1930–31 Challenge Cup

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1930–31 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Winners Halifax
Runners-up York

The 1930–31 Challenge Cup was the 31st staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
07 Feb Bradford Northern 0 York 11
07 Feb Broughton Rangers 19 Hull Kingston Rovers 0
07 Feb Castleford 0 Hull FC 0
07 Feb Dewsbury 2 Halifax 3
07 Feb Featherstone Rovers 2 Swinton 7
07 Feb Golden Lions 3 Bramley 7
07 Feb Huddersfield 60 Brookland 2
07 Feb Hunslet 11 Wakefield Trinity 0
07 Feb Leigh 7 Leeds 24
07 Feb Lindley 2 Rochdale Hornets 13
07 Feb Oldham 20 Widnes 5
07 Feb St Helens Recs 19 Barrow 11
07 Feb St Helens 46 Keighley 4
07 Feb Salford 16 Batley 3
07 Feb Warrington 16 Wigan 12
07 Feb Wigan Highfield 41 Featherstone Jrs 3
12 Feb Hull FC 4 Castleford 5

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
21 Feb Bramley 0 Oldham 11
21 Feb Castleford 2 St Helens 8
21 Feb Rochdale Hornets 7 Broughton Rangers 15
21 Feb Salford 9 Leeds 0
21 Feb Swinton 0 Halifax 2
21 Feb Warrington 9 St Helens Recs 0
21 Feb Wigan Highfield 13 Hunslet 12
21 Feb York 13 Huddersfield 2

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
07 Mar Broughton Rangers 7 St Helens 8
07 Mar Halifax 2 Oldham 2
07 Mar Wigan Highfield 3 Warrington 17
07 Mar York 12 Salford 2
09 Mar Oldham 2 Halifax 2
16 Mar Halifax 5 Oldham 2

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
28 Mar York 15 Warrington 5
28 Mar Halifax 11 St Helens 2

Final[edit]

Halifax beat York 22-8 in the final at Wembley before a crowd of 40,368.

This was Halifax’s third Challenge Cup final win in four Cup Final appearances.

To date this was the only Challenge Cup Final appearance by York.[2]

02 May 1931
Halifax 22 - 8 York
Tries: Bland, Ivor Davies, Higgins (2)
Goals: Adams (4)
DG Dick Davies
Report Tries: Harold Thomas (2)
Goals Pascoe
Wembley, London
Attendance: 40,368

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Challenge Cup 1930/31". Rugby League Project. 
  2. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07.