1935–36 Northern Rugby Football League season
Northern Rugby Football League Championship
Number of teams
Jim Sullivan 246
Eric Harris 63
1935–36 was the 41st season of Rugby Football League season rugby league football. Thirty teams competed in a single league Championship. The Challenge Cup was contested for the 36th time and the second European Championship took place.
Season summary [ edit ]
Hull won their third Championship when they defeated Widnes 21-2 in the play-off final. Hull had also finished the regular season as league leaders.
The Challenge Cup Winners were
Leeds who beat Warrington 18-2 in the final.
Two new London clubs join the competition:
Acton and Willesden, and Streatham and Mitcham. 
Liverpool Stanley won the Lancashire League, and Hull won the Yorkshire League. Salford beat Wigan 15–7 to win the Lancashire Cup, and Leeds beat York 3–0 to win the Yorkshire Cup.
Championship [ edit ]
Championship Play-Offs [ edit ]
Challenge Cup [ edit ]
Leeds beat Warrington 18-2 in the Challenge Cup final played at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 18 April 1936 before a crowd of 51,250.
Evan Williams' three goals gave Leeds the victory. 
This was Leeds’ fourth Challenge Cup Final win in as many Final Appearances.
European Championship [ edit ]
The tri-nation tournament was played between November 1935 and February 1936 as single round robin games between England, France and Wales. This was the second Rugby League European Championship, won by Wales.
23 Nov 1935
41 - 7 France
1 Feb 1936
Hull KR England
14 - 17 Wales
16 Feb 1936
7 - 25 England
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