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1947-1948 Challenge Cup Final

Wigan v Bradford Northern - 1947-1948 Challenge Cup Final.
Saturday 1st May 1948. Kick Off 3:00pm at Wembley Stadium, London.

Team Sheets

- Wigan Position Bradford -
1 Martin Ryan Full Back Billy Leake 1
2 Gordon Ratcliffe Winger Eric Batten 2
3 Ted Ward Centre Des Case 3
4 Ernie Ashcroft Centre Ernie Ward 4
5 Jack Hilton Winger Alan Edwards 5
6 Cec Mountford Stand Off Willie Davies 6
7 Tommy Bradshaw Scrum Half Donald Ward 7
8 Ken Gee Prop Frank Whitcombe 8
9 Joe Egan Hooker Vic Darlison 9
10 Frank Barton Prop Herbert Smith 10
11 Les White 2nd Row Barry Tyler 11
12 Billy Blan 2nd Row Trevor Foster 12
13 Bill Hudson L.Forward Ken Traill 13

Score Sheet

Wigan 8 --- Bradford Northern 3
Tries (2):
Jack Hilton
Frank Barton
- Tries (1):
Alan Edwards
Ted Ward 1

Scoring and Incident Pattern

20th Minute Wigan 03 Bradford 00 Try: Jack Hilton
20th Minute Wigan 05 Bradford 00 Conversion: Ted Ward
24th Minute Wigan 05 Bradford 03 Try: Alan Edwards
Half Time Wigan 05 Bradford 03
79th Minute Wigan 08 Bradford 03 Try: Frank Barton
Full Time Wigan 08 Bradford 03

Other Information

Referee: George Phillips (Widnes)
Attendance: 91,465
Weather: Heavy Rain.

Additional Information

Try = 3 points. Goals = 2 Points. Drop Goal = 2 Points.

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