26th December 1953: St Helens 14 Wigan 4
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St Helens 14 Wigan 4 - Boxing Day Saturday 26th December 1953
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Don Platt, 2. Derek Brindle, 3. Jack Broome, 4. Jack Cunliffe, 5. Ronnie Hurst, 6. Ernie Ashcroft, 7. Johnny Alty

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Ronnie Mather, 10. Ted Ward, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Norman Cherrington, 13. Harry Street


WiganlTries:l (None)
WiganlGoals:l Ted Ward 2

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

8. Alan Prescott, 9. Reg Blakemore, 10. Eric Ayles, 11. George Parsons, 12. Billy Bretherton, 13. Ray Cale


St HelenslTries:l Stan McCormick, George Parsons
St HelenslGoals:l Peter Metcalfe 4
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Summary:l

This derby went to form with second in the table Saints seeing off mid table Wigan easily in the second half.

Half Time:l St Helens 7 Wigan 4
Attendance:l 26,000