1899–1900 Northern Rugby Football Union season

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1899–1900 Northern Rugby Football Union season
Structure Separate county championships
1899–1900 Season
Top point-scorer(s) Oldhamcolours.svg Sam Williams 108
Top try-scorer(s) Oldhamcolours.svg Sam Williams 36
Lancashire Senior Competition
Champions Runcorn
Yorkshire Senior Competition
Champions Bradford
Seasons

The 1899–1900 Northern Rugby Football Union season was the fifth season of rugby league football.

Season summary[edit]

The Lancashire Senior Competition was won by Runcorn (from Cheshire) and the Yorkshire Senior Competition by Bradford.[1]

Hull Kingston Rovers played their first season in the Northern Rugby Union this season. Their first match away at Bradford on 2 September ended in a 3-0 defeat.[2]

Lancashire Senior Competition[edit]

Millom replaced Morecambe. Although participating in the Lancashire Senior Competition, Runcorn and Stockport were from Cheshire, and Millom were from Cumberland.

Team Pld W D L PF PA Pts
1 Runcorn 26 22 2 2 232 33 46
2 Oldham 26 21 1 4 343 75 43
3 Swinton 26 19 1 6 210 108 39
4 St. Helens 26 16 3 7 207 119 35
5 Widnes 26 12 4 10 174 146 28
6 Warrington 26 12 1 13 174 128 25
7 Broughton Rangers 26 13 1 12 132 138 25*
8 Salford 26 12 0 14 196 176 24
9 Stockport 26 10 2 14 126 136 22
10 Leigh 26 8 5 13 119 211 21
11 Rochdale Hornets 26 9 1 16 90 181 17*
12 Millom 26 7 1 18 112 234 15
13 Wigan 26 7 1 18 70 230 15
14 Tyldesley 26 2 1 23 66 336 5
  • Two league points deducted for breach of professional rules.

Yorkshire Senior Competition[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA Pts
1 Bradford 30 24 2 4 324 98 50
2 Batley 30 21 6 3 219 72 48
3 Halifax 30 20 3 7 193 120 43
4 Wakefield Trinity 30 18 5 7 203 120 41
5 Huddersfield 30 17 4 9 181 110 38
6 Hull Kingston Rovers 30 15 4 11 181 129 32*
7 Hull 30 15 0 15 249 154 30
8 Hunslet 30 14 2 14 182 168 30
9 Manningham 30 13 3 14 207 203 29
10 Bramley 30 13 0 17 121 190 26
11 Castleford 30 11 3 16 155 199 25
12 Brighouse Rangers 30 9 3 18 80 231 21
13 Holbeck 30 8 4 18 138 236 18*
14 Leeds Parish Church 30 7 3 20 135 207 17
15 Leeds 30 7 3 20 103 225 17
16 Liversedge 30 5 1 24 94 303 11

Challenge Cup[edit]

Swinton beat Salford 16-8 in the Challenge Cup Final at Fallowfield Stadium, Manchester played before a crowd of 17,864.[3]

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1899-1900 Season summary". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  2. ^ "Hull KR history". Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  3. ^ "RFL Challenge Cup Roll of Honour". Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2009-08-07.