1998–99 English Premiership (rugby union)

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1998-1999 Allied Dunbar Premiership
Countries  England
Champions Leicester Tigers (3rd title)
Runners-up Northampton Saints
Relegated West Hartlepool
Matches played 182
Attendance 1,002,308
(average 5,507 per match)

The 1998–1999 English Premiership (called the Allied Dunbar Premiership for sponsorship reasons) was the 12th season of the league at the top of the English rugby union pyramid. English Premiership (rugby union) This was the second season under the sponsorship of Allied Dunbar. The league was expanded to include 14 teams instead of 12, with London Scottish, West Hartlepool and Bedford Blues being elected to the premiership. The league commenced on 5 September 1998 and finished on 20 May 1999.

Participating teams[edit]

Locations of the 1998–99 Allied Dunbar Premiership teams
Greater London Allied Dunbar Premiership clubs
Team Stadium Capacity City/Area
Bath Bath 8,200 Bath, Somerset
Bedford Goldington Road 6,000 Bedford, Bedfordshire
Gloucester Kingsholm 11,000 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harlequins The Stoop 8,500 Twickenham, London
Leicester Tigers Welford Road 16,000 Leicester, Leicestershire
London Irish The Avenue 6,600 Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey
London Scottish The Stoop 8,500 Twickenham, London
Newcastle Falcons Kingston Park[n 1] 10,000 Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northampton Saints Franklin's Gardens 10,000 Northampton, Northamptonshire
Richmond Madejski Stadium 24,161 Reading, Berkshire
Sale Heywood Road 5,400 Sale, Greater Manchester
Saracens Vicarage Road 22,000 Watford, Hertfordshire
Wasps Loftus Road 18,439 Shepherd's Bush, London
West Hartlepool Victoria Park 7,856 Hartlepool, County Durham
Notes
  1. ^ *Newcastle would also play 3 home games on at the Gateshead International Stadium in Gateshead on 12 September 1998, 27 September 1998 and 11 October 1998

Table[edit]

Club Played Won Drawn Lost Points For Points Against Points Difference Tries For Tries Against Points
1 Leicester Tigers (C) 26 22 0 4 771 423 +348 86 34 44
2 Northampton Saints 26 19 0 7 754 556 +198 85 64 38
3 Saracens 26 16 1 9 748 583 +165 82 59 33
4 Harlequins 26 16 1 9 690 653 +37 64 75 33
5 Wasps 26 15 1 10 717 506 +211 80 45 31
6 Bath 26 15 0 11 698 574 +124 81 68 30
7 London Irish 26 15 0 11 703 607 +96 75 65 30
8 Newcastle Falcons 26 14 0 12 719 639 +80 85 69 28
9 Richmond (A)* 26 11 2 13 720 715 +5 96 75 24
10 Gloucester 26 9 1 16 554 643 −89 58 67 19
11 Sale Sharks 26 9 1 16 604 731 −127 76 80 19
12 London Scottish (A)* 26 8 0 18 491 734 −243 40 85 16
13 Bedford Blues 26 6 0 20 541 840 −299 63 101 12
14 West Hartlepool (R) 26 3 1 22 501 1007 −506 50 134 7

* At the end of the 1998–99 season, Richmond and London Scottish were placed into administration and merged with London Irish, and thus did not compete in the subsequent season.

Results[edit]

Week 1[edit]

5 September 1998
14:15
Richmond 41 – 29 Newcastle Falcons
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 9,530
5 September 1998
15:00
Bath Rugby 36 – 27 Wasps
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 8,000
5 September 1998
15:00
Gloucester 29 – 22 London Irish
Kingsholm
Attendance: 5,267
5 September 1998
15:00
Leicester Tigers 49 – 15 NEC Harlequins
Welford Road
Attendance: 13,130
5 September 1998
15:00
London Scottish 25 – 20 Sale Sharks
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 1,300
6 September 1998
15:00
Saracens 34 – 7 Northampton Saints
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 8,243

Week 2[edit]

