1933–34 Challenge Cup

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1933–34 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Winners Hunsletcolours.svg Hunslet
Runners-up Widnes colours.svg Widnes

The 1933–34 Challenge Cup was the 34th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup during the 1933–34 season.[1]

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
10 Feb Batley 11 Halifax 12
10 Feb Bradford Northern 6 St Helens 34
10 Feb Bramley 20 Dearham 11
10 Feb Broughton Rangers 3 Castleford 9
10 Feb Featherstone Rovers 4 Huddersfield 19
10 Feb Hull FC 6 Rochdale Hornets 5
10 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers 18 Wigan Rangers 2
10 Feb Hull St Mary's 2 London 32
10 Feb Keighley 4 Warrington 4
10 Feb Leigh 6 Hunslet 8
10 Feb Oldham 19 Dewsbury 2
10 Feb Pendlebury Jnrs 3 St Helens Recs 32
10 Feb Salford 15 Barrow 2
10 Feb Wakefield Trinity 7 Wigan 14
10 Feb Widnes 12 Leeds 3
10 Feb York 0 Swinton 0
14 Feb Swinton 5 York 15
14 Feb Warrington 15 Keighley 9

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
24 Feb Bramley 17 St Helens 12
24 Feb Castleford 4 Hunslet 4
24 Feb Huddersfield 11 Hull FC 7
24 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers 0 Widnes 10
24 Feb London 19 Warrington 5
24 Feb St Helens Recs 7 Oldham 7
24 Feb Salford 5 Halifax 9
24 Feb Wigan 7 York 13
28 Feb Hunslet 23 Castleford 0
28 Feb Oldham 18 St Helens Recs 5

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
10 Mar Huddersfield 21 London 2
10 Mar Hunslet 2 York 0
10 Mar Oldham 8 Bramley 6
15 Mar Halifax 3 Widnes 5

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
24 Mar Widnes 7 Oldham 4
24 Mar Hunslet 12 Huddersfield 7

Final[edit]

Hunslet defeated Widnes 11-5 in the final at Wembley before a crowd of 41,280.

This was Hunslet’s second Cup Final win, the first being in 1907–08, in their third Cup Final appearance.[2]

05 May 1934
Hunslet 11 - 5 Widnes
Tries: Morrell, Beverley, Smith
Goals: Tolson
Report Tries: McDowell
Goals Ratcliffe
Wembley, London
Attendance: 41,280 (HT 5-3)
Referee/s: A Holbrook (Warrington)
1 Jack Walkington (c)
2 George Dennis
3 Cyril Morrell
4 Ernest Winter
5 George Broughton
6 George Todd
7 William S. Thornton
8 Len Smith
9 Leslie White
10 Mark Tolson
11 Hector Crowther
12 Harry Beverley
13 Frank 'Dolly' Dawson
1 Walter Bradley[3]
2 Harry Owen
3 Peter Topping[4]
4 Percy Jacks[5]
5 Alf Gallimore[6]
6 Thomas Shannon
7 Tommy McCue
8 Nat Silcock (c)
9 Jimmy Jones
10 Alec Higgins
11 Hugh McDowell
12 Harry Millington
13 Albert Ratcliffe[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Challenge Cup 1933/34". Rugby League Project. 
  2. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2010-01-06. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  3. ^ "Walter Bradley Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "Peter Topping Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  5. ^ "Percy Jacks Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  6. ^ "Alf Gallimore Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  7. ^ "Albert Ratcliffe Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.