Championship 1989/90

Leigh

Coaches
Billy Benyon (24)
Alex Murphy (6)
Biggest home crowd
10,136 (vs. Wigan in round 2)
Average home crowd
4,602
Top pointscorer
Chris Johnson (100)
Top tryscorer
Dave Ruane (13)

Alex Murphy replaced Billy Benyon as coach of Leigh on the 6th of March, 1990 (Liverpool Echo, 7/3/90, p52).

Results

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Date Day Competition   Opposition   Score Captain(s) Coach(es) Venue Crowd Rank  
Sep 3rd Sun League H    Barrow W 42-16   B Benyon Hilton Park 2,497 2nd View
Sep 6th Wed League H    Wigan L 7-44   B Benyon Hilton Park 10,136 11th View
Sep 10th Sun League    A Wakefield L 0-32   B Benyon Belle Vue 4,115 11th View
Sep 17th Sun LC (1) H    Whitehaven W 26-8   B Benyon Hilton Park 2,039 View
Sep 24th Sun League H    Warrington L 10-25   B Benyon Hilton Park 5,170 10th View
Sep 27th Wed LC (2) H    Widnes L 12-34   B Benyon Hilton Park 6,748 View
Oct 1st Sun League    A Featherstone W 30-16   B Benyon Post Office Road 3,206 9th View
Oct 7th Sat League    A Salford L 6-19   B Benyon The Willows 2,241 10th View
Oct 29th Sun League    A Bradford L 10-30   B Benyon Odsal 3,990 11th View
Nov 12th Sun League    A Widnes W 18-16   B Benyon Naughton 7,104 11th View
Nov 15th Wed League H    Featherstone W 35-26   B Benyon Hilton Park 2,681 10th View
Nov 22nd Wed League H    Wakefield L 6-24   B Benyon Hilton Park 3,479 10th View
Nov 26th Sun League    A Warrington L 8-16   B Benyon Wilderspool 3,941 10th View
Dec 3rd Sun RT (1)    A Leeds L 12-26   B Benyon Headingley 7,712 View
Dec 17th Sun League    A Hull FC L 24-28   B Benyon Boulevard 4,287 11th View
Dec 26th Tue League H    Salford W 18-10   B Benyon Hilton Park 4,123 11th View
Jan 7th Sun League H    St Helens W 30-18   B Benyon Hilton Park 5,829 10th View
Jan 17th Wed League    A Leeds L 16-38   B Benyon Headingley 6,529 9th View
Jan 21st Sun League H    Sheffield W 28-16   B Benyon Hilton Park 3,207 9th View
Jan 28th Sun CC (1)    A Whitehaven L 22-23   B Benyon Recreation Gnd 1,528 View
Feb 4th Sun League H    Bradford W 22-16   B Benyon Hilton Park 3,759 9th View
Feb 18th Sun League    A Castleford L 18-44   B Benyon Wheldon Road 5,053 9th View
Feb 25th Sun League H    Leeds L 14-26   B Benyon Hilton Park 5,211 10th View
Mar 4th Sun League    A Sheffield L 4-46   B Benyon Tattersfield 1,106 12th View
Mar 11th Sun League    A Barrow W 44-6   A Murphy Craven Park 1,293 10th View
Mar 18th Sun League H    Widnes D 20-20   A Murphy Hilton Park 4,848 10th View
Mar 25th Sun League    A St Helens L 6-12   A Murphy Knowsley 9,189 11th View
Apr 1st Sun League H    Hull FC L 14-24   A Murphy Hilton Park 5,211 11th View
Apr 12th Thu League H    Castleford L 6-40   A Murphy Hilton Park 4,097 12th View
Apr 16th Mon League    A Wigan L 6-34   A Murphy Central Park 19,641 12th View

