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Wigan-born players who signed for the Saints.


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#21 bobbruce

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:19 PM

Paul Atcherson is listed on Wiki as being born in St Helens, might be worth checking him out incase he was born in Billinge, as he fits the bill playing wise!


He certainly grew up in Billinge.

#22 Lobbygobbler

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:20 PM

Bet there isnt many people born in St Helens who have played for Wigan

#23 bobbruce

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:24 PM

Bet there isnt many people born in St Helens who have played for Wigan


Ashton
Platt ? Depending on where he was born
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#24 Finn

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:32 PM

Bet there isnt many people born in St Helens who have played for Wigan



One of the greatest of them all, Eric Ashton MBE.

#25 dinosore

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:06 PM

Bet there isnt many people born in St Helens who have played for Wigan

Eddie Cunningham, Bobby Chisnall,Tony Karalius.

Edited by dinosore, 31 January 2013 - 04:21 PM.


#26 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:48 PM

Bet there isnt many people born in St Helens who have played for Wigan

What about the late great Eric Ashton?
but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
The hour is getting late
FROM 2004,TO DO WHAT THIS CLUB HAS DONE,IF THATS NOT GREATNESSTHEN i DONT KNOW WHAT IS.

JAMIE PEACOCK

#27 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:49 PM

One of the greatest of them all, Eric Ashton MBE.

this one .cheers you beat me to it :)
but you and I weve been through that and this is not our fate.
So let us so let us not talk falsely now.
The hour is getting late
FROM 2004,TO DO WHAT THIS CLUB HAS DONE,IF THATS NOT GREATNESSTHEN i DONT KNOW WHAT IS.

JAMIE PEACOCK

#28 Saint Billinge

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:30 PM

Bet there isnt many people born in St Helens who have played for Wigan


St Helens-born Frank Carlton played for Saints and Wigan.

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#29 dinosore

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:09 PM

Wigan born Saints
David Lyon, Martin Gleeson, Andy Fairclough, Bryn Hargreaves, Chris joynt, Andy platt, Sean long, Bill Sayer,Paul Johnson,



#30 dinosore

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:26 PM

Wigan born Saints
David Lyon, Martin Gleeson, Andy Fairclough, Bryn Hargreaves, Chris joynt, Andy platt, Sean long, Bill Sayer,Paul Johnson,Dwayne West, Paul Docherty



#31 Ex-Kirkholt

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:56 PM

Bet there isnt many people born in St Helens who have played for Wigan

Kevin Brown
Looks like it wer' organised by't Pennine League

#32 Lounge Room Lizard

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:04 PM

Gus O'Donnell?

#33 Viking Warrior

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:01 PM

gary connolly, ernie ashcroft.......
"Why is Napoleon crying ?" said one sailor to the other, "poor ###### thinks he's being exiled to st helens" came the reply.



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#34 Saint Toppy

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:35 AM

Bet there isnt many people born in St Helens who have played for Wigan

Matty Smith

#35 Viking Warrior

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:19 AM

Eddie Cunningham, Bobby Chisnall,Tony Karalius.



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#36 bobbruce

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 12:55 PM

Think Harry Pinner went over at the end of his career but not sure he played for them I think it was as a coach.

#37 Saint Billinge

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:51 PM

Think Harry Pinner went over at the end of his career but not sure he played for them I think it was as a coach.


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#38 Geoff Lee

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 04:14 PM

Bringing the thread back to where it started, that is Wiganers who played for the Saints can I add Bill Bretherton and Len Mcintyre.

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#39 bobbruce

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 04:29 PM

Wasn't Paul Loughlin a wiganer.

#40 Geoff Lee

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 04:44 PM

Paul was born in Whiston Hospital, lived in Rivington Road but moved to Ashton with his mum when he was 12. Details taken from his biography "From Grass To Glass".

www.geofflee.net for news of my novels, One Winter, One Spring, One Summer and One Autumn, all written against a strong Rugby League background, set in South Lancashire and inspired by the old saying about work: "They could write a book about this place. It would be a best seller".

I have now just had my fifth novel published. It is called "Two Seasons" and has a background of Work, Family, Old Friends and Rugby League during 2002 and 2003.





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