National League 2 South

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National League 2 South (known before September 2009 as National Division Three South) is a level four league in the English rugby union system. It is one of two leagues at this level, with its counterpart, National League 2 North, covering the north of England. The format of the league was changed at the beginning of the 2009–10 season following reorganisation by the Rugby Football Union. The champions are promoted to National League 1. The runners-up play in a promotion play-off with the runners-up of National League 2 North; the team with the best record having home advantage. The bottom three teams are relegated, to either South West Premier or London & South East Premier.[1]

National League 2 South
Current season or competition:
2020–21 National League 2 South (cancelled)
England Rugy text logo.svg
SportRugby union
Instituted1987
Number of teams16
Country England
HoldersTaunton Titans (1st title) (2019–20
promoted to National League 1)
Most titlesBarking
Henley Hawks
Cambridge (2 titles)
Websiteclubs.rfu.com

The 2019–20 season ended before all the matches were completed because of the coronavirus pandemic and the RFU used a best playing record formula to decide the final table.[2] Taunton Titans are the current champions. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the 2020–21 season was cancelled.

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has approved a new structure for the National Leagues from the 2022–23 season. Along with National 1 and National League 2 North the size of the leagues at levels 3 and 4 will be reduced to 14 teams (currently 16), there will be a two-week break over Christmas and protected weekend breaks through the season. The competition structure will be reviewed every three years.[3]

Current seasonEdit

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020–21 season has been cancelled.

2019–20Edit

Participating teams and locationsEdit

Eleven of the teams listed below participated in the 2018–19 National League 2 South season. The 2018–19 champions Rams and play-off winners Canterbury, who won the promotion play-off against Chester, were promoted into the 2019–20 National League 1, while Esher were relegated into the division from the 2018–19 National League 1.[4][5][6] Sides relegated from the 2018–19 National League 2 South included Birmingham & Solihull (to Midlands Premier), Guernsey (London & South East Premier) and London Irish Wild Geese (South West Premier).[7][8][9]

The promoted teams are Bournemouth who come up as champions of South West Premier while Sutton & Epsom (champions) and Westcliff (play-off) came up from London & South East Premier.[10][11][12] Leicester Lions were level transferred into the division from National League 2 North in order to address an imbalance of teams in National 2, with Rams and Canterbury being promoted and only Esher dropping down from National League 1. Although there were several candidates for the level-transfer in the end Leicester Lions were deemed the most suitable due to being the most southerly club in a central position, making access to both the south-east and south-west more straightforward than alternatives such as Luctonians.

League tableEdit

2019–20 National League 2 South Table watch · edit · discuss
Played Won Drawn Lost Points for Points against Points diff Try bonus Losing bonus Points
1 Taunton Titans (C) 25 20 0 5 815 521 294 17 4 101
2 Tonbridge Juddians (P) 25 21 0 4 810 366 444 13 1 98
3 Redruth 25 20 1 4 620 375 245 11 3 96
4 Henley Hawks 25 19 1 5 761 424 337 15 2 95
5 Clifton 25 16 0 9 703 552 151 15 4 83
6 Bury St Edmunds 24 15 0 9 660 489 171 12 6 78
7 Leicester Lions 24 16 0 8 520 374 146 7 5 76
8 Esher 24 13 1 10 609 530 79 11 5 70
9 Worthing Raiders 24 11 0 13 582 726 −144 12 4 60
10 Old Albanian 25 9 0 16 585 567 18 11 10 57
11 Dings Crusaders 24 9 0 15 548 647 −99 11 5 52
12 Barnes 25 8 0 17 533 719 −186 9 5 46
13 Westcliff 25 6 1 18 446 735 −289 5 8 39
14 Sutton & Epsom (R) 24 4 1 19 395 831 −436 5 3 26
15 Old Redcliffians (R) 23 3 2 18 329 648 −319 3 4 23
16 Bournemouth (R) 25 2 1 22 441 852 −411 2 6 18
  • If teams are level at any stage, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:
  1. Number of matches won
  2. Difference between points for and against
  3. Total number of points for
  4. Aggregate number of points scored in matches between tied teams
  5. Number of matches won excluding the first match, then the second and so on until the tie is settled
Green background is the promotion place. Blue background is the play-off place. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated: 14 March 2020
Source: "National League 2 South". NCA Rugby.
Notes


