1895–96 St Helens RLFC season

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1895–96 St Helens RLFC season
1895-96 Northern Rugby Football Union season Rank 8th
1895-96 record Wins: 15; Draws: 8; Losses: 19
Points scored For: 195; Against: 230
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The 1895-96 St Helens R.F.C. season was the club's first in the Northern Rugby Football Union, following the dispute and split with the Rugby Football Union. In a difficult season, the club finished fourteenth out of 22 teams in the national competition, having two points deducted from their league total for fielding an ineligible player, and seventh in the concurrent Lancashire Senior Championship.[1]

National Championship[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Manningham 42 33 0 9 367 158 +209 66
2 Halifax 42 30 5 7 312 139 +173 65
3 Runcorn 42 24 8 10 314 143 +171 56
4 Oldham 42 27 2 13 374 194 +180 56
5 Brighouse 42 22 9 11 247 129 +118 53
6 Tyldesley 42 21 8 13 260 164 +96 50
7 Hunslet 42 24 2 16 279 207 +72 50
8 Hull F.C. 42 23 3 16 259 158 +101 49
9 Leigh 42 21 4 17 214 269 -55 46
10 Wigan 42 19 7 16 245 147 +98 45
11 Bradford 42 18 9 15 254 175 +79 45
12 Leeds 42 20 3 19 258 247 +11 43
13 Warrington 42 17 5 20 198 240 -42 39
14 St. Helens 42 15 8 19 195 230 -35 36a[›]
15 Liversedge 42 15 4 23 261 355 -94 34
16 Widnes 42 14 4 24 177 323 -146 32
17 Stockport 42 12 8 22 171 315 -144 32
18 Batley 42 12 7 23 137 298 -161 31
19 Wakefield Trinity 42 13 4 25 156 318 -162 30
20 Huddersfield 42 10 4 28 194 274 -80 24
21 Broughton 42 8 8 26 165 244 -79 24
22 Rochdale Hornets 42 4 8 30 78 388 -310 16
Champions

League points: for win = 2; for draw = 1; for loss = 0.
Pld = Games played; W = Wins; D = Draws; L = Losses; PF = Match points scored; PA = Match points conceded; PD = Points difference; Pts = League points.

Notes

^ a: St. Helens had 2 points deducted for fielding an ineligible player

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1895-96 League Tables". Saints heritage Society. 2010-12-05. Retrieved 2010-12-05.