LEAGUES 1996/97 

COURAGE CLUBS CHAMPIONSHIP-1996/97

 

 

 

 

1996/97: Courage League National Division 2.

 

12 clubs including Moseley in the second tier.

 

Relegation and promotion: 1st and 2nd placed clubs up, 3rd placed club played club placed 10th in National Division 1 and 4th placed club played club placed 9th in National Division 1 in two-legged play-offs for National Division 1 status for 1997/98, two clubs down.

 

Champions: Richmond.

 

Runners-up: Newcastle.

 

Relegated: Rugby and Nottingham.

 

Promoted from National Division 3: Exeter and Fylde.

 

 Points were awarded as follows:
 2
points awarded for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 for a loss.

 

1996/97 COURAGE NATIONAL LEAGUES DIVISION 2
TEAM PLAYED WON DRAWN LOST FOR AGAINST POINTS
RICHMOND 22 19 2 1 986  410 40
NEWCASTLE 22 19 2 1255  346 39
COVENTRY 22 16 1 5 738 394 33
BEDFORD 22 15 0 7 720 482  30
LONDON SCOTTISH 22 11 0 11 549 568 22
WAKEFIELD 22 11 0 11 504  557  22
ROTHERHAM 22  10 0 12 525 661 20
MOSELEY 22  0 13 492 741 18
WATERLOO 22  8 0 14 506 661  16
BLACKHEATH 22  7 0 15 412 641 14
RUGBY 22  0 19  317  1060
NOTTINGHAM 22  2 0 20 344  827  4