List of championsEdit

Area League SouthEdit

Area League South honours
Season No of teams No of matches Champions Runner-up Relegated team(s) Ref
1987–88 11 10 Askeans Sidcup Streatham/Croydon
1988–89 11 10 Lydney Havant Sidcup, Stroud, Ealing
1989–90 11 10 Metropolitan Police Clifton Salisbury

National 4 SouthEdit

National 4 South honours
Season No of teams No of matches Champions Runner-up Relegated team(s) Ref
1990–91 13 12 Redruth Basingstoke Cheltenham, Maidenhead
1991–92 13 12 Havant Basingstoke Ealing, Sidcup
1992–93 13 12 Sudbury London Welsh Multiple[a]

National Division 4Edit

National Division 4 honours
Season No of teams No of matches Champions Runner-up Relegated team(s) Ref
1993–94 10 18 Clifton Harrogate Sheffield (to 5 North) and Sudbury (to 5 South)[b]
1994–95 10 18 Rotherham[13] Reading Askeans (to 5 South) and Broughton Park (to 5 North)
1995–96 10 18 Exeter London Welsh[c] Aspatria (to 4 North) and Plymouth Albion (to 4 South)

Division 4 SouthEdit

Division 4 South honours
Season No of teams No of matches Champions Runner-up Relegated team(s) Ref
1996–97 14 26 Newbury Henley Askeans, Charlton Park, High Wycombe, Berry Hill

National 2 SouthEdit

National 2 South honours
Season No of teams No of matches Champions Runner-up Relegated team(s) Ref
1997–98 14 26 Camberley Henley No relegation
1998–99 14 26 Bracknell Esher Havant
1999–00 14 26 Esher Penzance & Newlyn Metropolitan Police, Norwich, Bridgwater & Albion

National Division 3 SouthEdit

National Division 3 South honours
Season No of teams No of matches Champions Runner-up Relegated team(s) Ref
2000–01 14 26 Plymouth Albion Launceston Cheltenham, Basingstoke, Weston-super-Mare, Reading [14]
2001–02 14 26 Penzance & Newlyn Launceston Cinderford, Clifton [15]
2002–03 14 26 Rosslyn Park Lydney Camberley, Havant
2003–04 14 26 Blackheath Launceston Old Colfeians, Basingstoke
2004–05 14 26 Barking Redruth Haywards Heath, Tabard, Weston-super-Mare [16]
2005–06 14 26 Cambridge North Walsham Bracknell, Reading
2006–07 14 26 Southend Westcombe Park Chinnor, Old Patesians, Hertford
2007–08 14 26 Mount's Bay Cinderford Luton, North Walsham, Clifton [17]
2008–09 14 26 London Scottish Rosslyn Park Havant, Chinnor

National League 2 SouthEdit

National League 2 South honours
Season No of teams No of matches Champions Runner-up Relegated team(s) Ref
2009–10 15 28 Barking Rosslyn Park Bridgwater & Albion, Barnes [d]
2010–11 16 30 Ealing Trailfinders Jersey Newbury, Hinckley, Canterbury
2011–12 16 30 Old Albanian Richmond Barnes, Hertford, Westcombe Park [19]
2012–13 15 28 Henley Hawks Worthing Raiders Barking, Lydney [e] [21]
2013–14 16 30 Hartpury College Ampthill & District Exmouth, Bournemouth, London Irish Wild Geese
2014–15 16 30 Henley Hawks Bishop's Stortford Dings Crusaders, Shelford, Lydney
2015–16 16 30 Cambridge Old Albanian Launceston, Southend Saxons, Dorking
2016–17 16 30 Bishop's Stortford Old Elthamians Exmouth, Barnes[f]
2017–18 16 30 Cinderford Chinnor Broadstreet, Wimbledon, Barnstaple
2018–19 16 30 Rams Canterbury London Irish Wild Geese, Guernsey, Birmingham & Solihull
2019–20 16 25[g] Taunton Titans Tonbridge Juddians Bournemouth, Old Redcliffians, Sutton & Epsom
2020–21 16 Cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic
Green background are promotion places.

