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1900–01 Northern Rugby Football Union season

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1900–01 Northern Rugby Football Union season

1900–01 Northern Rugby Football Union season
Structure Separate county championships
1900-01 Season
Top point-scorer(s) Williams (Oldham) 141
Top try-scorer(s) Williams (Oldham) 47
Lancashire Senior Competition
Champions Oldham
Yorkshire Senior Competition
Champions Bradford
< 1899–00 Seasons 1901–02 >

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

Season summary

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

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

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

Batley beat Warrington 6-0 in the final in Leeds played before a crowd of 29,563.

Sources

  • 1900-01 Rugby Football League season at wigan.rlfans.com
  • The Challenge Cup at The Rugby Football League website
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