1977–78 Northern Rugby Football League season
|1977–78 Northern Rugby Football League season|
|League||Northern Rugby Football League|
|Man of Steel||George Nicholls|
|Top point-scorer(s)||Geoff Pimblett (381)|
|Top try-scorer(s)||Stuart Wright (33)|
|Promotion and relegation|
|Promoted from Second Division|| Leigh
|Relegated to Second Division|| Hull
The 1977–78 Northern Rugby Football League season was the 83rd season of rugby league football. Sixteen English clubs competed for the Northern Rugby Football League Championship with Widnes claiming the title by finishing the season on top of the League.
First Division Championship
Second Division Championship
Leeds beat St Helens 14-12 in the final played at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 13 May 1978 before a crowd of 96,000.
This was Leeds’ eleventh Cup Final win in fifteen appearances and their second in successive years.
The following are the top points scorers in the 1977–78 season.
Most goals (including drop goals)
- "1977–78 Season summary". Archived from the original on 2009-09-16. Retrieved 2009-08-08.
- "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-09-16. Retrieved 2009-08-07.
- Fletcher, Raymond; Howes, David. Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1997. London: Headline. pp. 163–7. ISBN 978-0-7472-7764-4.