1992–93 National Division One

The 1992–93 English Premiership, (known as the Courage League for sponsorship reasons) was the sixth season of top flight rugby union in England. Each team played each other once.

1992–93 Courage League
Countries England
ChampionsBath (4th title)
Runners-upGloucester
RelegatedLondon Scottish
Saracens
West Hartlepool
Rugby Lions
Matches played78
Official website
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Bath were the champions, beating Wasps on points difference. Due to a restructuring which reduced the league from thirteen to ten teams, four clubs were relegated; London Scottish, Saracens, West Hartlepool and Rugby Lions.[1]

Participating teamsEdit

Team Stadium Capacity City/Area
Bath Recreation Ground 8,200 Bath, Somerset
Bristol Memorial Stadium 12,100 Bristol, Avon
Gloucester Kingsholm 11,000 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harlequins The Stoop 8,500 Twickenham, London
Leicester Tigers Welford Road 16,000 Leicester, Leicestershire
London Irish The Avenue 6,600 Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey
London Scottish Athletic Ground 4,500 Richmond, London
Northampton Saints Franklin's Gardens 10,000 Northampton, Northamptonshire
Orrell Edge Hall Road 3,000 Orrell, Greater Manchester
Rugby Lions Webb Ellis Road 1,000 Rugby, Warwickshire
Saracens Bramley Road 2,000[2] Enfield, London
Wasps Repton Avenue Sudbury, London
West Hartlepool Victoria Park 7,856 Hartlepool, County Durham
Locations of the 1992–93 Courage League National Division One teams
Greater London Courage League National One clubs

TableEdit


Club
Played
Won
Drawn
Lost
Points for
Points against
Points difference
Points
1 Bath (C) 12 11 0 1 355 97 258 22
2 Wasps 12 11 0 1 186 118 68 22
3 Leicester Tigers 12 9 0 3 220 116 104 18
4 Northampton Saints 12 8 0 4 215 150 65 16
5 Gloucester 12 6 0 6 173 151 22 12
6 Bristol 12 6 0 6 148 169 −21 12
7 London Irish 12 6 0 6 175 223 −48 12
8 Harlequins 12 5 1 6 197 187 10 11
9 Orrell 12 5 0 7 175 183 −8 10
10 London Scottish (R) 12 3 1 8 192 248 −56 7
11 Saracens (R) 12 3 0 9 137 180 −43 6
12 West Hartlepool (R) 12 3 0 9 149 236 −87 6
13 Rugby Lions (R) 12 1 0 11 104 368 −264 2

ResultsEdit

The home team is listed in the left column

Clubs BAT BRI GLO HAR LEI LOI LOS NOR ORR RLI SAR WAS WHA
Bath Rugby 22-6 42-19 40-6 39-3 61-7 22-11
Bristol 8-31 9-22 15-10 23-11 12-7 19-11
Gloucester RFC 0-20 25-5 8-13 21-12 19-5 6-21
Harlequins 16-0 47-24 22-22 7-12 35-14 13-15
Leicester Tigers 3-13 22-21 23-0 9-0 30-3 21-8
London Irish 9-7 6-18 14-30 12-3 10-9 25-13
London Scottish 8-11 8-3 11-18 28-21 21-34 10-15
Northampton Saints 11-8 16-6 16-21 12-13 21-17 55-9
Orrell 18-16 8-12 13-10 9-10 66-0 10-11
Rugby Lions 21-32 5-28 0-14 20-45 7-13 3-34
Saracens 13-19 3-18 41-17 6-9 14-9 9-13
Wasps 7-6 14-9 14-13 18-9 10-6 20-12
West Hartlepool 10-38 9-12 39-15 5-6 3-10 6-19


Home Win Draw Away Win

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "League Tables". London Irish. Archived from the original on 2012-09-07. Retrieved 2011-10-18.
  2. ^ "Saracens aim for bigger Wembley crowds following Premiership defeat of Worcester". The Telegraph. 15 February 2010.

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