2012–13 División de Honor de Rugby

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2012–13 División de Honor
División de Honor.PNG
Countries  Spain
Champions VRAC Quesos Entrepinares
Runners-up Santboiana SEAT
Relegated La Vila
Matches played 132
Top point scorer Eduardo Sorribes, 190
Top try scorer Clinton Sills, 20

The 2012–13 División de Honor is the 35th season of the top flight of the Spanish domestic rugby union competition since its inception in 1970. Regular season began in September 2012 and finished on April 28, 2013.

Championship's playoffs began on 19 May finishing with the Final on 2 June.

Defending champions, VRAC Quesos Entrepinares, successfully defended its previous season title after defeating Santboiana SEAT 27–25 in the championship final. La Vila was the relegated team to División de Honor B.

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 11th position plays the relegation playoff.
  • Team in 12th 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]

2012–13 División de Honor de Rugby is located in Spain
VRAC / Cetransa El Salvador

VRAC /
Cetransa El Salvador
Ordizia
Ordizia
Gernika
Gernika
La Vila
La Vila
Ciencias Fundación Cajasol
Ciencias Fundación Cajasol
Getxo
Getxo
Vigo
Vigo
Atl. Madrid
Atl. Madrid
Santboiana SEAT
Santboiana SEAT
Complutense Cisneros
Complutense Cisneros
Hernani
Hernani
2012–13 División de Honor teams
Team Stadium Capacity City/Area
VRAC Quesos Entrepinares Pepe Rojo 5,000 Valladolid
AMPO Ordizia Altamira 500[1] Ordizia, Gipuzkoa
Bizkaia Gernika Urbieta 2,500 Guernica, Biscay
La Vila El Pantano 1,550 Villajoyosa, Alicante
Ciencias Fundación Cajasol La Cartuja 1,932 Seville
Getxo Artea Fadura 500 Getxo
Cetransa El Salvador Pepe Rojo 5,000 Valladolid
Blusens Universidade Vigo Lagoas-Marcosende 3,000 Vigo
Santboiana SEAT Baldiri Aleu 4,000 Sant Boi de Llobregat
Atlético Madrid Valle de las Cañas 300 Pozuelo de Alarcón
Complutense Cisneros Central de la Ciudad Universitaria 12,400 Madrid
Hernani Landare Toki 500 Hernani, Gipuzkoa

Regular season standings[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA Dif Bonus Pts
1 VRAC Quesos Entrepinares 22 17 0 5 680 412 268 17 85
2 Santboiana SEAT 22 16 2 4 638 407 231 13 81
3 Bizkaia Gernika 22 15 0 7 673 445 228 15 75
4 Cetransa El Salvador 22 13 1 8 530 390 140 14 68
5 AMPO Ordizia 22 12 2 8 584 536 48 13 65
6 Atlético Madrid 22 12 2 8 491 495 −4 8 60
7 Ciencias Fundación Cajasol 22 8 0 14 557 555 2 18 50
8 Getxo Artea 22 9 0 13 474 520 −46 14 50
9 Complutense Cisneros 22 9 0 13 544 636 −92 14 50
10 Blusens Universidade Vigo 22 8 1 13 480 601 −121 10 44
11 Hernani 22 6 0 16 354 568 −214 8 32
12 La Vila 22 3 0 19 383 823 −440 5 17

Source: Federación Española de Rugby

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

Championship playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarter-finals     Semi-finals     Final
                           
      1  VRAC Quesos Entrepinares 22  
  4  Cetransa El Salvador 34     4  Cetransa El Salvador 18    
  5  AMPO Ordizia 26         1  VRAC Quesos Entrepinares 27
      2  Santboiana SEAT 25
      2  Santboiana SEAT 28    
  3  Bizkaia Gernika 15     6  Atlético Madrid 17  
  6  Atlético Madrid 29  
2012–13 División de Honor winners
Castile and León
VRAC Quesos Entrepinares
Fourth title

Quarter-finals[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Final[edit]

Relegation playoff[edit]

Relegation playoff to be played through two legs. Team qualified 11th in División de Honor and losing team from División de Honor B promotion playoff final play the relegation playoff. Winner team will play in División de Honor in 2013–14 season and loser in División de Honor B.

Relegation/promotion playoff
11th  Hernani 31 5 =36
DHB  Alcobendas 11 14 =25

1st leg[edit]

2nd leg[edit]

  • Hernani remained in División de Honor. Sanitas Alcobendas remained in División de Honor B.


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estadio Altamira" (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 September 2010. 

External links[edit]