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6th February 1954: Latchford Albion 20 Wigan 40
Posted by cherryandwhite on November 30 2012 - 20:13
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Latchford Albion 20 Wigan 40 - Saturday 6th February 1954
Venue: Wilderspool, Warrington
Competition: Challenge Cup First Round First Leg
Kick Off: 3:00pm


1. Jack Cunliffe, 2. Brian Nordgren, 3. Jack Broome, 4. Ernie Ashcroft, 5. Billy Boston, 6. Jack Fleming, 7. Tommy Parr


8. Ken Gee, 9. Ronnie Mather, 10. Roy Williams, 11. Norman Cherrington, 12. Brian McTigue, 13. Harry Street

WiganlTries:l Brian Nordgren 3, Billy Boston 2, Ernie Ashcroft, Norman Cherrington, Brian McTigue
WiganlGoals:l Jack Cunliffe 8

A good draw for Wigan against amateur opposition in the form of Warrington based Latchford Albion. Wigan though were guilty of slacking off early here because their 40-3 lead was reduced to 40-20 by the end of this First Leg.

1953-1954 Challenge Cup First Round First Leg Results

Saturday 6th February 1954
Halifax 19 Dewsbury 0
Hull 24 Widnes 0
Keighley 12 Barrow 11
Latchford Albion 20 Wigan 40
Leeds 13 Batley 20
Liverpool City 5 Oldham 15
Wakefield Trinity 24 Whitehaven 13
York 18 Hull Kingston Rovers 0

Saturday 13th February 1954
Castleford 8 Doncaster 5
Rochdale Hornets 9 Bradford Northern 9
St Helens 26 Featherstone Rovers 7

Monday 15th February 1954
Belle Vue Rangers 15 Huddersfield 20
Wheldale Colliery 6 Workington Town 32 (Agg: 8-72)*

Wednesday 17th February 1954
Bramley 5 Warrington 30 (Agg 5-47)*
Leigh 13 Swinton 4 (Agg: 30-6)*

Monday 21st February 1954
Hunslet 20 Swinton 5 (Agg: 38-8)*

*First Leg had been postponed and was re-arranged to be played after the Second Leg

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