26th December 1925: St Helens 5 Wigan 10
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St Helens 5 Wigan 10 - Boxing Day Saturday 26th December 1925
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. David Booysen, 5. Tommy Parker, 6. Danny Hurcombe, 7. Syd Jerram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Tom Beetham, 11. George van Rooyen, 12. Frank Stephens, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l

Johnny Ring, George van Rooyen

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 2


StlHelenslBacks:l 1. George Lewis, 2. Walter Wright, 3. Bob Graham, 4. Alf Frodsham, 5. George Cotton, 6. Les Fairclough, 7. Walter Groves
StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Bob Atkin, 9. William Brennan, 10. Lou Houghton, 11. Fred Roffey, 12. Percy Coldrick, 13. Ernie Shaw

StlHelenslTries:l

George Cotton 1

StlHelenslGoals:l

George Lewis 1


Summary:l

Wigan increased their very strong position at the top of the table with this narrow Boxing Day win at St Helens in front of 16,000 fans. The game had been level 5-5 at Half Time but it was Wigan who doubled their score to win.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 18 - Won 4 15 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 88.88%
2nd Place:l Swinton - Played - 19 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 73.68%
3rd Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 17 - Won 4 12 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 73.52%
4th Place:l Warrington - Played - 17 - Won 4 12 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 73.52%
5th Place:l Leeds - Played - 17 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 70.88%
6th Place:l Batley - Played - 20 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 70.00%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs