23rd February 1929: Wigan 16 Hunslet 0
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Wigan 16 Hunslet 0 - Saturday 23rd February 1929
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Challenge Cup Second Round
Kick Off: 3:30pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Benny Davidson, 3. Tommy Parker, 4. Roy Kinnear, 5. Lou Brown, 6. Arthur Binks, 7. Syd Abram
WiganlForwards:l 8. Wilf Hodder, 9. Jack Bennett, 10. Tom Beetham, 11. Len Mason, 12. Frank Stephens, 13. John Sherrington

WiganlTries:l Benny Davidson 2, Lou Brown, Tommy Parker
WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 2


Summary:l

Wigan were subjected to "keen spotting" by Hunslet, but this did not stop Wigan progressing without conceding any points for the second round in a row. The win meant Wigan had progressed to the Quarter Final stage for the first time since winning the trophy in 1924.

1928-1929 Challenge Cup Second Round Results

Saturday 23rd February 1929
Castleford 8 Huddersfield 0
Dewsbury 14 Swinton 7
Halifax 16 Barrow 0
St Helens 26 Keighley 0
St Helens Recreation 13 Featherstone Rovers 0
Warrington 7 Oldham 0
Wigan 16 Hunslet 0

Monday 4th March 1929
Wigan Highfield 17 Hull 5*

*Wigan Highfield had moved their tie with Hull to Wednesday 27th February to avoid clashing with Wigan's home tie, but it was frozen off.