13th February 1937: Oldham 4 Wigan 15
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Oldham 4 Wigan 15 - Saturday 13th February 1937
Venue: Watersheddings, Oldham
Competition: Challenge Cup First Round
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l 1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Eddie Holder, 3. Gordon Innes, 4. Gwynne Davies, 5. Alf Ellaby, 6. Jack Garvey, 7. Hector Gee
WiganlForwards:l 8. George Banks, 9. Joe Golby, 10. Francis Gregory, 11. Trevor Thomas, 12. George Harrison, 13. Ike Jones

WiganlTries:l

Jack Garvey, Eddie Holder, Trevor Thomas
WiganlGoals:l Jim Sullivan 3

OldhamlBacks:l 1. T.Rees, 2. Taylor, 3. C.Davies, 4. Macrae, 5. Holt, 6. Barnes, 7. Greenall
OldhamlForwards:l 8. Ashworth, 9. Brooks, 10. L.Rees, 11. Pugh, 12. Ambler, 13. Cattlin

OldhamlTries:l

(None)
OldhamlGoals:l T.Rees

Summary:l

Wigan had to work hard to progress in the Challenge Cup on a heavy pitch at Oldham. It was only 5-2 at half time and Wigan had to grind Oldham into late tiredness before feeling comfortable

1936-1937 Challenge Cup First Round Results

Saturday 13th February 1937
Batley 2 Castleford 2
Bramley 0 Dewsbury 6
Goole 2 Broughton Rangers 14
Halifax 8 Barrow 2
Hull Kingston Rovers 13 St Helens Recreation 5
Hunslet 2 Keighley 5
Leigh 0 Liverpool Stanley 28
Oldham 4 Wigan 15
Rochdale Hornets 0 Hull 10
Salford 4 Warrington 10
St Helens 4 Huddersfield 11
Streatham & Mitcham 0 Bradford Northern 39 (switched to Odsal Stadium, Bradford)
Swinton 9 Newcastle 5
Wakefield Trinity 2 Leeds 0
Widnes 39 Higginshaw 2
York 18 Featherstone Rovers 4

Wednesday 17th February 1937
Replay: Castleford 8 Batley 4