Zurich Premiership 2002/03 
 
12 clubs in the top tier. 
 

Relegation: One club down.

 
Champions: Wasps (decided after play-offs between the top three clubs).
 

Relegated: Bristol.

 

Promoted from National League 1: Rotherham.

 
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 2002/03
TeamPWDLForAgainstPoints
GLOUCESTER 22 17 2 3 617 396 82
WASPS 22 13 2 7 553 460 67
NORTHAMPTON 22 13 0 9 512 376 62
SALE 22 12 2 8 556 470 62
LEEDS 22 12 2 8 478 435 58
LEICESTER 22 12 0 10 448 396 55
HARLEQUINS 22 9 0 13 461 560 44
SARACENS 22 8 0 14 499 589 42
LONDON IRISH 22 8 1 13 432 485 40
NEWCASTLE 22 8 0 14 388 545 40
BATH 22 7 2 13 385 490 36
BRISTOL 22 7 1 14 504 633 36
 

 

 NATIONAL LEAGUES-2002/03 

 

2002/03: National League 1. 

 

 14 clubs including Moseley in the second tier.

 

 Relegation and promotion: One club up, two clubs down.

 

Champions: Rotherham. 

 

Relegated: Moseley and Rugby. 

 

Promoted from National League 2: Penzance-Newlyn and Henley. 

 

    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 2002/03 
TeamPWDLForAgainstPoints
ROTHERHAM 26 24 0 2 1077 336 116
WORCESTER 26 23 0 3 1185 431 114
EXETER 26 20 2 4 940 459 104
ORRELL 26 18 2 6 854 595 91
LONDON WELSH 26 15 0 11 627 565 76
COVENTRY 26 14 0 12 761 684 68
BEDFORD 26 13 1 12 675 760 64
BIRMINGHAM-SOLIHULL 26 12 2 12 630 569 63
PLYMOUTH ALBION 26 10 1 15 679 697 60
WAKEFIELD 26 9 0 17 451 710 47
OTLEY 26 9 0 17 597 839 45
MANCHESTER 26 7 0 19 484 791 39
MOSELEY 26 4 0 22 399 1178 23
RUGBY 26 0 0 26 422 1167 7

 

 

 

2002/03: National League 2.

 

14 clubs in the third tier. 

 

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

 

 Champions: Penzance-Newlyn.

 

 

Runners-up: Henley. 

 

 

Relegated: Launceston, Kendal and Fylde.

 

 

Promoted from National League 3 North and National League 3 South: Nuneaton, Rosslyn Park and Lydney. 

 

 

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

     

 National Division 2 2002/03 
TeamPWDLForAgainstPoints
PENZANCE-NEWLYN 26 22 1 3 849 442 45
HENLEY 26 19 1 6 782 473 39
ESHER 26 16 1 9 697 550 33
HARROGATE 26 16 0 10 606 493 32
BRACKNELL 26 16 0 10 597 525 32
SEDGLEY PARK 26 15 0 11 702 567 30
DONCASTER 26 14 0 12 630 551 28
STOURBRIDGE 26 11 1 14 628 783 23
NEWBURY 26 11 0 15 491 618 22
WHARFEDALE 26 10 1 15 517 579 21
NOTTINGHAM 26 10 0 16 530 629 20
LAUCESTON 26 10 0 16 532 643 20
KENDAL 26 6 1 19 446 837 13
FYLDE 26 4 0 22 457 774 8