9th March 1957: St Helens 11 Wigan 20
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St Helens 11 Wigan 20 - Saturday 9th March 1957
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Don Platt, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Eric Ashton, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Terry O'Grady, 6. Bernard McGurrin, 7. Rees Thomas

WiganlForwards:l

8. John Barton, 9. Bill Sayer, 10. Brian McTigue, 11. Norman Cherrington, 12. Frank Collier, 13. Frank Griffin


WiganlTries:l Eric Ashton, Billy Boston, Norman Cherrington, Bernard McGurrin
WiganlGoals:l Don Platt 4

StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Glyn Moses, 2. Steve Llewellyn, 3. Bill Finnan, 4. Vince Karalius, 5. Frank Carlton, 6. John Dickinson, 7. Austin Rhodes
StlHelenslForwards:l

8. Alan Prescott, 9. Len McIntyre, 10. Ab Terry, 11. George Parsons, 12. Nat Silcock, 13. Walter Delves


StlHelenslTries:l Nat Silcock
StlHelenslGoals:l Austin Rhodes 4
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Summary:l

Surprise cup exits for both sides allowed for the re-arranging of this fixture twice previously postponed. Wigan claimed the win with the platform being laid in the first half.

Half Time:l St Helens 4 Wigan 17
Attendance:l 22,000

Note:l Match was Previously Postponed Twice on Boxing Day Wednesday 26th December 1956 (2:30pm) Due to Frozen Pitch and
on Saturday 23rd February 1957 (3:00pm) Due to Poor Weather Forecast of Snow and Rain.