26th December 1982: St Helens 11 Wigan 8
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St Helens 11 Wigan 8 - Boxing Day Sunday 26th December 1982
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: Slalom Lager Championship
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Barry Williams, 2. Dennis Ramsdale, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Colin Whitfield, 5. Brian Juliff, 6. Martin Foy, 7. Gary Stephens
WiganlForwards:l 8. Danny Campbell, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Mick Scott, 11. Graeme West, 12. Jeff Clare, 13. John Pendlebury
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. David Wood, 15. Brian Dunn

WiganlTries:l

Colin Whitfield, Jeff Clare

WiganlGoals:l Colin Whitfield 1

StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Denis Litherland, 2. Barrie Ledger, 3. Peter Glynn, 4. Roy Haggerty, 5. Kevin Meadows, 6. Steve Peters, 7. Neil Holding
StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Mel James, 9. Graham Liptrot, 10. Paul Grimes, 11. Gary Moorby, 12. Peter Gorley, 13. Harry Pinner
StlHelenslSubs Used:l 14. Johnny Smith, 15. Gary Bottell

StlHelenslTries:l

Peter Gorley, Barrie Ledger, Kevin Meadows

StlHelenslGoals:l Neil Holding 1
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Summary:l

This was the first of two big games in a week for Wigan at Knowsley Road with them returning to play Warrington in a John Player Semi Final on New Years Day. In this league match though, Saints gained revenge for their John Player exit to Wigan earlier in the month with this narrow Boxing Day win.

Half Time:l St Helens 8 Wigan 3
Attendance:l 9,438
Referee:l Gerry Kershaw