1982–83 Rugby Football League season
|Number of teams||16|
|Man of Steel||Allan Agar|
|Top try-scorer(s)||Bob Eccles (Warrington) 37|
|Promotion and relegation|
|Promoted from Second Division||Fulham
|Relegated to Second Division|| Barrow
|Top point-scorer(s)||Steve Diamond (Fulham) 308|
|Top try-scorer(s)||John Crossley (Fulham) 27|
The 1982–83 Rugby Football League season was the 88th ever season of professional rugby league football in Britain. Sixteen teams competed from August, 1982 until May, 1983 for the Slalom Lager Championship.
- Slalom Lager League Champions: Hull
- Challenge Cup Winners: Featherstone Rovers (14-12 v Hull)
- Slalom Lager Premiership Trophy Winners: Widnes (22-10 v Hull)
- John Player Special Trophy Winners: Wigan (15-4 v Leeds)
- 2nd Division Champions: Fulham
Hull finished on top of the First Division table to claim their sixth and, to date, last championship, but Widnes won the Rugby League Premiership competition. Fulham, Wakefield Trinity, Salford and Whitehaven were promoted to the First Division.
The Final was played at Wembley before a crowd of 84,969.
- Demsteader, Christine (2000-10-01). "Rugby League's home from home". BBC Sport (UK: BBC). Retrieved 2009-12-04.