1899–1900 St Helens RLFC season

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1899–1900 St Helens RLFC season
1898-99 Northern Rugby Football Union season Rank 4th
Challenge Cup First round
1899-1900 record Wins: 16; Draws: 3; Losses: 8
Points scored For: 207; Against: 119
1897-98 List of seasons 1899-1900 >

The 1899-1900 St Helens R.F.C. season was the club's fifth in the Northern Rugby Football Union, the 26th in their history. In their highest ever finish in a rugby league competition, and their most successful season, the club finished fourth in the Lancashire Senior Championship;[1] in the Challenge Cup, St Helens were beaten in the first round by rivals Warrington.[2] However, they did manage some silverware in the season, by beating league winners Runcorn 6-0 in the South Lancashire Cup final.[3]

Lancashire Senior Championship[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA Pts
1 Runcorn 26 22 2 2 232 33 46
2 Oldham 26 21 1 4 340 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 73 230 15
14 Tyldesley 26 2 1 23 66 336 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1899-1900 League Tables". Saints heritage Society. 2010-12-05. Retrieved 2010-12-05. 
  2. ^ "Challenge Cup Role of Honour". BBC. 2006-08-26. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 
  3. ^ "St Helens 6-0 Runcorn". Saints Heritage Society. 1900-04-30. Retrieved 2010-12-12.