2011–12 División de Honor de Rugby

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2011–12 División de Honor
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Countries  Spain
Champions VRAC Quesos Entrepinares
Runners-up AMPO Ordizia
Relegated Sanitas Alcobendas
Matches played 90
Tries scored 600 (average 6.667 per match)
Top point scorer Daniel Waenga, 221
Top try scorer Julen Goia, 17

The 2011–12 División de Honor was the 34th season of the top flight of the Spanish domestic rugby union competitions since 1970. It began in autumn 2011 and finished on May 12 with the Final. The defending champions are CR La Vila, while Iveco Universidade Vigo and Getxo Artea RT are the teams promoted from División de Honor B.[1]

Competition format[edit]

The regular season runs through 18 matchdays. Upon completion the regular season, it is the turn of championship playoffs. The breakdown is as follows;

  • Teams in 1st & 2nd at regular season standings receive a bye to semifinal.
  • Teams at 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th position plays for the two vacant places in quarter-finals.
  • Team in 9th position plays the relegation playoff.
  • Team in 10th position is relegated.

  • Each win means 4 points to winning team.
  • A draw means 2 points for each team.
  • 1 bonus point for a team that achieves 4 tries in a match.
  • A defeat by 7 or less points means 1 bonus point for defeated team.

Teams[edit]

2011–12 División de Honor de Rugby is located in Spain
ValladolidEl Salvador

Valladolid
El Salvador
Ordizia
Ordizia
Gernika
Gernika
La Vila
La Vila
Cajasol Ciencas
Cajasol Ciencas
Getxo
Getxo
IVECO Vigo
IVECO Vigo
Alcobendas
Alcobendas
Santboiana
Santboiana
2011–12 División de Honor teams
Team Stadium Capacity City/Area
VRAC Quesos Entrepinares Pepe Rojo 5,000 Valladolid
AMPO Ordizia Altamira 500[2] Ordizia, Gipuzkoa
Bizkaia Gernika Urbieta 2,500 Guernica, Biscay
La Vila El Pantano 1,550 Villajoyosa, Alicante
Cajasol Ciencias Olímpico La Cartuja 5,000 Seville
Getxo Artea Fadura 500 Getxo
Cetransa El Salvador Pepe Rojo 5,000 Valladolid
IVECO Universidade Vigo Lagoas-Marcosende 3,000 Vigo
Sanitas Alcobendas Las Terrazas 500 Alcobendas, Community of Madrid
Santboiana SEAT Baldiri Aleu 4,000 Sant Boi de Llobregat

Regular season standings[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA Dif TF TA Bonus Pts
1 VRAC Quesos Entrepinares 18 15 0 3 589 374 215 74 44 11 71
2 AMPO Ordizia 18 13 1 4 543 384 159 66 46 11 65
3 Santboiana Seat 18 13 0 5 536 348 188 67 42 12 64
4 La Vila 18 10 2 6 450 442 8 54 48 9 53
5 Bizkaia Gernika 18 9 0 9 431 388 43 47 59 11 47
6 Getxo Artea 18 9 2 7 406 409 −3 56 47 7 47
7 Cetransa El Salvador 18 9 0 9 469 472 −3 62 62 9 45
8 Cajasol Ciencias 18 5 0 13 353 503 −150 49 65 11 31
9 Universidade de Vigo Iveco 18 2 0 16 353 543 −190 49 75 14 22
10 Sanitas Alcobendas 18 2 1 15 325 592 −267 44 80 8 18

Source: Federación Española de Rugby

Qualified for championship playoff semi-finals
Qualified for championship playoff quarter-finals
Relegation playoff

Championship playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarter-finals     Semi-finals     Final
                           
      1  VRAC Quesos Entrepinares 55  
  3  Santboiana Seat 14     6  Bizkaia Gernika 25    
  6  Bizkaia Gernika 18         1  VRAC Quesos Entrepinares 27
      2  AMPO Ordizia 10
      2  AMPO Ordizia 38    
  4  La Vila 3     5  Getxo Artea 22  
  5  Getxo Artea 33  
2011–12 División de Honor winners
Castile and León
VRAC Quesos Entrepinares
Third title

Quarter-finals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]

Relegation playoff[edit]

Relegation/promotion playoff
3rd  Hernani 19 8
10th  Sanitas Alcobendas 18 6

1st leg[edit]

2nd leg[edit]

  • Hernani promoted to División de Honor. Sanitas Alcobendas relegated to División de Honor B.

Scorers statistics [1][edit]

By try points[edit]

Player Try points Team
Spain Julen Goia 80 AMPO Ordizia
New Zealand Josh Hamilton 75 IVECO Universidade Vigo
South Africa Ryan Le Roux 70 Santboiana Seat
Spain Marcos Poggi 55 La Vila
Spain Pablo Feijoo 50 Cetransa El Salvador
New Zealand Glen Rolls 50 VRAC Quesos Entrepinares
Argentina Aníbal Bonan 45 VRAC Quesos Entrepinares
Spain Jon Magunazelaia 40 Bizkaia Gernika
Argentina Santiago Fernández 40 Sanitas Alcobendas
Australia Daniel Kroll 40 AMPO Ordizia

By total points[edit]

Player Points Team
New Zealand Daniel Waenga 221 VRAC Quesos Entrepinares
Australia Daniel Kroll 215 AMPO Ordizia
New Zealand Isaac Thompson 187 Santboiana Seat
New Zealand Brad Linklater 165 Getxo Artea
New Zealand Josh Hamilton 163 IVECO Universidade Vigo
Spain Pedro Rodríguez 147 Cetransa El Salvador
South Africa Marvin Swartbooi 147 Bizkaia Gernika
Argentina Santiago Fernández 126 Sanitas Alcobendas
Spain Eduardo Sorribes 90 La Vila
Spain Julen Goia 85 AMPO Ordizia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CR La Vila campeón" (in Spanish). Federación Española de Rugby. 2011-02-20. Retrieved 2011-05-08. 
  2. ^ "Estadio Altamira" (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 September 2010. 

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