1911–12 Northern Rugby Football Union season

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1911–12 Northern Rugby Football Union season
League Northern Rugby League
1911–12 Season
Champions Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield
League Leaders Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield
Top point-scorer(s) HKRcolours.svg Alf Carmichael 254
Top try-scorer(s) Giantscolours.svg Albert Rosenfeld (76)
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The 1911–12 Northern Rugby Football Union season was the seventeenth season of rugby league football.

Season summary[edit]

Huddersfield finished the regular season as league leaders and then went on to claim their first Championship by defeating Wigan 13-5 in the play-off final.

The Challenge Cup Winners were Dewsbury who defeated Oldham 8-5.

Merthyr Tydfil dropped out of the league.[1]

Huddersfield's Australian winger Albert Rosenfeld set a new record for tries in a season with 76.[2]

Wigan won the Lancashire League, and Huddersfield won the Yorkshire League. Rochdale Hornets beat Oldham 12–5 to win the Lancashire Cup, and Huddersfield beat Hull Kingston Rovers 22–10 to win the Yorkshire Cup.

Championship[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA Pts Pct
1 Huddersfield 36 31 1 4 996 238 63 87.5
2 Wigan 34 27 1 6 483 215 55 80.88
3 Hull Kingston Rovers 34 25 0 9 597 294 50 73.52
4 Hunslet 34 24 1 9 554 286 49 72.05
5 Oldham 34 23 1 10 562 299 47 69.11
6 Wakefield Trinity 34 22 1 11 447 405 45 66.17
7 St Helens 32 21 0 11 527 283 42 65.62
8 Dewsbury 32 18 1 13 403 341 37 57.81
9 Broughton Rangers 34 19 1 14 322 254 39 57.35
10 Hull 38 20 3 15 449 335 43 56.57
11 Leeds 34 19 0 15 467 331 38 55.83
12 Widnes 32 16 3 13 301 242 35 54.68
13 Leigh 32 17 1 14 309 296 35 54.68
14 Halifax 34 17 3 14 377 282 37 54.41
15 Batley 32 17 0 15 267 268 34 53.12
16 Rochdale Hornets 34 16 0 18 335 397 32 47.05
17 York 32 14 1 17 307 418 29 45.31
18 Warrington 32 13 2 17 288 296 28 43.75
19 Barrow 30 12 1 17 263 425 25 41.66
20 Salford 32 11 4 17 269 324 26 40.62
21 Swinton 32 11 3 18 266 356 25 39.06
22 Keighley 28 10 1 17 253 431 21 37.5
23 Coventry 34 6 2 26 208 646 14 20.58
24 Runcorn 28 5 1 22 147 369 11 19.64
25 Ebbw Vale 30 4 3 23 168 520 11 18.33
26 Bradford Northern 36 4 0 32 250 657 8 11.11
27 Bramley 30 1 3 26 133 740 5 8.33

Championship Play-Off[edit]

Semi-finals Championship Final
           
1 Huddersfield 27
4 Hunslet 3
Huddersfield 13
Wigan 5
2 Wigan 41
3 Hull Kingston Rovers 3

Challenge Cup[edit]

Dewsbury defeated Oldham 8-5 at Leeds in front of a crowd of 15,271 to win their first Challenge Cup in their first Final appearance.[3]

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1911-12 Season summary". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  2. ^ Corbett, Claude (1933-09-20). "Warm Welcome: League tourists meet veterans". The Courier-Mail (Australia). p. 11. Retrieved 2009-12-04. 
  3. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07.