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3rd April 1953: Wigan 5 St Helens 16
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 30 2012 - 04:16
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Wigan 5 St Helens 16 - Good Friday 3rd April 1953
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: League
Kick Off: 3:00pm


1. Jack Cunliffe, 2. Dai Bevan, 3. Jack Broome, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Brian Nordgren, 6. Jack Fleming, 7. Johnny Alty


8. Ken Gee, 9. Ronnie Mather, 10. Denzil Jones, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Harry Street, 13. Billy Blan

WiganlTries:l Brian Nordgren
WiganlGoals:l Jack Cunliffe 1

St HelenslBacks:l 1. Glyn Moses, 2. Steve Llewellyn, 3. Duggie Greenall, 4. Don Gullick, 5. Stan McCormick, 6. Peter Metcalfe, 7. John Dickinson
St HelenslForwards:l

8. Doug Holland, 9. Reg Blakemore, 10. George Parr, 11. George Parsons, 12. Billy Bretherton, 13. Ray Cale

St HelenslTries:l Steve Llewellyn, Peter Metcalfe
St HelenslGoals:l Peter Metcalfe 5

Peter Metcalfe was playing just his second match of the season for St Helens but the decision to play him instead of Jimmy Honey proved to be a masterstoke. He was to be the hero with five goals and a try towards this magnificent Saints win.

Half Time:l Wigan 5 St Helens 12
Attendance:l 41,011
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