11th February 1928: Wigan 2 Huddersfield 13
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Wigan 2 Huddersfield 13 - Saturday 11th February 1928
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Challenge Cup First Round
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Johnny Ring, 3. Tommy Parker, 4. Roy Kinnear, 5. Lou Brown, 6. Arthur Binks, 7. David Booysen
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Frank Stephens, 11. Dai Jones, 12. Len Mason, 13. John Sherrington

WiganlTries:l (None)
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 1


Summary:l

The Cup still provided Wigan with an opportunity to salvage something from what had been a poor season so far, but they crashed out at the first hurdle. Wigan were the better team in the forwards but the backs struggled. Two interception tries helped Huddersfield through.

1927-1928 Challenge Cup First Round Results

Saturday 11th February 1928
Barrow 20 York 5
Batley 31 Cottingham (Hull) 2
Bradford Northern 17 Twelve Apostles (Leigh) 0
Bramley 2 Hull 5
Dewsbury 20 Broughton Rangers 0
Featherstone Rovers 28 Keighley 0
Halifax 4 Hunslet 4
Hull 6 St Helens Recreation 5
Hull Kingston Rovers 19 Widnes 0
Oldham 15 St Helens 5
Rochdale Hornets 5 Leigh 2
Salford 3 Castleford 7
Warrington 43 Kingsley (Wakefield) 2
Whitehaven 0 Swinton 44
Wigan 2 Huddersfield 13
Wigan Highfield 2 Leeds 13

Wednesday 15th February 1928
Replay: Hunslet 2 Halifax 16

1927-1928 Challenge Cup Second Round Results

Saturday 25th February 1928
Barrow 8 Oldham 11
Batley 12 Bradford Northern 6
Castleford 3 Featherstone Rovers 0
Dewsbury 7 Huddersfield 7
Halifax 2 Swinton 3
Hull Kingston Rovers 0 Warrington 5
Leeds 13 St Helens Recreation 12
Rochdale Hornets 3 Hull 3

Wednesday 29th February 1928
Replay: Huddersfield 16 Dewsbury 8

Thursday 1st March 1928
Replay: Hull 16 Rochdale Hornets 0

1927-1928 Challenge Cup Quarter Final Results

Saturday 10th March 1928
Castleford 0 Swinton 3
Hull 0 Batley 0
Leeds 10 Oldham 5
Warrington 10 Huddersfield 3

Wednesday 20th March 1928
Replay: Batley 0 Hull 0

Monday 26th March 1928
Second Replay: Hull 6 Batley 2 (at Headingley, Leeds)

1927-1928 Challenge Cup Semi Final Results

Saturday 31st March 1928
Swinton 5 Hull 3 (at Fartown, Huddersfield)
Warrington 9 Leeds 2 (at Athletic Grounds, Rochdale)

1927-1928 Challenge Cup Final Result

Saturday 14th April 1928
Swinton 5 Warrington 3 (at Central Park, Wigan)