[25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33]

National Two promotion play-offsEdit

Since the 2000–01 season there has been a promotion play-off between the league runners-up of National League 2 North and National League 2 South for the third and final promotion place to National League 1. The team with the superior league record has home advantage. As of the end of the 2019–20 season the southern teams have been more successful with fourteen wins to the northern teams four, while the home side has won thirteen teams to the away sides five.

National Two promotion play-off results
Season Home team Score Away team Venue Attendance
2000–01[34] Sedgley Park (N) 40–23 Launceston (S) Park Lane, Whitefield, Greater Manchester 1,500
2001–02[35] Launceston (S) 26–0 Dudley Kingswinford (N) Polson Bridge, Launceston, Cornwall 2,500
2002–03[36] Lydney (S) 21–7 New Brighton (N) Regentsholme, Lydney, Gloucestershire
2003–04[37][38] Halifax (N) 16–18 Launceston (S) Ovenden Park, Halifax, West Yorkshire
2004–05[39] Redruth (S) 33–14 Macclesfield (N) The Recreation Ground, Redruth, Cornwall 4,000
2005–06[40][41] North Walsham (S) 5–15 Nuneaton (N) Norwich Road, Scottow, Norfolk 1,302
2006–07[42][43] Westcombe Park (S) 36–20 Tynedale (N) Goddington Dene, Orpington, Greater London 1,700[44]
2007–08[45][46] Cinderford (S) 15–14 Darlington Mowden Park (N) Dockham Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire 2,800
2008–09 No promotion play-off due to the restructuring of the English rugby union league system. Only the champions of the two divisions were promoted.[47]
2009–10[48][49] Loughborough Students (N) 21–43 Rosslyn Park (S) Loughborough University Stadium, Loughborough, Leicestershire 1,000
2010–11[50][51] Jersey (S) 30–5 Loughborough Students (N) St. Peter, Saint Peter, Jersey 3,100
2011–12[52][53] Richmond (S) 20–13 (aet) Caldy (N) Athletic Ground, Richmond, Greater London 1,600
2012–13[54] Stourbridge (N) 26–28 Worthing Raiders (S) Stourton Park, Stourbridge, West Midlands 925
2013–14[55] Darlington Mowden Park (N) 30–28 (aet) Ampthill (S) The Northern Echo Arena, Darlington, County Durham 975
2014–15[56][57] Ampthill (N) 19–10 Bishop's Stortford (S) Dillingham Park, Ampthill, Bedfordshire 1,253
2015–16[58][59] Old Albanian (S) 24–0 Sedgley Park (N) Woollam Playing Fields, St Albans, Hertfordshire 473
2016–17 Sale FC (N) 14–19 Old Elthamians (S) Heywood Road, Sale, Greater Manchester 1,297
2017–18 Chinnor (S) 40–31 Sedgley Park (N) Kingsey Road, Thame, Oxfordshire 1,378
2018–19 Canterbury (S) 19–10 Chester (N) The Marine Travel Ground, Canterbury, Kent 1,114
2019–20 Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom. Best ranked runner up – Tonbridge Juddians (S) promoted.
2020–21 Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom.
Green backgrounds represent promoted teams. N stands for National League 2 North while S stands for National 2 South.

