Championship 1981/82

Stats

Premiers
Leigh 
No. Of Teams
33
No. Of Games
346
No. Of Players
539
Top Tryscorer
David Hobbs (19)
Top Pointscorer
John Woods (261)
In January, it was announced that the league season would be extended by 10 days on account of poor weather resulting in several postponements.

Ladder

 HomeAwayOverall
TeamPWLDFAPD PWLDFAPD PWLDFAPtsPD
1. Leigh1514-1339160+17915105-233183+5030245157234349+229
2. Hull FC15141-318110+20815951293163+13030236161127347+338
3. Widnes15132-345151+194151041206166+4030236155131747+234
4. Hull KR151311317152+1651596-248167+8130227156531945+246
5. Bradford151041216150+6615105-209182+2730209142533241+93
6. Leeds151131273168+1051569-241250-9301712151441835+96
7. St Helens15114-280187+9315681185228-43301712146541535+50
8. Warrington15123-230181+49152112173287-114301414240346830-65
9. Barrow1596-210188+2215411-198257-59301317-40844526-37
10. Featherstone15861271235+3615411-211258-47301217148249325-11
11. Wigan1596-230170+6015312-194265-71301218-42443524-11
12. Castleford1569-274242+32154101212263-51301019148650521-19
13. Fulham1569-219257-38153111146282-13630920136553919-174
14. Wakefield1587-213230-17151131128296-16830920134152619-185
15. York154101195342-14715-141135431-29630424233077310-443
16. Whitehaven152103109204-9515-15-115361-2463022532245657-341
  • Total games played: 240
  • Total points scored: 7,166
  • Average points per game: 29.86
  • Best attack: Hull FC (20.37 ppg - 136.44%)
  • Best defense: Hull FC (9.10 ppg - 60.95%)
  • Worst attack: Whitehaven (7.47 ppg - 50.03%)
  • Worst defense: York (25.77 ppg - 172.61%)

 

Team Stats (includes Cup/Tour matches)

Team Name Position W L D Pts For Pts Ag. Coach(es) Captain(s) Top Tryscorer(s) Top Pointscorer(s) Home Venue(s) Home Crowd Avg Extra Info
Barrow 9th 17 20 1 506 537 Foster - 14 - Moore 142 -Ball Craven Park 4,751
Bradford Northern 5th 26 13 2 559 429 Fox - 12 - Hanley 106 -Hanley Odsal 5,895
Castleford 12th 18 21 1 689 615 Reilly - 10 - Beardmore, Hyde 114 -Hyde Wheldon Road 4,247 Yorkshire Cup
Featherstone Rovers 10th 13 20 1 538 558 Farrar - 19 - Hobbs 229 -Quinn Post Office Road 2,806
Fulham 13th 11 23 1 434 612 Bowden - 13 - Crossley 180 -Diamond Craven Cottage 4,494
Hull FC 2nd 35 8 2 885 428 Bunting - 13 - Day 160 -Crooks Boulevard 13,402 Challenge Cup, John Player Trophy
Hull Kingston Rovers 4th 31 11 2 813 464 Millward - 17 - Hartley 245 -Fairbairn Craven Park 8,906
Leeds 6th 23 16 1 657 536 Dewhurst - 13 - Dick 217 -Dick Headingley 5,668
Leigh 1st 31 8 2 776 449 Murphy - 14 - Woods 261 -Woods Hilton Park 6,361 League Champions, Lancashire Cup
St Helens 7th 19 16 2 575 528 Coslett - 9 - Bayliss 111 -Glynn Knowsley 5,011
Wakefield Trinity 14th 12 23 1 429 617 Ashurst - 10 - Lyons 97 -Lyons Belle Vue 4,219
Warrington 8th 16 18 3 477 576 Benyon, Ashcroft - 8 - Ford 196 -Hesford Wilderspool 3,763
Whitehaven 16th 2 28 4 249 643 Kitchin, Walker - 5 - Thomson 49 -Pearson Recreation Gnd 2,808
Widnes 3rd 35 9 3 853 477 Laughton - 14 - Basnett 121 -Myler Naughton 5,982 Premiership Trophy
Wigan 11th 14 21 0 481 507 Bamford - 11 - Gill 148 -Whitfield Central Park 6,273
York 15th 5 27 2 397 892 Kirkbride - 11 - Pryce 109 -Gibson Wigginton Rd 3,824