1996 St Helens RLFC season

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1996 St Helens RLFC season
Super League I Rank 1st
Play-off result Premiership Trophy runners-up
Challenge Cup Winners
1996 record Wins: 26; Draws: 0; Losses: 3
Points scored For: 1215; Against: 621
Team information
Coach Shaun McRae
Stadium Knowsley Road
List of seasons 1997 >

The 1996 St Helens RLFC season was the 101st season in the club's rugby league history and the first season in the Super League. Coached by Shaun McRae, the Saints competed in Super League I and finished in 1st place, and also went on to win the 1996 Challenge Cup, beating Bradford Bulls in the final.

Table[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Saintscolours.svg St. Helens 22 20 0 2 950 455 +495 40
2 Wigancolours.svg Wigan Warriors 22 19 1 2 902 326 +576 39
3 Bullscolours.svg Bradford Bulls 22 17 0 5 767 409 +358 34
4 London Broncos 22 12 1 9 611 462 +149 25
5 Wolvescolours.svg Warrington Wolves 22 12 0 10 569 565 +4 24
6 Faxcolours.svg Halifax Blue Sox 22 10 1 11 667 576 +91 21
7 Sheffeagles colours.svg Sheffield Eagles 22 10 0 12 599 730 -131 20
8 Oldhamcolours.svg Oldham Bears 22 9 1 12 473 681 -208 19
9 Cascolours.png Castleford Tigers 22 9 0 13 548 599 -51 18
10 Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds 22 6 0 16 555 745 -190 12
11 Paris Saint-Germain 22 3 1 18 398 795 -397 7
12 Workingtoncolours.svg Workington Town 22 2 1 19 325 1021 -696 5
Champions Relegated

Squad[edit]

Statistics include appearances and points in the Super League, Challenge Cup and Premiership Trophy.[1]

Player Apps Tries Goals DGs Points
Paul Anderson 1 0 0 0 0
Danny Arnold 23 25 0 0 100
Simon Booth 16 2 0 0 8
Dean Busby 3 0 0 0 0
Keiron Cunningham 29 13 0 0 52
Adam Fogerty 15 1 0 0 4
Scott Gibbs 13 6 0 0 24
Bobbie Goulding 26 6 153 4 334
Andy Haigh 13 3 0 0 12
Karle Hammond 29 15 0 1 61
Joey Hayes 12 8 0 0 32
Alan Hunte 23 14 0 0 56
Chris Joynt 24 4 0 0 16
Andy Leathem 14 0 0 0 0
John McAtee 3 0 0 0 0
Derek McVey 22 6 1 0 26
Tommy Martyn 17 9 2 0 40
Vila Matautia 21 7 0 0 28
Chris Morley 22 2 0 0 8
Jon Neill 1 0 0 0 0
Paul Newlove 27 36 0 0 144
Andy Northey 15 5 0 0 20
Apollo Perelini 27 12 0 0 48
Ian Pickavance 25 3 0 0 12
Steve Prescott 27 15 17 0 94
Anthony Sullivan 22 23 0 0 92
Phil Veivers 5 1 0 0 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fletcher, Raymond (1997). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1997. Headline Book Publishing. p. 112. ISBN 978-0-7472-7764-4. 

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