1921–22 Lancashire Cup

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1921–22 Lancashire Cup
Structure Regional knockout competition
Teams 14
Winners Warrington
Runners-up Oldham
Seasons

The 1921–22 Lancashire Cup competition, the fourteenth contest for this regional rugby league competition, saw a new name on the trophy, Warrington, they beat Oldham in the final at The Cliff, Broughton, Salford by a score of 7-5. The final was watched by 18,000 and receipts were £1,200.

Background[edit]

The number of teams entering this year’s competition remained at the previous level of 14, this enabled the competition to be run with only 2 byes in the first round.

Competition and results [1][edit]

Round 1[edit]

Involved 6 matches (with two byes) and 14 Clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 22 October 1921 Broughton Rangers 5-0 Wigan The Cliff [2]
2 Sat 22 October 1921 Leigh 3-2 Wigan Highfield Mather Lane
3 Sat 22 October 1921 Rochdale Hornets 0-2 Oldham Athletic Grounds
4 Sat 22 October 1921 St Helens Recs 0-0 Swinton City Road
5 Sat 22 October 1921 Widnes 6-0 Salford Lowerhouse Lane [3]
6 Sat 29 October 1921 Barrow 25-0 Askam Little Park, Roose
7 St. Helens bye [4]
8 Warrington bye [5]
Replay
9 Wed 26 October 1921 Swinton 2-8 St Helens Recs Chorley Road ground

Round 2 - Quarter Finals[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 5 November 1921 Barrow 10-3 Broughton Rangers Little Park, Roose
2 Sat 5 November 1921 St. Helens 5-17 Oldham Knowsley Road [4]
3 Sat 5 November 1921 Warrington 5-3 St Helens Recs Wilderspool [5]
4 Sat 5 November 1921 Widnes 2-2 Leigh Lowerhouse Lane [3]
Replay
1 Wed 9 November 1921 Leigh 5-3 Widnes Mather Lane [3]

Round 3 – Semi-Finals[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 19 November 1921 Oldham 17-8 Barrow Watersheddings
2 Sat 19 November 1921 Warrington 13-7 Leigh Wilderspool [5]

Final[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
Saturday 3 December 1921 Warrington 7-5 Oldham The Cliff 18000 £1,200 1 [6]

Teams and scorers[edit]

Warrington[5] Oldham
complete team unknown teams team unknown
1
Bob Bradbury 2
Charlie Collins 3
Ben Jolley[1] 4
Bert Cartwright 5
Jack Prescott[2] (c) 6
Tommy Anderson 7
Robert Mather 8
9
10
George Ogden 11
12
13
7 score 5
2 HT 0
Scorers
Tries
Bob Bradbury (1) T
Goals
Ben Jolley (2) 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
                       
Warrington
bye
Warrington 5
St Helens Recs 3
St Helens Recs 0(8)
Swinton 0(2)
Warrington 13
Leigh 7
Widnes 6
Salford 0
Widnes 2(3)
Leigh 2(5)
Leigh 3
Wigan Highfield 2
Warrington 7
Oldham 5
St. Helens
bye
St. Helens 5
Oldham 17
Rochdale Hornets 0
Oldham 2
Oldham 17
Barrow 8
Barrow
Askam
Barrow 10
Broughton Rangers 3
Broughton Rangers 25
Wigan 0

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