Second Division 1985/86

Stats

Premiers
Leigh 
No. Of Teams
39
No. Of Games
418
No. Of Players
757
Top Tryscorer
Tony Marchant (14)
Top Pointscorer
John Dorahy (102)

Ladder

 HomeAwayOverall
TeamPWLDFAPD PWLDFAPD PWLDFAPtsPD
1. Leigh1717--725221+50417161-431152+27934331-115637366+783
2. Barrow17161-580130+45017116-432268+16434277-101239854+614
3. Wakefield17143-332200+132171061348235+11334249168043549+245
4. Whitehaven17134-385209+1761798-234270-36342212-61947944+140
5. Rochdale17134-413185+2281789-350300+50342113-76348542+278
6. Blackpool17134-432216+21617710-337354-17342014-76957040+199
7. Batley171232307171+136176101260279-19341813356745039+117
8. Bramley17116-351301+50176101257362-105341716160866335-55
9. Fulham17971405356+4917710-274353-79341617167970933-30
10. Doncaster1798-321242+7917791290408-118341617161165033-39
11. Carlisle17107-332285+47175102253397-144341517258568232-97
12. Sheffield1798-266270-4175111250347-97341419151661729-101
13. Workington Town17107-418280+13817314-266443-177341321-68472326-39
14. Hunslet17773350348+217413-244447-203341120359479525-201
15. Huddersfield17692292402-110172132250439-18934822454284120-299
16. Runcorn17881318310+8171151171480-30934923248979020-301
17. Keighley176101201399-198173131200519-31934923240191820-517
18. Mansfield172141218487-26917-17-165593-42834231138310805-697
  • Total games played: 306
  • Total points scored: 11,658
  • Average points per game: 38.10
  • Best attack: Leigh (34.00 ppg - 178.48%)
  • Best defense: Leigh (10.97 ppg - 57.59%)
  • Worst attack: Mansfield Marksman (11.26 ppg - 59.11%)
  • Worst defense: Mansfield Marksman (31.76 ppg - 166.72%)

 

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 2nd 29 10 0 1071 490 - - 2 - Brown, Williams, Quirk 8 -Brown, Turley, Williams, Quirk Craven Park 2,163
Batley 7th 18 16 3 585 542 - - 1 - Gibson, Williams, Reed 4 -Gibson, Williams, Reed Mount Pleasant 1,027
Blackpool Borough 6th 21 17 0 834 665 - - 3 - Melling 12 -Melling Borough Park 540
Bramley 8th 19 19 2 674 811 - - 4 - Lister 26 -Kilner McLaren 1,022
Carlisle 11th 16 20 2 629 848 - - 2 - Langton, Pape, Peacham 8 -Langton, Pape, Peacham Brunton Park 618
Doncaster 10th 19 20 1 707 778 - - 5 - Parkhouse 27 -Noble Tattersfield 663
Fulham 9th 16 20 1 719 779 - - 2 - Duffy 15 -Wilkinson Polytechnic 855
Huddersfield Barracudas 15th 8 25 4 570 923 - - 2 - Thomas 8 -Senior, Thomas Arena 84 691
Hunslet 14th 13 23 3 648 983 - - 2 - Kay, Nicholson 18 -Rowse Elland Road 828
Keighley 17th 11 26 2 475 1039 - - 4 - Hawksworth 22 -Fairhurst Lawkholme Lane 795
Leigh 1st 39 4 0 1436 515 - - 13 - Fox 60 -Johnson Hilton Park 2,862 League Champions
Mansfield Marksman 18th 2 33 1 397 1126 - - 1 - Simpkin, Dennison, Edginton 4 -Simpkin, Dennison, Edginton Field Mill (12), Alfreton (5) 487
Rochdale Hornets 5th 23 16 0 835 566 - - 2 - Dunn, McKenzie 24 -Harcombe Athletic 1,278
Runcorn Highfield 16th 9 26 2 535 866 - - 2 - Crehan 12 -Wood Canal St 402
Sheffield Eagles 12th 14 22 1 549 741 - - 1 - Burgoyne, Wilders, Wright, Hetherington, Powell 12 -Rafferty Owlerton 748
Wakefield Trinity 3rd 25 12 1 748 537 - - 3 - Lyons 20 -Sygrove Belle Vue 1,976
Whitehaven 4th 23 15 0 652 543 - - 1 - Hetherington, Fisher, Beckwith, Dalton, Hall 12 -Lightfoot Recreation Gnd 1,946
Workington Town 13th 14 24 0 750 853 - - 3 - Beattie 12 -Smith, Beattie Derwent Park (17), Borough Park (1) 1,016