Number of league titlesEdit

League format since 1987Edit

Format of fourth tier rugby union leagues in England
Year Name No of teams No of matches
1987–93 Courage National Division Four North and Courage National Division Four South 11 10
1993–96 Courage National Division Four 10 18
1996–97 National Four North and
National Four South
14 26
1997–00 Jewson National Division 2 North and
Jewson National Division 2 South
14 26
2000–09 National Division Three North and
National Division Three South
14 26
2009–22 National League 2 North and
National League 2 South
16 30
2022– National League 2 North and
National League 2 South
14 26

[25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][60][61][62][63][33][64][65][66]

RecordsEdit

Note that all records are from 1996–97 season onwards as this is widely held as the dawn of professionalism across the English club game. It also offers a better comparison between seasons as the division team numbers are roughly equal (for example when league rugby union first started in 1987–88 the southern league had only 11 teams playing 10 games each, compared to 14 teams in 1996–97 playing 26 games (home & away), going up to 16 teams in 2009–10 playing 30 games each). Attendance records are from 2000 onwards unless otherwise specified. All records are up to date up till the end of the 2018–19 season.

League recordsEdit

  • Most titles: 2
Barking (2004–05, 2009–10)
Henley Hawks (2012–13, 2014–15)
Cambridge (2005–06, 2015–16)
  • Most times promoted from division: 3
Henley Hawks (1997–98, 2012–13, 2014–15)
  • Most times relegated from division: 3
Havant (1998–99, 2002–03, 2008–09)
Barnes (2009–10, 2011–12, 2016–17)
  • Most league points in a season: 143
Cinderford (2017–18)
  • Fewest league points in a season: 0
Metropolitan Police (1999–00)[67]
Camberley (2002–03)
  • Most points scored in a season: 1,490
Ealing Trailfinders (2010–11)
  • Fewest points scored in a season: 270
Camberley (2002–03)
  • Most points conceded in a season: 2,055
Newbury Blues (2010–11)
  • Fewest points conceded in a season: 240
Plymouth Albion (2000–01)
  • Best points difference (For/Against): 1,066
Ealing Trailfinders (2010–11)
  • Worst points difference (For/Against):-1,676
Newbury Blues (2010–11)
  • Most games won in a season: 29
Cinderford (2017–18)
  • Most games lost in a season: 29
Newbury Blues (2010–11)
Launceston (2015–16)
  • Most games drawn in a season: 4
Rugby Lions (2008–09)
Barnes (2015–16)
  • Most bonus points in a season: 30
Bishop's Stortford (2014–15)

Match recordsEdit

  • Largest home win: 132 – 0
Old Albanian at home to Newbury Blues on 26 March 2011 (2010–11)
  • Largest away win: 85 – 3
Henley Hawks away to Barking on 27 October 2012 (2012–13)
  • Most points scored in a match: 132
Old Albanian at home to Newbury Blues on 26 March 2011 (2010–11)
  • Most tries scored in a match: 20
Jersey at home to Newbury Blues on 6 November 2011 (2010–11)
Ealing Trailfinders at home to Hinckley on 12 March 2011 (2010–11)
Old Albanian at home to Newbury Blues on 26 March 2011 (2010–11)
  • Most conversions scored in a match: 16
Old Albanian at home to Newbury Blues on 26 March 2011 (2010–11)
Ealing Trailfinders at home to Lydney on 30 April 2011 (2010–11)
  • Most penalties scored in a match: 7
Blackheath at home to Redruth on 14 December 2002 (2002–03)
Hertford at home to Rosslyn Park on 30 September 2006 (2006–07)
Clifton at home to Lydney on 21 October 2006 (2006–07)
Dings Crusaders at home to Southend on 6 November 2011 (2010–11)
Launceston at home to Hartpury College on 28 September 2013 (2013–14)
Launceston away to Dings Crusaders on 27 September 2014 (2014–15)
  • Most drop kicks scored in a match: 3
Westcombe Park at home to Ealing Trailfinders on 5 December 2009 (2009–10)

