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The 1919–20 Lancashire Cup was the twelfth competition for this regional rugby league competition. The final was contested between the same finalists as the Spring tournament, but the result was reversed as Oldham beat Rochdale Hornets at The Willows, Salford by a score of 7-0. The attendance at the final was 19,000 and receipts £1,615.

1919–20 Lancashire Cup
StructureRegional knockout competition
Teams12
WinnersOldham
Runners-upRochdale Hornets
Seasons

Contents

BackgroundEdit

The number of teams entering this competition was again 12 with four byes in the first round

Competition and results [1]Edit

Round 1Edit

Involved 4 matches (with four byes) and 12 Clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 18-10-1919 Leigh 0-11 Rochdale Hornets Mather Lane
2 Sat 18-10-1919 Salford 0-15 Barrow The Willows
3 Sat 18-10-1919 Swinton 5-4 Warrington Chorley Road ground [2]
4 Sat 18-10-1919 Widnes 16-8 St. Helens Lowerhouse Lane [3][4]
5 Broughton Rangers bye
6 Oldham bye
7 Wigan bye [5]
8 St Helens Recs bye

Round 2 - Quarter FinalsEdit

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 01-11-1919 Broughton Rangers 3-7 Oldham The Cliff
2 Sat 01-11-1919 Rochdale Hornets 8-6 Wigan Athletic Grounds [5]
3 Sat 01-11-1919 Swinton 2-0 Barrow Chorley Road ground
4 Sat 01-11-1919 Widnes 7-3 St Helens Recs Lowerhouse Lane [3]

Round 3 – Semi-FinalsEdit

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 15-11-1919 Rochdale Hornets 8-3 Widnes Athletic Grounds [3]
2 Sat 15-11-1919 Swinton 2-2 Oldham Chorley Road ground
Replay
3 Mon 17-11-1919 Oldham 26-2 Swinton Watersheddings

FinalEdit

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
Saturday 6 December 1919 Oldham 7-0 Rochdale Hornets The Willows 19000 £1,615-0-0 1 [6]

Teams and scorersEdit

Oldham Rochdale Hornets
teams
team unknown 1 team unknown
2
3
4
5
6
7
Herman Hilton (position uncertain) 8
9
10
11
12
13
7 score 0
2 HT 0
Scorers
Tries
unknown T
T
Goals
G
G
Drop Goals
DG
Referee

Scoring - Try = three (3) points - Goal = two (2) points - Drop goal = two (2) points

The road to successEdit

First Round Second Round Semi Finals Final
            
Swinton 5
Warrington 4
Swinton 2
Barrow 0
Salford 0
Barrow 15
Swinton 2(2)
Oldham 2(26)
Broughton Rangers
bye
Broughton Rangers 3
Oldham 7
Oldham
bye
Oldham 7
Rochdale Hornets 0
Leigh 0
Rochdale Hornets 11
Rochdale Hornets 8
Wigan 6
Wigan
bye
Rochdale Hornets 8
Widnes 3
Widnes 16
St. Helens 8
Widnes 7
St Helens Recs 3
St Helens Recs
bye

Notes and commentsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rugby League Project".
  2. ^ "Warrington Wolves - Results Archive - 1919".
  3. ^ a b c "Widnes Vikings - History - Season In Review - 1919–20".
  4. ^ "Saints Heritage Society - History - Season 1919–20".
  5. ^ a b "Wigan "Cherry and White" archived results".
  6. ^ Raymond Fletcher and David Howes (1991). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1991-1992. Queen Anne Press. ISBN 0 35617852 8.