12 September 1998
14:15
Newcastle Falcons 19 – 17 Bath Rugby
Gateshead International Stadium
Attendance: 3,000
12 September 1998
15:00
London Scottish 3 – 38 Leicester Tigers
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 2,138
12 September 1998
15:00
Northampton Saints 25 – 6 NEC Harlequins
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 5,870
12 September 1998
15:00
Richmond 22 – 25 Gloucester
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 7,054
12 September 1998
15:00
Sale Sharks 39 – 21 Bedford Blues
Heywood Road
Attendance: 2,100
13 September 1998
15:00
West Hartlepool 20 – 44 London Irish
Victoria Park
Attendance: 2,059

Week 3[edit]

19 September 1998
14:15
Leicester Tigers 35 – 25 Northampton Saints
Welford Road
Attendance: 13,292
19 September 1998
15:00
Bath Rugby 36 – 14 Richmond
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 7,600
19 September 1998
15:00
Bedford Blues 24 – 16 London Scottish
Goldington Road
Attendance: 2,347
19 September 1998
15:00
London Irish 24 – 36 Wasps
The Avenue
Attendance: 3,800
20 September 1998
15:00
Gloucester 36 – 3 West Hartlepool
Kingsholm
Attendance: 5,576
20 September 1998
15:00
Saracens 43 – 26 Sale Sharks
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 5,597

Week 4[edit]

26 September 1998
14:15
Bedford Blues 23 – 32 Leicester Tigers
Goldington Road
Attendance: 4,165
26 September 1998
15:00
Bath Rugby 21 – 16 Gloucester
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 8,200
26 September 1998
15:00
London Scottish 20 – 58 Saracens
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 2,412
26 September 1998
15:00
Sale Sharks 44 – 34 NEC Harlequins
Heywood Road
Attendance: 3,200
27 September 1998
15:00
Wasps 71 – 14 West Hartlepool
Loftus Road
Attendance: 2,797
27 September 1998
15:00
Newcastle Falcons 21 – 23 London Irish
Gateshead International Stadium
Attendance: 4,184

Week 5[edit]

3 October 1998
14:15
Gloucester 12 – 13 Wasps
Kingsholm
Attendance: 5,821
3 October 1998
15:00
Bath Rugby 57 – 19 Bedford Blues
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 6,000
3 October 1998
15:00
London Irish 29 – 33 Richmond
The Avenue
Attendance: 3,900
3 October 1998
15:00
NEC Harlequins 22 – 20 London Scottish
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 3,609
3 October 1998
15:00
Northampton Saints 37 – 17 Sale Sharks
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 6,464
4 October 1998
15:00
West Hartlepool 19 – 24 Newcastle Falcons
Victoria Park
Attendance: 2,702

Week 6[edit]

10 October 1998
15:00
Bath Rugby 23 – 20 London Irish
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 7,000
10 October 1998
15:00
Bedford Blues 35 – 33 NEC Harlequins
Goldington Road
Attendance: 3,521
10 October 1998
15:00
Richmond 41 – 23 West Hartlepool
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 4,357
10 October 1998
18:00
London Scottish 22 – 33 Northampton Saints
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 1,900
11 October 1998
15:00
Newcastle Falcons 27 – 19 Wasps
Gateshead International Stadium
Attendance: 4,284
11 October 1998
15:00
Saracens 22 – 10 Leicester Tigers
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 17,347

Week 7[edit]

17 October 1998
14:15
NEC Harlequins 41 – 28 Saracens
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 6,396
17 October 1998
15:00
Gloucester 41 – 32 Newcastle Falcons
Kingsholm
Attendance: 6,915
17 October 1998
15:00
Leicester Tigers 31 – 15 Sale Sharks
Welford Road
Attendance: 9,861
17 October 1998
15:00
Northampton Saints 34 – 29 Bedford Blues
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 6,739
17 October 1998
15:00
West Hartlepool 20 – 50 Bath Rugby
Victoria Park
Attendance: 1,743
18 October 1998
15:00
London Wasps 22 – 27 Richmond
Loftus Road
Attendance: 6,778

Week 7[edit]

