20th March 1954: Wigan 0 Halifax 2
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Wigan 0 Halifax 2 - Saturday 20th March 1954
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Challenge Cup Quarter Final
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jack Cunliffe, 2. Billy Boston, 3. Jack Broome, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Brian Nordgren, 6. Jack Fleming, 7. Johnny Alty

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ken Gee, 9. Ronnie Mather, 10. Roy Williams, 11. Nat Silcock, 12. Brian McTigue, 13. Harry Street


WiganlTries:l (None)
WiganlGoals:l (None)

HalifaxlBacks:l 1. Griffiths, 2. Daniels, 3. Lynch, 4. Todd, 5. Bevan, 6. Dean, 7. Kielty
HalifaxlForwards:l

8. Thorley, 9. Ackerley, 10. Wilkinson, 11. Fearnley, 12. Schofield, 13. Clarkson


HalifaxlTries:l (None)
HalifaxlGoals:l Griffiths 1
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Summary:l

Wigan had refused to take penalty goal shots early in this cup quarter final tie against Halifax at Central Park and this proved costly because Halifax began to get on top, kicked one themselves and that proved enough to win the tie.

Referee:l R.Gelder (Wakefield)

1953-1954 Challenge Cup Quarter Final Results

Saturday 20th March 1954
Hunslet 16 Huddersfield 7
Leeds 31 Workington Town 11
Warrington 26 York 5
Wigan 0 Halifax 2

1953-1954 Challenge Cup Semi Final Results

Saturday 4th April 1954
Hunslet 3 Halifax 18 (at Odsal Stadium, Bradford)
Warrington 8 Leeds 4 (at Station Road, Swinton)

1953-1954 Challenge Cup Final Result

Saturday 24th April 1954
Halifax 4 Warrington 4 (at Wembley Stadium)

Wednesday 5th May 1954
Replay: Warrington 8 Halifax 4 (at Odsal Stadium, Bradford)