|1898–99 Northern Rugby Football Union season
||Separate county championships
|| Billy Jaques 169
|| Sam Williams 39
|Lancashire Senior Competition
|Yorkshire Senior Competition
The 1897–98 Northern Rugby Football Union season was the fourth season of rugby league football.
The Lancashire Senior Competition was won by Broughton Rangers and the Yorkshire Senior Competition by Batley.
Lancashire Senior Competition
Although participating in the Lancashire Senior Competition, Runcorn and Stockport were from Cheshire.
- Swinton had 2 points deducted for a breach of the professional rules.
Yorkshire Senior Competition
Manningham had 2 points deducted for a breach of the professional rules.
Oldham beat Hunslet 19-9 in the Challenge Cup Final played in Fallowfield Stadium, Manchester in front of a crowd of 15,763.