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HONOURS
CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

Season 1905-06:

  • Herbert Bennett,
  • Bob Berry,
  • Jack Blackburn,
  • Phil Brady,
  • Jim Buckley,
  • Arthur Burgess,
  • Ellis Clarkson,
  • Harry Dunbavin (c),
  • Dick Higson,
  • Sam Johnson,
  • Tom Johnson,
  • Aaron Lee,
  • Bobby Messer,
  • William Naughton,
  • Bob Neville,
  • Paddy O’Neill (c),
  • John Orrell,
  • Billy Roberts,
  • Horace Roscoe,
  • Tom Shaughnessy,
  • Dick Silcock,
  • Billy Smith,
  • Jim Threlfall,
  • Bill Unsworth,
  • Wilf Webster,
  • Sam Whittaker,
  • Billy Winstanley (no1),
  • Billy Winstanley (no2).

 

Season 1981-82:

  • Gary Ainsworth,
  • Geoff Aspinall,
  • Terry Bilsbury,
  • Eric Chisnall,
  • Geoff Clarkson,
  • Tony Cooke,
  • Steve Donlan,
  • Des Drummond,
  • David Dunn,
  • Phil Fox,
  • Ken Green,
  • Mick Hogan,
  • Roy Howarth,
  • Mick McTigue,
  • Tommy Martyn,
  • Sean Mellor,
  • Steve Mills,
  • Billy Platt,
  • Ian Potter,
  • Derek Pyke,
  • Mick Stacey,
  • Ray Tabern,
  • Steve Tomlinson,
  • Alf Wilkinson,
  • John Woods (c),
  • Graham Worgan.

 

SECOND DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS:

Season 1977-78:

  • Terry Bilsbury,
  • Dennis Boyd,
  • Des Drummond,
  • Alan Fairhurst,
  • Jimmy Fiddler,
  • Tony Garrity,
  • Tommy Gittins,
  • Ken Green,
  • Paul Grimes,
  • Steve Grimshaw,
  • Mick Hogan,
  • Clive Jones,
  • John McAtee,
  • Dave Macko,
  • John Mantle (c),
  • Ged Marsh,
  • Maurice Platt,
  • Alan Prescott,
  • Alan Rathbone,
  • Alan Riding,
  • Allan Rowley,
  • Cliff Sayer,
  • Mick Stacey,
  • John Taylor,
  • Kevin Taylor,
  • Joe Walsh,
  • Alf Wilkinson,
  • John Woods,
  • Graham Worgan,
  • Mal Yates.

 

Season 1985-86:

  • Gary Ainsworth,
  • Wayne Atherton,
  • Darren Beazant,
  • Simon Brockwell,
  • Danny Campbell,
  • Jeff Clarke,
  • Trevor Cogger,
  • Andy Collier,
  • Tony Cottrell,
  • Mike Davis,
  • Des Drummond,
  • Phil Fox,
  • Bryan Gelling,
  • Steve Halliwell,
  • Paul Hardman,
  • John Henderson,
  • Bob Henson,
  • Roy Howarth,
  • Gary Hughes,
  • Chris Johnson,
  • Phil Johnson,
  • John Kerr,
  • Tony Manfredi,
  • Peter Mayoh,
  • David O’Toole,
  • Derek Pyke (c),
  • Darren Ramsdale,
  • Colin Riding,
  • Ray Tabern,
  • David Taylor,
  • Mark Thomas,
  • Gary Walkden,
  • John Westhead.

 

Season 1988-89:

  • Craig Burrill,
  • Andy Collier,
  • Mark Cooper,
  • Tony Cottrell,
  • Mick Dean,
  • Jason Donohue,
  • Brian Dunn,
  • Adrian Earner,
  • Andy Evans,
  • Dave Evans,
  • Stuart Evans,
  • John Henderson,
  • David Hill,
  • Mike Holliday,
  • Ian Jeffrey,
  • Chris Johnson,
  • Phil Johnson,
  • John Kerr,
  • Mark Knight,
  • Shaun Lang,
  • Barrie Ledger,
  • Neil McCulloch,
  • George Mann,
  • Sean Mellor,
  • Robert Moimoi,
  • David O’Toole,
  • Ivor Owen,
  • Steve Peters,
  • Alan Platt (c),
  • Peter Ropati,
  • Mick Round,
  • David Ruane,
  • Tim Street,
  • Carl Webb,
  • John Westhead.

