15th April 1922: St Helens Recreation 2 Wigan 5
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 15 2013 - 16:33

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St Helens Recreation 2 Wigan 5 - Easter Saturday 15th April 1922
Venue: City Road, St Helens
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Tom Coles, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. Jerry Shea, 5. Ted Smith, 6. George Hesketh, 7. Frank Walford
WiganlForwards:l 8. Percy Coldrick, 9. Ernie Shaw, 10. Fred Roffey, 11. Peter Molyneux, 12. Billy Banks, 13. Bert Webster

WiganlTries:l Ernie Shaw
WiganlGoals:l Jim Sullivan 1


News had broke that a players strike had been avoided after the Northern Union Council and Players Council to make new draft proposals over their grievances. Meanwhile, Wigan sweated in beating St Helens Recreation. 2-0 down at half time, it took a break from Ernie Shaw to give Wigan the lead, with Sullivan's extras adding to final score of 5-2.