2nd April 1926: Wigan 30 St Helens 18
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Wigan 30 St Helens 18 - Good Friday 2nd April 1926
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. Tommy Parker, 5. Attie van Heerden, 6. George Owens, 7. David Booysen
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Tom Beetham, 10. Robert Ilsley, 11. George van Rooyen, 12. Frank Stephens, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l Attie van Heerden 2, David Booysen, Tommy Parker, Jack Price, Johnny Ring
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 6


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

StlHelenslTries:l Walter Wright, George Lewis, Walter Grovees, Fred Roffey
StlHelenslGoals:l

George Lewis 3


Summary:l

Saints hadn't beaten Wigan at Central Park since 1909, but they put up a good fight here in front of a 15,000 Good Friday crowd.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wigan - Played - 35 - Won 4 29 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 85.70%
2nd Place:l Warrington - Played - 31 - Won 4 22 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 8 - Points Percentage: - 72.58%
3rd Place:l Swinton - Played - 31 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 8 - Points Percentage: - 70.96%
4th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 29 - Won - 18 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 65.51%
5th Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 30 - Won - 19 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 10 - Points Percentage: - 65.00%
6th Place:l Hull - Played - 32 - Won 4 19 - Drawn - 3 - Lost - 10 - Points Percentage: - 64.06%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs