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The 1990–91 National Division One (known as the Courage League for sponsorship reasons) was the fourth season of top flight rugby union in England. The league was expanded to thirteen teams, with promoted teams Northampton Saints and Liverpool St Helens replacing Bedford Blues. Each team played each other once. Bath were the champions, beating Wasps by just one point. Moseley and Liverpool St Helens were relegated.[1]

1990–91 Courage League
Countries England
ChampionsBath (2nd title)
Runners-upWasps
RelegatedMoseley
Liverpool St Helens
Matches played78

Participating teamsEdit

TableEdit


Club
Played
Won
Drawn
Lost
Points for
Points against
Points diff
Points
1 Bath (C) 12 11 0 1 280 104 176 22
2 Wasps 12 9 1 2 252 151 101 19
3 Harlequins 12 8 0 4 267 162 105 16
4 Leicester Tigers 12 8 0 4 244 140 104 16
5 Orrell 12 7 0 5 247 105 142 14
6 Gloucester 12 6 0 6 207 163 44 12
7 Rosslyn Park 12 6 0 6 216 174 42 12
8 Nottingham 12 6 0 6 138 194 –56 12
9 Northampton Saints 12 5 1 6 149 254 –105 11
10 Saracens 12 5 0 7 151 228 –57 10
11 Bristol 12 4 1 7 135 219 –84 9
12 Moseley (R) 12 1 1 10 113 244 –131 3
13 Liverpool St Helens (R) 12 0 0 12 88 349 –261 0

ResultsEdit

The home team is listed in the left column.

Clubs BAT BRI GLO HAR LEI LIV MOS NOR NOT ORR ROS SAR WAS
Bath Rugby 23-3 46-3 11-6 17-9 45-21 15-16
Bristol 3-10 15-12 10-6 6-22 3-36 25-6
Gloucester RFC 15-17 38-19 30-12 22-6 9-16 21-16
Harlequins 38-16 41-12 33-6 21-6 18-6 12-18
Leicester Tigers 3-9 18-6 12-15 25-9 15-12 29-6
Liverpool St Helens 6-7 7-26 7-28 13-23 12-13 3-17
Moseley 9-9 19-43 20-12 10-16 9-19 9-22
Northampton Saints 10-16 12-9 6-7 18-28 22-15 15-6
Nottingham 9-22 6-19 12-7 16-12 3-28 12-10
Orrell 12-9 38-0 16-0 60-0 12-3 12-14
Rosslyn Park 16-13 17-12 17-15 39-9 48-0 9-15
Saracens 6-49 7-39 21-6 19-12 13-11
Wasps 46-19 14-9 12-22 51-4 21-21 13-10 15-6


Home win Draw Away win

SponsorshipEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Courage Club Championship 1990/91". Moseley Rugby Club. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Saracens aim for bigger Wembley crowds following Premiership defeat of Worcester". The Telegraph. 15 February 2010.

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