20 October 1998
19:30
London Irish 24 – 23 Leicester Tigers
The Avenue
Attendance: 2,950
20 October 1998
19:30
NEC Harlequins 39 – 7 Gloucester
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 4,174
20 October 1998
19:30
West Hartlepool 3 – 52 Saracens
Victoria Park
Attendance: 2,000
21 October 1998
19:45
Wasps 35 – 19 Bedford Blues
Loftus Road
Attendance: 3,216
24 October 1998
14:15
Leicester Tigers 27 – 0 Richmond
Welford Road
Attendance: 8,443
24 October 1998
15:00
Bath Rugby 27 – 3 Sale Sharks
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 6,800
24 October 1998
15:00
Bedford Blues 22 – 29 Newcastle Falcons
Goldington Road
Attendance: 3,902
24 October 1998
15:00
London Irish 10 – 26 Northampton Saints
The Avenue
Attendance: 2,560
24 October 1998
15:00
NEC Harlequins 25 – 10 West Hartlepool
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 2,476
25 October 1998
15:00
Gloucester 29 – 16 London Scottish
Kingsholm
Attendance: 6,000
25 October 1998
15:00
Saracens 17 – 31 London Wasps
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 11,261

Week 8[edit]

28 October 1998
19:45
Sale Sharks 10 – 39 Richmond
Heywood Road
Attendance: 2,500
31 October 1998
14:15
Newcastle Falcons 43 – 12 Saracens
Kingston Park
Attendance: 4,833
31 October 1998
15:00
London Scottish 13 – 11 Bath Rugby
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 2,267
31 October 1998
15:00
Northampton Saints 22 – 8 Gloucester
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 7,284
1 November 1998
15:00
Wasps 21 – 22 NEC Harlequins
Loftus Road
Attendance: 6,627
1 November 1998
15:00
Richmond 38 – 32 Bedford Blues
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 6,541
1 November 1998
15:00
West Hartlepool 15 – 45 Leicester Tigers
Victoria Park
Attendance: 1,846

Week 9[edit]

7 November 1998
14:15
Leicester Tigers 36 – 13 Bath Rugby
Welford Road
Attendance: 15,873
7 November 1998
15:00
Gloucester 31 – 21 Bedford Blues
Kingsholm
Attendance: 5,147
7 November 1998
15:00
London Irish 25 – 31 Sale Sharks
The Avenue
Attendance: 2,300
7 November 1998
15:00
NEC Harlequins 25 – 20 Newcastle Falcons
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 5,974
7 November 1998
15:00
Northampton Saints 26 – 21 Wasps
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 6,722
8 November 1998
15:00
Saracens 33 – 17 Richmond
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 9,217

Week 10[edit]

13 November 1998
19:30
Sale Sharks 42 – 26 West Hartlepool
Heywood Road
Attendance: 2,338
14 November 1998
15:00
London Scottish 17 – 23 London Irish
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 3,000
15 November 1998
15:00
Bedford Blues 20 – 25 Saracens
Goldington Road
Attendance: 5,125
15 November 1998
15:00
Wasps 45 – 17 Leicester Tigers
Loftus Road
Attendance: 6,027
15 November 1998
15:00
Newcastle Falcons 45 – 35 Northampton Saints
Kingston Park
Attendance: 4,293

Week 11[edit]

21 November 1998
14:15
Northampton Saints 44 – 27 Richmond
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 5,978
21 November 1998
15:00
Gloucester 28 – 27 Saracens
Kingsholm
Attendance: 6,627
21 November 1998
15:00
London Irish 30 – 19 Bedford Blues
The Avenue
Attendance: 2,200
21 November 1998
15:00
NEC Harlequins 43 – 31 Bath Rugby
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 6,875
22 November 1998
15:00
Wasps 32 – 19 Sale Sharks
Loftus Road
Attendance: 3,865
22 November 1998
15:00
West Hartlepool 7 – 37 London Scottish
Victoria Park
Attendance: 1,837

Week 12[edit]

12 December 1998
14:00
Sale Sharks 26 – 10 Gloucester
Heywood Road
Attendance: 3,200
12 December 1998
15:00
Bath Rugby 9 – 15 Northampton Saints
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 8,200
12 December 1998
15:00
Bedford Blues 10 – 23 West Hartlepool
Goldington Road
Attendance: 2,398
12 December 1998
15:00
Leicester Tigers 31 – 18 Newcastle Falcons
Welford Road
Attendance: 11,226
12 December 1998
15:00
London Scottish 9 – 17 Wasps
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 2,159
13 December 1998
15:00
Saracens 40 – 26 London Irish
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 10,373

