26th December 1927: St Helens 13 Wigan 20
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St Helens 13 Wigan 20 - Boxing Day Monday 26th December 1927
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Sol Oakley, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Bob Brown, 4. Roy Kinnear, 5. Lou Brown, 6. Arthur Binks, 7. David Booysen
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Frank Stephens, 11. Dai Jones, 12. Len Mason, 13. John Sherrington

WiganlTries:l Lou Brown 2, Johnny Ring, John Sherrington
WiganlGoals:l

Sol Oakley 4


StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Bob Graham, 2. Alf Frodsham, 3. Bill Mercer, 4. George Lewis, 5. Alf Ellaby, 6. Les Fairclough, 7. Walter Groves
StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Bob Atkin, 9. Harold Smith, 10. Lou Houghton, 11. Bill Clarey, 12. Ben Halfpenny, 13. Ernie Shaw

StlHelenslTries:l Alf Ellaby 2, Bill Mercer
StlHelenslGoals:l

George Lewis 2


Summary:l

Whilst Wigan were sunk in mid table, St Helens had been on the cusp of the "Top 4" prior to Christmas but they backed up a 5-2 loss at neighbours St Helens Recreation on Christmas Eve with a loss to Wigan here.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Swinton - Played - 17 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 79.41%
2nd Place:l Leeds - Played - 21 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 76.16%
3rd Place:l Hunslet - Played - 20 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
4th Place:l St Helens Recs - Played - 18 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 72.22%
5th Place:l Wakefield - Played - 18 - Won - 12 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 69.44%
6th Place:l Dewsbury - Played - 18 - Won - 11 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 63.88%

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14th Place:l Wigan - Played - 23 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 10 - Points Percentage: - 56.52%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs