James Goldthorpe's Notebook

Leeds results and scorers - 1915-16

Played 33, Won 27, Drawn 1, Lost 5

Try scorers in bold , Goal scorers in standard font.

Date

Opponents

Grnd

Res

Leeds

Opp

Scorers for Leeds

4 Sep Batley H W 9 0 W Ward, Webster, WH Davies, Haycox
11 Featherstone Rovers A W 26 6 Lynch, W Ward(2), Rees, WA Davies, Mirfield(4)
18 Huddersfield H W 10 0 Lynch (2), Mirfield(2)(P)
25 Bramley A W 15 4 Rees, Carter, WA Davies, Mirfield(2)
2 Oct Featherstone Rovers H W 18 3 WH Davies, Harkness, Baird, Mirfield,(3)
9 Hunslet A W 18 3 WH Davies, W Ward, WA Davies, Mirfield(3)
16 Hull H W 8 3 W Ward, Campbell, Thomas
23 Hull Kingston Rovers A W 11 5 Campbell(2), Haycox, Haycox
6 Nov Hull A L 11 24 Godward, Mirfield(4)(3P)
13 Bramley H W 15 3 Haycox, WH Davies, WA Davies, Mirfield(3)(2P)
20 Hunslet A W 12 0 Rees(3), WH Davies
4 Dec Huddersfield A W 11 2 WA Davies, Campbell, Thomas, Mirfield
11 Hull Kingston Rovers H W 17 8 WA Davies, W Ward, WH Davies, Mirfield(4)(P)
18 Dewsbury A D 5 5 Rees, Mirfield
25 Hunslet H W 15 6 WA Davies(3), Mirfield(3)(P)
27 Batley A W 7 2 Rees, Mirfield(2)(P)
1916            
8 Jan Dewsbury H W 18 10 WA Davies, Reeves, Brooksby, W Ward, Mirfield(3)
15 Bradford Northern A W 19 12 Campbell, rees, WH Davies, W Ward, Jenkinson, Mirfield(2)
22 Rochdale Hornets A W 6 5 WH Davies, Jenkinson
29 Hunslet H W 8 3 Chilcott, WH Davies, Mirfield
5 Feb Oldham A W 14 10 Thomas(2), Campbell, Mirfield, Mirfield
12 Rochdale Hornets H W 26 2 Campbell(2), Godward, WH Davies(3), Mirfield(4)(2P)
26 Oldham H       Cancelled - Snow
4 Mar Halifax H W 30 3 Rees(3), WA Davies92), WH Davies(2), Brooksby, Mirfield(3)
11 Wigan H W 6 0 Carter(2)
25 Bradford Northern H W 21 5 Buck(2), Webster, WH Davies, Carter, Mirfield(3)
1 Apr Swinton H L 0 5 -
8 Hull A W 23 8 WH Davies, Campbell(2), Carter, Rees, Hughes(3)
15 Dewsbury A L 8 11 Rees, Wagstaff, Hughes
22 Barrow H W 33 2 Waterworth, Robinson, WH Davies(3), Webster, Lewis, Carter, Hughes, Lewis(3)
24 Wigan A L 3 5 Hughes
25 Dewsbury H L 0 10 -
29 Hull H W 24 6 Rees(2), Webster, WA Davies, W Ward(2) Robinson(2), Haycox

Guest Players this season included Thomas (Wigan), Harold Wagstaff (Huddersfield) and Albert Rosenfeld. Joe Brittain made his debut on 4th September.

No Cup Competitions were held because of the war.

War Time Merit Table 1915 - 16

    P W D L Pts
1 Dewsbury 36 29 2 5  
2 Leeds 33 27 1 5  
3 Hull 32 23 2 7  
4 Wigan 33 21 3 9  
5 Swinton 28 17 2 9  
6 Huddersfield 30 18 2 10  
7 St Helens Recreation 26 15 2 9  
8 Leigh 23 13 2 8  
9 Salford 35 17 5 13  
10 Hull Kingston Rovers 32 16 3 13  
11 Batley 28 12 5 11  
12 Barrow 13 5 2 6  
13 St Helens 26 10 3 13  
14 Hunslet 34 13 4 17  
15 Featherstone Rovers 17 7 1 9  
16 Bradford Northern 31 13 0 18  
17 Oldham 31 9 4 18  
18 Bramley 27 8 3 16  
19 Rochdale Hornets 33 9 3 21  
20 York 14 3 2 9  
21 Broughton Rangers 29 7 0 24  
22 Halifax 31 7 0 24  
23 Runcorn 14 1 2 11  
24 Brighouse Rangers 22 1 1 20  

The final positions were decided on a % basis, points were not awarded this season.