27th March 1970: St Helens 16 Wigan 23
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 27 2012 - 09:02

Extended News
Click: Last Match - Click: Next Match - Click: Last Derby - Click: Next Derby

St Helens 16 Wigan 23 - Good Friday 27th March 1970
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

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

WiganlForwards:l 8. John Stephens, 9. Bob Burdell, 10. Keith Ashcroft, 11. Dave Robinson, 12. Bill Ashurst, 13. Doug Laughton
WiganlSubs Used:l (None)

WiganlTries:l David Hill 2, Keri Jones, Frank Parr, Colin Tyrer
WiganlGoals:l

Colin Tyrer 3, Bill Ashurst 1


StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Johnny Walsh, 2. Les Jones, 3. Billy Benyon, 4. Alan Whittle, 5. Frank Wilson, 6. Frank Myler, 7. Jeff Heaton
StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Albert Halsall, 9. Tony Karalius, 10. Cliff Watson, 11. John Mantle, 12. Eric Chisnall, 13. Kel Coslett
StlHelenslSubs Used:l 14. Frank Barrow (replaced Frank Myler - 55th Minute), 15. Bobby Wanbon (replaced Eric Chisnall - 55th Minute)

StlHelenslTries:l Jeff Heaton, Alan Whittle
StlHelenslGoals:l

Kel Coslett 5

lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll
Summary:l

Wigan had been embarrassed on Boxing Day in a 53-11 humbling loss to St Helens, so they gained a little bit of revenge here. It was a tight game throughout but Wigan scoring five tries to Saints two perhaps showed that Wigan dominated more than the scoreline suggested.

Half Time:l St Helens 9 Wigan 11
Referee:l

G.Wilson (Dewsbury)

Attendance:l

20,000