1910 Challenge Cup

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1909–10 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Highest attendance 19,413 & 11,608
Winners Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds
Runners-up Hullcolours.svg Hull

The 1909–10 Challenge Cup was the 14th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
26 Feb Barrow 0 St Helens 15
26 Feb Bramley 3 Rochdale Hornets 3
26 Feb Dewsbury 3 Wakefield Trinity 8
26 Feb Hull FC 10 Leigh 7
26 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers 3 Leeds 5
26 Feb Keighley 5 Broughton Rangers 0
26 Feb Merthyr 7 Ebbw Vale 12
26 Feb Millom 9 Brookland 4
26 Feb Oldham 0 Huddersfield 2
26 Feb Purston 10 Halifax 23
26 Feb Runcorn 9 Bradford Northern 4
26 Feb Salford 64 York Irish 0
26 Feb Warrington 31 Wigan Highfield 3
26 Feb Widnes 0 Hunslet 6
26 Feb Wigan 16 Swinton 5
26 Feb York 0 Batley 0
01 Mar Batley 3 York 3
01 Mar Rochdale Hornets 11 Bramley 5
01 Mar York 0 Batley 8

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
12 Mar Batley 0 Hull FC 8
12 Mar Halifax 21 St Helens 6
12 Mar Huddersfield 3 Ebbw Vale 8
12 Mar Hunslet 2 Wakefield Trinity 2
12 Mar Leeds 13 Rochdale Hornets 3
12 Mar Runcorn 3 Keighley 5
12 Mar Salford 12 Wigan 5
12 Mar Warrington 37 Millom 0
16 Mar Wakefield Trinity 2 Hunslet 5

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
19 Mar Hull FC 13 Halifax 7
19 Mar Keighley 4 Leeds 7
19 Mar Salford 8 Ebbw Vale 2
19 Mar Warrington 7 Hunslet 0

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
02 Apr Hull FC 20 Salford 6
02 Apr Warrington 10 Leeds 11

Final[edit]

The final was contested by Leeds and Hull at Fartown in Huddersfield.[2]

The final was played on Saturday 16 April 1910, where Leeds drew 7-7 with Hull at Fartown in front of a crowd of 19,413.[3] The necessitated a replay just two days later and this resulted in Leeds defeating Hull 26-12 at the same ground.

This was Leeds' first Cup Final win in their first Cup Final appearance. Hull lost their third Cup Final in a row.[4][5]

First match[edit]

Teams[edit]

Hull: Harry Taylor, G. T. Cottrell, Jim Devereux, Andy Morton, (E. or Ned) Rogers, Harry Wallace, Billie Anderson, Tom Herridge, Will Osborne, Dick Taylor, William Holder, G. Connell, H. Walton

Leeds: Frank Young, J. Fawcett, Walter Goldthorpe, C. Gillie, F. Barron, E. Ware, J. Sanders, W. Biggs, Billy Jarman, Fred Harrison, H. Topham, Fred Webster, Billy Ward

Result[edit]

Leeds: 7

Leeds Tries: Walter Goldthorpe

Leeds Goals: Frank Young 2

Hull: 7

Hull Tries: G. T. Cottrell

Hull Goals: (E. or Ned) Rogers, Harry Wallace

Half-time: 2-7

Attendance: 19,413 (at Fartown, Huddersfield)

Replay[edit]

Teams[edit]

Leeds: Frank Young, Harold Rowe, Walter Goldthorpe, C. Gillie, F. Barron, E. Ware, J. Fawcett, Fred Webster, Fred Harrison, H. Topham, Billy Ward, Billy Jarman, S. Whittaker

Hull: E. Rogers, G. T. Cottrell, Jim Devereux, Andy Morton, Ernest Atkinson, Ned Rogers, Harry Wallace, Tom Herridge, Will Osborne, Dick Taylor, William Holder, G. Connell, H. Walton

Result[edit]

Leeds: 26

Leeds Tries: Rowe, Walter Goldthorpe, Fred Webster, H. Topham

Leeds Goals: Frank Young 7

Hull: 12

Hull Tries: G. Connell, H. Walton

Hull Goals: (E. or Ned) Rogers 3

Half-time: 16-0

Attendance: 11,608 (at Fartown, Huddersfield)[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Huxley; David Howes (1980). Encyclopedia of Rugby League Football. London: Robert Hale. pp. 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 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  5. ^ "A complete history of Hull's Challenge Cup finals". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "1909-10". Leeds Rhinos. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 

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