7th February 1948: Wigan 27 Castleford 0
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Wigan 27 Castleford 0 - Saturday 7th February 1948
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Challenge Cup First Round First Leg
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Martin Ryan, 2. Gordon Ratcliffe, 3. Ted Ward, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Jack Hilton, 6. Ces Mountford, 7. Tommy Bradshaw

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Joe Egan, 10. George Banks, 11. Les White, 12. Billy Blan, 13. Bill Hudson


WiganlTries:l Jack Hilton 2, Gordon Ratcliffe 2, Ernie Ashcroft, Ken Gee, Ces Mountford
WiganlGoals:l Ted Ward 3
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Summary:l

Boosted by the return of Ernie Ashcroft for the first time in a month, Wigan won comprehensively over Castleford in the First Round First Leg Challenge Cup tie at Central Park.

1947-1948 Challenge Cup First Round First Leg Results

Saturday 7th February 1948
Barrow 18 Halifax 4
Batley 0 Dewsbury 2
Bramley 3 Vine Tavern 3 (Abandoned after 43 Minutes due to Collapsed Goal Post - Result Void)*
Featherstone Rovers 3 Leigh 18
Huddersfield 6 Bradford Northern 2
Hull 23 Swinton 2
Hull Kingston Rovers 12 Oldham 5
Keighley 11 Risehow and Gillhead 0
Leeds 23 York 9
Liverpool Stanley 0 Belle Vue Rangers 9
Rochdale Hornets 13 Pemberton Rovers 0
Salford 2 Wakefield Trinity 13
St Helens 48 Buslingthorpe Vale 0
Warrington 10 Workington Town 0
Widnes 5 Hunslet 3
Wigan 27 Castleford 0

Saturday 21st February 1948
Bramley 10 Vine Tavern 3 (Agg: 27-8)*

*First Leg was replayed after the second leg had been played as scheduled.