Zurich Premiership 2004/05 
 

12 clubs in the top tier. 

 

Relegation: One club down. 

 

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

 

Relegated: Harlequins. 

 

 Promoted from National League 1: Bristol.

 

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 2004/05

Team

P

W

D

L

For

Against

Points

LEICESTER

22

15

3

4

665

323

78

WASPS

22

15

1

6

561

442

73

SALE

22

13

0

9

513

442

60

BATH

22

12

2

8

407

366

58

SARACENS

22

12

2

8

384

428

57

GLOUCESTER

22

10

1

11

407

487

47

NEWCASTLE

22

9

2

11

475

596

47

LEEDS

22

9

0

13

380

431

43

WORCESTER

22

9

0

13

365

493

42

LONDON IRISH

22

8

0

14

378

421

40

NORTHAMPTON

22

8

0

14

410

473

40

HARLEQUINS

22

6

1

15

416

459

38

 

 

 

NATIONAL LEAGUES-2004/05 

2004/05 National League 1. 
 
 14 clubs in the second tier.
 
 Relegation and promotion: One club up, two clubs down.
 
 Champions: Bristol.
 
 Relegated: Henley and Orrell.
 

Promoted from National League 2: Doncaster and Newbury. 

 
 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 2004/05 
TeamPWDLForAgainstPoints
BRISTOL 26 22 0 4 940 355 105
EXETER 26 20 0 6 805 511 101
PLYMOUTH ALBION 26 19 2 5 653 494 94
PENZANCE-NEWLYN 26 17 0 9 698 526 85
OTLEY 26 17 1 8 573 436 80
COVENTRY 26 16 1 9 666 565 78
BEDFORD 26 16 1 9 679 536 77
ROTHERHAM 26 12 0 14 598 543 62
BIRMINGHAM-SOLIHULL 26 10 0 16 541 667 49
SEDGLEY PARK 26 8 0 18 515 772 40
NOTTINGHAM 26 7 0 19 525 752 40
LONDON WELSH 26 7 0 19 494 754 37
HENLEY 26 6 0 20 483 811 32
ORRELL 26 2 1 23 439 887 15
 
 

2004/05: National League 2.

 

 14 clubs  including Moseley in the third tier.

 

 

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

 

 Champions: Doncaster.

 

 

Runners-up: Newbury. 

 

Relegated: Nuneaton, Bracknell and Rosslyn Park. 

 

 Promoted from National League 3 North and National League 3 South: Halifax, Barking and Redruth.

 

 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 2 2004/05 
TeamPWDLForAgainstPoints
DONCASTER 26 23 1 2 818 379 106
NEWBURY 26 20 0 6 635 390 93
MOSELEY 26 17 0 9 665 505 81
WATERLOO 26 14 1 11 650 510 72
LAUNCESTON 26 13 2 11 570 609 70
MANCHESTER 26 12 2 12 694 541 68
STOURBRIDGE 26 10 2 14 576 695 59
WHARFEDALE 26 11 1 14 481 528 58
BLACKHEATH 26 11 1 14 496 560 57
HARROGATE 26 10 1 15 607 764 54
ESHER 26 10 0 16 665 744 53
NUNEATON 26 10 2 14 447 660 52
BRACKNELL 26 8 1 17 503 666 51
ROSSLYN PARK 26 6 0 20 415 671 35