18th February 1939: St Helens Recreation 3 Wigan 8
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St Helens Recreation 3 Wigan 8 - Saturday 18th February 1939
Venue: City Road, St Helens
Competition: Challenge Cup Second Round
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l

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

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

WiganlTries:l

Jack Morley, Denis Willliamson

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 1

StlHelenslRecslTries:l

Pimblett

StlHelenslRecslGoals:l

(None)

Summary:l

"A remarkable start" saw both sides score in the first two minutes. Pimblett's try put Recs 3-0 ahead before a quick response saw a Jack Morley try level the scores at 3-3. The 8-3 final score was established before half time with Denis Williamson's try and Jim Sullivan's conversion proving enough to win the tie.

1938-1939 Challenge Cup Second Round Results

Saturday 18th February 1939
Bradford Northern 2 Oldham 0
Halifax 6 Hull Kingston Rovers 2
Keighley 10 Featherstone Rovers 0
Leeds 6 Widnes 2
Salford 18 Hunslet 2
St Helens Recreation 3 Wigan 8
Swinton 0 Bramley 5
Wakefield Trinity 7 Warrington 2