1988–89 Courage Cornwall/Devon League

The Courage Cornwall/Devon League 1988–89 was the second full season of rugby union within the Cornwall/Devon League with six teams from Devon and five from Cornwall. Each team played one match against each of the other teams in the league, playing a total of ten matches with five at home and five away. Penryn, the champions, were promoted to the Courage Western Counties league for season 1989–90, Paignton and Exmouth relegated to Courage Devon One and Hayle relegated to Courage Cornwall One.[1]

Courage Cornwall/Devon League
CountriesEngland
ChampionsPenryn
Runners-upTeignmouth
PromotedPenryn
RelegatedPaignton, Exmouth and Hayle
Matches played55

Participating teams and locationsEdit

Team Ground Capacity City/Area Previous season
Bideford King George's Field 2,000 Bideford, Devon 8th
Exeter Saracens Exhibition Fields Whipton, Exeter, Devon Promoted from Devon 1 (champions)
Exmouth Imperial Recreation Ground 1,250 Exmouth, Devon Runners up
Falmouth Recreation Ground 3,000 Falmouth, Cornwall 5th
Hayle Memorial Park Hayle, Cornwall 9th
Illogan Park Illogan Park Illogan, Cornwall Promoted from Cornwall 1 (champions)
Paignton Queen's Park 1,650 Paignton, Devon 6th
Penryn Memorial Ground 4,000 Penryn, Cornwall 3rd
Penzance-Newlyn Mennaye Field 4,000 Penzance, Cornwall 4th
Sidmouth Blackmore Field Sidmouth, Devon Relegated from Western Counties
Teignmouth Bitton Sports Ground 1,210 Teignmouth, Devon 7th

TableEdit

1988–89 Courage Cornwall/Devon League Table
Club Played Won Drawn Lost Points For Points Against Points Difference Points
1 Penryn 10 9 0 1 261 64 197 18
2 Teignmouth 10 6 0 4 146 106 40 12
3 Falmouth 10 6 0 4 116 117 –1 12
4 Sidmouth 10 6 0 4 104 123 –19 12
5 Bideford 10 5 0 5 141 138 3 10
6 Illogan Park 10 5 0 5 84 105 –21 10
7 Penzance–Newlyn 10 5 0 5 120 147 –27 10
8 Exeter Saracens 10 5 0 5 81 123 –42 10
9 Paignton 10 4 0 6 114 152 –38 8
10 Exmouth 10 2 0 8 130 134 –4 4
11 Hayle 10 2 0 8 108 196 –88 4

Points are awarded as follows: 2 pts for a win; 1 pt for a draw; 0 pts for a loss

Green background are teams promoted. Pink background are teams relegated.

SponsorshipEdit

The Cornwall/Devon League was part of the Courage Clubs Championship and was sponsored by Courage Brewery

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tony Williams and Bill Mitchell, ed. (1990). Courage Official Rugby Union Club Directory 1990-91. Windsor: Burlington Publishing Co Ltd.