Challenge Cup Day

  • 1985 Challenge Cup Final highlights to be shown on BBC One today from 1:15pm.
  • Wigan beat Hull FC in front of over 99,000 spectators at Wembley with Brett Kenny, Henderson Gill and Shaun Edwards all scoring tries.
  • 1985 classic is part of a 75-minute programme showing five memorable Challenge Cup Finals from down the years.

Highlights of Wigan’s classic Challenge Cup Final win over Hull FC in 1985 will be shown on BBC One today.

Part of a 75-minute programme hosted by Mark Chapman, there will be four other memorable Challenge Cup Final matches from down the years available to watch from 1:15pm.

The 1984-85 Challenge Cup was the 84th year of the competition and it was contested between Wigan and Hull FC in front of 99,801 fans at Wembley.

Wigan won the game 28-24 with tries from John Ferguson (2), Brett Kenny, Henderson Gill and Shaun Edwards, and Kenny won the prestigious Man of the Match Lance Todd Trophy.

Brett Kenny inspired Wigan to victory.

You can also watch hour upon hour of classic match action spanning back through several decades on Wigan TV!

Whether it’s the chance to re-live the days of Shaun Edwards, Andy Farrell, Martin Offiah and Jason Robinson, or just the chance to smile at some of the amazing scores we’ve seen already this season from the likes of Bevan French, Jackson Hastings and Liam Marshall, it’s all there when you want it on Wigan TV.

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