1900–01 Northern Rugby Football Union season

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1900–01 Northern Rugby Football Union season
StructureSeparate county championships
1900-01 Season
Top point-scorer(s)Oldhamcolours.svg Williams 141
Top try-scorer(s)Oldhamcolours.svg Williams 47
Lancashire Senior Competition
ChampionsOldhamcolours.svg Oldham
Yorkshire Senior Competition
ChampionsBradford
Seasons

The 1900–01 Northern Rugby Football Union season was the sixth season of rugby league football.

Season summary[edit]

The Lancashire Senior Competition was won by Oldham and the Yorkshire Senior Competition by Bradford.

In 1901 Bramley's James Lomas became rugby league's first £100 transfer, moving to Salford.[1]

Lancashire Senior Competition[edit]

Barrow replaced Tyldesley. 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 Oldham 26 22 1 3 301 67 45
2 Swinton 26 21 2 3 283 66 44
3 Runcorn 26 20 0 6 240 100 40
4 Broughton Rangers 26 17 2 7 211 84 36
5 Salford 26 15 0 11 229 149 30
6 Warrington 26 12 3 11 149 126 27
7 Leigh 26 12 2 12 157 143 26
8 Barrow 26 10 2 14 140 169 22
9 Wigan 26 8 3 15 98 227 19
10 Rochdale Hornets 26 8 2 16 103 257 18
11 Millom 26 8 0 18 85 194 16
12 Stockport 26 6 3 17 102 184 15
13 St. Helens 26 6 2 18 82 228 12*
14 Widnes 26 6 0 20 85 271 12
  • St Helens had 2 points deducted for a breach of the professional rules.

Yorkshire Senior Competition[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA Pts
1 Bradford 30 26 1 3 387 100 51*
2 Halifax 30 22 3 5 309 147 47
3 Hunslet 30 20 0 10 252 142 40
4 Batley 30 17 5 8 166 131 39
5 Hull 30 19 1 10 291 141 37*
6 Huddersfield 30 17 1 12 241 130 35
7 Brighouse Rangers 30 16 0 14 194 162 32
8 Hull Kingston Rovers 30 15 2 13 195 169 32
9 Wakefield Trinity 30 14 3 13 242 148 31
10 Leeds Parish Church 30 12 6 12 115 108 30
11 Bramley 30 12 5 13 138 163 29
12 Manningham 30 9 1 20 115 258 19
13 Leeds 30 7 3 20 144 255 17
14 Holbeck 30 7 3 20 110 263 15*
15 Castleford 30 5 4 21 92 331 14
16 Liversedge 30 2 2 26 43 386 6
  • Bradford, Hull and Holbeck each had 2 points deducted for a breach of the professional rules.

Challenge Cup[edit]

The 1901 Challenge Cup was the 5th staging of rugby league's oldest knockout competition, the Challenge Cup.[2] The final was played between Batley and Warrington at Headingley Stadium in Leeds.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baker, Andrew (1995-08-20). "100 years of rugby league: From the great divide to the Super era". Independent, The. independent.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-09-25.
  2. ^ John Huxley; David Howes (1980). Encyclopedia of Rugby League Football. London: Robert Hale. pp. 41–43. ISBN 0-7091-8133-7.
  3. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 191. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2.

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