1990 Challenge Cup

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1990 Silk Cut Challenge Cup
Duration 6 Rounds
Winners Wigancolours.svg Wigan
Runners-up Wolvescolours.svg Warrington
Lance Todd Trophy Wigancolours.svg Andy Gregory

The 1990 Challenge Cup was the 89th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup. Known as the Silk Cut Challenge Cup for sponsorship reasons, the final was contested by Wigan and Warrington at Wembley. Wigan won the match 36–14.

Preliminary Round[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
14 Jan Fulham Doncaster 23-16
14 Jan Leeds Bradford Northern 8-24
14 Jan Oldham Huddersfield 30-8
14 Jan St Helens Castleford 39-12

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
27 Jan Warrington Featherstone Rovers 20-12
28 Jan Barrow Sheffield Eagles 12-22
28 Jan Bramley St Helens 14-22
28 Jan Fulham Ryedale-York 14-14
28 Jan Hull FC Halifax 46-0
28 Jan Hull Kingston Rovers Wigan 4-6
28 Jan Nottingham Dewsbury 2-32
28 Jan Oldham Workington Town 30-8
28 Jan Runcorn Bradford Northern 12-22
28 Jan Salford Bisons 56-6
28 Jan Swinton Wakefield Trinity 10-10
28 Jan Trafford Hunslet 14-7
28 Jan Whitehaven Leigh 23-22
28 Jan Widnes Batley 26-10
30 Jan Chorley Keighley 6-12
30 Jan Rochdale Hornets Carlisle 38-6
31 Jan - replay Ryedale-York Fulham 12-16
31 Jan - replay Wakefield Trinity Swinton 32-4

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
10 Feb Hull FC St Helens 12-24
11 Feb Fulham Bradford Northern 2-20
11 Feb Salford Oldham 7-18
11 Feb Wakefield Trinity Sheffield Eagles 27-12
11 Feb Warrington Trafford 20-11
11 Feb Whitehaven Keighley 46-10
11 Feb Widnes Rochdale Hornets 22-16
11 Feb Wigan Dewsbury 30-6

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
24 Feb Wakefield Trinity Wigan 14-26
25 Feb Bradford Northern Warrington 10-12
25 Feb St Helens Whitehaven 44-10
25 Feb Widnes Oldham 4-16

Semi finals[edit]

10 March 1990
Wigan 20 – 14 St. Helens
Try: Hampson, Byrne, Goodway
Goal: Lydon (4)
Report Try: Devine, Quirk
Goal: Loughlin (3)
Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 26,489

31 March 1990
Warrington 10 – 6 Oldham
Try: Crompton, Forster
Goal: Turner
Report Try: Irving
Goal: Platt
Central Park, Wigan
Attendance: 15,631

Final[edit]

28 April 1990
Wigan 36 – 14 Warrington
Try: Betts, Preston (2), Iro (2), Hanley
Goal: Lydon (6)
Report Try: Gregory, Lyon
Goal: Bishop (2), Darbyshire
Wembley, London
Attendance: 77,729
Man of the Match: Andy Gregory[1]
FB 1 Steve Hampson
RW 2 Joe Lydon
RC 3 Kevin Iro
LC 4 Dean Bell
LW 5 Mark Preston
SO 6 Shaun Edwards
SH 7 Andy Gregory
PR 8 Adrian Shelford
HK 9 Martin Dermott
PR 10 Andy Platt
SR 11 Denis Betts
SR 12 Andy Goodway
LF 13 Ellery Hanley (c)
Substitutions:
IC 14 Bobbie Goulding
IC 15 Ian Gildart
Coach:
John Monie
FB 1 David Lyon
RW 2 Des Drummond
RC 3 Gary Mercer
LC 4 Paul Darbyshire
LW 5 Mark Forster
SO 6 Martin Crompton
SH 7 Paul Bishop
PR 8 Tony Burke
HK 9 Duane Mann
PR 10 Neil Harmon
SR 11 Bob Jackson
SR 12 Gary Sanderson
LF 13 Mike Gregory (c)
Substitutions:
IC 14 Billy McGinty
IC 15 Mark Thomas
Coach:
Brian Johnson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fitzpatrick, Paul (30 April 1990). "Wigan hard men hand monopoly to Monie: Silk Cut Challenge Cup final: Warrington 14, Wigan 36". The Guardian. London. p. 13. 

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