5th April 1912: Wigan 17 St Helens 14
Posted by Bilko on December 08 2014 - 00:15

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Wigan 17 St Helens 14 - Good Friday 5th April 1912
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sharrock, 2. Joe Miller, 3. James Green, 4. Bert Jenkins, 5. Jim Leytham, 6. Johnny Thomas, 7. Fred Gleave
WiganlForwards:l 8. George Holding, 9. Billy Winstanley, 10. Percy Williams, 11. Tom Whittaker, 12. Dick Silcock, 13. Charlie Seeling (Snr)

WiganlTries:l

Joe Miller 2, Charlie Seeling

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sharrock 2, Jim Leytham 2

StlHelenslBacks:l 1. Jum Turtill, 2. Jimmy Flanagan, 3. Jimmy Greenwood, 4. Thomas Browning, 5. Tom Barton, 6. John Molyneux, 7. Fred Trenwith
StlHelenslForwards:l 8. Billy Briers, 9. James Shallcross, 10. Archie Waddell, 11. James Prescott, 12. Billy Butterfield, 13. Harry Heaton

StlHelenslTries:l

Tom Barton 2, Jimmy Flanagan 2

StlHelenslGoals:l

James Shallcross 1

Summary:l

A win for Wigan on Good Friday would seal a home play off match for them but Saints desperately needed the win to stay inside the top four play off positions. In the end Saints were left to rue missed goals because they outscored Wigan four tries to three but only converted one of those tries. 20,000 attended.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l Huddersfield - Played - 33 - Won - 28 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points Percentage: - 86.36%
2nd Place:l Wigan - Played - 31 - Won - 26 ` Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 5 - Points Percentage: - 83.87%
3rd Place:l Hull KR - Played - 30 - Won - 23 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 7 - Points Percentage: - 76.66%
4th Place:l

Hunslet

- Played - 31 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 69.35%
5th Place:l St Helens - Played - 29 - Won - 20 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 9 - Points Percentage: - 68.96%
6th Place:l Oldham - Played - 32 - Won - 21 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 10 - Points Percentage: - 67.18%

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