1990–91 Courage League

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1990–91 Courage League
Countries  England
Champions Bath (2nd title)
Runners-up Wasps
Relegated Moseley
Liverpool St Helens
Matches played 78

The 1990–91 National Division One (known as the Courage League for sponsorship reasons) was the fourth season of top flight rugby union in England. The league was expanded to thirteen teams, with promoted teams Northampton Saints and Liverpool St Helens replacing Bedford Blues. Each team played each other once. Bath were the champions, beating Wasps by just one point. Moseley and Liverpool St Helens were relegated.[1]

Participating teams[edit]

Locations of the 1990–91 Courage League National Division One teams
Greater London Courage League National League Division One teams
Team Stadium Capacity City/Area
Bath Recreation Ground 8,200 Bath, Somerset
Bristol Memorial Stadium 12,100 Bristol, Avon
Gloucester Kingsholm 11,000 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harlequins The Stoop 8,500 Twickenham, London
Leicester Tigers Welford Road 16,000 Leicester, Leicestershire
Liverpool St Helens Moss Lane 4,370 St Helens, Merseyside
Moseley The Reddings 10,000 (est) Birmingham, West Midlands
Northampton Saints Franklin's Gardens 10,000 Northampton, Northamptonshire
Nottingham Ireland Avenue 4,950 Beeston, Nottinghamshire
Orrell Edge Hall Road 3,000 Orrell, Greater Manchester
Rosslyn Park Priory Lane 2,000 Roehampton, London
Saracens Bramley Road 2,000 Enfield, London
Wasps Repton Avenue 3,200 Sudbury, London

Table[edit]


Club
Played
Won
Drawn
Lost
Points for
Points against
Points diff
Points
1 Bath (C) 12 11 0 1 280 104 176 22
2 Wasps 12 9 1 2 252 151 101 19
3 Harlequins 12 8 0 4 267 162 105 16
4 Leicester Tigers 12 8 0 4 244 140 104 16
5 Orrell 12 7 0 5 247 105 142 14
6 Gloucester 12 6 0 6 207 163 44 12
7 Rosslyn Park 12 6 0 6 216 174 42 12
8 Nottingham 12 6 0 6 138 194 –56 12
9 Northampton Saints 12 5 1 6 149 254 –105 11
10 Saracens 12 5 0 7 151 228 –57 10
11 Bristol Rugby 12 4 1 7 135 219 –84 9
12 Moseley (R) 12 1 1 10 113 244 –131 3
13 Liverpool St Helens (R) 12 0 0 12 88 349 –261 0

Results[edit]

The home team is listed in the left column.

Clubs BAT BRI GLO HAR LEI LIV MOS NOR NOT ORR ROS SAR WAS
Bath Rugby 23-3 46-3 11-6 17-9 45-21 15-16
Bristol Rugby 3-10 15-12 10-6 6-22 3-36 25-6
Gloucester RFC 15-17 38-19 30-12 22-6 9-16 21-16
Harlequins 38-16 41-12 33-6 21-6 18-6 12-18
Leicester Tigers 3-9 18-6 12-15 25-9 15-12 29-6
Liverpool St Helens 6-7 7-26 7-28 13-23 12-13 3-17
Moseley 9-9 19-43 20-12 10-16 9-19 9-22
Northampton Saints 10-16 12-9 6-7 18-28 22-15 15-6
Nottingham 9-22 6-19 12-7 16-12 3-28 12-10
Orrell 12-9 38-0 16-0 60-0 12-3 12-14
Rosslyn Park 16-13 17-12 17-15 39-9 48-0 9-15
Saracens 6-49 7-39 21-6 19-12 13-11
Wasps 46-19 14-9 12-22 51-4 21-21 13-10 15-6


Home win Draw Away win

Sponsorship[edit]

National Division One is part of the Courage Clubs Championship and is sponsored by Courage Brewery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Courage Club Championship 1990/91". Moseley Rugby Club. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 

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