1994–95 English Premiership (rugby union)

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1994–95 Courage League
Countries  England
Champions Leicester Tigers (2nd title)
Runners-up Bath
Relegated Northampton Saints
Matches played 90
Official website
www.premiershiprugby.com

The 1994–95 English Premiership, known at the time as the 1994–95 Courage League was the eighth season of competitive rugby union in England. Each team played each other twice, in a round robin system. West Hartlepool and Sale Sharks were promoted, replacing London Irish and Newcastle Gosforth.

Leicester Tigers were the eventual champions, beating Bath by four points. Northampton Saints were relegated.[1] The 1994–95 Courage League season was the first to be shown live on Sky Sports.

Participating teams[edit]

Locations of the 1994–95 Courage League National Division One teams
Team Stadium Capacity City/Area
Bath Bath 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
Northampton Saints Franklin's Gardens 10,000 Northampton, Northamptonshire
Orrell Edge Hall Road 3,000 Orrell, Greater Manchester
Sale Heywood Road 5,400 Sale, Greater Manchester
Wasps Repton Avenue Sudbury, London
West Hartlepool Victoria Park 7,856 Hartlepool, County Durham

Table[edit]


Club
Played
Won
Drawn
Lost
Points For
Points Against
Points Difference
Points
1 Leicester Tigers 18 15 1 2 400 239 161 31
2 Bath 18 12 3 3 373 245 128 27
3 Wasps 18 13 0 5 469 313 156 26
4 Sale Sharks 18 7 2 9 327 343 -16 16
5 Orrell 18 6 3 9 256 325 -69 15
6 Bristol Rugby 18 7 0 11 301 353 -52 14
7 Gloucester 18 6 1 11 269 336 -67 13
8 Harlequins 18 6 1 11 275 348 -73 13
9 West Hartlepool 18 6 1 11 312 412 -100 13
10 Northampton Saints 18 6 0 12 267 335 -68 12

Results[edit]

The Home Team is listed in the left column.

Clubs BAT BRI GLO HAR LEI NOR ORR SAL WAS WHA
Bath Rugby 18-9 19-19 22-11 20-20 26-6 32-13 13-18 12-9 53-17
Bristol Rugby 9-10 21-17 19-14 31-22 13-24 20-9 44-22 24-25 12-17
Gloucester RFC 10-15 19-17 17-28 9-3 14-13 9-6 8-20 16-21 48-12
Harlequins 19-25 9-10 10-14 13-40 10-9 6-8 15-15 26-57 20-10
Leicester Tigers 31-21 17-3 16-6 22-8 28-15 29-19 37-20 21-6 33-16
Northampton Saints 16-32 15-18 9-6 16-23 18-20 15-3 9-22 19-13 25-14
Orrell 6-6 20-16 43-14 10-28 0-6 13-10 22-19 10-16 22-22
Sale Sharks 3-19 21-9 16-14 19-20 10-20 41-6 8-8 12-17 22-7
Wasps 11-10 27-15 45-8 25-7 18-23 27-21 52-25 52-22 33-22
West Hartlepool 18-20 47-11 22-21 10-8 6-12 12-21 17-19 23-17 20-15


Home Win Draw Away Win

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1994/95 Courage League Division 1 Table". Homepage.ntlworld.com. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 

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