Player recordsEdit

  • Most times top points scorer: 3
  Matthew McLean for Worthing Raiders (2011–12, 2017–18, 2018–19)
  Gary Kingdom for Taunton Titans (2014–15, 2015–16, 2019–20)
  • Most times top try scorer: 2
  Phil Chesters for Ealing Trailfinders (2009–10, 2010–11)
  Ian Clark for Hartpury College (2011–12, 2012–13)
  • Most points in a season: 374
  Nat Saumi for Penzance & Newlyn (2000–01)
  • Most tries in a season: 70
  Phil Chesters for Ealing Trailfinders (2010–11))
  • Most points in a match: 45
  Adam Westall for Lydney away to Haywards Heath on 12 March 2005 (2004–05)
  • Most tries in a match: 7
  James O'Brien for Old Patesians at home to Old Colfeians on 27 March 2004 (2003–04)
  Phil Chesters for Ealing Trailfinders at home to Newbury Blues on 2 October 2010 and at home to Lydney on 30 April 2011 (2010–11)
  • Most conversions in a match: 16
  Richard Gregg for Old Albanian at home to Newbury Blues on 26 March 2011 (2010–11)
  • Most penalties in a match: 7
  Jonathan Griffin for Blackheath at home to Redruth on 14 December 2002 (2002–03)
  Kieron Davies for Hertford at home to Rosslyn Park on 30 September 2006 (2006–07)
  John Barnes for Clifton at home to Lydney on 21 October 2006 (2006–07)
  Mitch Burton for Dings Crusaders at home to Southend on 6 November 2011 (2010–-11)
  Luke Cozens for Hartpury College away to Dings Crusaders on 17 November 2012 (2012–13)
  Danial Trigg for Dings Crusaders away to Lydney on 1 December 2012 (2012–13)
  Kieron Lewitt for Launceston away to Dings Crusaders on 27 September 2014 (2014–15)
  • Most drop kicks in a match: 3
  Lee Audis for Westcombe Park at home to Ealing Trailfinders on 5 December 2009 (2009–10)

Attendance recordsEdit

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  • Highest attendance (league game): 3,270
Henley Hawks at home to Worthing Raiders on 4 May 2013 (2012–13)
  • Lowest attendance (league game): 0
Tonbridge Juddians at home to Sutton & Epsom on 21 December 2019 (2019–20)
  • Highest attendance (promotion playoff): 4,000
Redruth at home to Macclesfield on 1 May 2005 (2004–05)
  • Lowest attendance (promotion playoff): 473
Old Albanian at home to Sedgley Park on 14 May 2016 (2015–16)
  • Highest average attendance (club): 1,281
Plymouth Albion (2000–01)
  • Lowest average attendance (club): 96
Old Patesians (2006–07)
  • Highest average attendance (season): 573 (2000–01)
  • Lowest average attendance (season): 292 (2009–10)

All time National League 2 South top 10 point scorersEdit

As of the end of the games of 27 April 2019. Stats taken from 1998–99 season onwards and include regular league games only in National League 2 South (no promotion play-off games). Points scored includes tries, drop kicks, penalties and conversions.[68]
Rank Nat Name Years Club(s) Points Apps Ratio
1   Matthew McLean 2008–13, 2014– Worthing Raiders 2,314 237 9.8
2   Gary Kingdom 2010– Taunton Titans 1,979 245 8.1
3   Adam Westall 2002–03, 2004–08
2008–10
Lydney
Dings Crusaders
1,368 130 11
4   Andy Frost 2005–07, 2009–13
2014–15
Southend Saxons
Dorking
1,302 117 11
5   Derek Coates 2000–03
2003-04
Westcombe Park
Blackheath
1,183 99 12
6   Kieron Lewitt 2007–09
2011–15
Canterbury
Launceston
1,134 131 9
7   James Comben 2009–13, 2014–15 Henley Hawks 924 103 9
8   Tom Best 2009–11
2012–
Canterbury 858 202 4.2
9   Bradley Barnes 2012–14, 2015-
2014–15
Clifton
Lydney
830 168 4.9
10   Tom White 2014–17 Old Elthamians 778 85 9.2

