1968–69 was the seventy third season of Rugby Football League season rugby league football.
Season summary [ edit ]
Leeds had finished the regular season as League leaders for the third season in a row. They then won their second Championship when they beat Castleford 16-14 in the Championship Final. Bev Risman was awarded the Harry Sunderland Trophy as man-of-the-match.
Challenge Cup winners were Castleford who beat Salford 11-6 in the final.
BBC2 Floodlit Trophy winners were Wigan who beat St. Helens 7-4 in the final. [1 ]
St. Helens won the Lancashire League, and Leeds won the Yorkshire League. St. Helens beat Oldham 30–2 to win the Lancashire Cup, and Leeds beat Castleford 22–11 to win the Yorkshire Cup.
Championship [ edit ]
Play-offs [ edit ]
Round of 16
Featherstone Rovers 16
Hull K R
St Helens 47
St Helens 25
Challenge Cup [ edit ]
Castleford beat Salford 11-6 in the final played at Wembley before a crowd of 97,939. Salford were captained by
This was Castleford’s second Cup Final win in two Final appearances.
To date, this was Salford’s last appearance in a Challenge Cup Final.
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