26th December 1983: Wigan 12 St Helens 8
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Wigan 12 St Helens 8 - Boxing Day Monday 26th December 1983
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Slalom Lager Championship
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Dennis Ramsdale, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Colin Whitfield, 5. Brian Juliff, 6. Shaun Edwards, 7. Gary Stephens
WiganlForwards:l 8. Kerry Hemsley, 9. Howie Tamati, 10. Brian Case, 11. Graeme West, 12. Mick Scott, 13. Jeff Clare
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Wayne Elvin, 15. Mark Cannon

WiganlTries:l

Colin Whitfield

WiganlGoals:l Colin Whitfield 4

StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Steve Rule, 2. Barrie Ledger, 3. Shaun Allen, 4. Roy Haggerty, 5. Denis Litherland, 6. Neil Holding, 7. Johnny Smith
StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Paul Grimes, 9. Mick Glover, 10. Tony Burke, 11. Andy Platt, 12. Peter Gorley, 13. Harry Pinner
StlHelenslSubs Used:l 14. Brian Parkes, 15. Paul Round

StlHelenslTries:l

Peter Gorley

StlHelenslGoals:l Steve Rule 2
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Summary:l

This was the first derby played under the new Four Point per Try rules brought in at the start of the season. The first four point derby try went to Saints' Peter Gorley with two goals from Steve Rule only being responded to by three penalty goals from Colin Whitfield for Wigan. Whitfield levelled the score up at 8-8 with a fourth penalty before scoring a try to seal a 12-8 victory. The win took Wigan above Saints in the table.

Half Time:l Wigan 6 St Helens 8
Attendance:l 12,719
Referee:l Fred Lindop

Top of the Slalom Lager Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Bradford - Played - 15 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 24
2nd Place:l Castleford - Played - 16 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 23
3rd Place:l Widnes - Played - 14 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 22
4th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 14 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 21
5th Place:l Warrington - Played - 15 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 18

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10th Place:l Wigan - Played - 13 - Won - 7 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 14

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Slalom Lager Championship Relegation Zone - After This Match

13th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 17 - Won - 5 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 12 - Points: - 10
14th Place:l Featherstone - Played - 13 - Won - 4 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 9
15th Place:l Salford - Played - 16 - Won - 3 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 13 - Points: - 6
16th Place:l Whitehaven - Played - 16 - Won - 0 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 16 - Points: - 0