1921–22 Challenge Cup

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1921–22 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Winners Rochdale colours.svg Rochdale Hornets
Runners-up Hullcolours.svg Hull F.C.

The 1921–22 Challenge Cup was the 22nd staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
25 Feb Askam 15 Cadishead 3
25 Feb Barrow 20 Salford 2
25 Feb Batley 3 Featherstone Rovers 5
25 Feb Bradford Northern 0 Keighley 10
25 Feb Broughton Rangers 13 St Helens 0
25 Feb Dewsbury 13 Warrington 2
25 Feb Elland Wanderers 0 Oldham 29
25 Feb Hull FC 24 Halifax 10
25 Feb Hunslet 13 Bramley 0
25 Feb Leigh 6 Huddersfield 10
25 Feb Rochdale Hornets 54 Broughton Moor 2
25 Feb St Helens Recs 5 Leeds 20
25 Feb Swinton 24 Hull BOCM 5
25 Feb Widnes 5 Wigan Highfield 5
25 Feb Wigan 15 Wakefield Trinity 6
25 Feb York 2 Hull Kingston Rovers 4
28 Feb Wigan Highfield 4 Widnes 9

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
11 Mar Broughton Rangers 11 Featherstone Rovers 5
11 Mar Hull Kingston Rovers 0 Hull FC 10
11 Mar Keighley 15 Askam 0
11 Mar Oldham 9 Huddersfield 5
11 Mar Rochdale Hornets 15 Leeds 7
11 Mar Swinton 0 Dewsbury 3
11 Mar Widnes 17 Barrow 10
11 Mar Wigan 52 Hunslet 6

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
25 Mar Broughton Rangers 2 Widnes 2
25 Mar Dewsbury 4 Hull FC 9
25 Mar Rochdale Hornets 5 Oldham 2
25 Mar Wigan 45 Keighley 0
29 Mar Widnes 3 Broughton Rangers 2

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
08 Apr Hull FC 18 Wigan 5
08 Apr Rochdale Hornets 23 Widnes 3

Final[edit]

The final saw Rochdale Hornets's 10-9 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1921–22 Challenge Cup Final at Headingley, Leeds on Saturday 6 May 1922, in front of a crowd of 32,596. This was Rochdale's first Challenge Cup Final win in their first, and as of 2017 their only, Challenge Cup Final appearance.[2][3][4]

Rochdale Hornets: 10

Rochdale Hornets Tries: Tommy Fitton 2

Rochdale Hornets Goals: Dicky Paddon 2

Hull: 9

Hull Tries: Jimmy Kennedy, Billy Batten, Bob Taylor

Half-time: 6-7

Attendance: 34,827 (at Headingley, Leeds)

Rochdale Hornets: Frank Prescott, Tommy Fitton, Fred Wild, Teddy McLoughlin, Joe Corsi, J. Eaton, J. Keynon, Thomas Harris, Jack Bennett, Dickie Paddon, Tommy Woods, Dai Edwards, Louis Corsi

Hull: J. Holdsworth, Billy Stone (c), Jimmy Kennedy, Billy Batten, Emlyn Gwynne, Eddie Caswell, W. J. Charles, Jack Beasty, George Oliver, J. E. Wyburn, Edgar Morgan, Bob Taylor, H. Garratt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Challenge Cup 1921/22". Rugby League Project. 
  2. ^ "Hornets' One And Only Challenge Cup Final Win". hornetsrugbyleague.co.uk. 31 December 2013. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-04-03. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  4. ^ "A complete history of Hull FC's Challenge Cup finals". Hull Daily Mail. 22 August 2013. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2014.