27th February 1926: Leeds 17 Wigan 10
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Leeds 17 Wigan 10 - Saturday 27th February 1926
Venue: Headingley, Leeds
Competition: Challenge Cup Second Round
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Tommy Parker, 3. Tommy Howley, 4. David Booysen, 5. Attie van Heerden, 6. George Owens, 7. Syd Jerram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Tom Beetham, 11. George van Rooyen, 12. Frank Stephens, 13. Jack Price

WiganlTries:l George Owens, Jim Sullivan
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 2


Summary:l

The blow of Johnny Ring being absent injury was not one that Wigan could overcome. They crashed out of the cup at Leeds in Round 2 for the second season in a row. Overall, it was the third loss to Leeds in this season. Jim Sullivan had given Wigan a 2-0 lead with a penalty but Leeds responded to lead 10-2. A George Owens' try late in the first half reduced that lead to 10-7 before half time. Leeds took control with the wind advantage in the second half and stretched ahead, Jim Sullivan's second half try for Wigan only being a consolation. 35,300 attended.

1925-1926 Challenge Cup Second Round Results

Saturday 28th February 1926
Barrow 0 Halifax 3
Bradford Northern 3 Hull Kingston Rovers 6
Leeds 17 Wigan 10
Oldham 12 Rochdale Hornets 3
St Helens 7 Hull 10
Swinton 8 Broughton Rangers 8
Warrington 17 St Helens Recreation 12
Wigan Highfield 5 Huddersfield 3

Wednesday 3rd March 1926
Replay: Broughton Rangers 3 Swinton 20

1925-1926 Challenge Cup Quarter Final Results

Saturday 13th March 1926
Hull 15 Warrington 2
Oldham 8 Halifax 5
Swinton 24 Hull Kingston Rovers 3
Wigan Highfield 11 Leeds 2

1925-1926 Challenge Cup Semi Final Results

Saturday 27th March 1926
Swinton 13 Hull 2 (at Thrum Hall, Halifax)
Wigan Highfield 6 Oldham 15 (at The Willows, Salford)

1925-1926 Challenge Cup Final Result

Saturday 1st May 1926
Swinton 9 Oldham 3 (at Athletic Grounds, Rochdale)