27th March 1920: Hull 5 Wigan 12
Posted by Bilko on April 13 2015 - 22:03
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Hull 5 Wigan 12 - Saturday 27th March 1920
Venue: Thrum Hall, Halifax
Competition: Challenge Cup Semi Final


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


8. Charlie Seeling (Snr), 9. Percy Coldrick, 10. Ernie Shaw, 11. Dick Ramsdale, 12. Tom Prescott, 13. Tom Melling


Syd Jerram, Vince Smith


William Jolley 3


An early William Jolley penalty goal was quickly equalised by Hull but, just before half time, Wigan got 5-2 up with a try from Syd Jerram. Early in the second half, Ernie Shaw had to leave the field for 15 minutes injury treatment and Hull took advantage to bring the score back to 7-5 with a try from Stone. But once Shaw had returned, Wigan rallied to find a match clinching try from Vince Smith that Jolley converted for 12-5. Wigan had made it into their second Challenge Cup Final.

1919-1920 Challenge Cup Second Round Results

Saturday 27th March 1920
Hull 5 Wigan 12 (at Thrum Hall, Halifax)
Oldham 0 Huddersfield 17 (at The Willows, Salford)