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
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.