James Goldthorpe's Notebook

Leeds results and scorers - 1907-08

Played 36, Won 11, Drawn 1, Lost 24

Try scorers in bold , Goal scorers in standard font.

Date

Opponents

Grnd

Res

Leeds

Opp

Scorers for Leeds

7 Sep York A L 7 25 Greaney, Young(3)(2P)
14 Huddersfield H W 12 5 Webster, W Llewellyn, W Llewellyn(3)(P), Ward(D)
21 Hull Kingston Rovers A L 0 19 -
28 Salford H W 23 2 Fawcett(2), Lunn, W Llewellyn, Hughes, W Llewellyn(3)(D), Young
5 Oct Hunslet H L 5 10 Stead, W Llewellyn
12 Bramley A W 12 5 Howell(2), Brayshaw(2)(P), Young(3)
19 Dewsbury H W 3 0 Thomas
26 New Zealand H L 2 8 Thomas(D)
2 Nov Wakefield Trinity A L 7 14 W Llewellyn, W Llewellyn(M), Young(D)
16 Halifax H L 3 23 Ward
30 Hull A L 7 19 Wilson, Brown(2)(P)
3 Dec Keighley A L 7 12 Ward, Brown(2)(P)
7 Ebbw Vale H W 18 7 Thomas, Wilson, Wainwright, Reed, Brown(2), Thomas
14 Dewsbury A L 2 15 Brown(P)
25 Bradford A L 8 11 Lunn, Webster, Chapman(D)
26 Salford A L 2 20 Brown(P)
28 Ebbw Vale A L 2 9 Young(P)
1908            
1 Jan Oldham H L 7 12 Rhodes, Brown, Ward(D)
4 Bradford H L 11 20 Ward, Fawcett, Thomas, Burgess
11 Huddersfield A W 11 4 Ward(2), Webster, Young(P)
18 Bramley H W 21 3 Birch, Wade, Desborough(2), Burgess, Young(P), Stead, Desborough(P)
25 Batley A L 0 9 -
1 Feb Warrington H W 11 5 Harrison, Thomas(2), Young
8 Hull H W 32 3 Wade(2), Ward(3), Webster, Whitaker, Birch, Young, Wilson(3)
15 Hull Kingston Rovers H L 4 6 Brown(P), Young(P)
3 Mar Batley H L 8 18 Birch, Chapman, Young
7 Oldham A L 5 24 Birch, Young(P)
18 Hunslet A L 4 10 Young(2P)
21 Wakefield Trinity H L 3 6 Wade
28 Keighley H D 5 5 Smith,Young
4 Apr Halifax A L 4 46 Greaney(D), Young(P)
11 York H W 21 11 Thomas(2), Ward, Howell, Desborough, Young(3)
17 Warrington A L 5 22 Ward, Young
  Yorkshire Cup          
9 Nov Hull Kingston Rovers H W 16 2 Burley, Fawcett, W Llewellyn, Thomas, W Llewellyn(2)
23 Hunslet A L 10 17 Harrison, W Llewellyn, W Llewellyn, Ward(D)
  Northern Union Cup          
29 Feb Hunslet H L 5 14 Thomas, Young(P)

Albert Henry Baskerville organized the first tour by New Zealand this season. Amongst the ranks of the tourists was the legendary Lance Todd who was to become one of the leading figures in the sport and the player after whom the man of the match award in the Challenge Cup Final in named.

Northern Rugby Football League 1907 - 08

    P W D L Pts
1 Oldham 32 28 2 2 58
2 Hunslet 32 25 1 6 51
3 Broughton Rangers 30 23 1 6 47
4 Wigan 32 23 1 8 47
5 Halifax 34 22 1 11 45
6 Hull Kingston Rovers 32 21 0 11 42
7 Warrington 30 18 3 9 39
8 Wakefield Trinity 32 20 1 11 41
9 Salford 32 19 3 10 41
10 Batley 32 20 0 12 40
11 Keighley 32 17 1 14 35
12 Bradford 32 17 0 15 34
13 Runcorn 30 15 0 15 30
14 Barrow 32 15 0 17 30
15 Huddersfield 32 14 1 17 29
16 Hull 34 15 0 19 30
17 Rochdale Hornets 30 13 0 17 26
18 Dewsbury 32 13 1 18 27
19 Leigh 30 11 1 18 23
20 Leeds 32 10 1 21 21
21 Swinton 30 9 1 20 19
22 York 30 9 0 21 18
23 Merthyer Tydfil 30 8 1 21 17
24 Widnes 30 6 4 20 16
25 St Helens 30 7 3 22 17
26 Ebbw Vale 30 6 2 22 14
27 Bramley 32 5 1 26 11

The final positions were decided on a % basis.