1924–25 Lancashire Cup

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1924–25 Lancashire Cup
Structure Regional knockout competition
Teams 13
Winners Oldham
Runners-up St Helens Recs
Seasons

The 1924–25 Lancashire Cup competition was the seventeenth in the history of this regional rugby league competition and the cup was won by Oldham who beat the holders and last year’s winners St Helens Recs in the final at The Willows, Salford, by a score of 10-0. The attendance at the final was 15,000 and receipts £1,116.

Background[edit]

The number of teams entering the competition remained at 13 which resulted in 3 byes in the first round.

Competition and Results [1][edit]

Round 1[edit]

Involved 5 matches (with three byes) and 13 Clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 11 October 1924 Leigh 0-8 Warrington Mather Lane [2]
2 Sat 11 October 1924 St Helens Recs 17-2 Wigan City Road [3]
3 Sat 11 October 1924 Rochdale Hornets 8-0 Swinton Athletic Grounds
4 Sat 11 October 1924 Salford 5-3 Wigan Highfield The Willows
5 Sat 11 October 1924 Widnes 7-7 St. Helens Lowerhouse Lane [4][5]
6 Barrow bye
7 Broughton Rangers bye
8 Oldham bye
Replay
9 Wed 15 October 1924 St. Helens 19-5 Widnes Knowsley Road [4][5]

Round 2 - Quarter Finals[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 25 October 1924 Barrow 11-2 Broughton Rangers Little Park, Roose
2 Sat 25 October 1924 Oldham 11-5 Rochdale Hornets Watersheddings
3 Sat 25 October 1924 St Helens Recs 36-5 Salford City Road
4 Sat 25 October 1924 St. Helens 15-5 Warrington Knowsley Road [2][5]

Round 3 – Semi-Finals[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 8 November 1924 Barrow 5-7 St Helens Recs Little Park, Roose
2 Sat 8 November 1924 St. Helens 9-16 Oldham Knowsley Road [5]

Final[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
Saturday 22 November 1924 Oldham 10-0 St Helens Recs The Willows 15000 £1,116 1 [6]

Teams and Scorers[edit]

Oldham St Helens Recs
teams
Ernie Knapman 1
2
Evan Davies 3
Sid Rix 4
Joe Corsi 5
6
7
Herman Hilton 8
9
Bob Sloman 10
Rothwell Marlor 11 Frank Bowen
Albert Brough 12
George Hesketh 13
10 score 0
5 HT 0
Scorers
Tries
T
T
Goals
G
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
                       
Widnes 7(5)
St. Helens 7(19)
St. Helens 15
Warrington 5
Leigh 0
Warrington 8
St. Helens 9
Oldham 16
Oldham
bye
Oldham 11
Rochdale Hornets 5
Rochdale Hornets 8
Swinton 0
Oldham 10
St Helens Recs 0
Barrow
bye
Barrow 11
Broughton Rangers 2
Broughton Rangers
bye
Barrow 5
St Helens Recs 7
St Helens Recs 17
Wigan 2
St Helens Recs 36
Salford 5
Salford 5
Wigan Highfield 3

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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