1932–33 Lancashire Cup

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1932-33 Lancashire Cup
Structure Regional knockout championship
Teams 13
Winners Warrington
Runners-up St. Helens
Seasons

The 1932–33 Lancashire Cup was the twenty-fifth occasion on which the Lancashire Cup completion had been held. Warrington won the trophy by beating St. Helens by 10-9 in the final.

Competition and Results[edit]

The number of teams entering this year’s competition remained at 13 and the same fixture format was retained. There was only one bye in the first round but now also a “blank” or “dummy” fixture, this also resulted in one bye in the second round.[1]

Round 1[edit]

Involved 6 matches (with one bye and one “blank” fixture) and 13 Clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 08 Oct 1932 Broughton Rangers 8-6 Wigan Highfield The Cliff
2 Sat 08 Oct 1932 St Helens Recs 5-5 Oldham City Road
3 Sat 08 Oct 1932 Rochdale Hornets 8-8 Salford Athletic Grounds
4 Sat 08 Oct 1932 Warrington 24-14 Barrow Wilderspool [2]
5 Sat 08 Oct 1932 Widnes 5-10 St. Helens Naughton Park [3][4]
6 Sat 08 Oct 1932 Wigan 14-3 Leigh Central Park [5]
7 Swinton bye
8 blank blank

Round 1 – Replays[edit]

Involved 2 matches

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Mon 10 Oct 1932 Oldham 4-0 St Helens Recs Watersheddings 1
2 Wed 12 Oct 1932 Salford 26-13 Rochdale Hornets The Willows

Round 1 – Second Replays[edit]

Involved 1 match

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Thu 13 Oct 1932 Oldham 7-7 St Helens Recs Watersheddings

Round 1 – Third Replays[edit]

Involved 1 match

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Mon 17 Oct 1932 St Helens Recs 9-6 Oldham The Willows

Round 2 - Quarter Finals[edit]

Involved 3 matches (with one bye) and 7 Clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Wed 19 Oct 1932 Salford 25-11 Swinton The Willows
2 Mon 24 Oct 1932 St. Helens 22-4 Broughton Rangers Knowsley Road [4]
3 Wed 26 Oct 1932 Warrington 11-8 St Helens Recs Wilderspool [2]
4 Wigan bye [5]

Round 3 – Semi-Finals[edit]

Involved 2 matches and 4 Clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Wed 02 Nov 1932 Salford 2-2 St. Helens The Willows [4]
2 Thu 03 Nov 1932 Warrington 21-10 Wigan Wilderspool [5][2]

Round 3 – Semi-Finals – Replays[edit]

Involved 1 match

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Mon 07 Nov 1932 St. Helens 17-10 Salford Knowsley Road [4]

Final[edit]

The final was played at Central Park, Wigan, (historically in the county of Lancashire). The attendance was 28,500 and receipts £1,675, the attendance was again a new record - beating last year's total of 26,471.

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
Saturday 19 November 1932 Warrington 10-9 St. Helens Central Park 28,500 £1,675 2 3 [2][4][6]

Teams and Scorers[4][2][7][edit]

Warrington St. Helens
part team teams
Billy Holding 1 Bob Jones[1]
Bill Shankland 2 Roy Hardgrave[2]
Billy Dingsdale 3 George Lewis
Thomas "Tubby" Thompson 4 Teddy Butler[3]
5 Alf Ellaby
6 Jack Garvey
Dai Davies 7 Harry Frodsham[4]
8 Bob Atkin[5]
9 Dave Cotton[6]
10 Ben Halfpenny
11 Albert Fildes
12 Jack Arkwright
Player positions may differ 13 Walter Groves[7]
10 score 9
5 HT 7
Scorers
Tries
Dai Davies (1) T Albert Fildes (1)
Thomas "Tubby" Thompson (1) T
Goals
Billy Holding (2) G George Lewis (3)
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
                       
Warrington 24
Barrow 14
Warrington 11
St Helens Recs 8
St Helens Recs 5-0A-7-9
Oldham 5-4A-7-6
Warrington 21
Wigan 10
Wigan 14
Leigh 3
Wigan
bye
blank
blank
Warrington 10
St. Helens 9
Rochdale Hornets 8 - 13
Salford 8 - 26
Salford 25
Swinton 11
Swinton
bye
Salford 2 - 10
St. Helens 2 - 17
Widnes 5
St. Helens 10
St. Helens 22
Broughton Rangers 4
Broughton Rangers 8
Wigan Highfield 6

Notes and comments[edit]

1 * Match abandoned after 40 minutes

2 * The attendance of 28,500 was a new record for a Lancashire Cup final attendance

3 * Central Park was the home ground of Wigan with a final capacity of 18,000, although the record attendance was 47,747 for Wigan v St Helens 27 March 1959

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