1935–36 Challenge Cup

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1935–36 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Winners Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds
Runners-up Wolvescolours.svg Warrington

The 1935–36 Challenge Cup was the 36th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
08 Feb Acton and Willesden 0 Liverpool 0
08 Feb Barrow 8 Warrington 17
08 Feb Batley 8 Bradford Northern 25
08 Feb Bramley 0 Hunslet 13
08 Feb Castleford 16 Rochdale Hornets 3
08 Feb Featherstone Rovers 8 York 13
08 Feb Halifax 10 Keighley 5
08 Feb Higginshaw 2 Oldham 38
08 Feb Huddersfield 12 Broughton Rangers 11
08 Feb Hull FC 16 St Helens 6
08 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers 5 Streatham and Mitcha 18
08 Feb Leeds 18 Dewsbury 7
08 Feb Leigh 49 Seaton Rangers 4
08 Feb Salford 20 St Helens Recs 3
08 Feb Swinton 2 Wakefield Trinity 9
08 Feb Wigan 26 Widnes 9
17 Feb Liverpool 29 Acton and Willesden 3

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
22 Feb Bradford Northern 0 Wakefield Trinity 3
22 Feb Castleford 8 Leigh 0
22 Feb Halifax 2 Warrington 2
22 Feb Huddersfield 8 York 2
22 Feb Hull FC 9 Liverpool 0
22 Feb Hunslet 2 Salford 2
22 Feb Oldham 4 Wigan 15
22 Feb Streatham and Mitcham 3 Leeds 13
22 Feb Salford 20 Hunslet 2
27 Feb Warrington 18 Halifax 15

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
07 Mar Huddersfield 12 Wakefield Trinity 0
07 Mar Hull FC 4 Leeds 5
07 Mar Salford 5 Castleford 4
07 Mar Warrington 5 Wigan 2

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
21 Mar Warrington 7 Salford 2
21 Mar Leeds 10 Huddersfield 5

Final[edit]

Leeds beat Warrington 18-2 in the Challenge Cup Final played at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 18 April 1936 before a crowd of 51,250.

Evan Williams' three goals gave Leeds the victory.[2]

This was Leeds’ fourth Challenge Cup Final win in as many Final appearances.[3]

18 April 1936
Leeds 18 - 2 Warrington
Tries: Isaacs, F Harris, E Harris, Parker
Goals: E Williams (3)
DG Ralph
Report Goals Shankland
Wembley, London
Attendance: 51,250 (HT 10-2)
Referee: A S Dobson (Featherstone)
1 Jim Brough (c)
2 Eric Harris
3 Fred Harris
4 Gwyn Parker
5 Stan Brogden
6 Dicky Ralph
7 Evan Williams
8 Stan J. Satterthwaite
9 J. Hall
10 Harry Dyer
11 Ken Jubb
12 Aubrey Casewell
13 Iorrie Isaacs
1 Bill Shankland (c)
2 J. W. "Jack" Garratt
3 A. B. "Ben" Hawker
4 Billy Dingsdale
5 Griff Jenkins
6 Jimmy Newcombe
7 P. J. "Jack" Goodall
8 Sammy Hardman
9 Dave Cotton
10 Jack Miller
11 Mick Flannery
12 Jack Arkwright
13 Jack Chadwick

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Challenge Cup 1935/36". Rugby League Project. 
  2. ^ "On This Day - 18 April 2006". therhinos.co.uk. Leeds Rhinos. Retrieved 7 February 2018. 
  3. ^ "RFL All Time Records". Archived from the original on 2009-09-16. Retrieved 2009-08-07.