LEAGUES 1998/99 

ALLIED DUNBAR PREMIERSHIP-1998/99

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1998/99: Allied Dunbar Premiership 1.

 

 14 clubs in the top tier.

 

Relegation: 14th placed club down, 13th placed club played club placed 2nd in Premiership 2  in two-legged play-offs for Premiership 1 status for 1999/00.

 Champions: Leicester.

 

Relegated: West Hartlepool.

 

Promoted from Premiership 2: Bristol.

 

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

 

ALLIED DUNBAR PREMIERSHIP 1 1998/99
TEAM PLAYED WON DRAWN LOST FOR AGAINST POINTS
LEICESTER 26 22 0 4 771  423 44
NORTHAMPTON  26 19 0 754 556 38
SARACENS  26 16 1 9 748 583 33
HARLEQUINS 26 16 1 9 687 653 33
WASPS 26 15 1 10 717 506 31
BATH 26 15 0 11 698  574  30 
LONDON IRISH  26 15 0 11 703  607 30
NEWCASTLE  26 14 0 12 719 639 28
RICHMOND# 26 11 2 13 720  715 22
GLOUCESTER  26 9 1 16 554  640 19 
SALE 26 9 1 16 604 731 18
LONDON SCOTTISH  26 8 0 18 491 734 16
BEDFORD       26 6 0 20 541 840 12
WEST HARTLEPOOL  26 3 1 22 501 1007 7
 

 

# 2 points deducted. 
  

 

 

 

1998/99: Allied Dunbar Premiership 2.

 

 14 clubs including Moseley in the second tier.

 

Relegation and promotion: 1st placed club 2nd placed club played club placed 13th in Premiership 1  in two-legged play-offs for Premiership 1 status for 1999/00, one club down.

 Champions: Bristol.

 

Relegated: Fylde.

 

Promoted from National League 1: Manchester ans Henley.

 

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

 

 

ALLIED DUNBAR PREMIERSHIP 2 1998/99
TEAM PLAYED WON DRAWN LOST FOR AGAINST POINTS
BRISTOL 26 22 0 4  848  418 44
ROTHERHAM  26 22 0 4 756 336 44
WORCESTER# 26 18 0 8 716 409 34
LONDON WELSH 26 17 0 9 662 552 34
EXETER 26 14 1 11 591 598 29
LEEDS# 26 16 0 10 713  367   28 
COVENTRY 26 14 0 12  652  560 28
ORRELL 26 12 0 14 566 483 24
WATERLOO 26 12 0 14  419  634 24
MOSELEY 26 10 0 16 498 633 20
RUGBY 26 9 0 17 425 660 18
WAKEFIELD 26 6 0 20 469 812 12
BLACKHEATH  26 5 0 21 419 842 10
FYLDE 26 4 1 21 375 805 9

 

 

# points deducted. 

 

JEWSON NATIONAL LEAGUES-1998/99

 

 

 1998/99: Jewson National Division 1.

 

 14 clubs in the third tier.

 

Relegation and promotion: Two clubs up, two clubs down.

 

 Champions: Henley.

 

Runners-up: Manchester.

 

Relegated: Morley and Liverpool St. Helens.

 

Promoted from National League 2 North and National League 2 South: Preston Grasshoppers, Bracknell and Esher.

 

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

 

 

JEWSON NATIONAL LEAGUE 1 1997/98
TEAM PLAYED WON DRAWN LOST FOR AGAINST POINTS
HENLEY 26 22 3 642  299 45
MANCHESTER  26 20 1 5 758 372 41
ROSSLYN PARK 26 17 1 8 588  371 35
NOTTINGHAM 26 16 0 10 590 467 32
OTLEY 26 15 1 10 508 416  31
NEWBURY 26 14 1 11 552  476  29 
WHARFEDALE 26 13 1 12 477  421 27
LYDNEY 26 11 2 13 438 482 24
CAMBERLEY 26 10 1 15 529  661 21
READING 26 10 0 16 468 635 20
BIRMINGHAM-SOLIHULL 26 9 0 17 422 521 18
HARROGATE 26 8 16 309 461 18
MORLEY  26 7 1 18  468 643 15
LIVERPOOL ST HELENS 26 4 0 22 335 859 8