26th December 1910: St Helens 6 Wigan 18
Posted by Bilko on October 03 2014 - 01:54

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St Helens 6 Wigan 18 - Boxing Day Monday 26th December 1910
Venue: Knowsley Road, St Helens
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jim Sharrock, 2. Joe Miller, 3. Lance Todd, 4. Bert Jenkins, 5. Jim Leytham, 6. Johnny Thomas, 7. Fred Gleave

WiganlForwards:l 8. Dick Ramsdale, 9. Dick Silcock, 10. Percy Williams, 11. Howell De Francis, 12. James Shallcross, 13. Charlie Seeling (Snr)

WiganlTries:l

Jim Leytham 2, Joe Miller, Howell De Francis

WiganlGoals:l

Johnny Thomas 3

StlHelenslBacks:l

1. John Moulsdale, 2. Jimmy Flanagan, 3. Fred Trenwith, 4. Billy Belshaw, 5. G.Warburton, 6. Robert Hill, 7. Arthur Kelly

StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Jimmy Mavitty, 9. Jack Pope, 10. James Prescott, 11. Archie Waddell, 12. Billy Butterfield, 13. William Bradley

StlHelenslTries:l

Jimmy Flanagan, Fred Trenwith

StlHelenslGoals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Tries from Howell De Francis and Joe Miller helped Wigan to a 12-0 half time lead that was improved to 18-0 early after the interval by two unconverted tries by Jim Leytham. Saints did find two converted tries later in the game but it was too little, too late.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Wakefield - Played - 15 - Won - 13 ` Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points Percentage: - 90.00%
2nd Place:l Oldham - Played - 17 - Won - 14 ` Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 2 - Points Percentage: - 85.29%
3rd Place:l Wigan - Played - 17 - Won - 14 ` Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 3 - Points Percentage: - 82.35%
4th Place:l

Widnes

- Played - 16 - Won - 9 ` Drawn - 2 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 62.50%
5th Place:l Warrington - Played - 18 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 4 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 61.11%
6th Place:l Dewsbury - Played - 15 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 6 - Points Percentage: - 60.00%

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