1949–50 Challenge Cup

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1949–50 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Winners Wolvescolours.svg Warrington
Runners-up Widnes colours.svg Widnes

The 1949–50 Challenge Cup was the 49th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
04 Feb Barrow 5 Hull FC 10
04 Feb Batley 10 Castleford 9
04 Feb Belle Vue Rangers 20 Whitehaven 2
04 Feb Broughton Moor 5 Wakefield Trinity 28
04 Feb Cardiff 10 Salford 15
04 Feb Featherstone Rovers 19 Bramley 2
04 Feb Huddersfield 6 Dewsbury 9
04 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers 2 Warrington 12
04 Feb Leeds 14 Leigh 7
04 Feb Oldham 5 Bradford Northern 16
04 Feb St Helens 10 Halifax 6
04 Feb Swinton 24 Liverpool 10
04 Feb Widnes 15 Rochdale Hornets 2
04 Feb Workington Town 0 Keighley 5
04 Feb Boys Club 7 Hunslet 45
04 Feb York 2 Wigan 38
11 Feb Bradford Northern 6 Oldham 8
11 Feb Bramley 5 Featherstone Rovers 2
11 Feb Castleford 6 Batley 6
11 Feb Dewsbury 4 Huddersfield 2
11 Feb Halifax 2 St Helens 0
11 Feb Hull FC 0 Barrow 11
11 Feb Hunslet 18 Boys Club 9
11 Feb Keighley 4 Workington Town 3
11 Feb Leigh 7 Leeds 2
11 Feb Liverpool 9 Swinton 25
11 Feb Rochdale Hornets 0 Widnes 27
11 Feb Salford 20 Cardiff 5
11 Feb Wakefield Trinity 73 Broughton Moor 3
11 Feb Warrington 24 Hull Kingston Rovers 4
11 Feb Whitehaven 12 Belle Vue Rangers 0
11 Feb Wigan 65 York 15

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
25 Feb Barrow 6 Featherstone Rovers 2
25 Feb Belle Vue Rangers 6 Hunslet 17
25 Feb Leeds 7 Wigan 2
25 Feb Salford 2 St Helens 9
25 Feb Warrington 17 Swinton 2
02 Mar Batley 4 Widnes 12
06 Mar Bradford Northern 13 Keighley 2
06 Mar Wakefield Trinity 2 Dewsbury 2
08 Mar Dewsbury 10 Wakefield Trinity 15

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
11 Mar Leeds 14 Wakefield Trinity 8
11 Mar St Helens 0 Bradford Northern 0
11 Mar Warrington 21 Hunslet 7
11 Mar Widnes 12 Barrow 7
15 Mar Bradford Northern 11 St Helens 0

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
01 Apr Warrington 16 Leeds 4
01 Apr Widnes 8 Bradford Northern 0

Final[edit]

Warrington beat Widnes 19-0 in the final played at Wembley in front of a crowd of 94,249, this was Warrington’s third Cup Final win in nine Final appearances. In the match Albert Naughton, at centre for Warrington opposed his older brother Johnny, who was in the Widnes second row,[2] this was the second successive Final that the losing side had failed to score.[3] The Warrington Scrum-half/Halfback Gerry Helme won the Lance Todd Trophy for man-of-the-match.

Final[edit]

6 May 1950
Warrington 19 – 0 Widnes
Try Ryder, Bath, Knowelden
Goals Palin (3)
DG Palin
[4]
Wembley, London
Attendance: 94,249
Referee/s: A S Dobson (Pontefract)
Man of the Match: Gerry Helme
1 Les 'Cowboy' Jones
2 Brian Bevan
3 Ron Ryder
4 Albert Naughton
5 Albert E. Johnson
6 Bryn Knowelden
7 Gerry Helme
8 William "Billy" Derbyshire
9 Harold H. 'Ike' Fishwick
10 Ron Fisher
11 Harry Bath (c)
12 Gerry Lowe
13 Harold Palin
Coach:
Chris Brockbank
1 Frank Bradley[5]
2 John Parkes[6]
3 Colin Hutton
4 Tommy Sale (c)
5 xAustin 'Gus' Malone
6 Jackie Fleming
7 Harry 'Tich' Anderson[7]
8 Charlie Reynolds[8]
9 Johnny Naughton[9]
10 Fred Leigh[10]
11 Charlie Wilcox[11]
12 Robert Band[12]
13 Ron Rowbottom[13]
Coach:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Challenge Cup 1949/50". Rugby League Project. 
  2. ^ news.bbc.co.uk (11 May 2004). "Cup final facts". BBC Sport. UK: BBC. Retrieved 6 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "RFL All Time Records". Archived from the original on 2009-09-16. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  4. ^ "OUR RUGBY FOOTBALL CORRESPONDENT. "Rugby League Cup." Times [London, England] 8 May 1950". The Times Digital Archive. 
  5. ^ "Frank Bradley Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  6. ^ "John ParkesStatistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  7. ^ "Harry 'Tich' Anderson Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  8. ^ "Charlie Reynolds Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  9. ^ "Johnny Naughton Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  10. ^ "Fred Leigh Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  11. ^ "Charlie Wilcox Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  12. ^ "Robert Band Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  13. ^ "Ron Rowbottom Statistics at rugby.widnes.tv". rugby.widnes.tv. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.