 

LEAGUE LEADERS (SUMMER ERA):

Premiership 2001:

  • Paul Anderson,
  • Simon Baldwin,
  • Radney Bowker,
  • David Bradbury,
  • Liam Bretherton,
  • Adam Bristow (c),
  • Alan Cross,
  • John Duffy,
  • Andy Fairclough (c),
  • Jamie Gass,
  • Alan Hadcroft,
  • John Hamilton,
  • David Ingram,
  • Jason Johnson,
  • David Jones,
  • Phil Kendrick,
  • Andy Leathem,
  • Chris Morley,
  • Paul Norman,
  • Kieron Purtill,
  • Martin Roden,
  • Lee Sanderson,
  • Tim Street,
  • Simon Svabic,
  • Willie Swann,
  • Neil Turley,
  • Michael Watts,
  • Dave Whittle.

 

National League One 2004

  • David Alstead,
  • Radney Bowker,
  • David Bradbury,
  • Mike Callan,
  • Dale Cardoza,
  • Mick Coates,
  • Ben Cooper,
  • Heath Cruckshank,
  • John Duffy,
  • Mick Govin,
  • Danny Halliwell,
  • Luke Isakka,
  • Andrew Isherwood,
  • Phil Jones,
  • Ian Knott (c),
  • Simon Knox,
  • David Larder,
  • Steve Maden,
  • Richard Marshall,
  • Tommy Martyn,
  • Dave McConnell,
  • Mark McCully,
  • Damian Munro,
  • Paul Norman,
  • Chris Percival,
  • Dan Potter,
  • Gary Rourke,
  • Paul Rowley (c),
  • Rob Smyth,
  • Matt Sturm,
  • Willie Swann,
  • Neil Turley,
  • Craig Weston,
  • Oliver Wilkes.

 

Championship 2014

  • Jamie Acton,
  • Tom Armstrong,
  • Martin Aspinwall,
  • Sam Barlow,
  • Anthony Bate,
  • Bob Beswick,
  • Ryan Brierley,
  • Alex Brown,
  • Ryan Duffy,
  • Jake Emmitt,
  • Lewis Foster,
  • Tommy Goulden,
  • Kurt Haggerty,
  • Chris Hankinson,
  • Adam Higson,
  • Sam Hopkins,
  • Liam Kay,
  • Stuart Littler,
  • Steve Maden,
  • Gregg McNally,
  • Sean Penkywicz,
  • Cameron Pitman,
  • Michael Platt,
  • Jonny Pownall,
  • Martyn Ridyard,
  • Matt Sarsfield,
  • Tom Spencer,
  • Andy Thornley,
  • Jonny Walker,
  • Oliver Wilkes (c).

 

Championship 2015:

  • Jamie Acton,
  • Tom Armstrong,
  • Martin Aspinwall,
  • Sam Barlow,
  • Bob Beswick,
  • Ryan Brierley,
  • Andrew Dixon,
  • Jake Emmitt,
  • Lewis Foster,
  • Tommy Goulden,
  • Kurt Haggerty,
  • Micky Higham,
  • Adam Higson,
  • Gareth Hock,
  • Sam Hopkins,
  • Liam Kay,
  • Gregg McNally,
  • Fuifui Moimoi,
  • Mathias Pala,
  • Sean Penkywicz,
  • Michael Platt,
  • Jonny Pownall,
  • Ben Reynolds,
  • Martyn Ridyard,
  • Matt Sarsfield,
  • Tom Spencer,
  • Jonny Walker,
  • Oliver Wilkes (c),
  • Greg Worthington.

 

Championship 2016:

  • Jamie Acton,
  • Tom Armstrong,
  • Ryan Brierley,
  • Lewis Charnock,
  • Rangi Chase,
  • Matty Dawson,
  • Andrew Dixon,
  • Josh Drinkwater,
  • Jake Emmitt,
  • Ben Evans,
  • Brad Fash,
  • Lewis Foster,
  • Harrison Hansen,
  • Eze Harper,
  • Micky Higham,
  • Adam Higson,
  • Gareth Hock,
  • Liam Hood,
  • Sam Hopkins,
  • Liam Kay,
  • Reni Maitua,
  • Gregg McNally,
  • Fuifui Moimoi,
  • Richard Owen,
  • Cory Paterson,
  • Jonny Pownall,
  • Ben Reynolds,
  • Martyn Ridyard,
  • Lee Smith,
  • Tom Spencer,
  • Danny Tickle,
  • Willie Tonga,
  • Dayne Weston,
  • Richard Whiting,
  • Greg Worthington.

 

LEIGH IN CUP FINALS

  • 1901- South West Lancashire & Border Towns Cup Final, Mon 29 Apr 1901, drew 0-0 against Warrington at Springfield Park, Wigan (6,000). Team: Edgar Pearson (c); Tom Davies, Sam Johnson, Tom Kight, Frank Ganley; Harry Dunbavin, Jimmy Molyneux; Bob MacMasters, George Boardman, Billy Roberts, Jimmy Roberts, Wilf Webster, John Eccleston, Ellis Clare, Jack Ramsdale. Note- Warrington failed to turn up for the replay at Widnes the following day and Leigh were awarded the Cup due to Warrington’s default.
  • 1905- The first Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 2 Dec 1905, drew 0-0 against Wigan at Wheater’s Field, Broughton (16,000). Team: Ellis Clarkson; Sam Johnson, Tom Johnson, Herbert Bennett, Bob Neville; Harry Dunbavin (c), Sam Whittaker; Paddy O’Neill, Bob Berry, Jack Blackburn, Wilf Webster, Aaron Lee, Dick Silcock, Billy Winstanley (no2), Billy Roberts.
  • Replay, Mon 11 Dec 1905, lost 0-8 to Wigan at Wheater’s Field, Broughton (7,000). Team: same as for first game except Phil Brady for Tom Johnson, Billy Winstanley (no1) for Silcock.
  • 1909- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 27 Nov 1909, lost to Wigan 5-22 at Wheater’s Field, Broughton (12,000). Team: Ellis Clarkson; Sam Johnson (t), Dai Davies, Dan Isherwood (c), Tom Johnson; Mick Bolewski, Frank Battersby (g); Paddy O’Neill, Aaron Lee, Dick Gallop, Herbert Woods, Edward Jones, Harry Marsh.
  • 1920- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 4 Dec 1920, lost to Broughton Rangers 3-6 at Salford (18,000). Team: Tommy Clarkson; George Higham (t), Dai Price, Wyndham Emery, Stanley Rowe; Bert Ganley (c), Emlyn Thomas; Jim Winstanley, Joe Cartwright, Jack Prosser, Joe Darwell, Fred Coffey, Dai Davies.
  • 1921- Challenge Cup Final, Sat 30 Apr 1921, beat Halifax 13-0 at The Cliff, Broughton (25,000). Team: Tommy Clarkson (2g); Fred Hurst, Peter Heaton, Emlyn Thomas (2t), Cyril Braund; Billy Parkinson (t), Walter Mooney (c); Jim Winstanley, Joe Cartwright, Jack Prosser, Joe Darwell, Fred Coffey, Ernie Boardman.
  • 1922- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 25 Nov 1922, lost to Wigan 2-20 at Salford (20,000). Team: Tommy Clarkson (g); Abe Johnson, Wyndham Emery, Emlyn Thomas, Reg Taylor; Bert Ganley, Walter Mooney (c); Jim Winstanley, Joe Cartwright, Albert Worrall, Dai Davies, Jack Armstrong, Ernie Boardman.
  • 1949- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 29 Oct 1949, lost to Wigan 7-20 at Warrington (34,000). Team: Jimmy Ledgard (c) (2g); Jack Wood, Ted Kerwick, Norman Harris, Nebby Cleworth (t); Jimmy Rowe, Peter Riley; Alf Edge, Terry Stephens, Reg Wheatley, Ces Ryan, Charlie Pawsey, Jeff Burke.
  • 1951- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 27 Oct 1951, lost to Wigan 6-14 at Swinton (33,230). Team: Jimmy Ledgard; Bill Kindon, Trevor Allan, Norman Harris (t), Frank Morgan (t); Ted Kerwick, Ken Baxter; Harry Edden, Joe Egan (c), Jeff Burke, Charlie Pawsey, Walt Tabern, Peter Foster.
  • 1952- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 29 Nov 1952, beat St Helens 22-5 at Swinton (34,000). Team: Jimmy Ledgard (5g); Brian Chadwick (t), Trevor Allan (t), Ted Kerwick, Frank Kitchen (2t); Ken Baxter, Tommy Bradshaw; Harry Edden, Joe Egan (c), Stan Owen, Charlie Pawsey, Rex Mossop, Peter Foster.
  • 1955- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 15 Oct 1955, beat Widnes 26-9 at Wigan (26,509). Team: Jimmy Ledgard (c) (7g); Bill Kindon (t), Don Gullick (t), Albert Moore, Malcolm Davies; Jack Fleming, Brian Chadwick; John Barton (t), Walt Tabern, Stan Owen (t), Derek Hurt, Mick Martyn, Peter Foster.
  • 1955- ITA Trophy Final, Wed 16 Nov 1955, lost to Warrington 18-43 at Queens Park Rangers FC (3,500). Team: Jimmy Ledgard (c) (3g); Keith Holden (t), Bob Wilson (t), Jim Murphy, Jack Gibson (t); Albert Moore, Tom O’Brien; Bill Robinson, Martin Dickens (t), Stan Owen, Peter Davies, Jack Crook, Jack McFarlane.
