Wigan beat Barrow 10-0 and wins Rugby League Cup at Wembley, London.
This is the long version of the newsreel item. Short version of the story can be found on the same tape - Film ID 1451.16.
Wembley Stadium, London.
Start of the Rugby League Cup final match between Wigan and Barrow. GV. Teams lined up for inspection. MV. Pressmen, pan to Duke of Gloucester inspecting teams. MV. Crowd. MV. Duke of Gloucester inspecting other teams. SV. Side shot, crowd cheering. SV. Captains toss. Won by Wigan. LV. Barrow kick off right to left. Crowd. LV. Wigan attack. Silcock receives and battles through before being grassed. SV. Wigan passing movement. Cecil Mountford receives but is grassed. He back heels to Curran. MV. Broom running, passes to Radcliffe. He punts ahead and pushes over opponent. CU. People nervously smoking. LV. Wigan's penalty goal. Ball passes between posts MV. Crowd cheering. MV. Barrow player fumbles ball. Wigan resume attack through Gee until stopped by Stretch. General pile up in middle of field. Crowd. LV. Wigan attacking relentlessly but good defence work by Barrow keeps them out. MV. Crowd. Wigan attacking. SCU. Wigan No 11 with ball brought down by Barrow player. No 11 back kicks to team mate who passes to another player. SV. Ground shot, play. Wigan player runs through and drops down inches from line. CU. Woman in crowd. MS. Top view, scrum. Ball goes to Mountford. He passes to Ashcroft. Ashcroft to Broom who passes to Hilton. LV. Try by Hilton. SV. Ground shot, Gee fails to convert. Side view, crowd. MV. Barrow player trying to storm way past Wigan defences. Grundy grassed but Hartley receives, passes to Horne. Horne battles through but is greased. He back heels to McKinnel who tries to battle through but is heavily charged down by Barton. McKinnel passes to Horne. Horne to Longman. Longman finally grassed by concerted Wigan tackle. MV. Barrow still attacking around Wigan goal area. Barrow attacker grassed. CU. General melee. CU. Girls reacting in crowd. GV. Top view, Wigan attacking. Ground shot, Wigan attacking. Ball grounded and player brought down just short of line. MV. Top view, Wigan attacking. Ball grounded and player brought down just short of line. Back kick to Gee. SV. Ground shot, Gee runs and touches down. Players congratulate whilst on ground. MV. Top view, Mountford converting. Ball through post. MV. Crowd cheering. Final score - Wigan 10, Barrow 0. Wigan wins the Cup. LV. Teams leaving field. Barrow team applauding. SCU. Mountford receives Cup from Duke of Gloucester. SV. Other Wigan players receiving medals. SV. Mountford and team walking down steps with Cup. LV. Crowd cheering. MV. Captain being chaired. CU. Captain with Cup.
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