1993 Challenge Cup

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1993 Silk Cut Challenge Cup
Duration 6 Rounds
Winners Wigancolours.svg Wigan
Runners-up Widnes colours.svg Widnes
Lance Todd Trophy Wigancolours.svg Dean Bell

The 1993 Challenge Cup was the 92nd 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 Widnes at Wembley. Wigan won the match 20–14.[1][2]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
13 Jan Widnes Swinton 62-14
17 Jan Batley Blackpool 20-10
17 Jan Wigan Hull FC 40-2

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
30 Jan Warrington Castleford 6-21
31 Jan Bradford Northern Workington Town 28-18
31 Jan Chorley Borough Batley 6-20
31 Jan Dewsbury Wigan 4-20
30 Jan Featherstone Rovers St Helens 22-24
31 Jan Halifax Carlisle 66-16
31 Jan Huddersfield Nottingham 66-1
31 Jan Hull Kingston Rovers Bramley 30-0
31 Jan Hunslet Ryedale-York 27-22
31 Jan Keighley Highfield 86-0
31 Jan Leeds Barrow 54-18
31 Jan Oldham London 34-6
31 Jan Rochdale Hornets Doncaster 34-13
31 Jan Salford Wakefield Trinity 12-20
31 Jan Sheffield Eagles Leigh 32-5
31 Jan Whitehaven Widnes 8-20

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
13 Feb Sheffield Widnes 6-52
14 Feb Wakefield Trinity Bradford Northern 18-20
14 Feb Wigan St Helens 23-3
14 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers Keighley 30-28
14 Feb Halifax Batley 30-20
14 Feb Oldham Huddersfield 20-17
14 Feb Castleford Hunslet 34-16
17 Feb Leeds Rochdale 68-6

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
27 Feb Halifax Wigan 18-19
27 Feb Hull Kingston Rovers Widnes 4-4
28 Feb Oldham Bradford Northern 4-42
03 Mar Leeds Castleford 12-8
03 Mar Widnes Hull Kingston Rovers 16-11

Semi finals[edit]

13 March 1993
Widnes 39 – 4 Leeds
Try: Davies (2), Myers (2), Currier, Devereux, Spruce
Goal: Davies (5)
Drop goal: Goulding
Report Goal: Irving (2)
Central Park, Wigan
Attendance: 13,823

27 March 1993
Wigan 15 – 6 Bradford Northern
Try: Hampson, Farrar
Goal: Botica (3)
Drop goal: Edwards
Report Try: Simpson
Goal: Hobbs
Elland Road, Leeds
Attendance: 20,085

Final[edit]

1 May 1993
Wigan 20 – 14 Widnes
Try: Skerrett, Bell, Panapa
Goal: Botica (4)
Report Try: Eyres, Sorensen
Goal: Davies (3)
Wembley, London
Attendance: 78,348
Man of the Match: Dean Bell[3]
FB 1 Steve Hampson
RW 2 Jason Robinson
RC 3 Joe Lydon
LC 4 Andrew Farrar
LW 5 Martin Offiah
SO 6 Frano Botica
SH 7 Shaun Edwards
PR 8 Kelvin Skerrett
HK 9 Martin Dermott
PR 10 Andy Platt
SR 11 Denis Betts
SR 12 Phil Clarke
LF 13 Dean Bell (c)
Substitutions:
IC 14 Sam Panapa
IC 15 Andy Farrell
Coach:
John Monie
FB 1 Stuart Spruce
RW 2 John Devereux
RC 3 Andy Currier
LC 4 Darren Wright
LW 5 David Myers
SO 6 Jonathan Davies
SH 7 Bobbie Goulding
PR 8 Kurt Sorensen
HK 9 Paul Hulme (c)
PR 10 Harvey Howard
SR 11 Esene Faimalo
SR 12 Richard "Richie" Eyres
LF 13 David Hulme
Substitutions:
IC 14 Julian O'Neill
IC 15 Steve McCurrie
Coach:
Phil Larder

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""For the Record." Times [London, England] 15 Feb. 1993". The Times Digital Archive. 
  2. ^ ""For the Record." Times [London, England] 1 Mar. 1993". The Times Digital Archive. 
  3. ^ Wilson, Paul (2 May 1993). "Wigan battle to Cup glory". The Observer. London. p. 44. 

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