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The 1922–23 Challenge Cup was the 23rd staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

1922–23 Challenge Cup
Duration5 rounds
WinnersRhinoscolours.svg Leeds
Runners-upHullcolours.svg Hull F.C.

Contents

First RoundEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
17 Feb Barrow 8 St Helens Recs 0
17 Feb Batley 0 Oldham 0
17 Feb Broughton Rangers 0 Hull FC 13
17 Feb Dewsbury 19 Bradford Northern 0
17 Feb Hensingham 13 Wakefield Trinity 67
17 Feb Keighley 2 Hull Kingston Rovers 0
17 Feb Leigh 5 Leeds 11
17 Feb Norwood 3 St Helens 29
17 Feb Rochdale Hornets 3 Huddersfield 5
17 Feb Salford 16 Castleford 0
17 Feb Swinton 4 Hunslet 2
17 Feb Warrington 3 Halifax 3
17 Feb Widnes 2 Featherstone Rovers 5
17 Feb Wigan 47 Bramley 0
17 Feb York 40 Millom 0
19 Feb Oldham 14 Batley 0
26 Feb Halifax 16 Warrington 3
26 Feb Wigan Highfield 16 Cadishead and Irlam 0

Second RoundEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
03 Mar Dewsbury 21 Wigan Highfield 7
03 Mar Featherstone Rovers 13 Wigan 14
03 Mar Keighley 0 Barrow 5
03 Mar Leeds 19 Huddersfield 8
03 Mar St Helens 3 Oldham 11
03 Mar Salford 6 Wakefield Trinity 0
03 Mar Swinton 5 Hull FC 13
03 Mar York 5 Halifax 0

Quarter FinalsEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
17 Mar Barrow 12 Oldham 0
17 Mar Salford 0 Hull FC 24
17 Mar Wigan 20 Dewsbury 12
17 Mar York 2 Leeds 10

Semi FinalsEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
14 Apr Hull FC 13 Wigan 9
14 Apr Leeds 0 Barrow 0
18 Apr Barrow 0 Leeds 20

FinalEdit

Leeds defeat Hull F.C. 28-3 in the final at Belle Vue, Wakefield to win their second Challenge Cup in their second appearance.[2][3]

Leeds: 28

Leeds Tries: Syd Walmsley, Harold Buck, Billy Bowen, Joe Brittain, Davies, Ashton

Leeds Goals: Joe Thompson 5

Hull FC: 3

Hull FC Tries: Jimmy Kennedy

Half-time: 10-0

Attendance: 29,335 (at Belle Vue, Wakefield)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Challenge Cup 1922/23". Rugby League Project.
  2. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07.
  3. ^ "A complete history of Hull FC's Challenge Cup finals". Hull Daily Mail. 22 August 2013. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2014.