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
Wigan Warriors
Year Commenced
1897
No. Of Tournaments
113
No. Of Games
1,285
No. Of Players
4,462
Competition Champions Teams Games Players Crowd Avg
Challenge Cup 1896/97 Batley 2 1 0 13,492
Challenge Cup 1897/98 Batley 2 1 0 27,941
Challenge Cup 1898/99 Oldham 2 1 0 15,763
Challenge Cup 1899/00 Swinton 2 1 0 17,864
Challenge Cup 1900/01 Batley 2 1 0 29,563
Challenge Cup 1901/02 Broughton Rangers 2 1 0 15,006
Challenge Cup 1902/03 Halifax 2 1 0 32,507
Challenge Cup 1903/04 Halifax 2 1 0 17,041
Challenge Cup 1904/05 Warrington 2 1 0 19,638
Challenge Cup 1905/06 Bradford 2 1 0 15,834
Challenge Cup 1906/07 Warrington 2 1 0 18,500
Challenge Cup 1907/08 Hunslet 2 1 0 18,000
Challenge Cup 1908/09 Wakefield Trinity 2 1 0 23,587
Challenge Cup 1909/10 Leeds 2 2 0 15,511
Challenge Cup 1910/11 Broughton Rangers 2 1 0 8,000
Challenge Cup 1911/12 Dewsbury 2 1 0 15,271
Challenge Cup 1912/13 Huddersfield 2 1 0 22,754
Challenge Cup 1913/14 Hull FC 2 1 0 19,000
Challenge Cup 1914/15 Huddersfield 2 1 0 8,000
Challenge Cup 1919/20 Huddersfield 2 1 0 14,000
Challenge Cup 1920/21 Leigh 2 1 0 25,000
Challenge Cup 1921/22 Rochdale Hornets 2 1 0 32,596
Challenge Cup 1922/23 Leeds 2 1 0 29,335
Challenge Cup 1923/24 Wigan 2 1 0 41,831
Challenge Cup 1924/25 Oldham 2 1 0 28,335
Challenge Cup 1925/26 Swinton 2 1 0 27,000
Challenge Cup 1926/27 Oldham 2 1 0 33,448
Challenge Cup 1927/28 Swinton 2 1 0 33,909
Challenge Cup 1928/29 Wigan 2 1 0 41,500
Challenge Cup 1929/30 Widnes 2 1 0 36,544
Challenge Cup 1930/31 Halifax 2 1 0 40,368
Challenge Cup 1931/32 Leeds 2 1 0 29,000
Challenge Cup 1932/33 Huddersfield 2 1 0 41,874
Challenge Cup 1933/34 Hunslet 2 1 0 41,280
Challenge Cup 1934/35 Castleford 2 1 0 39,000
Challenge Cup 1935/36 Leeds 2 1 0 51,250
Challenge Cup 1936/37 Widnes 2 1 0 47,699
Challenge Cup 1937/38 Salford 2 1 0 51,243
Challenge Cup 1938/39 Halifax 2 1 0 55,453
Challenge Cup 1940/41 Leeds 2 1 0 28,500
Challenge Cup 1941/42 Leeds 2 1 0 15,250
Challenge Cup 1942/43 Dewsbury 2 2 0 13,235
Challenge Cup 1943/44 Bradford Northern 2 2 0 26,000
Challenge Cup 1944/45 Huddersfield 2 2 0 13,271
Challenge Cup 1945/46 Wakefield Trinity 2 1 0 54,730
Challenge Cup 1946/47 Bradford Northern 2 1 0 77,605
Challenge Cup 1947/48 Wigan 2 1 0 91,465
Challenge Cup 1948/49 Bradford Northern 2 1 0 95,050
Challenge Cup 1949/50 Warrington 2 1 0 94,249
Challenge Cup 1950/51 Wigan 2 1 0 94,262
Challenge Cup 1951/52 Workington 2 1 0 72,093
Challenge Cup 1952/53 Huddersfield 2 1 0 89,588