Week 13[edit]

19 December 1998
14:00
Bath Rugby 11 – 19 Saracens
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 8,200
19 December 1998
15:00
Gloucester 18 – 23 Leicester Tigers
Kingsholm
Attendance: 7,222
19 December 1998
15:00
London Irish 20 – 16 NEC Harlequins
The Avenue
Attendance: 5,460
19 December 1998
18:00
London Scottish 16 – 28 Richmond
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 1,540
20 December 1998
15:00
Newcastle Falcons 30 – 15 Sale Sharks
Kingston Park
Attendance: 3,020
20 December 1998
15:00
West Hartlepool 9 – 33 Northampton Saints
Victoria Park
Attendance: 1,613

Week 14[edit]

26 December 1998
15:00
Leicester Tigers 26 – 0 Bedford Blues
Welford Road
Attendance: 10,689
26 December 1998
15:00
Richmond 13 – 25 London Irish
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 9,621
27 December 1998
15:00
Wasps 23 – 9 Gloucester
Loftus Road
Attendance: 5,362
27 December 1998
15:00
NEC Harlequins 17 – 15 Sale Sharks
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 5,100
27 December 1998
15:00
Newcastle Falcons 29 – 13 West Hartlepool
Kingston Park
Attendance: 3,403
27 December 1998
15:15
Saracens 7 – 24 London Scottish
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 10,257

Week 15[edit]

2 January 1999
14:00
Gloucester 23 – 7 Bath Rugby
Kingsholm
Attendance: 10,109
2 January 1999
15:00
London Irish 16 – 14 Newcastle Falcons
The Avenue
Attendance: 4,250
2 January 1999
15:00
London Scottish 24 – 35 NEC Harlequins
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 4,600
2 January 1999
15:00
Sale Sharks 24 – 39 Northampton Saints
Heywood Road
Attendance: 4,300
3 January 1999
15:00
Saracens 44 – 13 Bedford Blues
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 6,593
3 January 1999
15:00
West Hartlepool 21 – 17 Wasps
Victoria Park
Attendance: 2,133

Week 16[edit]

5 January 1999
19:30
London Scottish 24 – 13 Gloucester
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 850
5 January 1999
19:30
Newcastle Falcons 34 – 23 Bedford Blues
Kingston Park
Attendance: 2,070
5 January 1999
19:30
Northampton Saints 8 – 32 London Irish
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 7,450
5 January 1999
19:30
Sale Sharks 30 – 32 Bath Rugby
Heywood Road
Attendance: 3,500
6 January 1999
19:30
Wasps 15 – 15 Saracens
Loftus Road
Attendance: 8,534

Week 17[edit]

16 January 1999
14:30
Leicester Tigers 24 – 12 London Scottish
Welford Road
Attendance: 9,985
16 January 1999
15:00
Bath Rugby 16 – 11 Newcastle Falcons
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 8,200
16 January 1999
15:00
London Irish 43 – 21 West Hartlepool
The Avenue
Attendance: 2,129
16 January 1999
15:00
NEC Harlequins 17 – 24 Northampton Saints
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 8,500
16 January 1999
16:15
Gloucester 24 – 24 Richmond
Kingsholm
Attendance: 4,811

Week 18[edit]

23 January 1999
14:00
NEC Harlequins 17 – 22 London Irish
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 7,824
23 January 1999
14:30
Leicester Tigers 23 – 16 Gloucester
Welford Road
Attendance: 11,394
23 January 1999
15:00
Bedford Blues 17 – 30 Bath Rugby
Goldington Road
Attendance: 3,673
23 January 1999
15:00
Northampton Saints 19 – 14 West Hartlepool
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 6,023
23 January 1999
15:00
Richmond 40 – 22 London Scottish
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 3,445
23 January 1999
15:00
Sale Sharks 20 – 28 Newcastle Falcons
Heywood Road
Attendance: 3,500
26 January 1999
20:00
Richmond 11 – 23 Leicester Tigers
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 7,981

Week 19[edit]

