1950–51 Challenge Cup

The 1950–51 Challenge Cup was the 50th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

1950–51 Challenge Cup
Duration5 rounds
Number of teams32
Highest attendance94,262
WinnersWigancolours.svg Wigan
Runners-upBarrowcolours.svg Barrow
Lance Todd Trophy Cec Mountford

The final was contested by Wigan and Barrow at Wembley Stadium in London.

The final was played on Saturday 5 May 1951, where Wigan beat Barrow 10–0 in front of a crowd of 94,262.[2]

First RoundEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
10 Feb Batley 41 Broughton Moor 3
10 Feb Belle Vue Rangers 8 Castleford 5
10 Feb Bradford Northern 11 St Helens 6
10 Feb Featherstone Rovers 9 York 5
10 Feb Halifax 17 Hunslet 4
10 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers 7 Dewsbury 13
10 Feb Leeds 23 Oldham 5
10 Feb Leigh 43 Latchford Albion 0
10 Feb Liverpool 5 Workington Town 25
10 Feb Llanelli 9 Barrow 23
10 Feb Rochdale Hornets 0 Wigan 32
10 Feb Salford 16 Wakefield Trinity 10
10 Feb Swinton 25 Bramley 4
10 Feb Warrington 25 Hull FC 9
10 Feb Whitehaven 2 Huddersfield 7
10 Feb Widnes 8 Keighley 3
17 Feb Barrow 39 Llanelli 5
17 Feb Bramley 7 Swinton 14
17 Feb Broughton Moor 0 Batley 36
17 Feb Castleford 2 Belle Vue Rangers 5
17 Feb Dewsbury 19 Hull Kingston Rovers 3
17 Feb Huddersfield 21 Whitehaven 9
17 Feb Hull FC 3 Warrington 5
17 Feb Hunslet 2 Halifax 0
17 Feb Keighley 6 Widnes 0
17 Feb Latchford Albion 0 Leigh 19
17 Feb Oldham 13 Leeds 10
17 Feb St Helens 4 Bradford Northern 0
17 Feb Wakefield Trinity 2 Salford 6
17 Feb Wigan 18 Rochdale Hornets 5
17 Feb Workington Town 28 Liverpool 8
17 Feb York 5 Featherstone Rovers 4

Second RoundEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
03 Mar Barrow 12 Workington Town 5
03 Mar Belle Vue Rangers 12 Huddersfield 14
03 Mar Bradford Northern 14 Swinton 4
03 Mar Keighley 6 Halifax 7
03 Mar Leeds 20 Leigh 3
03 Mar Salford 6 Dewsbury 0
03 Mar Warrington 18 Featherstone Rovers 6
03 Mar Wigan 16 Batley 8

Quarter FinalsEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
17 Mar Barrow 5 Bradford Northern 4
17 Mar Leeds 15 Halifax 7
17 Mar Salford 4 Warrington 8
17 Mar Wigan 2 Huddersfield 0

Semi FinalsEdit

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
07 Apr Leeds 14 Barrow 14
07 Apr Wigan 3 Warrington 2
11 Apr Leeds 13 Barrow 28

FinalEdit

5 May 1951
Wigan 10 – 0 Barrow
Try: Hilton, Gee
Goal: Gee, Mountford
Report
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 94,262
Referee: M. Coates (Pudsey)[3]
Man of the Match: Cec Mountford
FB 1 Jack Cunliffe
RW 2 Jack Hilton
RC 3 Jack Broome
LC 4 George Roughley
LW 5 Brian Nordgren
SO 6 Cec Mountford
SH 7 Tommy Bradshaw
PR 8 Ken Gee
HK 9 George Curran
PR 10 Frank Barton
SR 11 Nat Silcock
SR 12 Ted Slevin
LF 13 Billy Blan
Coach:
Jim Sullivan
FB 1 Harry Stretch
RW 2 Jimmy Lewthwaite
RC 3 Phil Jackson
LC 4 Dennis Goodwin
LW 5 Frank Castle
SO 6 Willie Horne
SH 7 Ted Toohey
PR 8 Frank Longman
HK 9 Jack McKinnell
PR 10 Ralph Hartley
SR 11 Jack Grundy
SR 12 Harry Atkinson
LF 13 Hughie McGregor
Coach:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Challenge Cup 1950/51". Rugby League Project.
  2. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 26 September 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  3. ^ "5th May 1951: Wigan 10 Barrow 0 (1951 Challenge Cup Final)". www.cherryandwhite.co.uk. RLFANS.COM. Retrieved 20 August 2017.

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