Widnes RLFC

Club Firsts

First

Player / Team

V

Date

 

 

 

 

First player to score a try

Archer vs. Leeds

H

14th Sep 1895

First player to score 2 tries in a match

H. Peters vs. Batley

H

21st Dec 1895

First player to score 3 tries in a match

G. Bown vs. Fleetwood

H

18th Mar 1899

First player to score 4 tries in a match

G. Bown vs. Fleetwood

H

18th Mar 1899

First to score 5 tries in a match

Eddie Cunningham vs. Doncater

H

15th Feb 1981

First to score 6 tries in a match

Phil Cantillon vs. York

H

18th Feb 2001

First to score 7 tries in a match

Phil Cantillon vs. York

H

18th Feb 2001

First to score 5 tries in a match twice

John Basnett

-

1981-82 & 1986-87

First forward to score 5 tries in a match twice

Phil Cantillon

-

1999 & 2000

First player to score 5 tries in a match four times

Phil Cantillon

-

1999, 2000 & 2001 (2)

 

 

 

 

First to score 2 hat-tricks in a season

William Reid

-

1914-15

First to score 3 hat-tricks in a season

Peter Ratcliffe

-

1957-58

First to score 4 hat-tricks in a season

Frank Myler

-

1958-59

First to score 5 hat-tricks in a season

Frank Myler

-

1958-59

First to score 6 hat-tricks in a season

Martin Offiah

-

1988-89

First to score 7 hat-tricks in a season

Martin Offiah

-

1988-89

First to score 8 hat-tricks in a season

Martin Offiah

-

1988-89

 

 

 

 

First player to score a goal

W. Barber vs. Leeds

H

14th Sep 1895

First player to score a drop goal

T. Rispan vs. Runcorn

A

7th Sep 1895

 

 

 

 

First representative honour

J. Johnson (Lanc v Chesh)

-

1895-96

First England representative

Jack Lally vs. Australia

-

1908-09

First tourists to Australasia (England)

Albert Johnson &
Jack O' Garra

-

1913-14

First GB representative

Albert Johnson

-

1919-20

 

 

 

 

First player to play and score in every match in a season

Jimmy Hoey

-

1932-33

 

 

 

 

First Game

vs. Runcorn. L 4-15

A

7th Sep 1895

First Victory

vs. Leeds. 11-8

H

14th Sep 1895

First Draw

vs. Broughton R. 0-0

H

28th Sep 1895

First Defeat

vs. Runcorn. 4-15

A

7th Sep 1895

 

 

 

 

First League Championship

-

-

1977-78

First Challenge Cup

vs. St Helens. 10-3

N

1929-30

First Regal Trophy

vs. Hull. 19-13

N

1975-76

First Premiership

vs. Bradford. 19-5

N

1979-80

First Lancashire Cup

vs. Wigan. 7-3

N

1945-46

First Lancashire League Title

-

-

1919-20

First Charity Shield

vs. Wigan. 20-14

N

1988-89

First BBC2 Floodlit Trophy

vs. St Helens. 13-7

A

1978-79

First World Club Challenge

vs. Canberra Raiders

N

1989-90

First NFP Grand Final

vs. Oldham

N

2001