|WiganlBacks:l||1. Colin Tyrer, Stuart Wright, 3. David Hill, 4. Bill Francis, 5. Keiron O'Loughlin, 6. Warren Ayres, 7. Jimmy Nulty|
|WiganlForwards:l||8. Geoff Fletcher 9. Colin Clarke, 10. John Gray, 11. Bob Irving, 12. Dave Robinson. 13. Barry Briggs|
|Warren Ayres, Stuart Wright|
|WiganlGoals:l||Colin Tyrer 2|
|StlHelenslBacks:l||1. Frank Taylor, 2. Les Jones, 3. Billy Benyon, 4. Geoff Pimblett, 5. Roy Mathias, 6. David Eckersley, 7. Jeff Heaton|
|StlHelenslForwards:l||8. John Warlow, 9. Tony Karalius, 10. Mick Murphy, 11. John Mantle, 12. John Wills, 13. George Nicholls|
|Les Jones 2, David Eckersley, George Nicholls|
|StlHelenslGoals:l||Geoff Pimblett 4|
Strange match. Saints led early 10-0 but by half time Wigan had scored 10
points in an 8 minute spell to level.
The match wasn't decided until Saints broke the 10-10 deadlock with just five minutes to go!
|Wigan 10 St Helens 10|
|Note:l||The government ban, at this time, on use floodlights was not enforced for Boxing Day fixtures.|