Challenge Cup

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Please note that this section is a work in progress. Figures such as number of teams, games, crowd average, etc. are based only on the games that have been entered into the RLP database to date. At this stage I am working on entering the finals and will progressively add preliminary matches which I have info for.

Current Champions
Hull FC
Year Commenced
1897
No. Of Tournaments
115
No. Of Games
5,594
No. Of Players
5,078
Competition Champions Teams Games Players Crowd Avg
Challenge Cup 1896/97 Batley 51 56 0 * 12,997
Challenge Cup 1897/98 Batley 59 61 0 * 18,980
Challenge Cup 1898/99 Oldham 64 66 0 * 14,254
Challenge Cup 1899/00 Swinton 62 67 0 * 15,788
Challenge Cup 1900/01 Batley 62 68 0 * 18,188
Challenge Cup 1901/02 Broughton Rangers 64 68 0 * 12,835
Challenge Cup 1902/03 Halifax 59 67 0 * 20,252
Challenge Cup 1903/04 Halifax 46 55 0 * 15,260
Challenge Cup 1904/05 Warrington 45 49 0 * 15,766
Challenge Cup 1905/06 Bradford 46 52 0 * 13,347
Challenge Cup 1906/07 Warrington 39 44 0 * 15,500
Challenge Cup 1907/08 Hunslet 32 32 0 * 14,099
Challenge Cup 1908/09 Wakefield Trinity 35 37 0 * 21,129
Challenge Cup 1909/10 Leeds 32 36 0 * 14,245
Challenge Cup 1910/11 Broughton Rangers 33 32 0 * 14,526
Challenge Cup 1911/12 Dewsbury 32 35 0 * 14,847
Challenge Cup 1912/13 Huddersfield 32 31 0 * 19,918
Challenge Cup 1913/14 Hull FC 32 34 0 * 16,664
Challenge Cup 1914/15 Huddersfield 32 33 0 * 11,500
Challenge Cup 1919/20 Huddersfield 32 35 0 * 18,667
Challenge Cup 1920/21 Leigh 32 35 0 * 22,900
Challenge Cup 1921/22 Rochdale Hornets 32 33 0 * 17,570
Challenge Cup 1922/23 Leeds 32 34 0 * 17,907
Challenge Cup 1923/24 Wigan 32 31 0 * 27,410
Challenge Cup 1924/25 Oldham 32 34 0 * 17,439
Challenge Cup 1925/26 Swinton 32 34 0 * 20,994
Challenge Cup 1926/27 Oldham 32 32 0 * 25,225
Challenge Cup 1927/28 Swinton 32 36 0 * 22,636
Challenge Cup 1928/29 Wigan 32 33 0 * 27,934
Challenge Cup 1929/30 Widnes 32 35 0 * 26,459
Challenge Cup 1930/31 Halifax 32 34 0 * 31,487
Challenge Cup 1931/32 Leeds 31 32 0 * 25,773
Challenge Cup 1932/33 Huddersfield 32 33 0 * 36,202
Challenge Cup 1933/34 Hunslet 32 35 0 * 28,769
Challenge Cup 1934/35 Castleford 32 33 0 * 33,527
Challenge Cup 1935/36 Leeds 32 34 0 * 43,565
Challenge Cup 1936/37 Widnes 32 35 0 * 32,739
Challenge Cup 1937/38 Salford 32 34 0 * 38,097
Challenge Cup 1938/39 Halifax 32 34 0 * 53,302
Challenge Cup 1940/41 Leeds 21 22 0 * 16,350
Challenge Cup 1941/42 Leeds 18 33 0 * 15,250
Challenge Cup 1942/43 Dewsbury 15 28 0 * 13,235
Challenge Cup 1943/44 Bradford Northern 16 30 0 * 26,000
Challenge Cup 1944/45 Huddersfield 17 32 0 * 13,271
Challenge Cup 1945/46 Wakefield Trinity 32 48 0 * 41,569
Challenge Cup 1946/47 Bradford Northern 32 47 0 * 48,738
Challenge Cup 1947/48 Wigan 32 51 0 * 51,865
Challenge Cup 1948/49 Bradford Northern 32 48 0 * 62,067
Challenge Cup 1949/50 Warrington 32 49 0 * 63,077
Challenge Cup 1950/51 Wigan 32 48 0 * 56,923
Challenge Cup 1951/52 Workington Town 32 47 0 * 45,740
Challenge Cup 1952/53 Huddersfield 32 48 0 * 62,123