  • 1963- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 26 Oct 1963, lost to St Helens 4-15 at Swinton (21,321). Team: Bev Risman (c); Colin Tyrer (2g), Gordon Lewis, Mick Collins, Tony Leadbetter; Austin Rhodes, Terry Entwistle; Bill Robinson, John Lewis, Stan Owen, Mick Murphy, Mick Martyn, Derek Hurt.
  • 1968- BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final, Tue 16 Jan 1968, lost to Castleford 5-8 at Leeds (9,525). Team: Tom Grainey; Rod Tickle (t), Gordon Lewis, Mick Collins, Joe Walsh; Terry Entwistle, Alex Murphy (c); Alan Whitworth, Kevin Ashcroft, Harry Major, Bob Welding, Mick Murphy, Laurie Gilfedder (t).
  • 1969- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 1 Nov 1969, lost to Swinton 2-11 at Wigan (13,532). Team: Tom Grainey; Rod Tickle, Tom Warburton, Mick Collins, Harold Stringer; David Eckersley, Alex Murphy (c) (g); Dave Chisnall, Kevin Ashcroft, Derek Watts, Bob Welding, Jimmy Fiddler, Geoff Lyon. Sub: Dennis Brown.
  • 1969- BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final, Tue 16 Dec 1969, beat Wigan 11-6 at Wigan (12,234). Team: Stuart Ferguson (3g); Rod Tickle (t), Stan Dorrington, Mick Collins, Joe Walsh; David Eckersley, Alex Murphy (c) (g); Dave Chisnall, Kevin Ashcroft, Derek Watts, Bob Welding, Paul Grimes, Geoff Lyon. Sub: Gordon Lewis.
  • 1970- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 28 Nov 1970, beat St Helens 7-4 at Swinton (10,776). Team: Stuart Ferguson (2g); Rod Tickle, Mick Collins, Les Chisnall, Joe Walsh; David Eckersley (t), Alex Murphy (c); Dave Chisnall, Kevin Ashcroft, Derek Watts, Paul Grimes, Geoff Clarkson, Mick Mooney. Sub: Tommy Canning.
  • 1971- Challenge Cup Final, Sat 15 May 1971, beat Leeds 24-7 at Wembley Stadium (85,514). Team: David Eckersley (t, g); Stuart Ferguson (5g), Stan Dorrington (t), Mick Collins, Joe Walsh; Tony Barrow, Alex Murphy (c) (2g); Derek Watts, Kevin Ashcroft, Jimmy Fiddler (g), Paul Grimes, Geoff Clarkson, Peter Smethurst. Sub: Les Chisnall.
  • 1972- BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final, Tue 19 Dec 1972, beat Widnes 5-0 at Wigan (4,872). Team: Mick Hogan; Graeme Lawson (t), John Atkin, Mick Collins, Mick Stacey; Tony Barrow (c), Cliff Sayer; Paul Grimes, Derek Clarke, Geoff Fletcher, Jimmy Fiddler (g), Frank Barrow, Tommy Martyn. Subs: Alan Riding, Roy Lester.
  • 1976- BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final, Tue 14 Dec 1976, lost to Castleford 4-12 at Leigh (5,417). Team: Mick Hogan; Alan Prescott, Mick Stacey, John Woods, Joe Walsh (t); John Taylor, Cliff Sayer; Dave Chisnall, Kevin Ashcroft (c) (dg), Geoff Fletcher, Dave Macko, Paul Grimes, Denis Boyd.
  • 1981- Lancashire Cup Final, Sat 26 Sep 1981, beat Widnes 8-3 at Wigan (9,011). Team: Mick Hogan; Des Drummond, Terry Bilsbury (t), Stuart Donlan (dg), Graham Worgan; John Woods (c) (2g), Ken Green; Alf Wilkinson, Ray Tabern, Tony Cooke, Tommy Martyn, Geoff Clarkson, Mick McTigue. Sub: Billy Platt.
  • 2000- Trans Pennine Cup Final, Wed 12 Apr 2000, lost to Dewsbury 8-10 at Dewsbury (2,465). Team: Stuart Donlan; Paul Wingfield (2g), Paul Anderson, Alan Cross, Alan Hadcroft; Andy Fairclough (c), Kieron Purtill; Tim Street, Anthony Murray (t), Dave Whittle, Simon Baldwin, Heath Cruckshank, Adam Bristow. Subs: Safraz Patel, Chris Causey, Paul Norman, Radney Bowker.
  • 2000- Premiership Grand Final, Sat 29 Jul 2000, lost to Dewsbury 12-13 at Bury FC (8,487). Team: Stuart Donlan; David Ingram, Paul Anderson, Andy Fairclough (c), Alan Cross; Liam Bretherton (2g), Kieron Purtill; Tim Street, Micky Higham (2t), Andy Leathem, Simon Baldwin, Heath Cruckshank, Adam Bristow. Subs: James Arkwright, Paul Norman, Dave Whittle.
