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Richardson Cup 1948-1949

Main Tournament

Glasgow CC defeat Edinburgh CC at last in the semi-finals only to lose to Bohemians CC in the final, who become the first team to win the Spens and Richardson in successive seasons, and take the cup back to Glasgow for the first time in 11 years. This is Bohemians only win of the competition. After withdrawing in mid-tournament the previous season, Jewish do not take up their place owing to the requirement to play on a Saturday afternoon, giving Glasgow a bye. This also meant no relegation tournament with Jewish CC being relegated. They do not appear in the competition again.

Round 1 Semi Final Final
  Glasgow 5 Glasgow
Edinburgh (H) 6 Edinburgh (H) 2
Stockbridge 1
Bon Accord Bohemians (P) 6* Bohemians (P)
Bohemians (P)
Civil Service 5 Civil Service 1*
Polytechnic 2

(P) - Promoted from the previous season's Spens Cup
(H) - Holders
* - In a replay after 3½:3½

Bohemians CC
Glasgow
1. P.B. Anderson
½
½
W.A. Fairhurst
2. C.W. Marshall
1
0
C. Mansfield
3. J. Black
½
½
W.M. Inverarity
4. N. Singh
0
1
T. Russell Jnr.
5. C.E. Simon
1
0
R.P. Smeeton
6. M. Davies
½
½
J.H. Harrison
7. C. Maxwell
1
0
N.A. Macleod
 

Played on Saturday, 5 March 1949. (Glasgow Herald, Monday, 7 March 1949, p 2.)