26th December 1928: St Helens 2 Wigan 10
Posted by Bilko on December 15 2013 - 21:00

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St Helens 2 Wigan 10 - Boxing Day Wednesday 26th December 1928
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Tommy Parker, 4. Roy Kinnear, 5. Lou Brown, 6. Arthur Binks, 7. David Booysen
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Tom Beetham, 11. Len Mason, 12. Frank Stephens, 13. John Sherrington

WiganlTries:l Lou Brown, Johnny Ring
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 2


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

StlHelenslTries:l (None)
StlHelenslGoals:l

George Lewis 1


Summary:l

A day after beating league leaders Leigh, Wigan beat another top four contender in St Helens away at Knowsley Road. After Leigh lost again at Hull KR, Wigan were now on the cusp of going top of the table.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Leigh - Played - 18 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 77.77%
2nd Place:l Leeds - Played - 20 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 77.50%
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 20 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 77.50%
4th Place:l Hull KR - Played - 22 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 75.00%
5th Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 21 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 - Lost 3 5 - Points Percentage: - 73.80%

Top 4 Qualified for Play Offs