Welcome to the official website of the Rugby League Record Keepers’ Club (RKC).

The RKC is a group of statisticians and historians aiming to create and share a comprehensive record of rugby league’s history.

The history of rugby league as a separate form of rugby football goes back to 1895, when the Northern Rugby Football Union broke away from England’s established Rugby Football Union to administer its own separate competition.

Similar schisms occurred in Australia and New Zealand in 1907. Gradually the rugby played in these breakaway competitions evolved into a distinctly separate sport that took its name from the professional leagues that administered it.

All work in this archive is undertaken by members of the RKC on a voluntary basis.  Membership is available to everyone, with no obligation to contribute directly to the work, though any help is definitely appreciated.  Details of how to join can be found here.

We hope you find the information available on the site interesting and useful.  Should you wish to provide feedback, or have any questions, please contact Neil Ormston.

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Record Keepers’ Club update

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Status update & website launch

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Can anyone work out how the RFL have calculated the WSL table www.rugby-league.com/leagues__competitions/womens_rugby_league/league_tableBy my reckoning it should be ... See MoreSee Less

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not sure if this is a record or not but in 1986 Elland played Heworth in the challenge cup primary round thus a first class gameat 14 was mark Forsyth who came on for winger dollinat 15 was Colin Forsyth who came on in the 60th min.thus dad and son both played in this game ... See MoreSee Less

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Neil Ormston do you want to remind the RFL that L1 is also on win % not points diff (although I'd prefer the published table #cougars ) #herewegoagain ... See MoreSee Less

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If you like to play email Markisherwood@WarringtonWolvesFoundation.com for the registration link 💛💙🏉🚶Now our new Walking Touch Rugby League session is up and running (or should we say walking?), we’ve got a competition! Everyone over the age of 18 who registers and plays this coming Tuesday at 10am will be in with a chance of winning a 4T's Brewery Wire themed beer pack 🍻🐺. This session is suitable for all and particularly suited to the over 50’s. To join in the session for FREE at the Whitecross Centre WA5 1PT, please email markisherwood@warringtonwolvesfoundation.com for the registration link. 💛💙🏉🚶🍻 ... See MoreSee Less

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Wonder if there's anything we can do to keep this great resource in RL after that date ... See MoreSee Less

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I am after copies of match reports (sources not relevant, any will do) for the following games. 31/10/1972 Warrington v Widnes20/10/1967 Wakefield Trinity v Halifax4/4/1980 Leeds v Bradford Northern20/3/1993 Bradford Northern v Warrington15/6/1997 Huddersfield v Wakefield Trinity7/4/1972 Wakefield Trinity v Keighley12/12/1982 Wakefield Trinity v Cardiff12/3/1978 Wakefield Trinity v Leeds3/9/1979 Warrington v St Helens31/10/1970 Wigan v Warrington2/10/1983 Wakefield Trinity v LeighThank you. Either PM me or email to tackler7@yahoo.com ... See MoreSee Less

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If you would like to take part next week email markisherwood@warringtonwolvesfoundation.com 💛💙🏉🚶 ... See MoreSee Less

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