1920–21 Challenge Cup

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1920–21 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Winners Leigh colours.svg Leigh
Runners-up Faxcolours.svg Halifax

The 1920–21 Challenge Cup was the 21st 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 Askam 2 Bradford Northern 7
26 Feb Dewsbury 12 Hull Kingston Rovers 0
26 Feb Featherstone Rovers 41 Pendlebury 0
26 Feb Halifax 5 Batley 0
26 Feb Hull FC 5 Warrington 5
26 Feb Hunslet 7 Leeds 8
26 Feb Keighley 5 Rochdale Hornets 10
26 Feb Leigh 0 York 0
26 Feb Oldham 41 Elland Wanderers 5
26 Feb St Helens Recs 9 Wigan 6
26 Feb St Helens 0 Bramley 7
26 Feb Salford 4 Barrow 0
26 Feb Swinton 25 Hull BOCM 5
26 Feb Wakefield Trinity 4 Huddersfield 8
26 Feb Widnes 41 Dearham 5
26 Feb Wigan Highfield 10 Broughton Rangers 15
02 Mar Warrington 16 Hull FC 5
02 Mar York 0 Leigh 3

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
12 Mar Bradford Northern 7 Swinton 3
12 Mar Bramley 4 Halifax 13
12 Mar Broughton Rangers 3 Rochdale Hornets 5
12 Mar Featherstone Rovers 0 Dewsbury 22
12 Mar Huddersfield 8 Oldham 3
12 Mar Leigh 10 Warrington 10
12 Mar St Helens Recs 0 Widnes 7
12 Mar Salford 0 Leeds 21
16 Mar Warrington 3 Leigh 8

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
02 Apr Dewsbury 0 Rochdale Hornets 0
02 Apr Halifax 5 Widnes 2
02 Apr Huddersfield 5 Leeds 3
02 Apr Leigh 7 Bradford Northern 0
05 Apr Rochdale Hornets 5 Dewsbury 2

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
16 Apr Halifax 2 Huddersfield 0
16 Apr Leigh 10 Rochdale Hornets 0

Final[edit]

Leigh defeated Halifax 13-0 in the final played at Broughton in front of a crowd of 25,000. [2]

This was Leigh’s first Challenge Cup Final win in their first final appearance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Challenge Cup 1920/21". Rugby League Project. 
  2. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 191. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2.