  • 2001- Trans Pennine Cup Final, Wed 30 May 2001, beat Keighley 36-0 at Keighley (2,626). Team: Neil Turley (2t); David Ingram, Paul Anderson (2t), Andy Fairclough (c), Michael Watts; Simon Svabic (4g), Willie Swann (t); Tim Street, John Hamilton, Dave Whittle, Simon Baldwin (t), Phil Kendrick, Adam Bristow. Subs: Andy Leathem, David Bradbury, John Duffy, Liam Bretherton (t).
  • 2002- Premiership Grand Final, Sun 12 Oct 2002, lost to Huddersfield Giants 16-38 at Widnes (9,051). Team: Neil Turley (2g); Leon Felton, Jon Roper, Dale Cardoza (t), Oliver Marns (t); Willie Swann, Bobbie Goulding; Vila Matautia, Paul Rowley, David Bradbury, Simon Baldwin, Andrew Isherwood, Adam Bristow (c). Subs: Gareth Price, John Duffy, John Hamilton (t), Dave Whittle.
  • 2003- National League Cup Final, Sun 6 Jul 2003, lost to Salford 19-36 at Rochdale (6,486). Team: Neil Turley (t, g, dg); Damian Munro (t), Alan Hadcroft, Phil Kendrick, Leroy Rivett (t); Patrick Weisner, John Duffy; Sonny Nickle, Paul Rowley, Rob Ball, Sean Richardson, Bryan Henare, Adam Bristow (c). Subs: David Bradbury, Dale Cardoza, Willie Swann (t), Paul Norman.
  • 2003- National League One Grand Final, Sun 5 Oct 2003, lost to Salford 14-31 at Widnes (9,186). Team: Neil Turley (g); Damian Munro, Alan Hadcroft, Danny Halliwell (t), Leroy Rivett; John Duffy, Tommy Martyn; Sonny Nickle, Patrick Weisner, Paul Norman, Sean Richardson (t), Willie Swann (t), Adam Bristow (c). Subs: David Bradbury, Lee Sanderson, Bryan Henare, Ricky Bibey.
  • 2004- National League Cup Final, Sun 18 Jul 2004, beat Hull KR 42-14 at Rochdale (4,383). Team: Neil Turley (t, 6g, dg); Dan Potter, Danny Halliwell (2t), Ben Cooper (t), Rob Smyth; John Duffy, Tommy Martyn (t, dg); Simon Knox (2t), Paul Rowley, Matt Sturm, David Larder, Oliver Wilkes, Ian Knott (c). Subs: Dave McConnell, Willie Swann, Richard Marshall, Heath Cruckshank.
  • 2004- National League One Grand Final, Sun 10 Oct 2004, beat Whitehaven 32-16 (after extra time) at Widnes (11,005). Team: Neil Turley (t, 6g, 2dg); Rob Smyth, Danny Halliwell, Ben Cooper (2t), David Alstead; John Duffy, Tommy Martyn (t, dg); Simon Knox, Paul Rowley (dg), Matt Sturm, David Larder, Oliver Wilkes, Ian Knott (c). Subs: Dave McConnell, Heath Cruckshank, Richard Marshall, Willie Swann.
  • 2006- National League Cup Final, Sun 16 Jul 2006, beat Hull KR 22-18 at Blackpool FC (7,547). Team: Scott Grix (t); Dean Gaskell, Adam Hughes, Danny Halliwell, Lee Greenwood; Mick Govin (3g), Aaron Heremaia; Ricky Bibey, Paul Rowley (c) (t), Dana Wilson (t), Chris Hill, Tere Glassie (t), Robert Roberts. Subs: Carl Forber, Danny Speakman, James Taylor, Warren Stevens.
  • 2011- Northern Rail Cup Final, Sun 17 Jul 2011, beat Halifax 20-16 at Blackpool FC (8,820). Team: Stuart Donlan (c); Steve Maden, Stuart Littler, Mick Nanyn (2g), Dean McGilvray; Martyn Ridyard, Jamie Ellis (2t); Chris Hill (t), John Duffy, David Mills, Andy Thornley, Tommy Goulden, James Taylor. Subs: Robbie Hunter-Paul, Stephen Nash, Tom Armstrong (t), Adam Higson.
  • 2013- Northern Rail Cup Final, Sat 20 Jul 2013, beat Sheffield Eagles 43-28 at Halifax (4,179). Team: Gregg McNally; Steve Maden, Stuart Littler (2t), Matt Gardner, Jonny Pownall; Martyn Ridyard (7g), Ryan Brierley (t, dg); Michael Ostick, Bob Beswick, Tom Spencer (t), Simon Finnigan, Tommy Goulden (t), Sam Hopkins. Subs: Sean Penkywicz (t), Andy Thornley, Anthony Bate (t), Rob Parker (c).
  • 2014- Championship Grand Final, Sun 5 Oct 2014, beat Featherstone Rovers 36-12 at Leeds (9,164). Team: Gregg McNally (t); Adam Higson (t), Michael Platt, Tom Armstrong (t), Liam Kay; Martyn Ridyard (6g), Ryan Brierley (t); Jake Emmitt, Sean Penkywicz, Oliver Wilkes (c), Matt Sarsfield (t), Kurt Haggerty, Sam Barlow (t). Subs: Bob Beswick, Jamie Acton, Martin Aspinwall, Jonny Walker.

