Scottish National League Division One

The Scottish National League Division One (known as Tennent's National League Division 1 for sponsorship reasons) is the second tier of the Scottish League Championship for amateur rugby union clubs in Scotland.

Scottish National League Division One
FormerlyNational League, Premiership Division Two
SportRugby union
No. of teams12
Country Scotland
Most recent
Most titlesStirling County (5 titles)
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toPremiership
Relegation toNational League Division Two

The division was established in its current format in 2014, with the creation of three national leagues below the Premiership.

Location of teams in 2019–20 Scottish National League Division One


Promotion and RelegationEdit

The winners are promoted to the Scottish Premiership, with the runners-up entering a play-off at a neutral venue against the 9th-placed team in the Premiership. The bottom two teams are relegated to Scottish National League Division Two.

Promoted from 2018–19 Scottish National League Division Two

Relegated from 2018–19 Scottish Premiership

  • None

2019–20 ClubsEdit

The Super 6 clubs were also allowed to run 2XV sides in this league for the 2019-20 season (not shown on map).

Past winnersEdit

Winners of the second tier competition – includes Division Two (1973–1995), Premiership Division Two (1996-2012), National League (2013–2014) and National League Division One (2015–)

  1. Kelso (as Division Two)
  2. Langholm
  3. Selkirk
  4. Melrose
  5. Kelso
  6. Melrose
  7. Gordonians RFC
  8. Selkirk
  9. Kilmarnock RFC
  10. Ayr
  11. Glasgow Academicals
  12. Kilmarnock RFC
  13. Glasgow Academicals
  14. Kilmarnock RFC
  15. Jed-Forest
  16. Stirling County
  17. Edinburgh Wanderers
  18. Watsonians
  19. Kelso
  20. West Of Scotland
  21. Glasgow High Kelvinside
  22. Kelso
  23. Currie (as Premiership Division Two)
  24. Edinburgh Academicals
  25. Glasgow Hawks
  26. Gala
  27. Boroughmuir
  28. Stirling County
  29. Peebles
  30. Watsonians
  31. Gala
  32. Stirling County
  33. Dundee HSFP
  34. Stirling County
  35. West Of Scotland
  36. Dundee HSFP
  37. Stirling County
  38. Edinburgh Academicals (split format)
  39. Jed-Forest
  40. Glasgow Hawks (as National League)
  41. Boroughmuir
  42. Selkirk (as National League Division 1)
  43. Watsonians
  44. Marr
  45. Edinburgh Academicals
  46. Marr