1914 Challenge Cup

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1913–14 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Winners Hullcolours.svg Hull
Runners-up Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity

The 1913–14 Challenge Cup was the 18th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
28 Feb Barrow 6 Broughton Rangers 11
28 Feb Bramley 4 Halifax 13
28 Feb Castleford 8 Wigan 27
28 Feb Elland 2 Featherstone Rovers 7
28 Feb Huddersfield 119 Swinton Park 0
28 Feb Hull FC 8 Salford 5
28 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers 62 Millom 0
28 Feb Leeds 39 Keighley 0
28 Feb Leigh 0 Oldham 9
28 Feb Rochdale Hornets 9 Hunslet 3
28 Feb Runcorn 16 Bradford Northern 6
28 Feb St Helens 27 Wigan Highfield 4
28 Feb Wakefield Trinity 2 Swinton 0
28 Feb Warrington 3 Batley 3
28 Feb Widnes 16 Dewsbury 0
28 Feb York 45 Glasson 0
03 Mar Batley 6 Warrington 5

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
14 Mar Broughton Rangers 24 York 4
14 Mar Featherstone Rovers 3 Hull FC 27
14 Mar Halifax 11 Batley 0
14 Mar Hull Kingston Rovers 2 Huddersfield 17
14 Mar Rochdale Hornets 3 St Helens 3
14 Mar Runcorn 2 Wigan 13
14 Mar Wakefield Trinity 9 Leeds 8
14 Mar Widnes 8 Oldham 0
18 Mar St Helens 0 Rochdale Hornets 10

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
21 Mar Halifax 0 Hull FC 13
21 Mar Huddersfield 21 Widnes 10
21 Mar Rochdale Hornets 7 Broughton Rangers 9
21 Mar Wakefield Trinity 9 Wigan 6

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
04 Apr Broughton Rangers 3 Wakefield Trinity 3
04 Apr Huddersfield 3 Hull FC 11
08 Apr Wakefield Trinity 5 Broughton Rangers 0

Final[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
18 Apr Hull 6 Wakefield Trinity 0

A Hull team featuring Billy Batten and Jim Devereux defeated Wakefield Trinity 6-0. This was Hull's first Challenge Cup win in their fourth Final appearance.[2][3]

Hull: 6

Tries: Jack Harrison, Alfred Francis

Wakefield Trinity: 0

Half-time: 0-0

Attendance: 19,000 (at Thrum Hall, Halifax)

Teams: Hull: Rogers, Jack Harrison, Billy Batten, Herb Gilbert, Alfred Francis, Jim Devereux, Billie Anderson, Tom Herridge, William Holder, Dick Taylor, Percy Oldham, Joe Hammill, Steve Darmody

Wakefield Trinity: Leonard Land, Benjamin Johnson, William "Billy" Lynch, Thomas "Tommy" Poynton, Bruce Howarth, Jonty Parkin, William Milligan/Millican, Albert Dixon, Arthur Kenealy "Nealy" Crosland, William Beattie, Herbert Kershaw, Ernest Parkin, Arthur Burton


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Challenge Cup 1913/14". Rugby League Project. 
  2. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  3. ^ "A complete history of Hull's Challenge Cup finals". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.