Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1

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Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1
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Sport Rugby Union
Instituted 2004; 11 years ago (2004)
Number of teams 11
Country  England
Website clubs.rfu.com

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Division 1 is an English rugby union league featuring teams from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. As with all of the divisions in this area at this level, the entire league is made up of second and third teams of clubs whose first teams play at a higher level of the rugby union pyramid. As this is the top league in the region for second teams there is no promotion to a higher league. Relegated teams drop to Berks/Bucks & Oxon 2.

The division was created in 2004-05 as part of a complete overhaul of the Berks/Bucks & Oxon league, with a large number of 2nd, 3rd and 4th teams entering at various levels, and was divided into north and south regions, with the original Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 division becoming the Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier and Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 becoming, in effect, division 2 of the system. Rather confusingly promoted 1st teams would go up into the Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier while 2nd, 3rd and 4th teams would move into Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A. The league would be restructured once more in 2011-12 with the re-introduction of a new tier 2 competition - the Berks/Bucks & Oxon Championship and the cancellation of Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A. This meant that Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 (now merged into one league instead of two regional ones) would be for 2nd teams and below only with no chance of promotion to a higher league (although relegation was still possible).

Participating Clubs 2012–13[edit]

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Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 North Honours[edit]

Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 North Honours
Season No of Teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams League Name
2004-05[2] 10 Witney II[n 1] Aylesbury II, Olney 2nd XV (also promoted) Bicester II, Winslow Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 North
2005-06[3] 10 Chinnor III[n 2] Aylesbury Athletic Banbury II, Bletchley II Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 North
2006-07[4] 11 Bletchley II[n 3] Aylesbury Athletic Bicester II Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 North
2007-08[5] 11 Milton Keynes 2nd XV[n 4] Amersham & Chiltern II[n 5] Gosford All Blacks II Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 North
2008-09[6] 10 Bicester II[n 6] Aylesbury Athletic Buckingham III, Bletchley II Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 North
2009-10[7] 10 Amersham & Chiltern III Oxford Harlequins III Chinnor IV, Banbury II Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 North
2010-11[8] 10 Beaconsfield II[n 7] Risborough[n 8] No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 North[n 9]
Green backgrounds are promotion places.
  1. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A along with Aylesbury II and Olney 2nd XV.
  2. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A.
  3. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A.
  4. ^ Transferred into East Midlands Merit League.
  5. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A.
  6. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A.
  7. ^ Transferred into Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1.
  8. ^ Transferred into Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier.
  9. ^ The Berks/Bucks & Oxon league would be completely restructured the following season. 1st teams in this division would transfer to either Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier or Berks/Bucks & Oxon Championship while 2nd/3rd teams would transfer to either Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 or Berks/Bucks & Oxon 2 depending on league position.

Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 South Honours[edit]

Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 South Honours
Season No of Teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams League Name
2004-05[9] 10 Newbury Stags[n 1] Swindon College Old Boys Aldermaston Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 South
2005-06[10] 12 Crowthorne[n 2] Abingdon Newbury IV, Phoenix II Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 South
2006-07[11] 11 Bracknell III[n 3] Farnham Royal[n 4] Aldermaston Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 South
2007-08[12] 11 Wallingford II[n 5] Maidenhead III Slough II Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 South
2008-09[13] 10 Maidenhead III[n 6] Thatcham[n 7] Didcot Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 South
2009-10[14] 11 Henley III[n 8] Hungerford[n 9] Aldermaston, Berkshire Shire Hall Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 South
2010-11[15] 11 Bracknell III[n 10] Tadley II[n 11] No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 South[n 12]
Green backgrounds are promotion places.
  1. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier along with Swindon College Old Boys.
  2. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier along with Abingdon.
  3. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A.
  4. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier.
  5. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A.
  6. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A.
  7. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier.
  8. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier A.
  9. ^ Promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier.
  10. ^ Transfered to Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1.
  11. ^ Transfered to Berks/Bucks & Oxon 2.
  12. ^ The Berks/Bucks & Oxon league would be completely restructured the following season. 1st teams in this division would transfer to either Berks/Bucks & Oxon Premier or Berks/Bucks & Oxon Championship while 2nd/3rd teams would transfer to either Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 or Berks/Bucks & Oxon 2 depending on league position.

Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 Honours[edit]

Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1 Honours
Season No of Teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams League Name
2011-12[16] 11 Witney II Henley III Wallingford II, Reading Abbey II Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1
2012-13[17] 11 Bracknell III Windsor II High Wycombe II Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1
2013-14[18] 11 Amersham & Chiltern II Windsor II Marlow II, Beaconsfield II Berks/Bucks & Oxon 1
Green backgrounds are promotion places.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rugby First
  2. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2004-2005/group/11245
  3. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2005-2006/group/11601
  4. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2006-2007/group/11892
  5. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2007-2008/group/12282
  6. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2008-2009/group/12656
  7. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2009-2010/group/13556
  8. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2010-2011/group/14489
  9. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2004-2005/group/11246
  10. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2005-2006/group/11602
  11. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2006-2007/group/11893
  12. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2007-2008/group/12283
  13. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2008-2009/group/12657
  14. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2009-2010/group/13557
  15. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2010-2011/group/14490
  16. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2011-2012/group/15335
  17. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2012-2013/group/16271
  18. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/south-west-division/2013-2014/group/17177

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