30 games
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Legend

H = Home
A = Away
N = Neutral/Alternative Venue
W = Win
L = Loss
D = Draw

Players

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Player ↓ Age Born Rep League Games Cups/Other Totals
App Int Tot T G FG Pts B S App Int Tot T G FG Pts B S App Int Tot T G FG Pts B S  
BEARDMORE, Robert 29     22 - 22 12 - - 48 - - 3 - 3 - - - - - - 25 - 25 12 - - 48 - - List
BROWN, Peter 28   New Zealand 16 3 19 3 3 - 18 - - 3 - 3 - - - - - - 19 3 22 3 3 - 18 - - List
BURRELL, Craig -     3 - 3 2 - - 8 - - - - - - - - - - - 3 - 3 2 - - 8 - - List
CASE, Brian -   Great Britain England 12 1 13 1 - - 4 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 13 1 14 1 - - 4 - - List
COLLIER, Andy 21     13 3 16 3 - - 12 - - 2 1 3 - - - - - - 15 4 19 3 - - 12 - - List
COOPER, Mark -     2 - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - 2 - - - - - - List
COTTRELL, Tony -     6 10 16 1 - - 4 - - 2 - 2 - - - - - - 8 10 18 1 - - 4 - - List
DEAN, Mike -     16 6 22 4 - - 16 - - 2 - 2 1 - - 4 - - 18 6 24 5 - - 20 - - List
DOHERTY, Paul 23     1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
DONOHUE, Jason 17     2 1 3 - - - - - - - 2 2 - - - - - - 2 3 5 - - - - - - List
DUNN, Brian 27     2 6 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 6 8 - - - - - - List
EVANS, David 20     - 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - List
GORE, Mike -     1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
HERBERT, Graham -     1 - 1 - - - - - - 1 1 2 1 - - 4 - - 2 1 3 1 - - 4 - - List
HILL, David 21     9 - 9 1 - - 4 - - 1 1 2 - - - - - - 10 1 11 1 - - 4 - - List
JEFFREY, Ian -     26 - 26 10 - - 40 - - 4 - 4 2 - - 8 - - 30 - 30 12 - - 48 - - List
JOHNSON, Chris 29   Great Britain 14 - 14 - 42 - 84 - - 3 - 3 - 8 - 16 - - 17 - 17 - 50 - 100 - - List
JOHNSON, Phil -     4 1 5 - 7 - 14 - - 2 - 2 - - - - - - 6 1 7 - 7 - 14 - - List
KERR, John -     2 - 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - 2 - - - - - - List
LEDGER, Barry 27   Great Britain England 18 1 19 9 - - 36 - - 4 - 4 2 - - 8 - - 22 1 23 11 - - 44 - - List
McCULLOCH, Neil -     - 1 1 - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 1 1 2 - - - - - - List
McGRORY, Paul -     - - - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - List
MOIMOI, Robert -     17 - 17 3 - - 12 - - 2 - 2 - - - - - - 19 - 19 3 - - 12 - - List
OGDEN, Mike -     - 1 1 - - - - - - 1 - 1 1 - - 4 - - 1 1 2 1 - - 4 - - List
O'LOUGHLIN, Keiron -     3 - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 - 3 - - - - - - List
PLATT, Alan -     22 3 25 3 18 1 49 - - 3 - 3 1 2 - 8 - - 25 3 28 4 20 1 57 - - List
POTTER, Ian 31   Great Britain England 22 - 22 1 - - 4 - - 3 - 3 - - - - - - 25 - 25 1 - - 4 - - List
ROPATI, Peter -   23 - 23 6 - - 24 - - 3 - 3 - - - - - - 26 - 26 6 - - 24 - - List
ROUND, Mike -     7 - 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 - 7 - - - - - - List
RUANE, Dave 26     17 3 20 9 - 1 37 - - 4 - 4 4 - - 16 - - 21 3 24 13 - 1 53 - - List
STANDISH, Wayne -     18 - 18 3 - - 12 - - 3 - 3 1 - - 4 - - 21 - 21 4 - - 16 - - List
STEPHENSON, David 31   Great Britain 18 - 18 3 2 - 16 - - 1 - 1 - - - - - - 19 - 19 3 2 - 16 - - List
STREET, Tim 21     14 2 16 - - - - - - 2 - 2 - - - - - - 16 2 18 - - - - - - List
WESTHEAD, John -     7 6 13 - - - - - - - 1 1 - - - - - - 7 7 14 - - - - - - List
34 players 2 cur. / 7 tot. 25.71 26 games 74 72 2 442 0 0 4 games 13 10 0 72 0 0 30 games 87 82 2 514 0 0  

* Greyed out numbers in the table below indicate that the corresponding data is incomplete.
Age is sorted on both years and days. Other columns use player name as a secondary sort, or squad number if applicable.

Legend

Rep = Representative Status
App = Starting Appearances
Int = Interchange Appearances
T = Try/Penalty Try
G = Conversion/Penalty Goal
FG = Field Goal/Drop Goal
Pts = Points
B = 5/10 Minute Sin Bins
S = Sendoffs

Contributions: Andrew Ferguson, Shawn Dollin

Sources: Irvin Saxton's Record Keepers' Club, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1990-91