50 years ago today 17th May 1969, at Wembley Stadiun, London, Castleford RLFC played Salford in the Challenge Cup Final. Cas would emerge victors and win the cup for the second time, the first being in 1935.
Cas beat Salford 11 - 6 in the Challenge Cup final.
Castleford, Edwards, Briggs, Howe, Thomas, Lowndes, Hardisty, Hepworth, Hartley, Dickinson, Ward, Redfearn, Lockwood, Reilly. Subs not used Fox and Harris.
Tries - Howe, Hardisty, Hepworth Goal - Redfearn
Salford, Gwilliam, Burgess, Whitehead, Hesketh, Jackson, Watkins, Brennan, Ogden, Dickins, Bott, Coulman, Dixon, Hill
Goals - Hill 3
Referee S Brown (Preston), Att - 97,939, HT 3 - 4
Lance Todd Trophy winner - Malcolm Reilly (Castleford)
Cup presented by Sir Denis Blundell (High Commissioner for New Zealand)
Watch the full game on you tube, Castleford v Salford
Highlights of the game on you tube, Castleford v Salford
Visit Castleford Tigers Heritage project website and enter 1969 in the search, Castleford Tigers Heritage website.