27th December 1971: Wigan 8 St Helens 3
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Wigan 8 St Helens 3 - Bank Holiday Monday 27th December 1971
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Colin Tyrer, 2. Stuart Wright, 3. David Hill, 4. Kevin O'Loughlin, 5. Chris Fuller, 6. Warren Ayres, 7. Frank Parr
WiganlForwards:l 8. Dennis Ashcroft, 9. Colin Clarke, 10. Geoff Fletcher, 11. Bill Ashurst, 12. Brian Hogan, 13. Dave Robinson
WiganlSubs Used:l (None)

WiganlTries:l

(None)
WiganlGoals:l Colin Tyrer 3, Frank Parr 1

StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Geoff Pimblett, 2. John Wills, 3. Billy Benyon, 4. Johnny Walsh, 5. Frank Wilson, 6. Ken Kelly, 7. Jeff Heaton
StlHelenslForwards:l 8. John Stephens, 9. Tony Karalius, 10. Eric Chisnall, 11. Eric Prescott, 12. John Mantle, 13. Kel Coslett
StlHelenslSubs Used:l (None)

StlHelenslTries:l

Frank Wilson
StlHelenslGoals:l (None)
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Summary:l

Heavy Rain throughout the day made this Boxing Day clash a bit of a mud bath. This led to a game of goal kicking more often than not and Colin Tyrer won that battle with Kel Coslett missing three shots at goal. That proved costly with Saints actually having scored the games only try.

Half Time:l

Wigan 2 St Helens 0
Attendance:l 13,800