1936–37 Rugby Football League season
Northern Rugby Football League Championship
Number of teams
Jim Sullivan 258
Eric Harris 40
1936–37 was the forty second season of Rugby Football League season rugby league football.
Season summary [ edit ]
Salford won their third Championship after beating Warrington 13-11 in the play-off final. Salford had also finished the regular season as league leaders.
The Challenge Cup winners were
Widnes who beat Keighley 18-5 in the final.
Acton and Willesden were replaced by Newcastle. Streatham and Mitcham disbanded after playing 26 matches, its remaining 12 matches were recorded as forfeits to their opponents. [1 ]
Salford won the Lancashire League, and Leeds won the Yorkshire League. Salford beat Wigan 5–2 to win the Lancashire Cup, and York beat Wakefield Trinity 9–2 to win the Yorkshire Cup.
Championship [ edit ]
Championship play-offs [ edit ]
Challenge Cup [ edit ]
Widnes beat Keighley 18-5 in the final played at Wembley Stadium in front of a crowd of 47,699.
This was Widnes' second Challenge Cup final win in three final appearances.
This was Keighley's first, and to date, only Challenge Cup final appearance.
European Championship [ edit ]
The tri-nation tournament was played between November 1936 and April 1937 as single round robin games between England, France and Wales. This was the third Rugby League European Championship, won by Wales.
7 Nov 1936
3 - 2 England
6 Dec 1936
3 - 9 Wales
10 Apr 1937
23 - 9 France
References [ edit ]