Tribute Western Counties West

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Tribute Western Counties West
Current season or competition:
2014–15 Tribute Western Counties West
Sport Rugby union
Instituted 1987; 27 years ago (1987)
Number of teams 14
Country England
Holders Ivybridge (2013–14)
Website rfu.com

Tribute Western Counties West is an English, level seven, rugby union league for clubs based in the south-west of England; mainly Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. The champions are promoted to Tribute South West 1 West and the runners-up play the second team in Tribute Western Counties North, with the winning team gaining promotion. The number of teams relegated depends on feedback following promotion and relegation in the leagues above, but is usually two or three to Tribute Cornwall/Devon. The current champions are Ivybridge.

Current season[edit]

Participating teams and location[edit]

The 2014–15 Tribute Western Counties West League consists of fourteen teams; nine from Devon, four from Cornwall and one from Somerset. The season starts on 6 September 2014 and ends on 18 April 2015.

Team Ground Town/Village Previous season
Devonport Services Devonport, Plymouth, Devon 8th
Exeter University Duckes Meadow, Salmon Pool Lane Exeter, Devon promoted from Tribute Cornwall/Devon league
Kingsbridge Kingsbridge, Devon 3rd
Okehampton Okehampton, Devon 9th
Penryn Penryn, Cornwall 6th
St Ives Alexandra Road St Ives, Cornwall 12th
Sidmouth Sidmouth, Devon relegated from Tribute South West 1 West
Tavistock Tavistock, Devon 11th
Teignmouth Teignmouth, Devon 2nd
Tiverton Coronation Field Tiverton, Devon promoted from Tribute Cornwall/Devon league
Torquay Athletic Torquay, Devon 7th
Truro Truro, Cornwall 5th
Wadebridge Camels Wadebridge, Cornwall relegated from Tribute South West 1 West
Wellington Wellington, Somerset 10th

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2013–14[edit]

  • Bude
  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Devonport Services
  • Ivybridge
  • Kingsbridge
  • Okehampton
  • Paignton Saxons
  • Penryn
  • St Ives
  • Tavistock
  • Teignmouth
  • Torquay Athletic
  • Truro
  • Wellington

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2009–10[edit]

  • Bude
  • Camborne
  • Devonport Services
  • Kingsbridge
  • Minehead Barbarians
  • Newquay Hornets
  • North Petherton
  • Okehampton
  • Penryn
  • Tavistock
  • Tiverton
  • Truro
  • Wadebridge Camels
  • Withycombe

2007–08[edit]

2007–08 Tribute Western Counties West
Club Played Won Drawn Lost Points for Points against Points Diff Bonus Points Points
Paignton 22 18 0 4 629 252 377 0 36
Sidmouth 22 17 1 4 495 260 235 0 35
Wadebridge Camels 22 12 3 7 618 303 315 0 27
Tiverton 22 12 1 9 381 316 65 0 25
Bude 22 11 2 9 349 354 -5 0 24
Ivybridge 22 9 2 11 340 329 11 0 20
Devonport Services 22 9 2 11 488 501 -84 0 20
Minehead Barbarians 22 9 2 11 429 421 -197 0 20
Kingsbridge 22 9 1 12 408 372 36 0 19
Withycombe 22 9 0 13 242 439 -197 0 18
Hayle 22 6 2 14 235 537 -302 0 14
Penryn 22 3 0 19 177 536 -359 0 6

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Western Counties West honours[edit]

List of Western Counties West champions and runners–up
Season No of teams Champions Runners–up Relegated teams Notes and references
1987–88 11 Matson Gordon League Avon & Somerset Police and Sidmouth [4]
1988–89 11 Gordon League Avonmouth Old Boys Devonport Services and Crediton [5]
1989–90 11 Penryn Avonmouth Old Boys Cirencester and Devon & Cornwall Police [5]
1990–91 11
1991–92 11 Clevedon Bridgewater & Albion Newquay Hornets Old Culverhaysians also promoted[6]
1992–93
1993–94
1994–95
1995–96 11 Launceston Stroud no relegation [6]
1996–97 11 Okehampton St Austell Old Plymothians, Crediton and Saltash [7][8]
1997–98 10 St Austell Kingsbridge Sidmouth and Bideford [9]
1998–99 10 Truro Ivybridge Devonport Services and Kingsbridge [10]
1999–00 10 Ivybridge Withycombe no relegation [11]
2000–01 12 Crediton Withycombe St Ives and Wellington [12][13]
2001–02 12 Exmouth Penryn South Molton and St Austell [14]
2002–03 12 Penryn Withycombe Okehampton and Bideford [15]
2003–04 12 Camborne Torquay Athletic Tiverton and St Just [16]
2004–05 12 Mount's Bay St Ives Wessex and Devonport Services [17]
2005–06 12 Torquay Athletic Newton Abbot Paignton and Ivel Barbarians [18]
2006–07 12 Barnstaple Hayle Crediton and Truro [19]
2007–08 12 Paignton Sidmouth Hayle and Penryn [20]
2008–09 14 Cullompton Ivybridge no relegation [21]
2009–10 14 Camborne Wadebridge Camels Minehead Barbarians and Withycombe [22]
2010–11 14 Penryn Kingsbridge Tavistock and Newquay Hornets [23]
2011–12 14 North Petherton Torquay Athletic Tiverton and St Ives [24]
2012–13 14 St Austell Bideford Exeter Saracens and Honiton [25]
2013–14 14 Ivybridge Teignmouth Bude and Paignton Saxons [26]

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Tier seven format since 1987[edit]

Format of tier seven Western Counties West
Year Name No of teams No of matches Notes
1987–92 Courage Western Counties League 11 10
1992–95
1995–96 South West Counties 2 11 20
1996–97 Western Counties West 11 20
1997–00 Western Counties West 10 18
2000–09 Western Counties West 12 22
2009– Western Counties West 14 26

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Stephen Jones, ed. (1988). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1988–89. London: Rothmans Publications Ltd. 
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  6. ^ a b c Cornwall Rugby Football Union 1992–3,1996–7
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  10. ^ "Final League Tables 1998–99". Trelawny's Army. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
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  14. ^ "Final League Tables, 2001–2002". Trelawny's Army. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
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  27. ^ Mick Cleary, ed. (1987). Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook 1997–98. London: Headline Book Publishers. ISBN 074727732X. 
  28. ^ Stephen McCormack, ed. (2001). The Official RFU Club Directory 2001–2002. Harpender: Queen Anne Press. ISBN 1852916400.