1923–24 Challenge Cup

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1923–24 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Number of teams 32
Highest attendance 41,831
Winners Wigan
Runners-up Oldham

The 1923–24 Challenge Cup was the 24th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.

The final was contested by Wigan and Oldham at the Athletic Grounds in Rochdale.

The final was played on Saturday 12 April 1924, where Wigan beat Oldham 21–4 in front of a crowd of 41,831.[1]

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
16 Feb Batley 19 Wigan Highfield 7
16 Feb Bradford Northern 3 Dewsbury 13
16 Feb Broughton Rangers 34 Hull St Patrick's 0
16 Feb Dearham 3 Barrow 67
16 Feb Featherstone Rovers 3 Swinton 5
16 Feb Halifax 22 Hull FC 0
16 Feb Huddersfield 19 Widnes 5
16 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers 24 Castleford 2
16 Feb Leeds 40 Bramley 0
16 Feb Oldham 5 Rochdale Hornets 0
16 Feb St Helens Recs 0 Wakefield Trinity 2
16 Feb Salford 6 Hunslet 8
16 Feb Wardley 0 St Helens 73
16 Feb Warrington 46 Dalton 3
16 Feb Wigan 7 Leigh 5
16 Feb York 7 Keighley 3

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
01 Mar Barrow 17 Hull Kingston Rovers 9
01 Mar Huddersfield 24 St Helens 13
01 Mar Hunslet 13 Swinton 2
01 Mar Leeds 0 Wakefield Trinity 6
01 Mar Oldham 18 Dewsbury 0
01 Mar Wigan 49 Broughton Rangers 0
01 Mar York 5 Warrington 7
01 Mar Halifax 9 Batley 3

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
15 Mar Barrow 34 Warrington 7
15 Mar Huddersfield 7 Halifax 5
15 Mar Hunslet 8 Wigan 13
15 Mar Oldham 24 Wakefield Trinity 10

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
29 Mar Huddersfield 5 Oldham 9
29 Mar Wigan 30 Barrow 5

Final[edit]

12 April 1924
Wigan 21 – 4 Oldham
Try: Roffey, Van Heerden, Parker, Price, Ring
Goal: Sullivan (3)
Report Goal: Knapman, Brough
Athletic Grounds, Rochdale
Attendance: 41,831
Referee: Rev Frank Chambers (Dewsbury)[2]
FB 1 Jim Sullivan
RW 2 Johnny Ring
RC 3 Tommy Howley
LC 4 Tommy Parker
LW 5 Attie Van Heerden
SO 6 Sid Jerram
SH 7 Danny Hurcombe
PR 8 Bert Webster
HK 9 Harry Banks
PR 10 George Van Rooyen
SR 11 Fred Brown
SR 12 Fred Roffey
LF 13 Jack Price
Coach:
Tommy McCarthy
FB 1 Ernie Knapman
RW 2 Sid Rix
RC 3 Billy Hall
LC 4 Alan Woodward
LW 5 Joe Corsi
SO 6 George Hesketh
SH 7 Alf Bates
PR 8 Jack Collins
HK 9 Ambrose Baker
PR 10 Alf Tomkins
SR 11 Bob Sloman
SR 12 Albert Brough
LF 13 Herman Hilton
Coach:
Charles Marsden

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 26 September 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  2. ^ "12th April 1924: Oldham 4 Wigan 21 (Challenge Cup Final)". www.cherryandwhite.co.uk. RLFANS.COM. Retrieved 17 August 2017.

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