1902 Challenge Cup

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1902 Challenge Cup
Duration 6 rounds
Highest attendance 15,006
Winners Faxcolours.svg Broughton Rangers
Runners-up Redscolours.svg Salford

The 1902 Challenge Cup was the 6th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup,[1] it featured teams from the 1901-02 Northern Rugby Football Union season.

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
15 Mar Altrincham 12 Carnforth 4
15 Mar Askam 0 Widnes 3
15 Mar Aspatria 2 Rochdale Hornets 4
15 Mar Batley 8 Brighouse Rangers 4
15 Mar Castleford 15 Hebden Bridge 7
15 Mar Dewsbury 10 Manningham 3
15 Mar Featherstone 0 Todmorden 38
15 Mar Halifax 0 Swinton 2
15 Mar Heckmondwike 5 Birkenhead 0
15 Mar Holbeck 29 Alverthorpe 8
15 Mar Hull FC 28 York 0
15 Mar Hull Kingston Rovers 7 St Helens 0
15 Mar Hunslet 37 Wath Brow Hornets 0
15 Mar Keighley 7 Broughton Rangers 15
15 Mar Kendal Hornets 0 Huddersfield 22
15 Mar Kirkstall 3 Eastmoor 0
15 Mar Leigh 2 Runcorn 2
15 Mar Maryport 0 Oldham 27
15 Mar Ossett 5 Seaton Rangers 2
15 Mar Otley 0 Leeds 5
15 Mar Outwood Church 5 Morecambe 5
15 Mar Penrith Utd 0 Whitehaven Recs 2
15 Mar Radcliffe 6 Goole 7
15 Mar Salford 28 Pontefract 2
15 Mar South Shields 5 Bradford 23
15 Mar Stockport 18 Liversedge 2
15 Mar Wakefield Trinity 5 Normanton 2
15 Mar Warrington 6 Barrow 0
15 Mar Werneth 4 Lancaster 6
15 Mar Wigan 2 Bramley 0
15 Mar Windhill 5 Millom 0
19 Mar Morecambe 15 Outwood Church 0
19 Mar Runcorn 8 Leigh 0

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
22 Mar Altrincham 0 Batley 16
22 Mar Broughton Rangers 5 Stockport 0
22 Mar Castleford 16 Wigan 0
22 Mar Dewsbury 0 Salford 2
22 Mar Goole 3 Kirkstall 3
22 Mar Heckmondwike 7 Holbeck 5
22 Mar Hull Kingston Rovers 5 Hull FC 10
22 Mar Idle 5 Whitehaven Recs 5
22 Mar Lancaster 2 Hunslet 7
22 Mar Morecambe 6 Swinton 17
22 Mar Ossett 15 Todmorden 2
22 Mar Rochdale Hornets 9 Huddersfield 19
22 Mar Runcorn 10 Oldham 0
22 Mar Warrington 0 Bradford 11
22 Mar Widnes 16 Wakefield Trinity 7
22 Mar Windhill 0 Leeds 31
26 Mar Kirkstall 0 Goole 3
26 Mar Whitehaven Recs 6 Idle 3

Third Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
29 Mar Batley 15 Bradford 10
29 Mar Broughton Rangers 13 Hull FC 2
29 Mar Castleford 6 Runcorn 5
29 Mar Heckmondwike 7 Ossett 4
29 Mar Huddersfield 11 Leeds 0
29 Mar Salford 67 Goole 0
29 Mar Swinton 34 Whitehaven Recs 0
29 Mar Widnes 5 Hunslet 5
02 Apr Hunslet 21 Widnes 0

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
05 Apr Batley 21 Castleford 2
05 Apr Broughton Rangers 13 Swinton 0
05 Apr Heckmondwike 2 Hunslet 2
05 Apr Huddersfield 6 Salford 9
05 Apr Hunslet 6 Heckmondwike 2

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
12 Apr Hunslet 5 Broughton Rangers 9
12 Apr Salford 8 Batley 0

Final[edit]

The final was contested by the Broughton Rangers and Salford at the Athletic Grounds in Rochdale.[2]

The final was played on Saturday 26 April 1902, where Broughton beat Salford 25–0 at Rochdale in front of a crowd of 15,006.[3]

26 April 1902
Broughton Rangers 25 – 0 Salford
Report
Athletic Grounds, Rochdale
Attendance: 15,006

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Huxley; David Howes (1980). Encyclopedia of Rugby League Football. London: Robert Hale. p. 41-43. ISBN 0-7091-8133-7. 
  2. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 191. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2. 
  3. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 26 September 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2017. 

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