1992–93 Courage National 4 South

The 1992–93 Courage National 4 South was the sixth full season of rugby union within the fourth tier of the English league system, currently known as National League 2 South. By the end of the campaign Sudbury were crowned league champions, 2 points clear of runners-up London Welsh. Impending changes to the league structure by the RFU meant that several new leagues were to be introduced. This meant that champions Sudbury were promoted into the 1993–94 Division 4 while everyone else fell to Courage League Division 5 South.[1]

1992–93 Courage National 4 South
Countries England
ChampionsSudbury (1st title)
Runners-upLondon Welsh
Relegated12 teams[a 1]
Matches played156

StructureEdit

Each team played one match against each of the other teams, playing a total of twelve matches each. Changes to the league structure by the RFU for the 1993-94 season meant that the champions are promoted to Courage League Division 4 while the other twelve sides went into Courage League Division 5 South.

Participating teams and locationsEdit

League tableEdit

1992–93 Courage National League 4 South Table
Club Played Won Drawn Lost Points for Points against Points diff Points
1 Sudbury (C) 12 11 1 0 337 130 207 22
2 London Welsh (R) 12 10 0 2 353 170 183 20
3 Lydney (R) 12 8 0 4 187 170 17 16
4 Camborne (R) 12 7 1 4 180 168 12 15
5 Basingstoke (R) 12 7 0 5 192 145 47 14
6 Southend (R) 12 6 1 5 196 189 7 13
7 Berry Hill (R) 12 4 3 5 187 216 -29 11
8 High Wycombe (R) 12 5 0 7 196 159 37 10
9 Metropolitan Police (R) 12 4 1 7 201 207 -6 9
10 Weston-super-Mare (R) 12 4 1 7 154 226 -72 9
11 North Walsham (R) 12 4 0 8 125 209 -84 8
12 Maidstone (R) 12 2 0 10 122 306 -184 4
13 Thurrock (R) 12 2 0 10 147 295 -14 4
  • Points are awarded as follows:
  1. 2 pts for a win
  2. 1 pt for a draw
  3. 0 pts for a loss
  4. If teams are level at any stage, difference between points for and against applies

Green background are promotion places. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated: 2 December 2017

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SponsorshipEdit

National League 4 South is part of the Courage Clubs Championship and is sponsored by Courage Brewery.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The re-organization of the English league system by the RFU meant that all teams other than the champions would be relegated to the new look Courage League Division 5 South for the 1993-94 season.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Courage League - Division 4 1992/93". The Rugby Archive. 2 December 2017.
  2. ^ Jones, Stephen; Griffiths, John (1993). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1993–94 (22nd ed.). London: Headline Book Publishing Ltd. pp. 151–167. ISBN 0 7472 7891 1.