22nd September 1952: Leigh 19 Wigan 8
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Leigh 19 Wigan 8 - Monday 22nd September 1952
Venue: Hilton Park, Leigh
Competition: Lancashire Cup Second Round
Kick Off: 6:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Cunliffe, 2. Dai Bevan, 3. George Roughley, 4. Jack Hilton, 5. Brian Nordgren, 6. Jack Broome, 7. Cecil Kelly

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Teddy Cheetham, 10. Frank Collier, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Billy Blan, 13. Harry Street


WiganlTries:l Dai Bevan, Nat Silcock
WiganlGoals:l Teddy Cheetham 1

Leigh Backs:l 1. Ledgard, 2. Chadwick, 3. Allan, 4. Lowe, 5. Kitchen, 6. Baxter, 7. Bradshaw
Leigh Forwards:l

8. Edden, 9. Egan, 10. Owen, 11. Pawsey, 12. Mossop, 13. Foster


Leigh Tries:l Allan, Chadwick, Kitchen
Leigh Goals:l Ledgard 5
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Half Time:l Leigh 5 Wigan 3
Referee:l A.Hill (Dewsbury)

Note:l Wigan suffered bad injuries during this game. Jack Hilton left the field after 25 minutes with a fractured ankle. Later in the match,  Jack Cunliffe suffered
a head injury which saw him moved from Full Back and his replacement Jack Broome "limped so badly he could do little more than hobble about". 

This match was also Wigan's first defeat in the Lancashire Cup tie since losing in Extra Time to St Helens on 30th March 1940.

1952-1953 Lancashire Cup Second Round Results

Monday 22nd September 1952
Leigh 19 Wigan 8

Tuesday 23rd September 1952
St Helens 31 Rochdale Hornets 7

Wednesday 24th September 1952
Workington Town 13 Oldham 10

Second Round Bye: Warrington

1952-1953 Lancashire Cup Semi final Results

Monday 13th October 1952
Workington Town 9 Wigan 13

Tuesday 14th October 1952
Warrington 10 St Helens 17

1952-1953 Lancashire Cup Final Result

Saturday 29th November 1952
Leigh 22 St Helens 5 (at Station Road, Swinton)