Championship 1980/81

Widnes

Coach
Charles Laughton
Captain
Michael Adams
Biggest home crowd
8,427 (vs. St Helens in round 2)
Average home crowd
5,529
Top pointscorer
Mick Burke (211)
Top tryscorer
Keith Bentley (16)

Results

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Date Competition   Opposition   Score Coach(es) Captain(s) Venue   Rank  
Aug 17th Lancashire Cup (1) A Blackpool W 31 -  2 C Laughton   Borough Park 2,200 View
Aug 24th Lancashire Cup (2) H St Helens W 22 - 20 C Laughton   Naughton 8,427 View
Aug 31st Championship A Leigh W 13 -  2 C Laughton   Hilton Park 4,719 2nd View
Sep 7th Championship H Featherstone Rovers W 14 -  9 C Laughton   Naughton 5,624 1st View
Sep 10th Lancashire Cup (SF) H Wigan L 10 - 14 C Laughton   Naughton 6,563 View
Sep 14th Championship A Leeds W 33 -  8 C Laughton   Headingley 6,031 1st View
Sep 21st Championship H Hull Kingston Rovers L 18 - 25 C Laughton   Naughton 6,285 3rd View
Sep 28th Championship A Halifax W 11 - 10 C Laughton   Thrum 3,639 2nd View
Oct 5th Championship H Salford L 10 - 26 C Laughton   Naughton 5,086 5th View
Oct 8th Championship H Leigh W 12 -  8 C Laughton   Naughton 3,151 6th View
Oct 12th Championship A Barrow L 15 - 17 C Laughton   Craven Park 3,418 8th View
Oct 19th Championship H Oldham W 28 - 18     Naughton 5,003 7th View
Oct 26th Championship A Hull Kingston Rovers L  4 - 12 C Laughton   Craven Park 8,807 8th View
Nov 16th Championship A Warrington L  4 - 16 C Laughton   Wilderspool 6,181 9th View
Nov 23rd John Player Trophy (1) H Wakefield Trinity W 20 - 17 C Laughton   Naughton 5,956 View
Nov 30th Championship H Castleford L 13 - 15 C Laughton   Naughton 5,037 9th View
Dec 9th John Player Trophy (2) H Huddersfield W 25 -  9 C Laughton   Naughton 3,571 View
Dec 13th John Player Trophy (3) A Castleford L 10 - 18 C Laughton   Wheldon Road 3,571 View
Dec 26th Championship A Salford L  8 - 16 C Laughton   The Willows 3,444 9th View
Dec 28th Championship H Workington Town W 15 -  7 C Laughton   Naughton 3,859 6th View
Jan 1st Championship H St Helens W 11 -  8 C Laughton   Naughton 5,811 9th View
Jan 4th Championship A Featherstone Rovers L  8 - 22 C Laughton   Post Office Road 2,504 6th View
Jan 11th Championship H Bradford Northern W 10 -  2 C Laughton   Naughton 4,864 9th View
Jan 25th Championship H Wakefield Trinity W 28 - 12 C Laughton   Naughton 5,503 9th View
Feb 1st Championship A Workington Town L 10 - 14 C Laughton   Derwent Park 2,481 9th View
Feb 8th Championship A Castleford W 31 -  9 C Laughton   Wheldon Road 4,325 8th View
Feb 15th Challenge Cup (1) H Doncaster W 50 -  0 C Laughton   Naughton 4,563 View
Feb 18th Championship A Hull FC L  8 - 10 C Laughton   Boulevard 11,493 6th View
Feb 22nd Championship H Hull FC W  5 -  3 C Laughton   Naughton 6,154 6th View
Mar 1st Challenge Cup (2) H Castleford W  7 -  5 C Laughton   Naughton 7,436 View
Mar 8th Championship A Wakefield Trinity D 10 - 10 C Laughton   Belle Vue 5,439 7th View
Mar 15th Challenge Cup (3) A Featherstone Rovers W 21 -  5 C Laughton   Post Office Road 7,620 View
Mar 17th Championship A Oldham W 21 -  5     Watersheddings 2,488 6th View
Mar 22nd Championship H Barrow W 19 - 12 C Laughton   Naughton 4,988 6th View
Mar 28th Challenge Cup (SF) A N Warrington W 17 -  9 C Laughton   Central Park 12,624 View
Apr 5th Championship H Halifax W 23 - 12 C Laughton   Naughton 5,612 6th View
Apr 8th Championship H Leeds W 21 -  0 C Laughton   Naughton 4,526 6th View
Apr 12th Championship A Bradford Northern L  5 - 13 C Laughton   Odsal 6,140 6th View
Apr 17th Championship H Warrington D 11 - 11 C Laughton   Naughton 8,081 6th View
Apr 21st Championship A St Helens L  9 - 24 C Laughton   Knowsley 6,614 6th View
May 2nd Challenge Cup (F) H N Hull Kingston Rovers W 18 -  9 C Laughton M Adams Wembley 92,496 View
May 6th Premiership Trophy (1) A Hull Kingston Rovers L 12 - 14 C Laughton   Craven Park 13,508 View

42 games
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Players

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Player ↓ Rep Age App Int T G FG Pts
ADAMS, Michael Great Britain England 29 37 - 6 3 3 27 List
BAMBER, Lee   - 2 1 - - - - List
BENTLEY, Keith Great Britain   - 37 2 16 - - 48 List
BURKE, Mick Great Britain   - 33 - 5 98 - 211 List
CUNNINGHAM, Eddie Great Britain Wales - 30 1 14 - - 42 List
DEARDEN, Alan   - 8 - - - - - List
ELWELL, Keith Great Britain England - 42 - 3 - 4 13 List
FARRIMOND, David   - 1 - - - - - List
FINNIGAN, Paul   - - 1 - - - - List
FOX, Philip   - 7 - 3 - - 9 List
FOY, Des   - 5 3 - - - - List
GEORGE, Mick   - 36 - 12 - - 36 List
GORLEY, Les Great Britain England   - 31 - 6 - - 18 List
GREGORY, Andy   19 22 4 9 1 - 29 List
HOGAN, Brian England - 14 1 1 - - 3 List
HOUGHTON, Vince   - - 1 - - - - List
HUGHES, Eric Great Britain England 30 34 - 10 - - 30 List
HULME, David   17 - 1 - - - - List
LOCKWOOD, Brian Great Britain England 34 13 2 1 - - 3 List
MILLS, Jim Great Britain Wales 36 - 1 - - - - List
MORAN, Dave   - 10 2 7 - - 21 List
MYLER, John   - 27 5 7 26 3 76 List
MYLER, Tony   20 9 3 2 - - 6 List
O'NEILL, Mike   20 35 3 9 - - 27 List
POYNTON, Neil   - - 1 1 - - 3 List
PRESCOTT, Eric   - 30 - 3 - - 9 List
RENNOX, Michael   - 1 - - - - - List
ROPATI, Uati   - 1 - - - - - List
RUTENE, Wayne   - 1 - - - - - List
SHAW, Glyndwr Great Britain Wales 30 18 3 3 - - 9 List
SMITH, Martyn   - 17 9 3 - - 9 List
TAYLOR, John   - 13 2 - - - - List
WHITFIELD, Fred   - 4 4 1 - - 3 List
WRIGHT, Stuart Great Britain England - 28 - 13 - - 39 List
34 players 7 cur. / 13 tot. 26.60 42 games 135 128 10 671  

Legend: H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral; W = Win, L = Loss, D = Draw, Rep = Representative Status, App = Starting Appearances, Int = Interchange Appearances.