LEAGUES 2008/09 

   

 

NATIONAL LEAGUES-2008/09

 

2008/09 National League 1.

 

  16 clubs including Moseley in the second tier.

 

Relegation and promotion: One club up, five clubs down to create a 12 team Championship for 2009/10.

 

 Champions: Leeds.

 

Relegated: Esher, Sedgley Park, Newbury, Otley and Manchester.

 

Promoted from National League 2: Birmingham-Solihull.

 

 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 2008/09 
Team P W D L For Against Points
LEEDS 30 28 0 2 1238 376 133
EXETER 30 23 2 5 1077 453 119
BEDFORD 30 23 0 7 892 472 111
NOTTINGHAM 30 22 0 8 973 499 106
DONCASTER 30 21 2 7 895 571 105
LONDON WELSH 30 19 0 11 788 611 91
CORNISH PIRATES 30 16 1 13 743 578 82
MOSELEY 30 13 0 17 814 782 73
COVENTRY 30 14 0 16 639 712 72
ROTHERHAM 30 15 1 14 794 775 70
PLYMOUTH ALBION 30 13 2 15 607 669 66
ESHER 30 12 1 17 676 830 61
SEDGLEY PARK 30 6 0 24 458 1206 34
NEWBURY 30 4 2 24 419 1047 27
OTLEY  30  3 1 26 418 1118  21 
 MANCHESTER  30  2  0   28   433  1165 17