1932–33 Northern Rugby Football League season

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1932–33 Northern Rugby Football League season
League Northern Rugby Football League
Number of teams 28
Champions Redscolours.svg Salford
League Leaders Redscolours.svg Salford
Top point-scorer(s) Wigancolours.svg Jim Sullivan 307
Top try-scorer(s) Rhinoscolours.svg Eric Harris 57
< 1931–32 Seasons 1933–34 >

The 1932–33 Nothern Rugby Football League season was the thirty-eighth season of rugby league football. Salford won their second Rugby Football League Championship when they beat Swinton 15-5 in the play-off final. They had also finished the regular season as league leaders.[1] The Challenge Cup winners were Huddersfield who beat Warrington 21-17 in the final. Salford won the Lancashire League, and Castleford won the Yorkshire League. Warrington beat St.Helens 10–9 to win the Lancashire Cup, and Leeds beat Wakefield Trinity 8–0 to win the Yorkshire Cup. This season, Widnes' Jimmy Hoey became rugby league's first player to play and score in every one of his club's matches in an entire season.[2]

Championship[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA Pts
1 Salford 38 31 2 5 751 165 64
2 Swinton 38 26 2 10 412 247 54
3 York 38 24 4 10 571 273 52
4 Wigan 38 25 2 11 717 411 52
5 Warrington 38 26 0 12 625 426 52
6 Barrow 38 24 2 12 508 332 50
7 Hunslet 38 23 0 15 529 365 46
8 Castleford 38 21 4 13 403 326 46
9 Huddersfield 38 21 0 17 504 333 42
10 Leeds 38 20 2 16 544 423 42
11 St Helens 38 20 2 16 554 494 42
12 Widnes 38 19 2 17 446 406 40
13 Broughton Rangers 38 18 4 16 289 322 40
14 Oldham 38 19 1 18 438 464 39
15 Rochdale Hornets 38 19 1 18 497 533 39
16 St. Helens Recs 38 16 4 18 419 416 36
17 Keighley 38 16 3 19 418 428 35
18 Hull 38 16 2 20 467 460 34
19 Wakefield Trinity 38 15 4 19 370 483 34
20 Halifax 38 16 1 21 434 392 33
21 Hull Kingston Rovers 38 15 0 23 383 490 30
22 Bradford Northern 38 14 2 22 377 587 30
23 Leigh 38 15 0 23 364 610 30
24 Dewsbury 38 14 0 24 361 503 28
25 Batley 38 12 1 25 293 450 25
26 Featherstone Rovers 38 8 2 28 302 594 18
27 Wigan Highfield 38 8 2 28 240 734 18
28 Bramley 38 6 1 31 219 768 13

Play-off[edit]

Semi-finals Championship Final
           
1 Salford 14
4 Wigan 2
Salford 15
Swinton 5
2 Swinton 11
3 York 4

Challenge Cup[edit]

Huddersfield beat Warrington 21-17 in the final at Wembley before a crowd of 41,784. This was Huddersfield’s third Cup Final win in as many Cup Final appearances. This was also the fifth Cup Final defeat for Warrington.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1932-33 Season summary". Archived from the original on 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-08-08. 
  2. ^ "Jimmy Hoey". Hall of Fame. rugby.widnes.tv. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 

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