27th December 1938: St Helens 2 Wigan 28
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St Helens 2 Wigan 28 - Bank Holiday Tuesday 27th December 1938
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League
Kick Off: 2:30pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Jack Morley, 3. Ted Ward, 4. Denis Williamson, 5. Eddie Holder, 6. Jack Garvey, 7. Hector Gee

WiganlForwards:l 8. George Banks, 9. Vic Darlison, 10. Percy Moxey, 11. Gwyn Williams, 12. Ike Jones, 13. Jack Bowen

WiganlTries:l

Denis Williamson 2. George Banks, Jack Garvey, Eddie Holder, Jack Morley

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 5

StlHelenslBacks:l

1. Albert Butler, 2. Alf Ellaby, 3. Stan Powell, 4. Peter Twist, 5. Harry Pimblett, 6. Jack Bradbury, 7. Harry Briscoe

StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Stan Hill, 9. James Matthews, 10. Abel Tatum, 11. Bill Fishwick, 12. Ossie Griffiths, 13. Arthur Cross

StlHelenslTries:l

(None)

StlHelenslGoals:l

Stan Powell 1

Summary:l

The fog that had affected the previous day's fixture against Salford had gone and Wigan pushed on their 8-2 lead in the second half for an easy win in front of 11,000 at Knowsley Road.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Leeds - Played - 20 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 3 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 35
2nd Place:l Halifax - Played - 20 - Won - 16 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 3 - Points: - 33
3rd Place:l Salford - Played - 20 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 4 - Points: - 31
4th Place:l Keighley - Played - 21 - Won - 15 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 31
5th Place:l Castleford - Played - 21 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 2 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 30
6th Place:l Widnes - Played - 20 - Won - 14 - Drawn - 1 - Lost - 5 - Points: - 29

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8th Place:l Wigan - Played - 21 - Won - 13 - Drawn - 0 - Lost - 8 - Points: - 26

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