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Club History/Honours

By Matt Lawton
August 26 2002

History

Club Founded: 1877

Ground: Hilton Park (Capacity - 10,000)

First Major Trophy: Championship 1905/06

Last Major Trophy: Championship 1981/82

First Player Capped For GB: Billy Winstanley 1910

Last Player Capped For GB: Des Drummond 1986

Record Win: 92-2 Keighley

Record Defeat: 4-94 Workington

Tries in a Game: Jack Wood and Neil Turley, 6

Goals in a Game: Mick Stacey, 15

Points in a Game: John Woods, 38

Record Attendance: 31,326 v. St Helens

World record tries by a full back: Neil Turley, 55

Honours

Championship Winners - 1905/06

Division One Championship Winners - 1981/82

Division Two Championship Winners - 1977/78, 1985/86, 1988/89

Challenge Cup Winners - 1920/21, 1970/71

Lancashire Cup Winners - 1952/53, 1955/56, 1970/71, 1981/82

Lancashire Cup runners up - 1905/06, 1909/10, 1920/21, 1922/23, 149/50, 1951/52, 1963/64, 1969/70

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Winners - 1970/71, 1972/73

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy runners up - 1967/68, 1976/77

NFP Grand Final Runners up - 2000, 2002

Trans-Pennine Cup Winners - 2001

NFP Minor Premiers - 2001

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