Open main menu

1909 Challenge Cup

The 1908–09 Challenge Cup was the 13th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

1908–09 Challenge Cup
Duration6 rounds
Highest attendance23,587
WinnersWcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity
Runners-upHullcolours.svg Hull F.C.

Contents

FinalEdit

The final was contested by Wakefield Trinity and Hull F.C. at Headingley, Leeds.[2]

The final was played on Saturday 24 April 1909, where Wakefield Trinity beat Hull F.C. 17-0 at Headingley, Leeds in front of a crowd of 23,587.[3]

Trinity's 17-0 victory in the final was their first Cup in their first final.[4][5]

First RoundEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
27 Feb Barrow St.George's 0 Barrow 36
27 Feb Beverley 7 Ebbw Vale 2
27 Feb Bradford Northern 3 Wakefield Trinity 13
27 Feb Bramley 13 Broughton Rangers 23
27 Feb Halifax 15 St Helens 8
27 Feb Hunslet 25 Mid Rhondda 5
27 Feb Leigh 6 Batley 5
27 Feb Normanton 10 Hull FC 20
27 Feb Oldham 8 Hull Kingston Rovers 7
27 Feb Pemberton Rovers 6 Keighley 41
27 Feb Rochdale Hornets 3 Swinton 3
27 Feb Runcorn 23 Egremont 5
27 Feb Salford 28 Dewsbury 0
27 Feb Warrington 3 Leeds 5
27 Feb Widnes 2 Huddersfield 25
27 Feb Wigan 20 York 7
03 Mar Swinton 3 Rochdale Hornets 0

Second RoundEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
13 Mar Broughton Rangers 0 Salford 4
13 Mar Halifax 53 Beverley 2
13 Mar Huddersfield 34 Barrow 3
13 Mar Hunslet 15 Leeds 9
13 Mar Leigh 3 Wakefield Trinity 9
13 Mar Runcorn 9 Hull FC 11
13 Mar Swinton 3 Oldham 3
13 Mar Wigan 47 Keighley 0
16 Mar Oldham 17 Swinton 3

Quarter FinalsEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
27 Mar Huddersfield 10 Wigan 10
27 Mar Oldham 6 Hull FC 13
27 Mar Salford 7 Halifax 13
27 Mar Wakefield Trinity 19 Hunslet 0
31 Mar Wigan 16 Huddersfield 3

Semi FinalsEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
10 Apr Halifax 4 Hull FC 10
10 Apr Wigan 2 Wakefield Trinity 14

FinalEdit

24 April 1909
Wakefield Trinity 17 – 0 Hull
Try: Newbould, Sidwell, Crosland, Bennett, Simpson
Goal: Metcalfe
Report
Headingley , Leeds
Attendance: 23,587

TeamsEdit

Wakefield Trinity: James "Jimmy" D. Metcalfe, Ernest W. Bennett, William "Billy" Lynch, Ezra Sidwell, William 'Billie ' G. Simpson, Harry Slater, Thomas "Tommy" 'Trapper' Newbould, Arthur Kenealy "Nealy" Crosland, James Auton, Joseph Taylor, John "Jack" Walton, Herbert Kershaw, Harry 'Dickie' Beaumont

Hull: Harry Taylor, J. Dechan, G. Connell, G. T. Cottrell, (E. or Ned) Rogers, Harry Wallace, Billie Anderson, Tom Herridge, William Holder, Frank Boylen, F. Britton, H. Havelock, W. J. Carroll

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Huxley; David Howes (1980). Encyclopedia of Rugby League Football. London: Robert Hale. pp. 41–43. ISBN 0-7091-8133-7.
  2. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 191. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2.
  3. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 26 September 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  4. ^ "A complete history of Hull's Challenge Cup finals". Hull Daily Mail. Local World. 22 August 2013. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  5. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 11 August 2009. Retrieved 29 January 2017.

External linksEdit