9th December 1969: Wigan 13 St Helens 13
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Wigan 13 St Helens 13 - Tuesday 9th December 1969
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: BBC 2 Floodlit Trophy Semi Final
Kick Off: 7:15pm


1. Colin Tyrer, 2. Keri Jones, 3. Bill Francis, 4. Peter Rowe, 5. Kevin O'Loughlin, 6. David Hill, 7. Johnny Jackson

WiganlForwards:l 8. John Stephens, 9. Colin Clarke, 10. Keith Ashcroft, 11. Brian Hogan, 12. Keith Mills, 13. Doug Laughton
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Cliff Hill (replaced Keri Jones - at Half Time)

WiganlTries:l Keri Jones

Colin Tyrer 5

StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Frank Barrow, 2. Les Jones, 3. Billy Benyon, 4. Johnny Walsh, 5. Frank Wilson, 6. Frank Myler, 7. Jeff Heaton
StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Albert Halsall, 9. Tony Karalius, 10. Cliff Watson, 11. Bobby Wanbon, 12. John Mantle, 13. Kel Coslett
StlHelenslSubs Used:l 15. Eric Chisnall (replaced Albert Halsall)

StlHelenslTries:l Les Jones

Kel Coslett 5


A repeat of the previous season's Floodlit Trophy Final in the Semi Finals here at Central Park. The majority of the points had been scored in the first half before Live Television coverage of the Second Half had commenced. In the Second Half Wigan led 13-11 until Kel Coslett kicked a penalty in the 78th Minute to rescue a replay.

Half Time:l Wigan 9 St Helens 7
Referee:l Eric Clay (Rothwell)
Attendance:l 8,850
Television:l Live Coverage of the Second Half on BBC 2 between 8:00 and 8:45pm. Commentator: Eddie Waring

1969-1970 BBC 2 Floodlit Trophy Semi Final Results

Tuesday 2nd December 1969
Castleford 11 Leigh 12 (Second Half Live on BBC 2)

Tuesday 9th November 1969
Wigan 13 St Helens 13 (Second Half Live on BBC 2)

BBC 2 - Tuesday 9th December 1969
11:00am Play School (till 11:20am)
1:15pm Medicine Today (till 1:45pm)
7:00pm Britain's Role in the Seventies (Part 5): following the Imperial Sunset
7:30pm Newsroom
8:00pm Floodlit Rugby League: Second Semi Final - Wigan v St Helens
8:45pm Jazz Scene at the Ronnie Scott Club: Ronnie Scott and the Band
9:10pm Film: "Blithe Spirit"
10:45pm Europa
11:20pm News Summary
11:25pm Late Night Line Up