1899–1900 Northern Rugby Football Union season

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1899–1900 Northern Rugby Football Union season
Structure Separate county championships
1899–1900 Season
Top point-scorer(s) Oldhamcolours.svg Sam Williams 108
Top try-scorer(s) Oldhamcolours.svg Sam Williams 36
Lancashire Senior Competition
Champions Runcorn
Yorkshire Senior Competition
Champions Bradford
< 1898–99 Seasons 1900–01 >

The 1899–1900 Northern Rugby Football Union season was the fifth season of rugby league football.

Season summary[edit]

The Lancashire Senior Competition was won by Runcorn (from Cheshire) and the Yorkshire Senior Competition by Bradford.[1]

Hull Kingston Rovers played their first season in the Northern Rugby Union this season. Their first match away at Bradford on 2 September ended in a 3-0 defeat.[2]

Lancashire Senior Competition[edit]

Millom replaced Morecambe. Although participating in the Lancashire Senior Competition, Runcorn and Stockport were from Cheshire, and Millom were from Cumberland.

Team Pld W D L PF PA Pts
1 Runcorn 26 22 2 2 232 33 46
2 Oldham 26 21 1 4 343 75 43
3 Swinton 26 19 1 6 210 108 39
4 St Helens 26 16 3 7 207 119 35
5 Widnes 26 12 4 10 174 146 28
6 Warrington 26 12 1 13 174 128 25
7 Broughton Rangers 26 13 1 12 132 138 25*
8 Salford 26 12 0 14 196 176 24
9 Stockport 26 10 2 14 126 136 22
10 Leigh 26 8 5 13 119 211 21
11 Rochdale Hornets 26 9 1 16 90 181 17*
12 Millom 26 7 1 18 112 234 15
13 Wigan 26 7 1 18 70 230 15
14 Tyldesley 26 2 1 23 66 336 5
  • Two league points deducted for breach of professional rules.

Yorkshire Senior Competition[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA Pts
1 Bradford 30 24 2 4 324 98 50
2 Batley 30 21 6 3 219 72 48
3 Halifax 30 20 3 7 193 120 43
4 Wakefield Trinity 30 18 5 7 203 120 41
5 Huddersfield 30 17 4 9 181 110 38
6 Hull Kingston Rovers 30 15 4 11 181 129 32*
7 Hull 30 15 0 15 249 154 30
8 Hunslet 30 14 2 14 182 168 30
9 Manningham 30 13 3 14 207 203 29
10 Bramley 30 13 0 17 121 190 26
11 Castleford 30 11 3 16 155 199 25
12 Brighouse Rangers 30 9 3 18 80 231 21
13 Holbeck 30 8 4 18 138 236 18*
14 Leeds Parish Church 30 7 3 20 135 207 17
15 Leeds 30 7 3 20 103 225 17
16 Liversedge 30 5 1 24 94 303 11

Challenge Cup[edit]

Swinton beat Salford 16-8 in the Challenge Cup final at Fallowfield Stadium, Manchester played before a crowd of 17,864.[3]

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1899-1900 Season summary". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  2. ^ "Hull KR history". Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  3. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07.