 

TEAM RECORDS
HIGHEST SCORES FOR

  • 92-2 v Keighley (h) 30 Apr 1986
  • 88-2 v Runcorn H (a) 15 Jan 1989
  • 84-12 v York (a) 8 Mar 2001
  • 84-1 v York (h) 1 Jul 2001
  • 82-0 v Gateshead (away game staged at Leigh) 21 Aug 2002
  • 82-6 v Lokomotiv Moscow (h) 8 Mar 2009
  • 80-8 v Highfield (a) 11 Sep 1994
  • 80-0 v Strela Kazan (h) 12 Mar 2006
  • 78-18 v Dewsbury (h) 24 Aug 2003
  • 78-10 v Chorley (a) 4 Apr 2004
  • 76-6 v Mansfield M (h) 13 Oct 1985
  • 75-3 v Doncaster (h) 28 Mar 1976
  • 75-20 v Featherstone R (a) 11 Jul 2004
  • 74-24 v Rochdale H (a) 9 May 2004
  • 74-0 v London S (a) 23 Apr 2006
  • 74-6 v London S (h) 15 Feb 2009
  • 74-6 v Wigan St Patrick’s (away tie staged at Leigh) 14 Mar 2014
  • 72-6 v Doncaster (h) 6 Jun 1999
  • 72-6 v Hunslet H (h) 8 Jul 2015
  • 72-22 v Rochdale H (a) 27 Jul 2014
  • 71-14 v Lancashire County Amateurs (h) 27 Aug 1955
  • 70-0 v Ryedale-York (h) 12 Jan 1992
  • 70-0 v Workington T (h) 31 Jan 2001
  • 70-2 v Batley (a) 24 Nov 1985

 

HIGHEST SCORES AGAINST

  • 4-94 v Workington T (a) 26 Feb 1995
  • 22-78 v Batley (a) 26 Mar 1995
  • 4-78 v St Helens (h) 4 Sep 2005
  • 20-76 v Hull (a) 14 Aug 2005
  • 0-74 v Leeds (h) 7 Aug 2005
  • 6-74 v Barrow (a) 25 Jul 2009
  • 6-70 v Castleford (a) 20 Feb 1994
  • 16-70 v Hull (a) 24 Apr 1994
  • 16-70 v London B (a) 29 May 2005

 

HIGHEST SCORING DRAW

  • 36-36 v Bradford B (a) 19 Jul 2015
  • 32-32 v Bradford B (a) 28 Feb 2016
  • 28-28 v Featherstone R (a) 25 Apr 2011
  • 24-24 v Castleford (h) 23 Apr 1985
  • 22-22 v Wigan (h) 26 Aug 1959
  • 22-22 v Hull (h) 17 Apr 2005
  • 21-21 v Hull KR (h) 22 Mar 1981

 

SEQUENCES OF CONSECUTIVE WINS AND DEFEATS
ALL MATCHES
MOST CONSECUTIVE WINS

  • 27 Jul 2014 to Jun 2015
  • 19 Apr to Sep 2016
  • 16 Feb to Jun 2014
  • 14 Nov 1981 to Feb 1982
  • 14 Mar to May 1986
  • 13 Aug to Oct 1969
  • 13 Apr to Jun 2001

 

WITHOUT DEFEAT (excluding above)

  • 13 Dec 1952 to Mar 1953 (W 11, D 2)
  • 13 Dec 2001 to Mar 2002 (W 11, D 1, A 1)
  • 13 Feb 2011 to May 2011 (W 12, D 1)

 

MOST CONSECUTIVE DEFEATS

  • 18 Apr 1940 to Mar 1941
  • 17 May 2005 to Sep 2005
  • 14 Mar to Oct 1913
  • 13 Jan to Mar 1937

 

WITHOUT A WIN (excluding above)

  • 21 Jan to Sep 1937 (D 1, L 20)
  • 14 Dec 1899 to Mar 1900 (D 5, L 9)

 

LEAGUE MATCHES ONLY
MOST CONSECUTIVE WINS

  • 30 Sep 1985 to Aug 1986
  • 22 Jul 2014 to Jun 2015
  • 19 Mar to Jul 2016
  • 18 Feb to Jul 2014
  • 13 Jan to Sep 1989
  • 12 Nov 1981 to Feb 1982
  • 12 Apr to Jun 2001

 

MOST CONSECUTIVE DEFEATS

  • 16 May to Sep 2005
  • 15 Apr to Dec 1940
  • 13 Mar to Oct 1913

 

MISCELLANY

Leigh have remained undefeated at home in league games in nine seasons: 1969-70, 1970-71, 1977-78, 1981-82, 1985-86, 1988-89, 2014, 2015, 2016.

