1958 Yorkshire Cup

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The 1958 Yorkshire Cup was the fifty-first occasion on which the competition had been held. Leeds won the trophy by beating Wakefield Trinity by the score of 24-20.

1958–59 Yorkshire Cup
StructureRegional knockout championship
Teams16
WinnersLeeds
Runners-upWakefield Trinity
Seasons

BackgroundEdit

This season there were no junior/amateur clubs taking part, no new entrants and no "leavers" and so the total of entries remained the same at sixteen.
This in turn resulted in no byes in the first round.

Competition and results[1][2]Edit

[3][4][5][6]

Round 1Edit

Involved 8 matches (with no byes) and 16 clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 30 Aug 1958 Batley 21-5 Featherstone Rovers Mount Pleasant
2 Sat 30 Aug 1958 Bradford Northern 23-31 York Odsal
3 Sat 30 Aug 1958 Bramley 16-34 Hull F.C. Barley Mow [7]
4 Sat 30 Aug 1958 Castleford 5-33 Hull Kingston Rovers Wheldon Road
5 Sat 30 Aug 1958 Dewsbury 12-29 Keighley Crown Flatt
6 Sat 30 Aug 1958 Halifax 52-0 Doncaster Thrum Hall
7 Sat 30 Aug 1958 Leeds 64-17 Huddersfield Headingley 15600 [5]
8 Sat 30 Aug 1958 Wakefield Trinity 10-10 Hunslet Belle Vue

Round 1 - ReplaysEdit

Involved 1 match and 2 clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
R Wed 3 Sep 1958 Hunslet 11-15 Wakefield Trinity Parkside

Round 2 - QuarterfinalsEdit

Involved 4 matches and 8 clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Tue 9 Sep 1958 Batley 23-7 Hull Kingston Rovers Mount Pleasant
2 Tue 9 Sep 1958 Halifax 15-19 York Thrum Hall
3 Tue 9 Sep 1958 Hull F.C. 16-17 Wakefield Trinity Boulevard [7][3]
4 Wed 10 Sep 1958 Leeds 17-15 Keighley Headingley

Round 3 – SemifinalsEdit

Involved 2 matches and 4 Clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Wed 17 Sep 1958 York 10-13 Leeds Clarence Street
2 Wed 1 Oct 1958 Wakefield Trinity 21-13 Batley Belle Vue


FinalEdit

The 1958 Yorkshire Cup Final was played at Odsal in the City of Bradford, now in West Yorkshire. The attendance was 26,927 and receipts were £3,833.

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
Saturday 18 October 1958 Leeds 24-20 Wakefield Trinity Odsal 26,927 £3,833 1 2 [8][9][3]


Teams and scorers[6]Edit

Leeds Wakefield Trinity
teams
Pat Quinn 1 Frank Mortimer
Garry Hemingway 2 Fred Smith
Jack Lendill (or Peter Lendill?) 3 Donald "Don" Metcalfe
Lewis Jones 4 Neil Fox
Del Hodgkinson 5 Stan Smith
Gordon Brown 6 Keith Holliday
Jeff Stevenson 7 Ken Rollin
Skelton 8 Wilfred "Wilf" Adams
Barry Simms 9 S John "Joby" Shaw
Colin Tomlinson 10 Samuel "Sam" Evans
Don Robinson 11 Bob Kelly
Ward (Fred Ward?) 12 Leslie "Les" Chamberlain
Dick 13 Ken Traill
probably Joe Warham Coach Ken Traill
24 score 20
18 HT 7
Scorers
Tries
6 T Donald "Don" Metcalfe (3)
Barry Simms (1) T Ken Rollin (1)
T
T
Goals
3 G Frank Mortimer (2)
G Neil Fox (2)
Drop Goals
DG
Referee unknown

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
            
Halifax 52
Doncaster 0
Halifax 15
York 19
Bradford Northern 23
York 31
York 10
Leeds 13
Leeds 64
Huddersfield 17
Leeds 17
Keighley 15
Dewsbury 12
Keighley 29
Leeds 24
Wakefield Trinity 20
Bramley 16
Hull F.C. 34
Hull F.C. 16
Wakefield Trinity 17
Wakefield Trinity 10 (15)
Hunslet 10 (11)
Wakefield Trinity 21
Batley 13
Batley 21
Featherstone Rovers 5
Batley 23
Hull Kingston Rovers 7
Castleford 5
Hull Kingston Rovers 33

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rugby League Project".
  2. ^ Jack Winstanley & Malcolm Ryding (1991). John Player Yearbook 1975-76. Queen Anne Press.
  3. ^ a b c David Jack (1958). Empire News Football Annual 1958–59 - 72nd year. Empire News and Sunday Chronicle.
  4. ^ HC&AC committee (1959). Fartown Rugby League Year Book 1959 (price 1/-). HC&AC Supporters' Club.
  5. ^ a b "Fartown Rugby League Yearbook 1959" (PDF).
  6. ^ a b J C Lindley and D W Armitage (1973). 100 Years of Rugby. The History of Wakefield Trinity 1873-1973. Wakefield Trinity Centenary Committee. ISBN 0 35617852 8.
  7. ^ a b "HULL&PROUD - Stats - Fixtures & Results".
  8. ^ Raymond Fletcher and David Howes (1991). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1991-1992. Queen Anne Press. ISBN 0 35617852 8.
  9. ^ Raymond Fletcher and David Howes (1990). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1990-1991. Queen Anne Press. ISBN 0 35617851 X.

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