The Final returned to Wembley following the end of World War II. Wakefield Trinity beat Wigan 13-12 in front of a crowd of 54,730. This was Wakefield Trinity’s second Challenge Cup Final win in three Final appearances. Their centre, Billy Stott was awarded the inaugural Lance Todd Trophy for man-of-the-match.
The tri-nation tournament was played between November 1945 and March 1946 as single round robin games between England, France and Wales. This was the fifth Rugby League European Championship, and was won by England on points average. Match Details