Zurich Premiership 2001/02 
 

 12 clubs in the top tier.

 

 Relegation: One club down, however, there was no relegation as National League 1 champions Rotherham did not meet Premiership ground criteria.

 

 Champions: Gloucester (decided after play-offs between the top eight clubs).

 

Points were awarded as follows:
 4
points awarded for a win, 2 points for a draw, 1 point for scoring 4 tries or more and 1 point for losing by 7 or less points.

 
Zurich Premiership 2001/02
TeamPWDLForAgainstPoints
LEICESTER 22 18 0 4 658 349 83
SALE 22 14 1 7 589 517 69
GLOUCESTER 22 14 0 8 692 485 68
LONDON IRISH 22 11 3 8 574 465 57
NORTHAMPTON 22 12 1 9 506 426 56
NEWCASTLE 22 12 1 9 490 458 56
WASPS 22 12 0 10 519 507 54
BRISTOL 22 9 1 12 591 632 50
HARLEQUINS 22 5 3 14 434 507 35
SARACENS 22 7 0 15 425 671 34
BATH 22 7 0 15 311 524 33
LEEDS 22 6 0 16 406 654 28

 

 

 NATIONAL LEAGUES-2001/02  

 

2001/02: National League 1.

 

 14 clubs including Moseley in the second tier.

 

 

Relegation and promotion: One club up, however, there was no promotion to the Premiership as National League 1 champions Rotherham did not meet Premiership ground criteria, two clubs down. 

 

 Champions: Rotherham.

 

 Relegated: Henley and Bracknell.

 

 Promoted from National League 2: Orrell and Plymouth Albion.

 

   Points were awarded as follows:
 4
points awarded for a win, 2 points for a draw, 1 point for scoring 4 tries or more and 1 point for losing by 7 or less points.
 

  

 National Division 1 2001/02 
TeamPWDLForAgainstPoints
ROTHERHAM 26 24 0 2 1009 325 120
WORCESTER 26 23 0 3 941 364 108
EXETER 26 19 1 6 707 448 92
COVENTRY 26 16 3 7 730 559 82
LONDON WELSH 26 15 0 11 580 557 69
BEDFORD 26 12 3 11 654 600 68
OTLEY 26 11 1 14 601 675 56
BIRMINGHAM-SOLIHULL 26 10 1 15 432 626 52
WAKEFIELD 26 9 2 15 514 607 47
RUGBY 26 9 1 16 518 668 47
MOSELEY 26 9 1 16 448 695 46
MANCHESTER 26 8 0 18 381 758 36
HENLEY 26 6 1 19 449 767 33
BRACKNELL 26 4 0 22 418 823 26

 

 

2001/02: National League 2.

 
 14 clubs in the third tier.
 
Relegation and promotion: Two clubs up, three clubs down.
 
Champions: Orrell.
 

Runners-up: Plymouth Albion. 

 

 

Relegated: Rosslyn Park, Waterloo and Preston Grasshoppers. 

 

 Promoted from National League 3 North and National League 3 South: Doncaster, Penzance-Newlyn and Launceston.

 

 

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

 

 

 National Division 2 2001/02 
TeamPWDLForAgainstPoints
ORRELL 26 23 0 3 962 369 46
PLYMOUTH ALBION 26 23 0 3 895 314 46
SEDGLEY PARK 26 20 1 5 684 468 41
HARROGATE 26 16 1 9 744 556 33
FYLDE 26 14 0 12 462 549 28
WHARFEDALE 26 11 2 13 603 638 24
ESHER 26 12 0 14 547 587 24
NOTTINGHAM 26 12 0 14 539 658 24
NEWBURY 26 12 0 14 548 723 24
KENDAL 26 10 0 16 576 607 20
STOURBRIDGE 26 9 1 16 600 702 19
ROSSLYN PARK 26 8 1 17 490 605 17
WATERLOO 26 4 2 20 476 792 10
PRESTON GRASSHOPPERS 26 4 0 22 401 959 8