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The 1993–94 Challenge Cup was the 93rd staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup. Known as the Silk Cut Challenge Cup for sponsorship reasons, the final was contested by Wigan and Leeds at Wembley. Wigan won the match 26–16.

1993–94 Silk Cut Challenge Cup
Duration8 Rounds
WinnersWigancolours.svg Wigan
Runners-upRhinoscolours.svg Leeds
Lance Todd Trophy Wigancolours.svg Martin Offiah

First RoundEdit

Date Team One Team Two Score
4 Dec 1993 Askam Orchard Park 36-20
4 Dec 1993 Barrow Is. Moorends 26-13
4 Dec 1993 Beverley Cambridge E 84-10
4 Dec 1993 Blackbrook London Colonials
4 Dec 1993 Dewsbury Celtic Fulham Travellers 38-15
4 Dec 1993 Dudley Hill Thatto Heath 8-22
4 Dec 1993 East Leeds Kells 25-12
4 Dec 1993 Eastmoor Irlam 4-12
4 Dec 1993 Egremont Ace Amateurs 28-6
4 Dec 1993 Greetland AR Ellenborough 0-18
4 Dec 1993 Hemel Hensingham 18-22
4 Dec 1993 Heworth Wigan St Judes 24-8
4 Dec 1993 Leigh East Farnworth 14-10
4 Dec 1993 Leigh Miners R. Eureka 34-14
4 Dec 1993 Lock Lane Myson 13-16
4 Dec 1993 Mayfield Hull Dockers 24-12
4 Dec 1993 Milford Cardiff Institute 18-8
4 Dec 1993 Millom Westgate Redoubt 18-10
4 Dec 1993 Moldgreen Skirlaugh 23-5
4 Dec 1993 Nottingham Clayton 8-24
4 Dec 1993 Oldham St Annes Bisons 32-8
4 Dec 1993 Oulton Queens 27-6
4 Dec 1993 Redhill Littleborough 16-12
4 Dec 1993 Saddleworth Seaton Rangers 13-2
4 Dec 1993 Shaw Cross Fryston 12-6
4 Dec 1993 Walney Simms Cross 11-0
4 Dec 1993 West Hull Ovenden 36-9
4 Dec 1993 Wigan St Pats Wath Brow Hornets 13-6
4 Dec 1993 Woolston Upton & Frickley 54-12
4 Dec 1993 York Acorn Orrell St James 32-32
5 Dec 1993 Blackpool Park Amateurs 10-28
5 Dec 1993 Chorley Borough Elland 30-2
11 Dec 1993 Orrell St James York Acorn 24-5

Second RoundEdit

Date Team One Team Two Score
18 Dec 1993 Askam Blackpool 8-3
18 Dec 1993 Blackbrook Beverley 8-17
18 Dec 1993 Clayton Oulton 6-23
18 Dec 1993 East Leeds Egremont 14-10
18 Dec 1993 Ellenborough Woolston 4-9
18 Dec 1993 Hensingham Myson 40-0
18 Dec 1993 Leigh East Millom 14-26
18 Dec 1993 Leigh Miners R. Moldgreen 13-11
18 Dec 1993 Mayfield Wigan St Pats 14-32
18 Dec 1993 Milford Irlam 19-20
18 Dec 1993 Redhill Orrell St James 32-18
18 Dec 1993 Saddleworth Oldham St Annes 12-4
18 Dec 1993 Shaw Cross Thatto Heath 11-4
18 Dec 1993 Walney Barrow Is. 4-6
18 Dec 1993 West Hull Park Amateurs 47-14
3 Jan 1994 Dewsbury Celtic Heworth 18-10

Third RoundEdit

Date Team One Team Two Score
15 Jan 1994 Batley Dewsbury 58-2
16 Jan 1994 Barrow East Leeds 34-10
16 Jan 1994 Bramley Redhill 46-20
16 Jan 1994 Carlisle Askam 42-8
16 Jan 1994 Dewsbury Hensingham 64-6
16 Jan 1994 Doncaster Wigan St Pats 36-4
16 Jan 1994 Highfield Saddleworth 16-13
16 Jan 1994 Huddersfield Woolston 42-6
16 Jan 1994 Hunslet Barrow Is. 58-2
16 Jan 1994 Keighley Oulton 68-0
16 Jan 1994 London Shaw Cross 40-14
16 Jan 1994 Rochdale Hornets Millom 32-0
16 Jan 1994 Ryedale-York Leigh Miners W. 52-2
16 Jan 1994 Swinton Irlam 30-0
16 Jan 1994 Whitehaven West Hull 44-4
16 Jan 1994 Workington Town Beverley 24-10

