28th March 1986: St Helens 18 Wigan 13
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St Helens 18 Wigan 13 - Good Friday 28th March 1986
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: Slalom Lager Championship
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Steve Hampson, 2. Nick Du Toit, 3. David Stephenson, 4. Ellery Hanley, 5. Henderson Gill, 6. Steve Ella, 7. Mike Ford
WiganlForwards:l 8. Brian Case, 9. Nicky Kiss, 10. Shaun Wane, 11. Graeme West, 12. Andy Goodway, 13. Ian Potter
WiganlSubs Used:l 14. Keith Holden (replaced Steve Ella)

WiganlTries:l

Steve Hampson, Ellery Hanley

WiganlGoals:l David Stephenson 2
WiganlDrops:l David Stephenson 1

StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Phil Veivers, 2. Barrie Ledger, 3. Mark Elia, 4. Paul Loughlin, 5. Kevin McCormack, 6. Eric Hughes, 7. Neil Holding
StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Tony Burke, 9. Graham Liptrot, 10. Andy Platt, 11. Chris Arkwright, 12. Roy Haggerty, 13. Harry Pinner
StlHelenslSubs Used:l 14. Shaun Allen, 15. Paul Round

StlHelenslTries:l

Roy Haggerty, Mark Elia 2

StlHelenslGoals:l Paul Loughlin 3
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Summary:l

A blow to Wigan's title hopes was handed out by St Helens in this Good Friday clash at Knowsley Road. Wigan took the lead for the first time with ten minutes to go after a drop goal from David Stephenson made it 13-12 but in the 79th Minute, Mark Elia scored to snatch the victory for St Helens. Halifax and Widnes both claiming wins made the late loss even more painful for Wigan.

Half Time:l

St Helens 8 Wigan 6

Attendance:l

15,587

Referee:l

Kevin Allatt (Southport)

Top of the Slalom Lager Championship - After This Match
1st Place:l Halifax - Played - 26 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 5 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 37
2nd Place:l Widnes - Played - 24 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 34
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 23 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 6 - Points: - 32
4th Place:l Leeds - Played - 23 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 30
5th Place:l Warrington - Played - 21 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 7 - Points: - 28