1992–93 Rugby Football League season

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1992–93 Rugby Football League season
League Stones Bitter Championship
Duration 26 Rounds
Teams 14
Broadcast partners United Kingdom Sky Sports
1992–93 Season
Champions Wigancolours.svg Wigan
Premiership winners Saintscolours.svg St. Helens
Man of Steel Wigancolours.svg Andy Platt
Promotion and relegation
Promoted from Second Division Fevcolours.svg Featherstone Rovers
Oldhamcolours.svg Oldham
Relegated to Second Division No Relegations league expanded to 16
Second Division
Champions Fevcolours.svg Featherstone Rovers
Third Division
Champions Cougscolours.svg Keighley Cougars
Third Division discontinued
Joined Second Division Cougscolours.svg Keighley Cougars
Workingtoncolours.svg Workington Town
Ramscolours.svg Dewsbury
Ryedale-York
Haven colours.svg Whitehaven
Batley colours.svg Batley
Doncaster colours.svg Doncaster
Hunsletcolours.svg Hunslet
Highfield
Barrowcolours.svg Barrow
Relegated to
National Conference League
Blackpoolcolours.svg Chorley Borough
Blackpool Gladiators
Nottingham City
Seasons

The 1992–93 Rugby Football League season was the 98th ever season of professional rugby league football in Britain. Sixteen teams competed from August, 1992 until May, 1993 for the Stones Bitter Championship, Premiership Trophy and Silk Cut Challenge Cup.

Season summary[edit]

The 1993 Man of Steel Award for player of the season went to Wigan's Andy Platt.

Wigan beat St. Helens 5–4 to win the 1992 Lancashire Cup, and Wakefield Trinity beat Sheffield Eagles 29–16 to win the Yorkshire County Cup, to date this was final season of the Lancashire Cup and Yorkshire Cup competitions that, except for the break for World War I and World War II (Lancashire Cup only), had taken place annually since their inaugural 1905–06 season.

League Tables[edit]

Championship Final Standings[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Wigancolours.svg Wigan 26 20 1 5 744 327 +417 41
2 Saintscolours.svg St. Helens 26 20 1 5 632 345 +287 41
3 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Northern 26 15 0 11 553 434 +99 30
4 Widnes colours.svg Widnes 26 15 0 11 549 446 +103 30
5 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds 26 14 2 10 595 522 +73 30
6 Cascolours.png Castleford 26 14 1 11 544 401 +143 29
7 Faxcolours.svg Halifax 26 13 0 13 557 505 +52 26
8 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington 26 12 1 13 487 450 +37 25
9 Hullcolours.svg Hull 26 10 1 15 381 535 -154 21
10 Sheffeagles colours.svg Sheffield Eagles 26 10 1 15 405 627 -222 21
11 Leigh colours.svg Leigh 26 9 2 15 410 630 -220 20
12 Wcatscolours.svg Wakefield Trinity 26 8 2 16 405 535 -130 18
13 Redscolours.svg Salford 26 9 0 17 498 725 -227 18
14 HKRcolours.svgHull Kingston Rovers 26 7 0 19 321 599 -278 14
Champions

Second Division Final Standings[1]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Featherstone Rovers 28 24 1 3 996 352 644 49
2 Oldham 28 20 1 7 753 503 250 41
3 Huddersfield 28 15 0 13 565 548 17 30
4 Rochdale Hornets 28 14 0 14 622 607 15 28
5 London Crusaders 28 12 2 14 534 562 -28 26
6 Swinton 28 10 0 18 409 636 -227 30
7 Carlisle 28 6 3 19 454 721 -267 15
8 Bramley 28 7 1 20 328 732 -404 13
Promoted Reformed Second Division

Third Division Final Standings[1]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Keighley Cougars 24 21 0 3 917 288 629 42
2 Workington Town 24 19 0 5 835 237 598 38
3 Dewsbury 24 18 0 6 718 291 427 36
4 Ryedale-York 24 17 0 7 747 335 412 34
5 Whitehaven 24 16 0 8 696 328 368 32
6 Batley 24 16 0 8 508 268 240 32
7 Doncaster 24 14 0 10 564 469 95 28
8 Hunslet 24 14 0 10 554 498 56 28
9 Highfield 24 6 0 18 310 915 -605 12
10 Barrow 24 5 0 19 476 625 -149 10
11 Chorley Borough 24 5 0 19 317 781 -464 10
12 Blackpool Gladiators 24 4 0 20 302 958 -656 8
13 Nottingham City 24 1 0 23 181 1132 -951 2
Reformed Second Division

Challenge Cup[edit]

Main article: 1993 Challenge Cup

The 1993 Silk Cut Challenge Cup Final was played by Wigan and Widnes on 2:30 on a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon, 1 May 1993 at Wembley Stadium, London in front of 77,684. By coming on as a substitute in this game at 17 years and 11 months of age, Andy Farrell become the youngest player to win a Challenge Cup final.[2] The winner of the Lance Todd Trophy was Wigan's Dean Bell.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 303. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2. 
  2. ^ "Farrell switches codes". Telegraph.co.uk. UK: Telegraph Media Group Limited. 2005-03-23. Retrieved 2010-06-30. 

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