1913–14 Lancashire Cup

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1913 Lancashire Cup
Structure Regional knockout competition
Teams 12
Winners Oldham
Runners-up Wigan
Seasons

The 1913 Lancashire Cup was the ninth year of this regional rugby league competition. The cup was won by Oldham who beat the holders Wigan in the final at Wheater's Field, Broughton, Salford,by a score of 5-0. The attendance at the final was 18,000 and receipts £610.

Background[edit]

Warwickside team, Coventry, did not enter this year so the number of teams entering this year’s competition was reduced to 12, there were four byes in the first round

Competition and results [1][edit]

Round 1[edit]

Involved 4 matches (with four byes) and 12 clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 18 October 1913 Broughton Rangers 3-15 Oldham Wheater's Field
2 Sat 18 October 1913 Warrington 8-15 Barrow Wilderspool [2]
3 Sat 19 October 1913 Widnes 24-2 Swinton Lowerhouse Lane [3]
4 Sat 19 October 1913 Wigan 9-2 Rochdale Hornets Central Park [4]
5 Leigh bye
6 St. Helens bye [5]
7 Runcorn bye
8 Salford bye

Round 2 - Quarter Finals[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 1 November 1913 Leigh 8-7 Barrow Mather Lane
2 Sat 1 November 1913 Oldham 14-8 Widnes Watersheddings [3]
3 Sat 1 November 1913 St. Helens 26-6 Runcorn Knowsley Road [5]
4 Sat 1 November 1913 Salford 7-9 Wigan The Willows [4]

Round 3 – Semi-Finals[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 15 November 1913 Leigh 0-16 Wigan Mather Lane [4]
2 Sat 15 November 1913 Oldham 17-5 St. Helens Watersheddings [5]

Final[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
Saturday 6 December 1913 Oldham 5-0 Wigan Wheater's Field 18000 £610 1 [4][6]

Teams and scorers[edit]

Oldham Wigan
teams
team unknown 1 team unknown
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
5 score 0
5 HT 0
Scorers
Tries
unknown T
T
Goals
G
Drop Goals
DG
Referee

Scoring - Try = three (3) points - Goal = two (2) points - Drop goal = two (2) points

The road to success[edit]

First Round Second Round Semi Finals Final
            
Broughton Rangers 3
Oldham 15
Oldham 14
Widnes 8
Widnes 24
Swinton 2
Oldham 17
St. Helens 5
St. Helens
bye
St. Helens 26
Runcorn 6
Runcorn
bye
Oldham 5
Wigan 0
Leigh
bye
Leigh 8
Barrow 7
Warrington 8
Barrow 15
Leigh 0
Wigan 16
Salford
bye
Salford 7
Wigan 9
Wigan 9
Rochdale Hornets 2

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