6 February 1999
15:00
NEC Harlequins 9 – 34 Leicester Tigers
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 6,212
6 February 1999
15:00
Northampton Saints 18 – 21 Saracens
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 8,253
6 February 1999
15:00
Sale Sharks 7 – 23 London Scottish
Heywood Road
Attendance: 2,200
7 February 1999
14:30
Wasps 35 – 0 Bath Rugby
Loftus Road
Attendance: 9,526
7 February 1999
15:00
London Irish 42 – 20 Gloucester
The Avenue
Attendance: 5,020

Week 20[edit]

13 February 1999
14:00
Leicester Tigers 31 – 10 London Irish
Welford Road
Attendance: 15,132
13 February 1999
15:00
Bedford Blues 25 – 23 Wasps
Goldington Road
Attendance: 3,440
13 February 1999
15:00
Gloucester 20 – 31 NEC Harlequins
Kingsholm
Attendance: 6,046
13 February 1999
15:00
London Scottish 27 – 17 Newcastle Falcons
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 2,101
14 February 1999
15:00
Richmond 29 – 24 Sale Sharks
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 4,695
14 February 1999
15:00
Saracens 48 – 27 West Hartlepool
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 5,872

Week 21[edit]

27 February 1999
15:00
Bedford Blues 7 – 18 Sale Sharks
Goldington Road
Attendance: 3,139

Week 22[edit]

13 March 1999
15:00
London Scottish 15 – 24 Bedford Blues
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 1,273
13 March 1999
15:00
Richmond 23 – 30 Bath Rugby
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 10,096
13 March 1999
15:00
Sale Sharks 32 – 24 Saracens
Heywood Road
Attendance: 3,570
13 March 1999
16:00
Northampton Saints 15 – 22 Leicester Tigers
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 10,000
14 March 1999
15:00
Wasps 38 – 27 London Irish
Loftus Road
Attendance: 6,048
14 March 1999
15:00
West Hartlepool 33 – 32 Gloucester
Victoria Park
Attendance: 1,300

Week 23[edit]

27 March 1999
15:00
Bedford Blues 19 – 15 Gloucester
Goldington Road
Attendance: 2,417
27 March 1999
15:00
Leicester Tigers 16 – 6 Wasps
Welford Road
Attendance: 12,449
27 March 1999
15:00
London Irish 35 – 12 London Scottish
The Avenue
Attendance: 4,400
27 March 1999
15:00
NEC Harlequins 32 – 32 Richmond
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 5,600
27 March 1999
15:00
Northampton Saints 57 – 16 Newcastle Falcons
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 6,540
28 March 1999
15:00
Saracens 14 – 33 Bath Rugby
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 14,219
28 March 1999
15:00
West Hartlepool 33 – 33 Sale Sharks
Victoria Park
Attendance: 1,531

Week 24[edit]

31 March 1999
19:30
Newcastle Falcons 43 – 20 London Scottish
Kingston Park
Attendance: 2,506
3 April 1999
15:00
Bath Rugby 24 – 16 Leicester Tigers
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 8,500
3 April 1999
15:00
Sale Sharks 30 – 27 London Irish
Heywood Road
Attendance: 3,515

Week 25[edit]

13 April 1999
19:45
London Wasps 15 – 24 Northampton Saints
Loftus Road
Attendance: 3,126
17 April 1999
14:15
Leicester Tigers 25 – 18 Saracens
Welford Road
Attendance: 13,823
17 April 1999
15:00
London Irish 47 – 22 Bath Rugby
The Avenue
Attendance: 6,600
17 April 1999
15:00
NEC Harlequins 29 – 16 Bedford Blues
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 3,828
17 April 1999
15:00
Northampton Saints 44 – 13 London Scottish
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 7,108
18 April 1999
15:00
Wasps 34 – 33 Newcastle Falcons
Loftus Road
Attendance: 5,104
18 April 1999
15:00
West Hartlepool 35 – 36 Richmond
Victoria Park
Attendance: 1,206

Week 26[edit]