From Dec 1968 to Aug 1971 Leigh remained undefeated in 44 consecutive home league matches (excluding one abandoned match).

From 11 Jan 1976 to 16 Sep 1990 Leigh were undefeated in 48 consecutive home Second Division fixtures (W 47, D1) including a run of 46 consecutive wins.

 

PLAYERS RECORDS CAREER
MOST APPEARANCES (300 AND OVER)

  • 503 Albert Worrall
  • 415 Stan Owen
  • 408 Mick Collins
  • 395 Bill Robinson
  • 392 Sam Johnson
  • 386 Gordon Lewis
  • 370 Walt Tabern
  • 369 Tommy Clarkson
  • 353 Joe Walsh
  • 349 John Woods
  • 348 Joe Cartwright
  • 334 Jimmy Ledgard
  • 329 Mick Martyn

 

MOST TRIES (100 AND OVER)

  • 189 Mick Martyn
  • 152 John Woods
  • 149 Bill Kindon
  • 141 Des Drummond
  • 133 Ryan Brierley
  • 132 Neil Turley
  • 128 Joe Walsh
  • 114 Rod Tickle
  • 112 Gordon Lewis
  • 100 David Ingram

 

MOST GOALS (300 AND OVER)

  • 1043 Jimmy Ledgard
  • 997 John Woods
  • 749 Martyn Ridyard
  • 503 Neil Turley
  • 467 Chris Johnson
  • 337 Jimmy Fiddler
  • 328 Stuart Ferguson
  • 315 Tommy Clarkson

 

MOST POINTS (1,000 AND OVER)

  • 2492 John Woods
  • 2194 Jimmy Ledgard
  • 1797 Martyn Ridyard
  • 1519 Neil Turley
  • 1073 Chris Johnson

 

SEASON MOST TRIES

  • 55 Neil Turley, 2001
  • 49 Steve Halliwell, 1985-86
  • 43 Ryan Brierley, 2014
  • 37 Ryan Brierley, 2015
  • 36 Bill Kindon, 1956-57
  • 36 Liam Kay, 2016
  • 34 Malcolm Davies, 1954-55
  • 34 Barrie Ledger, 1988-89
  • 34 Jamie Ellis, 2011

 

MOST GOALS

  • 187 Neil Turley,2004
  • 173 Chris Johnson, 1985-86
  • 167 Martyn Ridyard, 2014
  • 166 Stuart Ferguson, 1970-71
  • 165 Jimmy Ledgard, 1954-55
  • 159 Martyn Ridyard, 2015
  • 156 Simon Svabic, 2001
  • 155 Neil Turley, 2002

 

MOST POINTS

  • 468 Neil Turley, 2004
  • 426 Neil Turley, 2002
  • 400 Chris Johnson, 1985-86
  • 394 Mick Nanyn, 2011
  • 356 Stuart Ferguson, 1970-71
  • 355 John Woods, 1983-84

 

MATCH MOST TRIES

  • 6 Jack Wood v York, 4 Oct 1947
  • 6 Neil Turley v Workington T, 31 Jan 2001
  • 5 Billy Smith v Liverpool C, 15 Dec 1906
  • 5 Billy Smith v Keighley, 25 Apr 1908
  • 5 Joe Houghton v Bramley, 16 Oct 1926
  • 5 Jack Wood v Liverpool S, 31 Aug 1949
  • 5 Rod Tickle v Liverpool C, 12 Apr 1968
  • 5 John Davies v Blackpool B, 21 Apr 1973
  • 5 Des Drummond v Carlisle, 20 Nov 1983
  • 5 Phil Fox v Batley, 24 Nov 1985
  • 5 Steve Halliwell v Keighley, 30 Apr 1986
  • 5 Neil Turley v Chorley, 7 Jan 2001
  • 5 Neil Turley v Featherstone R, 24 Jun 2001
  • 5 Eric Andrews v Gateshead, 21 Aug 2002
  • 5 Neil Turley v Swinton, 23 Mar 2003
  • 5 Neil Turley v Chorley, 4 Apr 2004
  • 5 Ryan Brierley v Barrow, 23 Feb 2014
  • 5 Liam Kay v Barrow, 15 Jun 2014
  • 5 Gregg McNally v Hunslet, 8 Jul 2015
  • 5 Liam Kay v Doncaster, 26 Jul 2015

 

MOST GOALS

  • 15 Mick Stacey v Doncaster, 28 Mar 1976
  • 14 Chris Johnson v Keighley, 30 Apr 1986
  • 14 Simon Svabic v York, 8 Mar 2001
  • 13 John Woods v Blackpool B, 11 Sep 1977

