1926–27 Challenge Cup

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1926–27 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Winners Oldhamcolours.svg Oldham
Runners-up Swintoncolours.svg Swinton

The 1926–27 Challenge Cup was the 27th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
12 Feb Batley 32 Cottingham 5
12 Feb Broughton Rangers 18 Castleford 5
12 Feb Dearham 5 Dewsbury 20
12 Feb Featherstone Rovers 14 Barrow 0
12 Feb Halifax 37 Bramley 5
12 Feb Hull FC 6 St Helens Recs 5
12 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers 22 Keighley 3
12 Feb Hunslet 10 Bradford Northern 5
12 Feb Oldham 8 Salford 0
12 Feb Rochdale Hornets 8 Leigh 2
12 Feb Swinton 11 Huddersfield 2
12 Feb Wakefield Trinity 13 Wigan Highfield 5
12 Feb Warrington 3 Leeds 12
12 Feb Widnes 23 Pontypridd 2
12 Feb Wigan 51 Pemberton Rovers 11
12 Feb York 9 St Helens 3

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
26 Feb Batley 7 Featherstone Rovers 0
26 Feb Hull FC 29 Broughton Rangers 15
26 Feb Hunslet 3 Oldham 15
26 Feb Leeds 13 Wigan 3
26 Feb Rochdale Hornets 0 Hull Kingston Rovers 14
26 Feb Swinton 10 York 8
26 Feb Wakefield Trinity 7 Halifax 2
26 Feb Widnes 2 Dewsbury 2
01 Mar Dewsbury 13 Widnes 2

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
12 Mar Dewsbury 7 Hull Kingston Rovers 2
12 Mar Leeds 5 Oldham 11
12 Mar Swinton 19 Hull FC 2
12 Mar Wakefield Trinity 10 Batley 6

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
02 Apr Dewsbury 0 Swinton 10
02 Apr Oldham 7 Wakefield Trinity 3

Final[edit]

In the Challenge Cup tournament's final Oldham faced Swinton. It was the first radio broadcast of the Challenge Cup final by the BBC.[2] Oldham won 26-7 in the final played at Wigan in front of a crowd of 33,448. This was Oldham’s fourth consecutive appearance in the final and their second win in that period. It was their seventh overall appearance in a Challenge Cup Final and their third success overall. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Challenge Cup 1926/27". Rugby League Project. 
  2. ^ "The History Of Rugby League". Rugby League Information. napit.co.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07.