Lawkholmers to Cougars - A Rugby League History

The first Northern Union game

Saturday 1 st September 1900 The first Northern Union game Keighley 5 – Sowerby Bridge 0 The first season of the Keighley club under the Northern Union regime was opened at Lawkholme Lane last Saturday under most auspicious circumstances. The weather was...

KEIGHLEY WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP 1903

Saturday 18 th of April 1903 KEIGHLEY WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP KEIGHLEY 12 – HOLBECK 0 A SPLENDID VICTORY OVER HOLBECK REMARKABLE DAY OF ENTHUSIASM Five thousand people last Saturday; saw Keighley discharge their last home league game of the season; saw the “ALL...

CHALLENGE CUP FINAL WEMBLEY 1937

Saturday 8 th of May 1937 – WEMBLEY STADIUM KEIGHLEY 5 – WIDNES 18 KEIGHLEY RALLY TOO LATE It has been a mystery to Yorkshire clubs, how a team from such a comparatively small centre like Widnes, can without ever at anytime being required to go far beyond the limits...

Premiership Final 1995

Sunday 21st of May 1995 Premiership Final (at Old Trafford) COUGARS 26 – HUDDERSFIELD 6 Glorious Cougars put on a stunning Old Trafford show – and the showed the world that they’re ready for the big boys. Make no mistake about it; this is the golden...

Second Divison Title Game 1995

Sunday 23rd April 1995 Cougars clinch second division championship.   HIGHFIELD 4 – COUGARS 104 Scenes of delight, jubilation and total ecstasy said everything about this celebration victory – and the pride of the Cougars. Phil Larder’s team had a point to prove...