3rd April 1953: Wigan 5 St Helens 16
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Wigan 5 St Helens 16 - Good Friday 3rd April 1953
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

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

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Ronnie Mather, 10. Denzil Jones, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Harry Street, 13. Billy Blan


WiganlTries:l Brian Nordgren
WiganlGoals:l Jack Cunliffe 1

St HelenslBacks:l 1. Glyn Moses, 2. Steve Llewellyn, 3. Duggie Greenall, 4. Don Gullick, 5. Stan McCormick, 6. Peter Metcalfe, 7. John Dickinson
St HelenslForwards:l

8. Doug Holland, 9. Reg Blakemore, 10. George Parr, 11. George Parsons, 12. Billy Bretherton, 13. Ray Cale


St HelenslTries:l Steve Llewellyn, Peter Metcalfe
St HelenslGoals:l Peter Metcalfe 5
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Summary:l

Peter Metcalfe was playing just his second match of the season for St Helens but the decision to play him instead of Jimmy Honey proved to be a masterstoke. He was to be the hero with five goals and a try towards this magnificent Saints win.

Half Time:l Wigan 5 St Helens 12
Attendance:l 41,011