Championship 1988/89

Stats

Premiers
Widnes 
No. Of Teams
40
No. Of Games
304
No. Of Players
452
Top Tryscorer
Martin Offiah (57)
Top Pointscorer
Andy Currier (277)

Ladder

 HomeAwayOverall
TeamPWLDFAPD PWLDFAPD PWLDFAPtsPD
1. Widnes13112-421142+27913931305203+10226205172634541+381
2. Wigan13103-292203+891394-251231+2026197-54343438+109
3. Leeds13103-309178+1311385-221202+1926188-53038036+150
4. Hull FC1394-209154+551385-218201+1726179-42735534+72
5. Castleford13931367201+16613661234279-4526159260148032+121
6. Featherstone1376-243270-2713661239275-36261312148254527-63
7. St Helens13841325221+1041349-188308-120261213151352925-16
8. Bradford13661279234+451358-266284-18261114154551823+27
9. Wakefield13751212208+41349-201332-131261114141354023-127
10. Salford1394-259188+7113211-210338-128261115-46952622-57
11. Warrington1376-299230+6913310-157225-68261016-45645520+1
12. Oldham1376-283251+32131111179381-20226817146263217-170
13. Halifax13571216209+713112-119326-20726619133553513-200
14. Hull KR1358-258249+9131111150387-23726619140863613-228
  • Total games played: 182
  • Total points scored: 6,910
  • Average points per game: 37.97
  • Best attack: Widnes (27.92 ppg - 147.06%)
  • Best defense: Widnes (13.27 ppg - 69.90%)
  • Worst attack: Halifax (12.88 ppg - 67.84%)
  • Worst defense: Hull Kingston Rovers (24.46 ppg - 128.84%)

 

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 8th 15 18 1 680 651 Seabourne - 22 - Fairbank 263 -Hobbs Odsal 5,492
Castleford 5th 21 13 2 857 648 van der Velde - 24 - Anderson 270 -Ketteridge Wheldon Road 6,686
Featherstone Rovers 6th 18 16 1 638 681 Fox - 18 - Newlove 151 -Steadman Post Office Road 4,106
Halifax 13th 9 22 1 449 612 Strudwick - 13 - Anderson 92 -Whitfield Thrum 7,711
Hull FC 4th 22 13 0 614 424 Smith - 13 - Price 214 -Pearce Boulevard 6,752
Hull Kingston Rovers 14th 11 22 2 590 808 Millward - 14 - Close 138 -Fletcher Craven Park 5,260
Leeds 3rd 26 11 0 764 526 Reilly - 20 - Schofield, Gibson 136 -Stephenson Headingley 12,184 Yorkshire Cup
Oldham 12th 11 20 1 618 714 Fitzsimons, Barrow - 9 - Lord, Round 88 -Platt Watersheddings 5,933
St Helens 7th 20 17 1 729 713 Murphy - 24 - Quirk 238 -Loughlin Knowsley 9,475
Salford 10th 14 18 0 579 600 Ashcroft - 15 - Bentley 92 -Kerry The Willows 5,056
Wakefield Trinity 9th 17 17 1 643 667 Topliss - 14 - Mason 102 -Ella Belle Vue 4,692
Warrington 11th 17 19 0 721 564 Barrow, Johnson - 18 - Blake 260 -Woods Wilderspool 4,744
Widnes 1st 32 8 1 1091 539 Laughton - 57 - Offiah 277 -Currier Naughton (19), Central Park (1) 8,483 League Champions, Premiership Trophy
Wigan 2nd 33 8 1 934 544 Lowe - 25 - Hanley 204 -Lydon Central Park 14,245 Challenge Cup, John Player Special Trophy, Lancashire Cup