1906 Challenge Cup

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1905–06 Challenge Cup
Duration 6 rounds
Highest attendance 15,834
Winners Bullscolours.svg Bradford
Runners-up Redscolours.svg Salford

The 1905–06 Challenge Cup was the 10th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

The final was contested by Bradford and Salford at Headingley Stadium in Leeds.[2]

The final was played on Saturday 28 April 1906, where Bradford Park Avenue beat Salford 5–0 at Headingley in front of a crowd of 15,834.[3]

Bradford won the Cup in their first appearance in the final.[4]

1905-1906

Qualifier[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
17 Feb Barrow St.George's 5 Brookland 7
17 Feb Brighouse Rangers 2 Huddersfield 0
17 Feb Castleford 6 Keighley 21
17 Feb Egerton 6 Widnes Rangers 3
17 Feb Hull Newington 0 Pontefract 21
17 Feb Leigh Shamrocks 3 Chadderton 3
17 Feb Millom 3 Morecambe 5
17 Feb Normanton 8 Bramley 4
17 Feb Otley 5 Featherstone Rovers 8
17 Feb Parton 2 Egremont 2
17 Feb Rochdale Rangers 0 Rochdale Hornets 8
17 Feb St Helens 0 Runcorn 3
17 Feb Vic Rangers 8 Hebden Bridge 0
17 Feb York 15 New Blackpool 0
24 Feb Chadderton 0 Leigh Shamrocks 4
24 Feb Egremont 10 Parton 0

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
03 Mar Batley 6 Warrington 5
03 Mar Brighouse Rangers 13 Morecambe 0
03 Mar Broughton Rangers 14 Barrow 5
03 Mar Egerton 9 Leigh Shamrocks 0
03 Mar Featherstone Rovers 16 Brookland 5
03 Mar Halifax 20 Hunslet 5
03 Mar Hull FC 6 Runcorn 0
03 Mar Hull Kingston Rovers 12 Dewsbury 5
03 Mar Keighley 13 Egremont 0
03 Mar Leeds 17 Normanton 0
03 Mar Pontefract 0 Oldham 12
03 Mar Rochdale Hornets 0 Salford 6
03 Mar Swinton 2 Leigh 4
03 Mar Vic Rangers 0 Widnes 0
03 Mar Wakefield Trinity 0 Bradford 5
03 Mar York 5 Wigan 4
07 Mar Widnes 8 Vic Rangers 3

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
17 Mar Batley 19 York 0
17 Mar Bradford 15 Leigh 0
17 Mar Brighouse Rangers 0 Hull Kingston Rovers 0
17 Mar Featherstone Rovers 23 Widnes 2
17 Mar Hull FC 0 Keighley 5
17 Mar Leeds 0 Broughton Rangers 2
17 Mar Oldham 2 Halifax 5
17 Mar Salford 38 Egerton 5
21 Mar Hull Kingston Rovers 29 Brighouse Rangers 0

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
31 Mar Batley 15 Hull Kingston Rovers 0
31 Mar Bradford 0 Halifax 0
31 Mar Keighley 3 Featherstone Rovers 0
31 Mar Salford 2 Broughton Rangers 2
03 Apr Halifax 2 Bradford 8
04 Apr Broughton Rangers 3 Salford 3
06 Apr Salford 5 Broughton Rangers 3

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
14 Apr Bradford 11 Batley 3
14 Apr Salford 6 Keighley 3

Final[edit]

28 April 1906
Bradford 5 – 0 Salford
Report
Headingley, Leeds
Attendance: 15,834

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. 
  4. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 11 August 2009. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 

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