1913–14 Rugby Union County Championship

The 1913–1914 Rugby Union County Championship was the 26th edition of England's premier rugby union club competition at the time.[1]

1913–1914 County Championship
Countries England
DateOctober 1913 – March 1914
ChampionsMidland Counties (1st title)
Runners-upDurham County

The Midland Counties won the competition for the first time defeating Durham County in the final.[2]

Draw and ResultsEdit

Semi FinalsEdit

Date Team One Team Two Score
18 Feb Midland Counties Cornwall 24-10
7 Mar Durham County Yorkshire 14-13


28 March 1914
Midland Counties 22-5 (HT 5-5) Durham County
Try: Hill, Tarr, Wood  
Con: Mellor
Pen: Mellor
Drop: Pemberton, Turland
Try: Dingle  
F Mellor Leicester
M G Turland Coventry
H J Pemberton Coventry
Frank Tarr Leicester
S A Hunter Leicester
Pedlar Wood Leicester
Tim Taylor Leicester
George Ward Leicester
H S B Lawrie Leicester
J W Allen Leicester
G Hopkins Leicester
F Taylor Leicester
W L Oldham Coventry
H W Hill Moseley
J B Leather Handsworth
G Farrow Hartlepool Rovers
Arthur Dingle Hartlepool Rovers
Frederick Ernest Chapman Hartlepool Rovers
A Gelsthorpe Durham University
J Thompson Hartlepool Rovers
H J Dingle Durham University
J Sivewright Hartlepool Rovers
C Pickersgill Sunderland
W A Robertson Hartlepool Rovers
R H Robson Hartlepool Rovers
J Farrow Hartlepool Rovers
J Ainslie Hartlepool Rovers
A T Harrison North Durham
R Noble North Durham
D H Blakey Winlaton Vulcans

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Jenkins, Vivian (1976) [1975]. Rothmans Rugby Yearbook. Brickfield Publications Ltd. pp. 130–131. ISBN 0362-00221-5.
  2. ^ ""Rugby Football." Times, 30 Mar. 1914, p. 14". Times Digital Archives.