26th December 1952: St Helens 5 Wigan 0
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St Helens 5 Wigan 0 - Boxing Day Friday 26th December 1952
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Cunliffe, 2. Dai Bevan, 3. George Roughley, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Brian Nordgren, 6. Jack Fleming, 7. Johnny Alty

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Ronnie Mather, 10. Frank Barton, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Frank Griffin, 13. Harry Street


WiganlTries:l (None)
WiganlGoals:l (None)

St HelenslBacks:l 1. Glyn Moses, 2. Steve Llewellyn, 3. Duggie Greenall, 4. Wilf Roach, 5. Stan McCormick, 6. Jimmy Honey, 7. John Dickinson
St Helens Forwards:l 8. Alan Prescott, 9. Reg Blakemore, 10. George Parr, 11. George Parsons, 12. Billy Bretherton, 13. Ray Cale

St HelenslTries:l Duggie Greenall
St HelenslGoals:l Duggie Greenall 1
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Summary:l

This was the first derby since Jim Sullivan left Wigan and joined Saints. Their 5-0 victory had been cemented in the 21st minute with Duggie Greenall's try and conversion. A record 36,000 crowd attended but it was a poor game generally.

Half Time:l St Helens 5 Wigan 0
Attendance:l 36,000