4th February 1939: Wigan 33 Leigh 0
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Wigan 33 Leigh 0 - Saturday 4th February 1939
Venue: Central Park, Wigan
Competition: Challenge Cup First Round
Kick Off: 3:00pm

WiganlBacks:l

1. Jim Sullivan, 2. Jack Morley, 3. Ted Ward, 4. Denis Williamson, 5. Eddie Holder, 6. Jack Garvey, 7. Hector Gee

WiganlForwards:l 8. George Banks, 9. Albert Davis, 10. Percy Moxey, 11. Gwyn Williams, 12. Ike Jones, 13 Jack Bowen

WiganlTries:l

Jack Morley 3, Ike Jones, Percy Moxey, Jim Sullivan, Gwyn Williams

WiganlGoals:l

Jim Sullivan 6

LeighlTries:l

(None)

LeighlGoals:l

(None)

Summary:l

Wigan comfortably progressed into Round 2 of the Challenge Cup at the hands of Leigh after their Hooker Jacks was Sent Off. Wigan's lead was only 7-0 at that point.

1938-1939 Challenge Cup First Round Results

Saturday 4th February 1939
Featherstone Rovers 3 Batley 0
Halifax 8 Barrow 3
Hull Kingston Rovers 8 Hull 5
Hunslet 48 United Glass Bottlers (St Helens) 5
Keighley 11 York 9
Leeds 8 Huddersfield 2
Oldham 10 Castleford 3
Rochdale Hornets 3 Warrington 29
Salford 11 St Helens 0
Sharlston Red Rose (Wakefield) 5 Bramley 23
Swinton 46 Higginshaw (Oldham) 3
Widnes 10 Dewsbury 5
Wigan 33 Leigh 0

Wednesday 8th February 1939
Bradford Northern 37 Seaton (Cumberland) 7
Broughton Rangers 5 Wakefield Trinity 5
Liverpool Stanley 2 St Helens Recreation 2

Monday 13th February 1939
Replay: St Helens Recreation 12 Liverpool Stanley 3
Replay: Wakefield Trinity 32 Broughton Rangers 5