Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4

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Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4
Current season or competition::
2016–17 Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 (North & South)
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Sport Rugby union
Instituted 2011; 6 years ago (2011)
Number of teams 17
7 (North)
10 (South)
Country  England
Holders Banbury III (North - 1st title)
Reading Abbey IV (South - 1st title) (2016–17)
(both promoted to Berks/Bucks & Oxon 3)

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Division 4 is an English rugby union league featuring teams from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire which is currently divided into two regional divisions - Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 North and Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 South. As with all of the divisions in this area at this level, the entire league is made up of second, third and fourth teams of clubs whose first teams play at a higher level of the rugby union pyramid. Promoted teams move up to Berks/Bucks & Oxon 3 and since the disbanding of the short-lived Berks/Bucks & Oxon 5 at the end of 2011-12 there has been no relegation.

The league was created in 2011-12 as a single division but split into north and south regions for 2013-14.

Participating Clubs 2016-17[edit]

North[edit]

  • Abingdon II
  • Aylesbury III
  • Banbury III
  • Bicester III
  • Chipping Norton II
  • Gosford All Blacks II
  • Grove III
  • Harwell II
  • Wheatley II
  • Witney IV

South[edit]

Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 Honours[edit]

Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 Honours
Season No of Teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams League Name
2011-12[1] 9 Newbury III Drifters II (and 6 others also promoted)[n 1] No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4
2012-13[2] 9 Grove III Reading IV No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4[n 2]
2013-14[3] 7 Gosford All Blacks II Abingdon II No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 North
2013-14[4] 5 Reading IV Windsor IV No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 South
2014-15[5] 8 Hungerford II Buckingham III No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 North
2014-15[6] 7 Redingensians IV Slough II No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 South
2015-16[7] 8 Buckingham III Abingdon II No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 North
2015-16[8] 7 Reading Abbey III Windsor IV No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 South
2016-17[9] 7 Banbury III Wheatley II No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 North
2016-17[10] 10 Reading Abbey IV [n 3] Hungerford II No relegation Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 South
2017-18 7
2017-18 10
Green backgrounds are promotion places.
  1. ^ Due to the folding of Berks/Bucks & Oxon 5 multiple teams were promoted from this division into either Berks/Bucks & Oxon 3 North or Berks/Bucks & Oxon 3 South depending on geographical location. Teams from the discontinued division would then populate Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 for the following season.
  2. ^ The following season the league would split into two regional divisions - north and south.
  3. ^ Despite winning Berks/Bucks & Oxon 4 South, Reading Abbey IV were not promoted as Reading Abbey III were in the division above.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011-2012 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "2012-2013 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "2013-2014 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "2013-2014 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "2014-2015 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "2014-2015 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "2015-2016 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 30 April 2016. 
  8. ^ "2015-2016 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 30 April 2016. 
  9. ^ "2016-2017 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 3 May 2017. 
  10. ^ "2016-2017 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 3 May 2017.