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 January 1993 Widnes Swinton 62-14
17 January 1993 Batley Blackpool 20-10
17 January 1993 Wigan Hull FC 40-2

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
30 January 1993 Warrington Castleford 6-21
31 January 1993 Bradford Northern Workington Town 28-18
31 January 1993 Chorley Borough Batley 6-20
31 January 1993 Dewsbury Wigan 4-20
30 January 1993 Featherstone Rovers St Helens 22-24
31 January 1993 Halifax Carlisle 66-16
31 January 1993 Huddersfield Nottingham 66-1
31 January 1993 Hull Kingston Rovers Bramley 30-0
31 January 1993 Hunslet Ryedale-York 27-22
31 January 1993 Keighley Highfield 86-0
31 January 1993 Leeds Barrow 54-18
31 January 1993 Oldham London 34-6
31 January 1993 Rochdale Hornets Doncaster 34-13
31 January 1993 Salford Wakefield Trinity 12-20
31 January 1993 Sheffield Eagles Leigh 32-5
31 January 1993 Whitehaven Widnes 8-20

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
13 February 1993 Sheffield Widnes 6-52
14 February 1993 Wakefield Trinity Bradford Northern 18-20
14 February 1993 Wigan St Helens 23-3
14 February 1993 Hull Kingston Rovers Keighley 30-28
14 February 1993 Halifax Batley 30-20
14 February 1993 Oldham Huddersfield 20-17
14 February 1993 Castleford Hunslet 34-16
17 February 1993 Leeds Rochdale 68-6

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
27 February 1993 Halifax Wigan 18-19
27 February 1993 Hull Kingston Rovers Widnes 4-4
28 February 1993 Oldham Bradford Northern 4-42
3 March 1993 Leeds Castleford 12-8
3 March 1993 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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