Championship 1985/86

Stats

Premiers
Halifax 
No. Of Teams
39
No. Of Games
352
No. Of Players
568
Top Tryscorer
Ellery Hanley (22)
Top Pointscorer
David Stephenson (228)

Ladder

 HomeAwayOverall
TeamPWLDFAPD PWLDFAPD PWLDFAPtsPD
1. Halifax15825222170+52151131277195+8230195649936544+134
2. Wigan151122465126+33915951311174+13730207377630043+476
3. St Helens151131405222+18315951324281+4330208272950342+226
4. Warrington15123-410180+23015861255213+4230209166539341+272
5. Widnes151131266191+7515852254263-930198352045441+66
6. Leeds1587-296254+4215753258264-6301512355451833+36
7. Hull KR1596-264223+4115771243277-34301613150750033+7
8. Hull FC151041350216+13415591266292-26301513261650832+108
9. Oldham15681283289-615753241260-19301313452454930-25
10. Salford15114-295232+6315312-213329-116301416-50856128-53
11. Castleford151041358248+11015213-193337-144301217155158525-34
12. Bradford15771260206+5415411-187267-80301118144747323-26
13. Featherstone15672258238+20153111161378-21730918341961621-197
14. York1569-225278-5315312-188314-12630921-41359218-179
15. Swinton1578-194251-5715114-177397-22030822-37164816-277
16. Dewsbury15312-188349-16115213-125498-37330525-31384710-534
  • Total games played: 240
  • Total points scored: 8,412
  • Average points per game: 35.05
  • Best attack: Wigan (25.87 ppg - 147.62%)
  • Best defense: Wigan (10.00 ppg - 57.06%)
  • Worst attack: Dewsbury (10.43 ppg - 59.51%)
  • Worst defense: Dewsbury (28.23 ppg - 161.08%)

 

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
Bradford Northern 12th 16 21 2 611 592 Seabourne - 11 - Ford 208 -Woods Odsal 3,881
Castleford 11th 22 19 1 872 686 Reilly Joyner 12 - Plange 108 -Beardmore Wheldon Road 3,528 Challenge Cup
Dewsbury 16th 6 28 0 354 969 Addy - 7 - Moore 76 -Vasey Crown Flatt 1,937
Featherstone Rovers 13th 10 21 3 480 688 Agar, Pieniazek - 14 - Lyman 109 -Quinn Post Office Road 2,288
Halifax 1st 22 9 6 619 509 Anderson - 11 - Dixon 78 -Smith Thrum 4,858 League Champions
Hull FC 8th 18 17 2 778 651 Bunting, Foulkes - 13 - O'Hara 105 -Crooks Boulevard 5,874
Hull Kingston Rovers 7th 28 16 2 791 687 Millward - 12 - Laws 124 -Dorahy Craven Park 5,587 Yorkshire Cup
Leeds 6th 22 16 5 846 662 Fox - 13 - Currie 126 -Creasser Headingley 7,483
Oldham 9th 17 16 4 671 640 Myler - 17 - Graham 106 -Hobbs Watersheddings 4,340
St Helens 3rd 26 12 2 1026 692 Benyon, Murphy - 16 - Haggerty 122 -Conlon Knowsley 5,772
Salford 10th 16 19 0 586 657 Ashcroft - 10 - Bloor 81 -Pendlebury The Willows 2,596
Swinton 15th 8 25 0 393 740 Crellin - 9 - Bate 84 -Topping Station Road 2,156
Warrington 4th 30 12 1 981 555 Bowden, Barrow - 13 - Thackray, Blake 134 -Bishop Wilderspool 3,743 Premiership Trophy
Widnes 5th 25 12 4 704 592 Hughes, Laughton - 12 - Basnett 72 -Burke Naughton 4,245
Wigan 2nd 32 9 3 1156 461 Clarke, McInnes - 22 - Hanley 228 -Stephenson Central Park 13,094 John Player Special Trophy, Lancashire Cup
York 14th 12 24 0 504 708 Lowe - 10 - Carter 101 -Steadman Clarence St 2,944