1905 Challenge Cup

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1904–05 Challenge Cup
Duration 6 rounds
Highest attendance 19,638
Winners Wolvescolours.svg Warrington
Runners-up HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers

The 1904–05 Challenge Cup was the 9th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

The final was contested by Warrington and Hull Kingston Rovers at Headingley in Leeds.[2]

The final was played on Saturday 29 April 1905, where Warrington beat Hull KR 6–0 at Headingley in front of a crowd of 19,638.[3]

Warrington won the Cup at their third attempt in a final.[4]

Qualifier[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
18 Feb Barrow St.George's 2 Morecambe 8
18 Feb Barrow 11 Millom 0
18 Feb Beverley 2 York 9
18 Feb Bramley 0 Keighley 3
18 Feb Brighouse Rangers 6 Normanton 8
18 Feb Brookland 5 Maryport 10
18 Feb Castleford 24 Lancaster 7
18 Feb Huddersfield 20 Vic Rangers 3
18 Feb Ossett 5 Sharlston Rovers 0
18 Feb Pontefract 2 Dewsbury 22
18 Feb Rochdale Hornets 2 Chadderton 0
18 Feb Rochdale Rangers 10 Egerton 9
18 Feb Seaton Rangers 3 Parton 5
25 Feb Brookland 2 Maryport 0

First Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
04 Mar Batley 13 Barrow 5
04 Mar Bradford 42 Castleford 5
04 Mar Brookland 5 Hull Kingston Rovers 73
04 Mar Broughton Rangers 8 Runcorn 0
04 Mar Halifax 2 Dewsbury 0
04 Mar Huddersfield 5 York 0
04 Mar Hull FC 52 Leigh Shamrocks 0
04 Mar Hunslet 22 Parton 3
04 Mar Keighley 8 Salford 0
04 Mar Leeds 20 Ossett 0
04 Mar Leigh 3 Wigan 0
04 Mar Oldham 16 Normanton 3
04 Mar St Helens 9 Rochdale Rangers 2
04 Mar Swinton 8 Rochdale Hornets 3
04 Mar Warrington 30 Morecambe 0
04 Mar Widnes 3 Wakefield Trinity 5
22 Mar Wigan 5 Leigh 0

Second Round[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
18 Mar Batley 10 Oldham 14
18 Mar Broughton Rangers 18 St Helens 0
18 Mar Huddersfield 3 Wakefield Trinity 3
18 Mar Hull FC 5 Hunslet 7
18 Mar Hull Kingston Rovers 3 Leeds 0
18 Mar Swinton 0 Bradford 6
18 Mar Warrington 3 Keighley 3
21 Mar Keighley 0 Warrington 7
22 Mar Wakefield Trinity 7 Huddersfield 0
25 Mar Wigan 5 Halifax 2

Quarter Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
01 Apr Broughton Rangers 16 Wakefield Trinity 10
01 Apr Hull Kingston Rovers 8 Hunslet 2
01 Apr Oldham 0 Bradford 0
01 Apr Warrington 13 Wigan 0
05 Apr Bradford 8 Oldham 5

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Team One Score One Team Two Score Two
15 Apr Hull Kingston Rovers 10 Broughton Rangers 6
15 Apr Warrington 7 Bradford 2

Final[edit]

29 April 1905
Warrington 6 – 0 Hull Kingston Rovers
Report
Headingley, Leeds
Attendance: 19,638

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Huxley; David Howes (1980). Encyclopedia of Rugby League Football. London: Robert Hale. p. 41-43. ISBN 0-7091-8133-7. 
  2. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 191. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2. 
  3. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 26 September 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 11 August 2009. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 

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