50 years ago yesterday 29th March 1969, at Headingley, Leeds, Castleford RLFC played Wakefield Trinity in the Challenge Cup Semi Final. Cas would emerge victors and return to Wembley for the second time, the first being in 1935.

Cas beat Wakefield Trinity 16-10 in the Challenge Cup semi final.

The Teams,

Castleford, Edwards, Briggs, Howe, Thomas, Lowndes, Hardisty, Hepworth, Hartley, Dickinson, Ward, Redfearn, Lockwood, Reilly

Tries - Briggs,  Hardisty, Goals - Redfearn 5. 

Wakefield, Cooper, Slater, Brooks, N Fox, Hirst, Batty, Bonnar, Jeannes, Hill, D Fox, Ramshaw, Haigh, Hawley. 

Tries - Hirst 2, Goals - N Fox 2.

Referee J Manley (Warrington), Att - 21685, HT 7-10

Coverage of the game, score 2-10 to Wakefield.

Pictures from Castleford Tigers Heritage website.

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