Cumberland League

Cumberland League

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Cumberland League is a series of rugby league divisions in the traditional county of Cumberland.The league is run by the British Amateur Rugby League Association (BARLA). Teams from the Cumberland league can apply for election to the National Conference League if they meet minimum criteria.The Cumberland League has been in existence, in one form or another, since 1899. Millom, in 1897, was the first club in the county to defect from rugby union to Northern Union, they were followed a year later by Workington, Maryport, Whitehaven, Seaton, Brookland Rovers and Wath Brow. The first three named joined with Lancaster and the Furness clubs Barrow, Dalton and Askam to form the North Western League in 1898/99. The first champions were Millom who finished just ahead of Barrowshow more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136691442
  • 9786136691442