1906–07 Lancashire Cup

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1906–07 Lancashire Cup
Structure Regional knockout competition
Teams 13
Winners Broughton Rangers
Runners-up Warrington
Seasons

The 1906–07 Lancashire Cup was the second year that the competition was conducted and saw two clubs fight it out for the right to hold the trophy. This year, the cup was won by Broughton Rangers who beat Warrington at Central Park, Wigan, (historically in the county of Lancashire), by a score of 15-6. The attendance for the final was 14,048 and receipts £392.

Background[edit]

For this season’s competition, Morecambe had left the league and no junior/amateur club were included, but in their place were new league entrants, Wigan Highfield. This resulted in there being 13 teams in the competition (one less than the preceding year) which resulted in three clubs awarded byes in the first round.

Fixtures and results[1][edit]

Round 1[edit]

Involved 5 matches (with three byes) and 16 Clubs

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 13 October 1906 Broughton Rangers 56-3 Wigan Highfield Wheater's Field 1
2 Sat 13 October 1906 St. Helens 14-17 Oldham Knowsley Road [2]
3 Sat 13 October 1906 Salford 12-3 Wigan The Willows [3]
4 Sat 13 October 1906 Warrington 31-18 Leigh Wilderspool [4]
5 Sat 13 October 1906 Widnes 5-14 Runcorn Lowerhouse Lane [5]
6 Swinton bye
7 Rochdale Hornets bye
8 Barrow bye

Round 2 - Quarter Finals[edit]


Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 27 October 1906 Broughton Rangers 25-2 Swinton Wheater's Field
2 Sat 27 October 1906 Oldham 20-2 Rochdale Hornets Watersheddings
3 Sat 27 October 1906 Salford 2-3 Runcorn The Willows
4 Sat 27 October 1906 Warrington 47-14 Barrow Wilderspool [4]

Round 3 – Semi-Finals[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
1 Sat 17 November 1906 Broughton Rangers 5-0 Runcorn Wheater's Field
2 Sat 17 November 1906 Warrington 10-2 Oldham Wilderspool [4]

Final[edit]

Game No Fixture Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Att Rec Notes Ref
Saturday 1 December 1906 Broughton Rangers 15-6 Warrington Central Park 14048 £392-0-0 2 [4][6]

Teams and scorers[4][edit]

Broughton Rangers Warrington
teams
generally unknown 1 generally unknown
2
3
4
5
6
7
George Ruddick 8
at 8 or 10 9
10
11
12
13
15 score 6
5 HT 0
Scorers
Tries
unknown T Ernest Brooks (1)
T George Dickenson (1)
Goals
G
Drop Goals
DG
Referee

Scoring - Try = three (3) points - Goal = two (2) points - Drop goal = two (2) points

The road to success[edit]

First Round Second Round Semi Finals Final
                       
Broughton Rangers 56
Wigan Highfield 3
Broughton Rangers 25
Swinton 2
Swinton
bye
Broughton Rangers 5
Runcorn 0
Salford 12
Wigan 3
Salford 2
Runcorn 3
Widnes 5
Runcorn 14
Broughton Rangers 15
Warrington 6
Warrington 31
Leigh 18
Warrington 47
Barrow 14
Barrow
bye
Warrington 10
Oldham 2
St. Helens 14
Oldham 17
Oldham 20
Rochdale Hornets 2
Rochdale Hornets
bye

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

1 * Wigan Highfield were a new entrant to the league (having replaced Morecambe) – and lost all their league games. They were from the Pemberton area of Wigan. They left the league and folded after just one season.

2 * Central Park was the home ground of Wigan with a final capacity of 18,000, although the record attendance was 47,747 for Wigan v St Helens 27 March 1959

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