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1989–90 Courage League National Division Three

1989–90 Courage League National Division Three
Countries England
Date2 September 1989 – 30 April 1990
ChampionsLondon Scottish (1st title)
Runners-upWakefield (also promoted)
RelegatedLondon Welsh
Matches played66

The 1989–90 Courage League National Division Three was the third full season of rugby union within the third tier of the English league system, currently known as National League 1. Each team played one match against the other teams, playing a total of eleven matches each. Following their relegation the previous season, London Scottish won all their eleven matches and won promotion with three matches remaining, to return to National Division Two. Wakefield finished second and were also promoted. London Welsh finished in last place and was relegated to Area League South for the following season.[1]

Participating teams and locations

League table

1989–90 Courage League National Division Three Table[2]
Club Played Won Drawn Lost Points For Points Against Points Diff Points
1 London Scottish 11 11 0 0 258 92 166 22
2 Wakefield 11 7 1 3 210 126 84 15
3 West Hartlepool 11 5 2 4 175 110 65 12
4 Sheffield 11 6 0 5 176 174 2 12
5 Askeans 11 6 0 5 170 235 –65 12
6 Exeter 11 5 1 5 149 153 –4 11
7 Roundhay 11 5 0 6 156 166 –10 10
8 Fylde 11 5 0 6 169 222 –53 10
9 Vale of Lune 11 4 0 7 154 219 –65 8
10 Nuneaton 11 4 0 7 127 196 –69 8
11 Lydney 11 3 0 8 153 166 –13 6
12 London Welsh 11 3 0 8 141 179 –38 6
  • Points are awarded as follows:
  1. 2 pts for a win
  2. 1 pt for a draw
  3. 0 pts for a loss
  • If teams are level at any stage, the following tiebreaker is applied:
  1. Difference between points for and against
Green background is the promotion place. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated 13 April 2016.

Sponsorship

National Division Three is part of the Courage Clubs Championship and is sponsored by Courage Brewery

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Williams, Tony; Mitchell, Bill, eds. (1990). Official Rugby Union Club Directory 1990–91. Windsor: Burlington Publishing Co Ltd. pp. 127–166.
  2. ^ "Courage Clubs Championship–1989/1990". Moseley Rugby Club. Retrieved 13 April 2016.

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