21st February 1920: Wigan 64 Healey Street Adults 3
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Wigan 64 Healey Street Adults 3 - Saturday 21st February 1920
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Challenge Cup First Round

WiganlBacks:l

1. William Jolley, 2. Vince Smith, 3. Bert Jenkins, 4. Danny Hurcombe, 5. Harry Hall, 6. George Hesketh, 7. Syd Jerram

WiganlForwards:l

8. Ernie Shaw, 9. Percy Coldrick, 10. Robert Bilkey, 11. Jimmy Lowe, 12. Tom Prescott, 13. Tom Melling


WiganlTries:l

Harry Hall 3, Vince Smith 3, Danny Hurcombe 3, Robert Bilkey, Percy Coldrick, Bert Jenkins, Syd Jerram, Tom Melling, Ernie Shaw

WiganlGoals:l

William Jolley 4, George Hesketh 2, Danny Hurcombe 1, Ernie Shaw 1

Summary:l

Only Robert Bilkey, in what proved to be his last Wigan appearance, and Tom Prescott failed to score points in this comprehensive Challenge Cup victory over Oldham junior side Healey Street Adults. The visiting side included a player called Thomas Steele who in 1917, during World War 1, had been awarded the prestigious military honour the "Victoria Cross" after suffering 12 wounds in the Battle of Mesopotamia.

1919-1920 Challenge Cup First Round Results

Saturday 21st February 1920
Barrow 17 Hull Kingston Rovers 4
Batley 19 Salford 0
Bradford 2 Oldham 2
Bramley 13 Wigan Highfield 0
Brookland Rovers 0 Halifax 55 (switched to Thrum Hall, Halifax)
Featherstone Rovers 2 Broughton Rangers 17
Huddersfield 19 Swinton 0
Hull 75 British Oil & Cake Company 2
Hunslet 0 St Helens Recreation 9
Keighley 5 York 7
Millom 5 Leeds 44 (switched to Headingley, Leeds)
Rochdale Hornets 10 Dewsbury 7
St Helens 2 Wakefield Trinity 2
Warrington 9 Askam 0
Widnes 3 Leigh 0
Wigan 64 Healey Street Adults 3

Monday 23rd February 1920
Replay: Oldham 28 Bradford 3

Wednesday 25th February 1920
Replay: Wakefield Trinity 2 St Helens 2

Friday 27th February 1920
Second Replay: St Helens 3 Wakefield Trinity 12 (at Headingley, Leeds)