List of rugby league champions

Photo courtesy of Richard Long

Our wonderful sport is closing in on its 125th year, but who were the champions in the year you were born?

That was the question posed by Rugby AM on Twitter recently.

The chances are, if you were born in the 1990s, then you’ll find Wigan is the answer.

Match up with the list below and drop us a tweet!

1895–96
Manningham F.C.
1896–97N/A
1897–98N/A
1898–99N/A
1899–00N/A
1900–01N/A
1901–02
Broughton Rangers
1902–03Halifax
1903–04Bradford F.C.
1904–05Oldham
1905–06Leigh
1906–07Halifax
1907–08Hunslet
1908–09Wigan
1909–10Oldham
1910–11Oldham
1911–12Huddersfield
1912–13Huddersfield
1913–14Salford
1914–15Huddersfield
1915–16Dewsbury
1916–17Dewsbury
1917–18Barrow
1918–19N/A
1919–20Hull FC
1920–21Hull FC
1921–22Wigan
1922–23Hull KR
1923–24Batley
1924–25Hull KR
1925–26Wigan
1926–27Swinton
1927–28Swinton
1928–29Huddersfield
1929–30Huddersfield
1930–31Swinton
1931–32St Helens
1932–33Salford
1933–34Wigan
1934–35Swinton
1935–36Hull FC
1936–37Salford
1937–38Hunslet
1938–39Salford
1939–40N/A
1940–41N/A
1941–42Dewsbury
1942–43Wigan
1943–44Wakefield
1944–45Bradford
1945–46Wigan
1946–47Wigan
1947–48Warrington
1948–49Huddersfield
1949–50Wigan
1950–51Workington
1951–52Wigan
1952–53St Helens
1953–54Warrington
1954–55Warrington
1955–56Hull FC
1956–57Oldham
1957–58Hull FC
1958–59St Helens
1959–60Wigan
1960–61Leeds
1961–62Huddersfield
1962–63Swinton
1963–64Swinton
1964–65Halifax
1965–66St Helens
1966–67Wakefield
1967–68Wakefield
1968–69Leeds
1969–70St Helens
1970–71St Helens
1971–72Leeds
1972–73Dewsbury
1973–74Salford
1974–75St Helens
1975–76Salford
1976–77Featherstone
1977–78Widnes
1978–79Hull KR
1979–80Bradford
1980–81Bradford
1981–82Leigh
1982–83Hull FC
1983–84Hull KR
1984–85Hull KR
1985–86Halifax
1986–87Wigan
1987–88Widnes
1988–89Widnes
1989–90Wigan
1990–91Wigan
1991–92Wigan
1992–93Wigan
1993–94Wigan
1994–95Wigan
1995–96Wigan
1996St Helens
1997Bradford
1998Wigan
1999St Helens
2000St Helens
2001Bradford
2002St Helens
2003Bradford
2004Leeds
2005Bradford
2006St Helens
2007Leeds
2008Leeds
2009Leeds
2010Wigan
2011Leeds
2012Leeds
2013Wigan
2014St Helens
2015Leeds
2016Wigan
2017Leeds
2018Wigan

N/A denotes there was no national league in place.