 

MOST POINTS

  • 42 Neil Turley v Chorley, 4 Apr 2004
  • 38 John Woods v Blackpool B, 1 Sep 1977
  • 38 John Woods v Ryedale-York, 12 Jan 1992
  • 38 Neil Turley v Swinton, 23 Mar 2003
  • 36 Mick Stacey v Doncaster, 28 Mar 1976
  • 36 Simon Svabic v York, 8 Mar 2001
  • 36 Neil Turley v Chorley, 7 Jan 2001

 

SEQUENCES
CONSECUTIVE CLUB APPEARANCES

  • 179 Steve Donlan, Feb 1980 to Oct 1984
  • 136 Albert Worrall, Apr 1926 to Jan 1930
  • 102 Tom Anderton, Jan 1896 to Jan 1899

 

TRIES IN CONSECUTIVE CLUB GAMES

  • 11 Mick Martyn, Jan to Mar 1959 (1-1-1-3-1-1-1-2-1-2-1)
  • 9 Liam Kay, Feb to Apr 2015 (1-2-1-4-2-1-3-2-1)
  • 8 Steve Halliwell, Apr to May 1986 (2-1-2-5-4-1-2-4)

 

GOALS IN CONSECUTIVE CLUB GAMES

  • 53 Stuart Ferguson, Apr 1970 to Aug 1971
  • 45 John Woods, Apr 1977 to Sep 1978
  • 35 Jimmy Fiddler, Feb 1973 to Jan 1974

 

RECORDS- GROUNDS

MATHER LANE

  • First match: 7 Sep 1889 v Aspull
  • First match (Northern Union): 7 Sep 1895 v Leeds
  • Last match: 27 Apr 1940 v St Helens
  • Attendance record: 25,000 Wigan v St Helens (RL Challenge Cup Semi-Final Replay) 2 Apr 1930
  • Attendance record for a game involving Leigh: 21,500 v Rochdale H, 3 Nov 1920

 

CHARLES STREET

  • First match: 14 Sep 1946 v St Helens
  • Last match: 10 May 1947 v Wigan
  • Attendance record: 13,000 v Warrington, 26 Apr 1947

 

KIRKHALL LANE (renamed HILTON PARK in 1959)

  • First match: 30 Aug 1947 v St Helens
  • Last match: 7 Sep 2008 v Whitehaven
  • Attendance record: 31,326 v St Helens, 14 Mar 1953

 

LEIGH SPORTS VILLAGE

  • First official match: 15 Feb 2009 v London S (nb. First game was a friendly, Leigh v Salford on 28 Dec 2008)
  • Attendance record: 10,556 v Batley B, 17 Sep 2016

 

INTERNATIONAL GAMES AT LEIGH GROUNDS

  • 19 Nov 1954, Australia 18-5 New Zealand (International friendly) at Kirkhall Lane (6,000);
  • 19 Oct 1955, Other Nationalities 32-9 France (European Championship) at Kirkhall Lane (7,289);
  • 29 Oct 1956, Australia 19-15 Rugby League XIII (International Friendly) at Kirkhall Lane (7,811);
  • 18 Mar 1964, Great Britain 39-0 France (Test Match) at Hilton Park (4,750);
  • 24 Nov 1979, Great Britain 14-2 France (Under-24s International) at Hilton Park (4,077);
  • 5 Mar 1983, Great Britain 24-10 France (Colts International) at Hilton Park (1,024);
  • 18 Oct 1995, Cook Islands 58 Russia 20 (Emerging Nations World Cup) at Hilton Park (1,921);
  • 12 Jun 2010, England 60-6 France (International) at Leigh Sports Village (7,951);
  • 4 Dec 2010, England Academy 38-30 Australian Schoolboys (Academy International) at Leigh Sports Village (732);
  • 10 Dec 2010, England Academy 34-22 Australian Schoolboys (Academy International) at Leigh Sports Village (980);
  • 15 Oct 2011, England Knights 38-18 France (International Friendly) at Leigh Sports Village (2,071);
  • 29 Oct 2011, England 42-4 Wales (Four Nations) at Leigh Sports Village (10,377);
  • 5 Nov 2013, Tonga 22-16 Cook Islands (World Cup) at Leigh Sports Village (10,544).
  • 6 Dec 2014, England Academy 18-22 Australian Schoolboys (Academy International) at Leigh Sports Village (1,583);
  • 12 Dec 2014, England Academy 28-14 Australian Schoolboys (Academy International) at Leigh Sports Village (1,197);
  • 24 Oct 2015, England 84-4 France (International Friendly) at Leigh Sports Village (8,380).
  • 5 Nov 2016, Italy 76-0 Russia (World Cup Qualifier) at Leigh Sports Village (450).