Norway Rugby Championship

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Norway Rugby Championship
Sport Rugby union
Instituted 1994
Number of teams 6
Country  Norway
Holders Oslo (2011)

The Norway Rugby Championship (Norwegian: Norgesmesterskap) is the highest tier of domestic club rugby union competition in Norway. It is operated by the Norwegian Rugby Union (Norges Rugbyforbund)

History[edit]

The competition was first contested in 1994.

Format[edit]

Six teams take part and each team plays six matches (one match against four other teams and two matches against one team) which then leads to play-offs and a final and placing matches.[1] The season runs from August through to October of the same year. The champion qualifies for the next Rugby Nordic Cup.

Results[edit]

Year Champion Score Runner-up Place
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999 Bergen Rugbyklubb[2]
2000 Bergen Rugbyklubb
2001 Bergen Rugbyklubb
2002 Oslo RK 15-6[3] Bergen Rugbyklubb
2003 Oslo RK 5-3 Bergen Rugbyklubb
2004 Bergen Rugbyklubb 14-11 Oslo RK
2005 Bergen Rugbyklubb 18-7 Oslo RK
2006 Bergen Rugbyklubb 23-3 East Coast Barbarians
2007 Oslo RK
2008 Oslo RK 20-13 Bergen Rugbyklubb
2009 Bergen Rugbyklubb 32-24 Stavanger RK
2010 Oslo RK 21-5[4] Bergen Rugbyklubb Fana Stadion, Bergen
2011 Oslo RK


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