1912 Challenge Cup

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1911–12 Challenge Cup
Duration 5 rounds
Highest attendance 15,271
Winners Ramscolours.svg Dewsbury
Runners-up Oldhamcolours.svg Oldham

The 1911–12 Challenge Cup was the 16th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[1]

The final was contested by Dewsbury and Oldham at Headingley Rugby Stadium in Leeds.[2]

The final was played on Saturday, 27 April 1912, where Dewsbury caused an upset to beat Oldham 8–5 at Headingley in front of a crowd of 15,271.[3][4]

Dewsbury won the Challenge Cup in their first appearance in the final.[5]

First round[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
17 Feb Barrow St Helens 13-3
17 Feb Batley Runcorn 22-0
17 Feb Beverley Hull Kingston Rovers 5-34
17 Feb Bradford Northern Rochdale Hornets 0-13
17 Feb Broughton Rangers Bramley 25-3
17 Feb Coventry Oldham 3-21
17 Feb Dewsbury Lane End Utd 36-9
17 Feb Halifax Ebbw Vale 10-2
17 Feb Huddersfield Swinton 30-0
17 Feb Hull FC York 20-8
17 Feb Leigh Hunslet 13-0
17 Feb Millom Keighley 0-11
17 Feb Normanton St John's Warrington 6-6
17 Feb Wakefield Trinity Leeds 10-2
17 Feb Widnes Salford 3-8
17 Feb Wigan Wg. Highfield 35-10
19 Feb - replay Warrington Normanton St John's 75-0

Second round[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
02 Mar Barrow Batley 0-0
02 Mar Halifax Broughton Rangers 19-8
02 Mar Hull FC Rochdale Hornets 27-5
02 Mar Hull Kingston Rovers Warrington 3-3
02 Mar Keighley Wakefield Trinity 2-13
02 Mar Leigh Huddersfield 6-33
02 Mar Oldham Wigan 12-8
02 Mar Salford Dewsbury 8-9
05 Mar - replay Batley Barrow 7-5
06 Mar - replay Warrington Hull Kingston Rovers 3-0

Quarter-finals[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
23 Mar Dewsbury Batley 5-2
23 Mar Hull FC Halifax 2-11
23 Mar Oldham Huddersfield 2-0
23 Mar Warrington Wakefield Trinity 3-3
27 Mar - replay Wakefield Trinity Warrington 10-5

Semi-finals[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
13 Apr Halifax Dewsbury 5-8
13 Apr Oldham Wakefield Trinity 17-0

Final[edit]

Date Team One Team Two Score
27 Apr Dewsbury Oldham 8-5

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 7 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "No 6: 1912, Dewsbury 8-5 Oldham". BBC. 27 February 2004. Retrieved 7 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 11 August 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2017. 

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