Winter League 2018: Season Format

A venue capacity 16 teams will take part in the 2018 Winter League. Fixtures for the season can be found online.

Details of the season structure are below.

Each team will get one league game a week. Games are 32min - 2 x 16minutes.

The season will consist of two parts:

 

Leagues (7 weeks)

Teams have been split into two Divisions of eight. Teams have been seeded based based on last season/judgement.

All teams in each league will play each other once. The team who tops each division at the end of the 7 weeks will win a League winners plate - but that isn't the main prize.

Division 1 - A&EOB, Cougars, Hornets, Sharks, Stormers, Tigers, Touch my Bristols, University of Bristol Bears

Division 2 - Allsorts, Coalition of Scrumming Legends, Crowd Pleasers, HL Touch, Mottweilers, No balls allowed!, PwC Piranhas, Touchy McTouchface


Play-offs (2 weeks)

All teams will get two play-off games, and a good chance of playing for some silverware. At the end of the Play-offs, all teams will be ranked 1-16 for the season.

Note the cross over with 8th in Division 1 playing off in the Bowl Semi, and the winner of Division 2 going up to play in the Plate Semi.

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          Semi-finals - 12th March

                    Cup Semi's

                    SF1 - 1st Division 1 v 4th Division 1

                    SF2 - 2nd Division 1 v 3rd Division 1

                    Plate Semi's

                    SF3 - 5th Division 1 v 1st Division 2

                    SF4 - 6th Division 1 v 7th Division 1

                    Bowl Semi's

                    SF5 - 8th Division 1 v 4th Division 2

                    SF6 - 2nd Division 2 v 3rd Division 2

                    Shield Semi's

                    SF7 - 5th Division 2 v 8th Division 2

                    SF8 - 6th Division 2 v 7th Division 2

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          Finals - 19th March

                    Cup Final

                    Winner SF1 v Winner SF2

                    3rd/4th

                    Loser SF1 v Loser SF2

                    Plate Final

                    Winner SF3 v Winner SF4

                    7th/8th

                    Loser SF3 v Loser SF4

                    Bowl Final

                    Winner SF5 v Winner SF6

                    11th/12th

                    Loser SF5 v Loser SF6

                    Shield Final

                    Winner SF7 v Winner SF8

                    15th/16th (Wooden Spoon)

                    Loser SF7 v Loser SF8

 

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