10th October 1970: Wigan 0 St Helens 23
Posted by cherryandwhite on December 27 2012 - 15:12

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Wigan 0 St Helens 23 - Saturday 10th October 1970
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Lancashire Cup Semi Final
Kick Off: 3:15pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Colin Tyrer, 2. Keri Jones, 3. Bill Francis, 4. Peter Rowe, 5. Stuart Wright, 6. Cliff Hill, 7. Frank Parr
WiganlForwards:l 8. John Stephens, 9. Colin Clarke, 10. Geoff Fletcher, 11. Dave Robinson, 12. Bill Ashurst, 13. Doug Laughton
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. David Hill (replaced Cliff Hill), 15. Brian Hogan (replaced Bill Ashurst)

WiganlTries:l

(None)
WiganlGoals:l (None)

StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Frank Barrow, 2. Les Jones, 3. Billy Benyon, 4. Johnny Walsh, 5. Frank Wilson, 6. Frank Myler, 7. Alan Whittle
StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Cliff Watson, 9. Tony Karalius, 10. Eric Chisnall, 11. John Mantle, 12. Eric Prescott, 13. Kel Coslett
StlHelenslSubs Used:l (None)

StlHelenslTries:l

Les Jones, Frank Wilson, Cliff Watson
StlHelenslGoals:l

Kel Coslett 4, Johnny Walsh 3

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Summary:l

An "unbelievably bad" performance by Wigan as they fell to their first defeat of the 1970-1971 season in horror fashion in this Lancashire Cup Semi Final against Saints. A bombed try by David Hill in the first half might have made this tie a different story but it was one to forget in the end.

Half Time:l

Wigan 0 St Helens 9

Referee:l

W.H Thompson (Huddersfield)

Attendance:l

23,508