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Harold McIntyre, 10. Ted Slevin, 11. Frank Barton, 12. Bill Hudson, 13. Billy Blan


WiganlTries:l Brian Nordgren, Martin Ryan
WiganlGoals:l Ken Gee 1

StlHelenslBacks:l

1. Jimmy Lowe, 2. Steve Llewellyn, 3. Jimmy Stott, 4. Bill Finnan, 5. Stan McCormick, 6. Jimmy Honey, 7. Frank Beesley
StlHelenslForwards:l

8. Walter Norris, 9. Reg Blakemore, 10. Bill Whittaker, 11. George Parsons, 12. Len Aston, 13. Alan Prescott


StlHelenslTries:l Reg Blakemore, Stan McCormick, Jimmy Stott
StlHelenslGoals:l Jimmy Stott 3
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Summary:l

Wigan fell to their first defeat of the season against Saints at Knowsley Road despite "probably the best try ever by a visiting Full Back" scored by Martin Ryan.

Half Time:l St Helens 3 Wigan 2
Attendance:l 35,695