27th October 1945: Wigan 3 Widnes 7 (Lancashire Cup Final)
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Wigan 3 Widnes 7 - Saturday 27th October 1945
Venue: Wilderspool, Warrington
Competition: Lancashire Cup Final
Kick Off: 3:30pm

Wigan Backs:l 1. Martin Ryan, 2. Gordon Ratcliffe, 3. Ernie Ashcroft, 4. Ted Toohey, 5. Ted Ward, 6. Jack Fleming, 7. Tommy Bradshaw
Wigan Forwards:l 8. Ken Gee, 9. Joe Egan, 10. George Banks, 11. Harry Atkinson, 12. Frank Barton, 13. Jack Blan

Wigan Tries:l Ted Toohey
Wigan Goals:l (None)

Widnes Backs:l 1. Joe Bourke, 2. Mick Roberts, 3. Colin Hutton, 4. Arthur Dagnall, 5. Austin Malone, 6. Charlie Reynolds, 7. Tommy McCue
Widnes Forwards:l 8. Alec Higgins, 9. Jack Hayes, 10. Hugh McDowell, 11. Robert Roberts, 12. Fred Higgins, 13. Harry Millington

Widnes Tries:l Charlie Reynolds
Widnes Goals:l Colin Hutton 2


No scoring took place in the first half of this Lancashire Cup Final. Wigan though started the second half well and claimed a try from Ted Toohey but Martin Ryan couldn't convert. Widnes hit back with a try from Charlie Reynolds which made it 5-3 to them after Colin Hutton converted and he chipped a penalty later to send the Lancashire Cup to Widnes. Wigan overall had been disappointing in front of a crowd of 28,184 who paid 2,600 for the privilege.