Thursday, 9 January 2014

GIANT KILLERS

Home Team
Result
Away Team
Year
Normanton
7 - 2
Holbeck
1899
Normanton
5 - 0
Leeds
1900
Birkenhead Wanderers
2 - 0
Millom
1901
Windhill
5 - 0
Millom
1902
Millom
7 - 8
Parton
1904
Featherstone Rovers
23 - 2
Widnes
1906
Saville Green
10 - 0
Bramley
1907
Whitehaven Recreation
13 - 8
St Helens
1908
Beverley
7 - 2
Ebbw Vale
1909
Sharlston Rovers
12 - 7
Workington Town (1st leg) Lost 23-14 on aggregate
1946
Risehow & Gillhead
10 - 2
Keighley (2nd leg) Lost 13 – 2 on aggregate
1948
Highfield
4 - 27
Beverley
1995
Highfield
20 - 35
West Hull
1996
Chorley
12 - 27
Thatto Heath
1996
West Hull
10 - 6
York
1996
York
14 - 21
Dudley Hill
1997
Bramley
10 - 16
Ellenborough Rangers
1998
Doncaster
18 - 23
Featherstone Lions
1998
Ellenborough Rangers
14 - 12
Hunslet
1998
Egremont
18 - 0
Workington Town
1998
Bramley
12 - 18
Leigh Miners Rangers
1999
Batley
0 - 10
Oldham St Anne’s
2000
Sheffield Eagles
14 - 16
Thornhill
2000
Chorley
8 - 22
Woolston
2001
Wath Brow Hornets
13 - 12
Workington Town
2003
Halton Simms Cross
15 - 8
London Skolars
2003
Sharlston Rovers
30 - 28
Dewsbury
2004
Dudley Hill
16 - 14
Keighley
2004
Swinton
14 - 26
East Hull
2004
Wath Brow Hornets
32 - 30
Dewsbury
2005
Thornhill
16 - 12
Workington Town
2006
Wath Brow Hornets
14 - 12
London Skolars
2009
Doncaster
0 - 26
Siddal
2010

Prior to WW1 the giant killers were junior clubs that beat senior Northern Union opposition. From 1995 on the giant killers were amateur clubs that beat professional outfits.

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