(Bold denotes players still playing in National League 2 South)

All time National League 2 South top 10 try scorersEdit

As of the end of the games of 27 April 2019. Stats taken from 1998–99 season onwards and include regular league games only in National League 2 South (no promotion play-off games).[69]
Rank Nat Name Years Club(s) Tries Apps Ratio
1   Phil Chesters 2009–11
2017
2017–
Ealing Trailfinders
Old Elthamians
Chinnor
117 75 1.6
2   Matthew McLean 2008–13, 2014– Worthing Raiders 115 237 0.5
3   Andy Thorpe 2001–08 North Walsham 114 143 0.8
4   Michael Melford 2006–11, 2012–13 Canterbury 92 148 0.6
5   Mark Billings 2005–07, 2009–16 Southend 89 213 0.4
6   Alexander Nielsen 2008–13, 2014–17 Worthing Raiders 83 139 0.6
7   Owen Bruynseels 2007–11 Ealing Trailfinders 81 95 0.9
8   Nick Hankin 2013–17 Bishop's Stortford 80 119 0.7
  Gert De Kock 2003–05
2006–11
Westcombe Park
Canterbury
80 166 0.5
  William Pomphrey 2009– Clifton 80 175 0.5

(Bold denotes players still playing in National League 2 South)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ This year there was a league restructure with a new league (Courage National League 4) becoming the new tier 4. Courage National 4 would contain the previous season's top teams from National 4 North and National 4 South with the remaining teams joining lower tier teams as part of Courage League Division 5 (which retained the North/South divisions). This structure would continue for several years before being abolished at the end of 1996 where the league would revert to the old system.
  2. ^ This year there was a league restructure with a new league (Courage National League 4) becoming the new tier 4. Courage National 4 would contain the previous season's top teams from National 4 North and National 4 South with the remaining teams joining lower tier teams as part of Courage League Division 5 (which retained the North/South divisions). This structure would continue for several years before being abolished at the end of 1996 where the league would revert to the old system.
  3. ^ The top eight teams were all promoted to the re-organised, sixteen team, Courage League Division 3 for season 1996–97
  4. ^ Mounts Bay were originally scheduled to participate in the 2009–10 season after being demoted at the end of the previous season but folded in July 2009. As they were unable to participate, the division went ahead with fifteen teams instead of the expected sixteen.[18]
  5. ^ Rugby Lions were on the original 2012–13 fixture list after winning promotion from National League 3 Midlands but during July 2012 they went into liquidation and were unable to participate in the division, leaving fifteen teams instead of the usual sixteen.[20]
  6. ^ Due to London Welsh being expelled from the RFU Championship in January 2017 only 5 teams would be relegated from National League 2 North and National League South instead of the usual 6 - meaning that the 14th placed side in one of the leagues would be safe. In the end 14th placed Barnstaple (National League 2 South) gained more points (51) than 14th placed Harrogate (47) (National League 2 North) condemning them to the drop instead.[22]
  7. ^ Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom the RFU cancelled all rugby below the Premiership with most clubs in National League 2 South having played 25 games, and a best playing record formula was used to decide the final table.[23][24]
  8. ^ Clifton's league title was won during the period when tier 4 was a single national league (1993-96).
  9. ^ Exeter's league title was won during the period when tier 4 was a single national league (1993-96).
  10. ^ Penzance & Newlyn are now known as the Cornish Pirates.
  11. ^ Note that due to poor attendance keeping by press and online sources means that the 2002–03 and 2003–04 seasons are excluded from these statistics due to lack of information.

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