1929–30 Lancashire Cup

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1929–30 Lancashire Cup
Structure Regional knockout competitionm
Teams 13
Champions Warrington
Runners-up Salford
Seasons

The 1929–30 Lancashire Cup was the 22nd occasion on which this regional rugby league competition had been held. Warrington won the trophy by beating Salford in the final by 15-2. The match was played at Central Park, Wigan. The attendance at the final was 21,012 and receipts £1,250.

Background[edit]

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

The semi-final clash between Salford and Swinton took two replays to decide. This resulted in Salford playing 5 matches (a semi-final, a league match, two replays and a final) within 11 days.

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 12 October 1929 Barrow 12-0 Widnes Little Park, Roose [2]
2 Sat 12 October 1929 Broughton Rangers 9-10 St. Helens The Cliff [3]
3 Sat 12 October 1929 Leigh 3-6 Warrington Mather Lane [4]
4 Sat 12 October 1929 Rochdale Hornets 15-11 Wigan Highfield Athletic Grounds
5 Sat 12 October 1929 Wigan 5-10 Oldham Central Park [5]
6 St Helens Recs bye
7 Salford bye
8 Swinton bye

Round 2 - quarter-finals[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Mon 21 October 1929 Oldham 8-2 St Helens Recs Watersheddings
2 Wed 23 October 1929 St. Helens 8-8 Salford Knowsley Road [3]
3 Wed 23 October 1929 Swinton 38-3 Rochdale Hornets Station Road 1
4 Thu 24 October 1929 Barrow 7-9 Warrington Little Park, Roose [4]
Replay
5 Sat 30 October 1929 Salford 13-3 St. Helens The Willows [3]

Round 3 – semi-finals[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Mon 11 November 1929 Oldham 5-7 Warrington Watersheddings [4]
2 Wed 13 November 1929 Swinton 3-3 Salford Station Road 2
1st Replay
3 Mon 18 November 1929 Salford 0-0 Swinton The Willows 2
2nd Replay
4 Wed 20 November 1929 Swinton 0-8 Salford The Cliff

Final[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
Saturday 23 November 1929 Warrington 15-2 Salford Central Park 21,012 £1,250 2 3 [4][6]

Teams and scorers[edit]

Warrington[4] Salford
part team teams the team probably included
Billy Holding 1
Tommy Blinkhorn 2 Alan Edwards
Les Perkins (c) 3 Gus Risman
Billy Dingsdale 4
Thomas "Tubby" Thompson 5 Barney Hudson
6 Emlyn Jenkins
William "Billy" Kirk 7 Billy Watkins
8 Billy Williams
team positions may differ 9
10 John “Jack” Feetham
11
Frank Williams 12 team positions may differ
Jesse Meredith 13
15 score 2
7 HT 0
Scorers
Tries
William "Billy" Kirk (1) T
Jesse Meredith (1) T
Tommy Blinkhorn (1) T
Goals
Billy Holding (3) G
Drop Goals
DG
Referee

Scoring - Try = three points; Goal = two points; Drop goal = two points

The road to success[edit]

First Round Second Round Semi Finals Final
                       
Wigan 5
Oldham 10
Oldham 8
St Helens Recs 2
St Helens Recs
bye
Oldham 5
Warrington 7
Barrow 12
Widnes 0
Barrow 7
Warrington 9
Leigh 3
Warrington 6
Warrington 15
Salford 2
Swinton
bye
Swinton 38
Rochdale Hornets 3
Rochdale Hornets 15
Wigan Highfield 11
Swinton 3(0)(0)
Salford 3(0)(8)
Broughton Rangers 9
St. Helens 10
St. Helens 8(3)
Salford 8(13)
Salford
bye

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • 1 This was the first Lancashire Cup match to be played on this new ground.
  • 2 Central Park was the home ground of Wigan.

References[edit]