50 years ago on this date 15th February 1969, Wheldon Road, Castleford RLFC played Wigan in the Challenge Cup Round 2, a run that would lead to glory.

Cas beat Wigan 12-8 in Challenge Cup Round 2

The Teams,

Castleford, Edwards, Briggs, Foster, Thomas, Lowndes, Hardisty, Hepworth, Hartley, Ward, (sent off) Fox, Redfearn, Lockwood, Reilly 

Tries - Hardisty, Ward, Goals Redfearn 2, Hepworth DG.

Wigan, Ashton, Jones, Ashurst, Rowe, Francis, D. Hill, Jackson, Gardiner, Clarke, Ashcroft, Stephens, Hogan, (sent off) Laughton.

Tries - Francis 2, Goal Ashton.

Referee RL Thomas (Oldham), Att - 8347, HT 5-5.

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