Challenge Cup 1953/54 Warrington 32 49 0 * 67,155
Challenge Cup 1954/55 Barrow 32 31 0 * 42,694
Challenge Cup 1955/56 St Helens 32 32 0 * 53,811
Challenge Cup 1956/57 Leeds 32 33 0 * 42,094
Challenge Cup 1957/58 Wigan 32 31 0 * 42,140
Challenge Cup 1958/59 Wigan 32 33 0 * 53,404
Challenge Cup 1959/60 Wakefield Trinity 32 32 1 * 54,388
Challenge Cup 1960/61 St Helens 32 33 0 * 57,381
Challenge Cup 1961/62 Wakefield Trinity 32 33 1 * 52,014
Challenge Cup 1962/63 Wakefield Trinity 32 34 1 * 40,512
Challenge Cup 1963/64 Widnes 31 40 0 * 37,891
Challenge Cup 1964/65 Wigan 32 32 0 * 45,645
Challenge Cup 1965/66 St Helens 31 34 0 * 44,780
Challenge Cup 1966/67 Featherstone Rovers 32 34 0 * 36,695
Challenge Cup 1967/68 Leeds 32 33 0 * 39,928
Challenge Cup 1968/69 Castleford 32 34 0 * 46,679
Challenge Cup 1969/70 Castleford 32 35 0 * 44,221
Challenge Cup 1970/71 Leigh 32 34 0 * 41,618
Challenge Cup 1971/72 St Helens 32 34 0 * 39,546
Challenge Cup 1972/73 Featherstone Rovers 32 31 0 * 33,931
Challenge Cup 1973/74 Warrington 32 31 0 * 32,387
Challenge Cup 1974/75 Widnes 32 34 0 * 35,807
Challenge Cup 1975/76 St Helens 32 31 0 * 37,610
Challenge Cup 1976/77 Leeds 32 31 0 * 36,966
Challenge Cup 1977/78 Leeds 32 33 0 * 41,664
Challenge Cup 1978/79 Widnes 32 34 0 * 40,312
Challenge Cup 1979/80 Hull Kingston Rovers 32 31 0 * 43,752
Challenge Cup 1980/81 Widnes 32 31 302 * 10,132
Challenge Cup 1981/82 Hull FC 33 34 336 11,307
Challenge Cup 1982/83 Featherstone Rovers 33 32 255 8,363
Challenge Cup 1983/84 Widnes 34 35 159 8,398
Challenge Cup 1984/85 Wigan 36 37 193 * 8,665
Challenge Cup 1985/86 Castleford 36 38 183 8,278
Challenge Cup 1986/87 Halifax 38 40 184 * 7,301
Challenge Cup 1987/88 Wigan 38 39 161 * 9,275
Challenge Cup 1988/89 Wigan 38 37 173 * 9,275
Challenge Cup 1989/90 Wigan 38 39 187 * 8,009
Challenge Cup 1990/91 Wigan 38 37 162 * 7,049
Challenge Cup 1991/92 Wigan 38 40 168 * 7,185
Challenge Cup 1992/93 Wigan 35 35 178 7,771
Challenge Cup 1993/94 Wigan 96 96 228 * 5,912
Challenge Cup 1994/95 Wigan 96 98 244 * 5,871
Challenge Cup 1996 St Helens 69 69 223 * 5,498
Challenge Cup 1997 St Helens 106 107 177 * 5,233
Challenge Cup 1998 Sheffield Eagles 105 107 592 * 4,312
Challenge Cup 1999 Leeds 95 93 333 * 5,162
Challenge Cup 2000 Bradford 95 94 590 * 5,134
Challenge Cup 2001 St Helens 95 94 624 * 4,900
Challenge Cup 2002 Wigan 96 94 590 * 4,518
Challenge Cup 2003 Bradford 95 94 599 * 4,868
Challenge Cup 2004 St Helens 96 93 594 * 4,640
Challenge Cup 2005 Hull FC 111 110 644 * 4,873
Challenge Cup 2006 St Helens 91 89 626 * 4,097
Challenge Cup 2007 St Helens 94 92 604 * 4,593
Challenge Cup 2008 St Helens 93 91 611 * 4,536
Challenge Cup 2009 Warrington 83 82 583 * 4,959
Challenge Cup 2010 Warrington 89 88 615 * 4,942
Challenge Cup 2011 Wigan 101 100 625 * 4,967
Challenge Cup 2012 Warrington 97 96 606 * 4,305
Challenge Cup 2013 Wigan 66 65 668 * 4,109
Challenge Cup 2014 Leeds 81 80 637 * 4,485
Challenge Cup 2015 Leeds 78 77 737 * 4,383
Challenge Cup 2016 Hull FC 75 74 715 * 3,889

 

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