Championship 1987/88

Stats

Premiers
Widnes 
No. Of Teams
41
No. Of Games
305
No. Of Players
466
Top Tryscorer
Martin Offiah (33)
Top Pointscorer
John Woods (218)

Ladder

 HomeAwayOverall
TeamPWLDFAPD PWLDFAPD PWLDFAPtsPD
1. Widnes13112-309138+1711394-332173+15926206-64131140+330
2. St Helens13112-406124+2821376-266213+5326188-67233736+335
3. Wigan1394-396179+21713832225148+7726177262132736+294
4. Bradford1394-294121+1731394-234183+5126188-52830436+224
5. Leeds131111383173+21013472194277-8326158357745033+127
6. Warrington13922324160+1641358-207256-49261410253141630+115
7. Castleford1394-314230+841349-191329-138261313-50555926-54
8. Halifax1376-283199+841358-216238-22261214-49943724+62
9. Hull KR13931238175+6313211-182305-123261114142048023-60
10. Hull FC1376-230257-271349-134338-204261115-36459522-231
11. Salford1376-241235+613310-127326-199261016-36856120-193
12. Leigh1385-223223+013112-193336-14326917-41655918-143
13. Swinton132101208301-93132101182479-29726420239078010-390
14. Hunslet13481219312-9313-121144467-32326420236377910-416
  • Total games played: 182
  • Total points scored: 6,895
  • Average points per game: 37.88
  • Best attack: St Helens (25.85 ppg - 136.48%)
  • Best defense: Bradford Northern (11.69 ppg - 61.72%)
  • Worst attack: Hunslet (13.96 ppg - 73.71%)
  • Worst defense: Swinton (30.00 ppg - 158.39%)

 

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 4th 23 11 1 664 407 Seabourne - 13 - Ford, Mercer 153 -Hobbs Odsal (14), Valley Parade (1) 5,094 Yorkshire Cup
Castleford 7th 17 17 1 669 702 Reilly - 9 - Roockley, Plange 141 -Beardmore Wheldon Road 4,537
Halifax 8th 18 18 1 733 570 Anderson - 11 - George 129 -Whitfield Thrum 6,403
Hull FC 10th 17 18 1 602 696 Casey, Hepworth, Dean - 13 - Divorty 142 -Pearce Boulevard 4,804
Hull Kingston Rovers 9th 14 17 1 523 581 Millward - 11 - Clark 158 -Fletcher Craven Park 4,282
Hunslet 14th 5 23 2 424 860 Ward, Jarvis - 6 - Irvine, Wilson 119 -Platt Elland Road 2,622
Leeds 5th 23 12 3 821 631 Bamford - 14 - Gibson, Schofield 98 -Creasser Headingley 10,087
Leigh 12th 11 20 0 504 655 Benyon - 8 - Horo, Kerr 85 -Johnson Hilton Park 4,835
St Helens 2nd 27 11 0 940 522 Murphy - 13 - Elia 166 -Loughlin Knowsley 8,158 John Player Special Trophy
Salford 11th 16 19 0 526 708 Ashcroft - 9 - Gibson 138 -Jones The Willows 3,906
Swinton 13th 7 23 2 506 897 Holliday, Peers, Barrow - 10 - Ranson, Evans 108 -Topping Station Road 2,972
Warrington 6th 22 14 2 846 578 Barrow - 13 - Drummond 218 -Woods Wilderspool 5,064
Widnes 1st 27 9 0 872 435 Laughton - 33 - Offiah 132 -Offiah Naughton 6,671 League Champions, Premiership Trophy
Wigan 3rd 30 9 2 957 471 Lowe Hanley 22 - Hanley 88 -Hanley Central Park 14,459 World Club Challenge, Challenge Cup, Lancashire Cup