JW HUNT CUP (1926) Part of Wolverhampton's History.
2014/15 JW Hunt Cup Winners Tividale FC from the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League.
THE JW HUNT CUP

The JW Hunt Cup Charity football competition was formed in 1926 to raise funds for the sole benefit of the local blind.
It is named in memory of John William Hunt, a local business man and benefactor.
JW Hunt founded the local Chillington Tool Company and was a supporter of local charities. 
The firms trademark was the "crocodile", and the crocodile is incorporated into the trophy handles

It has been run every season since 1926/27 season.
The inaugural winners being Short Heath United who beat Cannon Iron at Molineux, Wolverhampton in April 1927.
Over £308,000 has been raised since!.
Season 2014/15 raised £8,000.

Teams compete from the Birmingham, Staffordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire Football Associations.

In January 2013 JW Hunt Cup President Alex Hamil was presented with the MBE by HRH Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. Alex received the award for services to football and the visually impaired (Photo above).


2014/15 cheque presentation.

CHEQUE PRESENTATION.
The cheque presentation for season 2014/15 was made at the Beacon Centre on Monday 28th September .
A cheque was handed over for £8000 by committee members present.(Photo right.)

JW HUNT CUP COLLECTION.
We now have a permanent display for the JW Hunt Cup memorabilia in the Steve Bull stand's Reception area
at Molineux. 

QUARTER FINAL DRAW.
Wolverhampton Sporting Community vs Trysull or Black Country Rangers or Lye Town.
Wolverhampton Casuals vs AFC Wulfrunians or Lichfield City.
Heath Hayes or Stone Old Alleynians or Cradley Town vs Alvechurch.
Paget Rangers vs Sporting Khalsa.

FIXTURES
Tuesday 16th Feb 7.45pm
Rd 1 Trysull v Black Country Rangers.
Wed 23rd Feb 7.30pm.
Rd 3 Paget Rangers v Sporting Khalsa.

RESULTS.
Tuesday 19 Jan 7.45pm
Rd2 Sporting Khalsa 8v0 Stafford Town

Rd 2Wolves Casuals 2v0 Rostance Edwards.

Wednesday 6th Jan 7,45pm.
Rd2 Bilston Town Community 0v6  Alvechurch 
Tues 15 Dec 7.45pm.
Rd Two AFC Bridgnorth 1v2 Rostance Edwards.
Wednesday 16 Dec 7.45pm.
Rd Two Wton Sporting Community 2v1 AFC Hinckley'
Tues 1 Dec 7.45pm.
Rd One Sporting Khalsa 2v0 Walsall Wood.
Tues 17 Nov 7.45pm .
Rd Two Paget Rangers 8v0 Red Star Alma.

PRELIMINARY ROUND 
Heath Hayes 1v0 Wrens Nest.
Rostance Edwards 2v1 Wellington Amateurs.
Trysull 1v0 Old Wulfrunians.
Brocton 0v1 Black Country Rangers.

1ST ROUND MATCHES 
1.Trysull  vs  Black Country Rangers.
3.AFC Bridgnorth 1v2 Rostance Edwards 
4. AFC Wulfrunians 8v0 Hawkins Sports.
5 .Sporting Khalsa 2v0 Walsall Wood.
2. Lye Town 1v0 Penkridge.
6. Bilston Town Community 2v0 Wolverhampton United.
7. Wton Sporting Community 6v0 Wyrley.
8. Stafford Town 3v0 Warstones Wanderers
9. Alvechurch  2v2 Wednesfield.
Alvechurch won 4-2 on pens.
10. Newport Town 3v4 Red Star Alma.
11. Paget Rangers 1v1 Darlaston Town 
Paget win 11=10 on pens.
12.Dudley Town 1v2 Lichfield City.
13.Continental Star 1v6 Hinckley .
14. Pelsall Villa 2v4Wolverhampton Casuals.
15.Heath Hayes  vs Stone Old Alleynians.
16. Cradley Town 8v1 Wonder Vaults.

2ND ROUND MATCHES .

TO BE PLAYED BY THE END OF DECEMBER 2015.

1. Sporting Khalsa  8v0 Stafford Town.

2.AFC Wulfrunians vs Lichfield City.

3.Trysull or Black Country Rangers vs Lye Town.

4. Wolverhampton Sporting Community 2v1 Hinckley 

5. Alvechurch 6v0 Bilston Town Community.

6. Wolves Casuals 2v0 Rostance Edwards.

7.Heath Hayes or Stone Old Alleynians vs Cradley Town .

8.Paget Rangers 8v0 Red Star Alma.








QUARTER FINALS.
Wolverhampton Sporting Community vs Trysull or Black Country Rangers or Lye Town.

Wolverhampton Casuals vs AFC Wulfrunians or Lichfield City.

Heath Hayes or Stone Old Alleynians or Cradley Town
 vs Alvechurch.

Paget Rangers vs Sporting Khalsa.




Committee Meeting 2015/16.
Thursday 3rd March 7.30pm.  
Fordhouses Cricket & Sports Club,
Wobaston Road.    
Fordhouses.  

NEWS.
GILBERT PREECE "UNSUNG HEROE".
Congratulations  to JW Hunt Cup Vice President Gill Preece  on receiving the football award for services to Darlaston Football Club over 33years. 
The "Unsung Heroe" award was presented to Gill at the Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Awards.

WALTER WAKEMAN.
Congratulations go to JW Hunt Cup stalwart Walter Wakeman on receiving an award from the Referees Association for 30 years service mainly as Training Officer. A tribute evening held for Walter can be accessed from the menu on the left.

Alex Hamil MBE
Congratulations,  Alex was honoured at the February meeting of Wolverhampton Referees Association with the National Referees Association 50 years award. It was presented to him by Birmingham County FA representative Eddie Yardley.

   Jeff Coleman
Auditor of and ex referee with the JW Hunt Cup. Jeff was awarded for 50 years service to football in various capacities with a commemorative medal by the FA. Congratulations Jeff from the JW Hunt Cup committee.
TORCH BOYS CLUB & DUNSTALL AMATEURS 1955 to 1960.
From Roy Butch Butler. Is there any one out there who could give me any information regarding the Torch boys club also Dunstall amateurs f.c. 1959/60. Email  roynshe@yahoo.co.uk


Any Photographs,Programmes, Press cuttings or other items about the JW Hunt Cup over the years. Contact Tony Duncombe 01902 630386 or E mail Dunc4403@aol.com  .


Sponsor Mohan Singh presents the runners up trophy watched by Beacon Centre CEO Arwyn Jones.