Challenge Cup 1953/54 Warrington 2 2 0 92,205
Challenge Cup 1954/55 Barrow 2 1 0 66,513
Challenge Cup 1955/56 St Helens 2 1 0 79,341
Challenge Cup 1956/57 Leeds 2 1 0 76,318
Challenge Cup 1957/58 Wigan 2 1 0 66,109
Challenge Cup 1958/59 Wigan 2 1 0 79,811
Challenge Cup 1959/60 Wakefield Trinity 2 1 1 79,773
Challenge Cup 1960/61 St Helens 2 1 0 94,672
Challenge Cup 1961/62 Wakefield Trinity 2 1 1 81,263
Challenge Cup 1962/63 Wakefield Trinity 2 1 1 84,492
Challenge Cup 1963/64 Widnes 2 1 0 84,488
Challenge Cup 1964/65 Wigan 2 1 0 89,016
Challenge Cup 1965/66 St Helens 2 1 0 98,536
Challenge Cup 1966/67 Featherstone Rovers 2 1 0 76,290
Challenge Cup 1967/68 Leeds 2 1 0 87,100
Challenge Cup 1968/69 Castleford 2 1 0 97,939
Challenge Cup 1969/70 Castleford 2 1 0 95,255
Challenge Cup 1970/71 Leigh 2 1 0 85,514
Challenge Cup 1971/72 St Helens 2 1 0 89,495
Challenge Cup 1972/73 Featherstone Rovers 2 1 0 72,395
Challenge Cup 1973/74 Warrington 2 1 0 77,400
Challenge Cup 1974/75 Widnes 2 1 0 85,098
Challenge Cup 1975/76 St Helens 2 1 0 89,982
Challenge Cup 1976/77 Leeds 2 1 0 80,871
Challenge Cup 1977/78 Leeds 2 1 0 96,000
Challenge Cup 1978/79 Widnes 2 1 0 94,218
Challenge Cup 1979/80 Hull Kingston Rovers 2 1 0 95,000
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 37 38 161 * 9,275
Challenge Cup 1988/89 Wigan 37 36 173 * 9,275
Challenge Cup 1989/90 Wigan 37 38 187 * 8,009
Challenge Cup 1990/91 Wigan 37 36 162 * 7,049
Challenge Cup 1991/92 Wigan 37 39 168 * 7,185
Challenge Cup 1992/93 Wigan 35 35 178 7,771
Challenge Cup 1993/94 Wigan 47 47 228 5,912
Challenge Cup 1994/95 Wigan 48 48 244 5,871
Challenge Cup 1996 St Helens 42 40 223 * 5,498
Challenge Cup 1997 St Helens 32 32 177 7,780
Challenge Cup 1998 Sheffield Eagles 32 32 591 6,173
Challenge Cup 1999 Leeds 32 31 332 7,482
Challenge Cup 2000 Bradford 32 31 592 7,334
Challenge Cup 2001 St Helens 52 51 624 4,900
Challenge Cup 2002 Wigan 32 31 590 6,692
Challenge Cup 2003 Bradford 32 31 598 7,293
Challenge Cup 2004 St Helens 32 31 594 6,991
Challenge Cup 2005 Hull FC 32 31 0 * 74,213
Challenge Cup 2006 St Helens 32 31 626 6,246
Challenge Cup 2007 St Helens 32 31 604 7,042
Challenge Cup 2008 St Helens 32 31 611 6,992
Challenge Cup 2009 Warrington 32 31 583 7,327
Challenge Cup 2010 Warrington 32 31 615 7,340
Challenge Cup 2011 Wigan 32 31 625 7,504
Challenge Cup 2012 Warrington 32 31 606 6,488
Challenge Cup 2013 Wigan 50 49 668 4,109
Challenge Cup 2014 31 30 0 6,583

 

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