1931–32 Northern Rugby Football League season

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1931–32 Northern Rugby Football League season
League Northern Rugby Football League
Number of teams 28
Champions Saintscolours.svg St Helens
League Leaders Giantscolours.svg Huddersfield
Top point-scorer(s) Wigancolours.svg Jim Sullivan 249
Top try-scorer(s) Giantscolours.svg "Ernie" Mills 50
< 1930–31 Seasons 1932–33 >

The 1931–32 Rugby Football League season was the thirty seventh season of rugby league football in northern England.

Season summary[edit]

St.Helens won their first championship when they defeated Huddersfield 9-5 in the play-off final.

Huddersfield had finished the regular season as league leaders. [1]

The Challenge Cup Winners were Leeds who beat Swinton 11-8 in the final.

St.Helens won the Lancashire League, and Hunslet won the Yorkshire League. Salford beat Swinton 10–8 to win the Lancashire Cup, and Huddersfield beat Hunslet 4–2 to win the Yorkshire Cup.

Championship[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA Pts
1 Huddersfield 38 30 1 7 636 368 61
2 St Helens 38 29 2 7 699 279 60
3 Leeds 38 27 1 10 603 307 55
4 Hunslet 38 27 1 10 672 359 55
5 Salford 38 26 2 10 551 211 54
6 Swinton 38 26 1 11 523 253 53
7 Wigan 38 22 2 14 559 361 46
8 Warrington 38 22 2 14 495 412 46
9 York 38 22 2 14 455 382 46
10 Wakefield Trinity 38 21 3 14 545 388 45
11 Oldham 38 20 2 16 461 437 42
12 Rochdale Hornets 38 19 2 17 458 458 40
13 St. Helens Recs 38 18 1 19 523 523 37
14 Hull Kingston Rovers 38 18 0 20 409 413 36
15 Dewsbury 38 17 2 19 421 467 36
16 Halifax 38 17 1 20 432 379 35
17 Batley 38 16 1 21 358 433 33
18 Broughton Rangers 38 16 1 21 351 382 33
19 Featherstone Rovers 38 15 2 21 374 415 32
20 Widnes 38 14 4 20 363 458 32
21 Hull 38 14 3 21 415 461 31
22 Castleford 38 14 1 23 402 515 29
23 Barrow 38 14 1 23 368 560 29
24 Leigh 38 13 2 23 353 487 28
25 Bramley 38 12 1 25 333 751 25
26 Keighley 38 10 0 28 228 630 20
27 Wigan Highfield 38 6 2 30 350 707 14
28 Bradford Northern 38 5 1 32 313 854 11

Championship Play-Off[edit]

Semi-finals Championship Final
           
1 Huddersfield 12
4 Hunslet 9
Huddersfield 5
St Helens 9
2 St Helens 9
3 Leeds 0

Challenge Cup[edit]

Leeds beat Swinton 11-8 in the final played at Wigan before a crowd of 29,000.

This was Leeds’ third Cup Final win in as many Cup Final appearances.[2]

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1931-32 Season summary". Retrieved 2009-08-08. 
  2. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2010-01-06. Retrieved 2009-08-07.