1924–25 Northern Rugby Football League season

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1924–25 Northern Rugby Football League season
League Northern Rugby Football League
Number of teams 27
Champions HKRcolours.svg Hull Kingston Rovers
League Leaders Swintoncolours.svg Swinton
Top point-scorer(s) Wigancolours.svg Jim Sullivan 282
Top try-scorer(s) Wigancolours.svg Johnny Ring 54
< 1923–24 Seasons 1925–26 >

The 1924–25 Rugby Football League season was the thirtieth season of rugby league football.

Season summary[edit]

Hull Kingston Rovers won their second Championship by defeating Swinton in the play-off final.

Swinton had ended the regular season as league leaders.

Oldham defeated Hull Kingston Rovers to win the Challenge Cup.[1]

Swinton won the Lancashire League, and Hull Kingston Rovers won the Yorkshire League. Oldham beat St.Helens Recs 10–0 to win the Lancashire Cup, and Wakefield Trinity beat Batley 9–8 to win the Yorkshire Cup.

Championship[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA Pts Pct
1 Swinton 36 30 0 6 499 224 60 83.33
2 Hull Kingston Rovers 34 25 3 6 492 171 53 77.94
3 Wigan 36 27 1 8 784 258 55 76.38
4 St. Helens Recs 38 26 3 9 564 267 55 72.36
5 Oldham 34 21 1 12 533 248 43 68.23
6 Leeds 36 21 3 12 341 278 45 62.5
7 Huddersfield 36 21 1 14 458 351 43 59.72
8 Dewsbury 36 20 2 14 310 269 42 58.33
9 Warrington 36 19 2 15 427 386 40 55.55
10 St Helens 34 17 3 14 325 381 37 54.41
11 Batley 36 19 1 16 441 350 39 54.16
12 Rochdale Hornets 36 18 2 16 348 331 38 52.77
13 Hunslet 36 19 0 17 411 369 38 52.77
14 Wakefield Trinity 36 17 1 18 337 316 35 48.61
15 Keighley 36 17 1 18 305 420 35 48.51
16 Barrow 34 16 1 17 288 336 33 48.52
17 Featherstone Rovers 34 15 0 19 322 364 30 44.11
15 Hull 36 14 3 19 368 422 31 43.05
19 Salford 34 13 3 18 160 399 29 42.64
20 Leigh 34 13 1 20 328 433 27 39.7
21 Halifax 38 14 2 22 317 431 30 39.47
22 Broughton Rangers 34 12 1 21 244 429 25 36.76
23 York 36 12 1 23 272 351 25 34.72
24 Wigan Highfield 32 10 1 21 224 432 21 32.81
25 Widnes 34 10 1 23 257 462 21 30.83
26 Bradford Northern 38 8 4 26 285 584 20 26.31
27 Bramley 36 2 2 32 174 572 6 8.33

Championship Play-Off[edit]

Semi-finals Championship Final
           
1 Swinton 20
4 St Helens Recreation 2
Swinton 5
Hull Kingston Rovers 9
2 Hull Kingston Rovers 13
3 Wigan 4

Challenge Cup[edit]

Oldham beat Hull Kingston Rovers 16-3 in the final played at Leeds before a crowd of 28,335.

This was Oldham’s fifth appearance in the Final and their second win. Their previous Cup Final win was back in 1899.[2]

During this season's Cup competition, Wigan's Jim Sullivan set a Challenge Cup record for the most goals kicked in a match, when he was successful 22 times against the amateur team, Flimby and Fothergill.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1924-25 Season summary". Archived from the original on 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-08-08. 
  2. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  3. ^ "RFL All Time Records". Archived from the original on 2008-05-27. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 

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