Fourth RoundEdit

Date Team One Team Two Score
29 Jan 1994 Halifax Warrington 18-22
30 Jan 1994 Barrow Bradford Northern 30-58
30 Jan 1994 Batley Keighley 8-29
30 Jan 1994 Bramley Widnes 11-20
30 Jan 1994 Carlisle Workington Town 12-13
30 Jan 1994 Castleford Salford 36-4
30 Jan 1994 Doncaster Dewsbury 18-6
30 Jan 1994 Highfield Whitehaven 4-15
30 Jan 1994 Huddersfield St Helens 16-23
30 Jan 1994 Hull Kingston Rovers Ryedale-York 16-6
30 Jan 1994 Hunslet Oldham 20-30
30 Jan 1994 London Featherstone Rovers 14-28
30 Jan 1994 Rochdale Hornets Leeds 18-40
30 Jan 1994 Sheffield Eagles Leigh 42-10
30 Jan 1994 Swinton Hull FC 12-18
30 Jan 1994 Wigan Wakefield Trinity 24-16

Fifth RoundEdit

Date Team One Team Two Score
12 Feb 1994 Hull F.C. Wigan 21-22
13 Feb 1994 Doncaster Oldham 20-0
13 Feb 1994 Widnes Sheffield 22-6
13 Feb 1994 Leeds Warrington 4-38
13 Feb 1994 Castleford Keighley 52-14
13 Feb 1994 Featherstone Rovers Hull Kingston Rovers 30-8
13 Feb 1994 St Helens Whitehaven 46-4
13 Feb 1994 Bradford Northern Workington Town 32-0

Quarter FinalsEdit

Date Team One Team Two Score
26 Feb 1994 Wigan Featherstone Rovers 32-14
27 Feb 1994 Castleford Widnes 30-6
27 Feb 1994 Leeds Bradford Northern 33-10
27 Feb 1994 St Helens Doncaster 40-9

Semi finalsEdit

12 March 1994
Wigan 20 – 6 Castleford
Try: Botica, Atcheson, Offiah
Goal: Botica (4)
Report Try: Kemp
Goal: Crooks
Headingley, Leeds
Attendance: 17,049

26 March 1994
Leeds 20 – 8 St. Helens
Try: Eyres, Hanley (2)
Goal: Holroyd (4)
Report Try: Martyn
Goal: Martyn (2)
Central Park, Wigan
Attendance: 20,771

FinalEdit

30 April 1994
Wigan 26 – 16 Leeds
Try: Offiah (2), Farrell, Panapa
Goal: Botica (5)
Report Try: Fallon, Schofield, Cummins
Goal: Holroyd (2)
Wembley, London
Attendance: 78,348
Man of the Match: Martin Offiah[1]
FB 1 Gary Connolly
RW 2 Va'aiga Tuigamala
RC 3 Dean Bell (c)
LC 4 Barrie-Jon Mather
LW 5 Martin Offiah
SO 6 Frano Botica
SH 7 Shaun Edwards
PR 8 Kelvin Skerrett
HK 9 Martin Dermott
PR 10 Andy Platt
SR 11 Denis Betts
SR 12 Andy Farrell
LF 13 Phil Clarke
Substitutions:
IC 14 Sam Panapa
IC 15 Mick Cassidy
Coach:
John Dorahy
FB 1 Alan Tait
RW 2 Jim Fallon
RC 3 Kevin Iro
LC 4 Craig Innes
LW 5 Francis Cummins
SO 6 Graham Holroyd
SH 7 Garry Schofield
PR 8 Neil Harmon
HK 9 James Lowes
PR 10 Harvey Howard
SR 11 Gary Mercer
SR 12 Richie Eyres
LF 13 Ellery Hanley (c)
Substitutions:
IC 14 Marcus Vassilakopoulos
IC 15 Mike O'Neill
Coach:
Doug Laughton

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fitzpatrick, Paul (2 May 1994). "Laughton rues the day he made Offiah switch codes". The Guardian. London. p. 17.

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