21 April 1999
19:30
Newcastle Falcons 47 – 14 Richmond
Kingston Park
Attendance: 2,728
21 April 1999
19:30
West Hartlepool 37 – 47 NEC Harlequins
Victoria Park
Attendance: 1,107
24 April 1999
15:00
Bath Rugby 56 – 24 West Hartlepool
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 6,500
24 April 1999
15:00
Bedford Blues 31 – 42 Northampton Saints
Goldington Road
Attendance: 4,689
24 April 1999
15:00
Sale Sharks 17 – 41 Leicester Tigers
Heywood Road
Attendance: 4,800
25 April 1999
15:00
Newcastle Falcons 39 – 15 Gloucester
Kingston Park
Attendance: 3,748
25 April 1999
15:00
Richmond 5 – 29 Wasps
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 3,594
25 April 1999
15:00
Saracens 30 – 38 NEC Harlequins
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 8,719

Week 27[edit]

1 May 1999
15:00
Gloucester 24 – 34 Sale Sharks
Kingsholm
Attendance: 4,528
1 May 1999
15:00
London Irish 21 – 26 Saracens
The Avenue
Attendance: 6,710
1 May 1999
15:00
Northampton Saints 40 – 17 Bath Rugby
Franklin’s Gardens
Attendance: 8,843
2 May 1999
15:00
Wasps 45 – 22 London Scottish
Loftus Road
Attendance: 4,419
2 May 1999
15:00
Newcastle Falcons 12 – 21 Leicester Tigers
Kingston Park
Attendance: 5,207
2 May 1999
15:00
West Hartlepool 0 – 39 Bedford Blues
Victoria Park
Attendance: 1,400
3 May 1999
15:00
Richmond 23 – 30 NEC Harlequins
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 3,300

Week 28[edit]

7 May 1999
19:45
Saracens 26 – 10 Gloucester
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 5,261
8 May 1999
15:00
Bath Rugby 13 – 17 NEC Harlequins
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 8,200
8 May 1999
15:00
Bedford Blues 21 – 36 London Irish
Goldington Road
Attendance: 3,572
8 May 1999
15:00
London Scottish 26 – 14 West Hartlepool
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 1,459
8 May 1999
15:00
Richmond 19 – 31 Northampton Saints
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 3,500
8 May 1999
15:00
Sale Sharks 13 – 27 Wasps
Heywood Road
Attendance: 4,495

Week 29[edit]

11 May 1999
19:30
Newcastle Falcons 33 – 23 NEC Harlequins
Kingston Park
Attendance: 4,133
12 May 1999
20:00
Richmond 18 – 25 Saracens
Madejski Stadium
Attendance: 2,613
15 May 1999
17:00
Bath Rugby 76 – 13 London Scottish
Recreation Ground
Attendance: 4,800
16 May 1999
15:00
Bedford Blues 12 – 106 Richmond
Goldington Road
Attendance: 1,308
16 May 1999
15:00
Gloucester 43 – 31 Northampton Saints
Kingsholm
Attendance: 4,935
16 May 1999
15:00
Leicester Tigers 72 – 37 West Hartlepool
Welford Road
Attendance: 12,958

Week 30[edit]

19 May 1999
19:30
NEC Harlequins 27 – 20 Wasps
Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 5,232
20 May 1999
19:45
Saracens 40 – 26 Newcastle Falcons
Vicarage Road
Attendance: 6,982

Total Season Attendances[edit]

Club Total Average Highest Lowest % Capacity
Bath 96,200 7,400 8,500 4,800 90%
Bedford 43,696 3,361 5,125 1,308 56%
Gloucester 79,004 6,077 10,109 4,528 55%
Harlequins 71,800 5,523 8,500 2,476 65%
Leicester Tigers 158,255 12,173 15,873 8,443 76%
London Irish 52,279 4,021 6,710 2,129 61%
London Scottish 26,999 2,077 4,600 850 24%
Newcastle Falcons 47,409 3,647 5,207 2,070 35%
Northampton Saints 93,274 7,175 10,000 5,870 72%
Richmond 76,327 5,871 10,096 2,613 24%
Sale Sharks 43,218 3,324 4,800 2,100 62%
Saracens 119,941 9,226 17,347 5,261 42%
Wasps 71,429 5,495 9,526 2,797 30%
West Hartlepool 22,477 1,729 2,702 1,107 22%

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