División de Honor B de Rugby

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División de Honor B
Current season or competition:
2015–16 División de Honor B de Rugby
Sport Rugby union
Instituted 1998
Number of teams Three groups of 8/9 teams
Country  Spain (FER)
Current champions Zarautz (Group A) (2015–16)
La Vila (Group B) (2015–16)
Ciencias Sevilla (Group C) (2015–16)
Website ferugby.com

División de Honor B is the second Spanish league competition for rugby union clubs. The league began in 1998 and consists of three groups (North, East and South) of 8 or 9 teams each. The top two teams of each group play promotion playoffs.

Competition[edit]

Format[edit]

The format is similar to División de Honor. The División de Honor "B" season takes place between October and April. There are three groups of 12 teams each one, with every team playing each other home and away for a total of 22 matches. Points are awarded according to the following:

  • 4 points for a win
  • 2 points for a draw
  • 1 bonus point is awarded to a team scoring 4 tries or more in a match
  • 1 bonus point is awarded to a team that loses a match by 7 points or fewer

Promotion and relegation[edit]

The regular season runs through 22 matchdays. Upon completion the regular season, the two top teams of each group and two-best 3rd placed teams qualify for promotion playoff.

Before promotion playoff, qualified teams are sorted by total points. The pairing of promotion playoff are as follows:

Round Pairing
Quarter-final
A) 1st vs. 8th
B) 2nd vs. 7th
C) 3rd vs. 6th
D) 4th vs. 5th
Semifinals
E) Winner A) vs. Winner D)
F) Winner B) vs. Winner C)
Final G) Winner E) vs. Winner F)

2015–16 season teams[edit]

Group A[edit]

División de Honor B de Rugby is located in Spain
Bera Bera
Bera Bera
Uribealdea
Uribealdea
Eibar
Eibar
Zarautz
Zarautz
CRAT A Coruña
CRAT A Coruña
Real Oviedo
Real Oviedo
Durango
Durango
UBU Burgos
UBU Burgos
VRAC BEl Salvador
VRAC B
El Salvador
La Única
La Única
2015–16 group A teams
  • Teams from northern part of Spain
Team Stadium City/Area Website 2014–15
Blusens Networks Universidade As Lagoas-Marcosende Vigo [1] R
Babyauto Zarautz Asti Zarautz [2] 1st
Durango Nissan-Gaursa Arripausueta Durango [3] 2nd
AVK Bera Bera Miniestadio de Anoeta San Sebastián [4] 3rd
Aparejadores Burgos San Amaro Burgos [5] 4th
Uribealdea Atxurizubi Mungia [6] 5th
CRAT A Coruña Acea da Ma A Coruña [7] 6th
Real Oviedo Rugby El Naranco Oviedo [8] 7th
El Salvador B Pepe Rojo Valladolid [9] 8th
VRAC Quesos Entrepinares B Pepe Rojo Valladolid [10] 9th
AVIA Eibar Unbe Eibar [11] 10th
La Única Berokizelaia Pamplona [12] P

Group B[edit]

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Sant Cugat
Sant Cugat
L'Hospitalet
L'Hospitalet
BUCPoble NouQuímic
BUC
Poble Nou
Químic
Sitges
Sitges
Santboiana B
Santboiana B
Fénix
Fénix
La Vila
La Vila
CAU Valencia
CAU Valencia
Les AbellesTecnidex Valencia
Les Abelles
Tecnidex Valencia
2015–16 group B teams
  • Teams from eastern part of Spain
Team Stadium City/Area Website 2014–15
Sant Cugat La Guinardera Sant Cugat del Vallès [13] 1st
CAU Valencia Campo del Río Turia Valencia [14] 2nd
La Vila El Pantano Villajoyosa [15] 3rd
Les Abelles Quatre Carreres Valencia [16] 4th
Tecnidex Valencia Quatre Carreres Valencia [17] 5th
Barcelona Enginyers Mar Bella Barcelona [18] 6th
Fénix Pinares de Venecia Zaragoza [19] 7th
BUC Barcelona La Foixarda Barcelona [20] 8th
Sitges Santa Bàrbara Sitges [21] 9th
L'Hospitalet Feixa Llarga L'Hospitalet de Llobregat [22] 10th
Santboiana B Baldiri Aleu Sant Boi de Llobregat [23] P
Químic Barcelona La Teixonera Barcelona [24] P

Group C[edit]

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Alcobendas
Alcobendas
CAU MadridArquitecturaCisneros BLiceo Francés
CAU Madrid
Arquitectura
Cisneros B
Liceo Francés
HelvetiaCiencias
Helvetia
Ciencias
Ingenieros
Ingenieros
Univ. Granada
Univ. Granada
Pozuelo
Pozuelo
CAR Cáceres
CAR Cáceres
Atl. Portuense
Atl. Portuense
URA Almería
URA Almería
2015–16 group C teams
  • Teams from southern part of Spain
Team Stadium City/Area Website 2014–15
Ciencias Sevilla La Cartuja Seville [25] 2nd
Liceo Francés Ramón Urtubi Madrid [26] 3rd
Olímpico Pozuelo Valle de las Cañas Pozuelo de Alarcón [27] 4th
Arquitectura Campo Central Madrid [28] 5th
Helvetia La Cartuja Seville [29] 6th
Ingenieros Industriales El Cantizal Las Rozas [30] 7th
CAU Madrid Orcasitas Madrid [31] 8th
Universidad de Granada Fuentenueva Granada [32] 9th
CAR Cáceres El Cuartillo Cáceres [33] 10th
Complutense Cisneros B Campo Central Madrid [34] 11th
Atlético Portuense Ciudad Deportiva El Puerto de Santa María [35] P
URA Almería Emilio Campra Almería [36] P

2014–15 season[edit]

Champions by season[edit]

Season Champion Region
1998–99 Arquitectura Community of Madrid
1999–2000 La Moraleja Alcobendas Community of Madrid
2000–01 CAU Valencia Valencian Community
2001–02 Valencia Valencian Community
2002–03 Getxo Basque Country (autonomous community)
2003–04 Ciencias Sevilla Andalusia
2004–05 Ordizia Basque Country (autonomous community)
= La Vila Valencian Community
2005–06 CR Cisneros Community of Madrid
= CRC Madrid Community of Madrid
2006–07 Alcobendas Community of Madrid
= Ciencias Sevilla Andalusia
2007–08 Liceo Francés Community of Madrid
= Les Abelles Valencian Community
Season Champion Region
2008–09 Gernika Basque Country (autonomous community)
= At. Portuense Andalusia
2009–10 Hernani Basque Country (autonomous community)
= Alcobendas Community of Madrid
2010–11 Getxo Basque Country (autonomous community)
= CRC Madrid Community of Madrid
2011–12 Hernani Basque Country (autonomous community)
= CRC Madrid Community of Madrid
2012–13 Bathco Independiente Cantabria
2013–14 FC Barcelona Catalonia
2014–15 Alcobendas Community of Madrid

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