Dorset & Wilts 2 North

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Dorset & Wilts 2 North
Current season or competition:
2019–20 Dorset & Wilts 2 North
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SportRugby union
Instituted2004; 15 years ago (2004) (previously known as Dorset & Wilts 2)
Number of teams12
Country England
HoldersFrome II (2nd title) (2018-19)
(promoted to Dorset & Wilts 1 North)
Most titlesFrome II, Minety, Marlborough, Pewsey Vale, Sutton Benger (2 titles)
Websiteenglandrugby.com

Dorset & Wilts 2 North is an English Rugby Union league, forming part of the South West Division, for clubs based primarily in Wiltshire, sitting at tier 9 of the English rugby union system. From this league teams can either be promoted to Dorset & Wilts 1 North or relegated to Dorset & Wilts 3 North. Each year 1st XV clubs in this division also take part in the RFU Junior Vase - a level 9-12 national competition.

2019-20[edit]

2018-19[edit]

2017-18[edit]

2016-17[edit]

Participating Clubs[edit]

2015–16[edit]

The 2015–16 Dorset & Wilts 2 North consists of twelve teams; most of which are based in the northern part of Wiltshire but also three teams that are based just across the county border in Somerset. The season starts on 12 September 2015 and is due to end on 23 April 2016.

Participating teams and location[edit]

Seven of the twelve teams participated in last season's competition. The 2014-15 champions, Royal Wootton Bassett II were promoted to Dorset & Wilts 1 North along with runners up Colerne while Supermarine II and Chippenham III were relegated to Dorset & Wilts 3 North.

Locations of the 2015-16 Dorset & Wilts 2 North teams in Somerset
Team Ground Capacity Town/Village Previous season
Avonvale Bathford Playing Fields Bathford, Bath, Somerset 3rd
Bath Saracens Sulis Sports Club Bath, Somerset 9th
Bradford-on-Avon II Broom Ground Winsley, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire 7th
Calne Calne Recreation Ground Calne, Wiltshire Relegated from Dorset & Wilts 1 North (12th)
Combe Down II Holly's Corner Combe Down, Bath, Somerset
Cricklade Fairview Field Cricklade, Wiltshire Relegated from Dorset & Wilts 1 North (11th)
Melksham II The Conigre 1,000 Melksham, Wiltshire 4th
Pewsey Vale The Angela Yeates Memorial Ground Pewsey, Wiltshire Relegated from Dorset & Wilts 1 North (10th)
Sutton Benger Recreation Ground Sutton Benger, Wiltshire 5th
Swindon College Old Boys II Nationwide Sports Pavilion Swindon, Wiltshire 6th
Trowbridge III Doric Park Hilperton, Trowbridge, Wiltshire 8th
Westbury Knott Field Westbury, Wiltshire Relegated from Dorset & Wilts 1 South (12th)

Participating Clubs 2012-13[edit]

  • Bath Saracens
  • Chippenham III
  • Combe Down II
  • Corsham II
  • Cricklade
  • Fairford
  • Melksham II
  • Supermarine II
  • Sutton Benger
  • Swindon College Old Boys II
  • Westbury II
  • Wootton Bassett II

Participating Clubs 2009-10[edit]

  • Bath Saracens
  • Bradford-on-Avon II
  • Chippenham III
  • Colerne
  • Combe Down
  • Devizes II
  • Fairford
  • Melksham II
  • Minety II
  • Pewsey Vale
  • Swindon College Old Boys II
  • Wooton Bassett III

Dorset & Wilts 2 North Honours[edit]

Dorset & Wilts 2 North Honours
Season No of Teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams League Name
1998-99[1] 9 Minety Bridport Hungerford, Puddletown, Marlborough Berks/Dorset/Wilts 2
1999-00[2] 8 Thatcham Oakmeadians Lytchett Minster, Aldermaston Berks/Dorset/Wilts 2
2000-01[3] 7 Calne Supermarine No relegation Dorset & Wilts 2 North[a 1]
2001-02[4] 7 Bradford-on-Avon Supermarine No relegation Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2002-03[5] 7 Minety Supermarine No relegation Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2003-04[6] 10 Cricklade Marlborough No relegation Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2004-05[7] 12 Colerne Malmesbury Multiple teams[a 2] Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2005-06[8] 10 Frome II Chippenham III Royal Wootton Bassett III Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2006-07[9] 10 Marlborough Warminster Swindon III, Hungerford Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2007-08[10] 9 Sutton Benger Corsham II Malmesbury Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2008-09[11] 10 Trowbridge II Avonvale Calne II, Royal Wootton Bassett III Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2009-10[12] 11 Pewsey Vale Fairford Minety II Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2010-11[13] 12 Swindon II Bath Saracens Multiple teams[a 3] Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2011-12[14] 10 Combe Down Devizes II Swindon III, Westbury II, Melksham II Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2012-13[15] 12 Fairford Chippenham III[a 4] Westbury II, Combe Down II Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2013-14[16] 12 Marlborough Cricklade Corsham II, Swindon College Old Boys II Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2014-15[17] 11 Royal Wootton Bassett II Colerne Supermarine II, Chippenham III Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2015-16[18] 11 Pewsey Vale Calne Bradford-on-Avon II, Swindon College Old Boys II Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2016-17[19] 12 Avonvale Trowbridge II Chippenham III, Bath Saracens Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2017-18[20] 12 Sutton Benger Calne Combe Down II Dorset & Wilts 2 North
2018-19[21] 12 Frome II Marlborough II Royal Wootton Bassett III, Cricklade Dorset & Wilts 2 North
Green backgrounds are promotion places.

Number of league titles[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This season the league would be divided into two regional divisions - Dorset & Wilts 2 North and South - while Berkshire based clubs would join the Buckinghamshire & Oxon league.
  2. ^ Minety II, Supermarine II, Sutton Benger, Devizes III, Trowbridge III and Bradford-on-Avon II were the relegated sides this year. The reason for such a lot of teams being relegated were due to the creation of a new division (Dorset & Wilts 3 North & South) for the following season.
  3. ^ Trowbridge III, Colerne, Combe Down II, Bradford-on-Avon II and Marlborough II were the relegated sides this year. The reason lot of teams were relegated were due to the creation of a new Dorset & Wilts 4 division for the following season.
  4. ^ Not promoted as Chippenham 2nd team in division above.
  5. ^ One of Minety's titles was won when the league was known as Berks/Dorset/Wilts 2.
  6. ^ Thatcham's title was won when the league was known as Berks/Dorset/Wilts 2.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "1999-00 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  3. ^ "2000-01 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  4. ^ "2001-02 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  5. ^ "2002-03 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  6. ^ "2003-04 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  7. ^ "2004-05 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  8. ^ "2005-06 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  9. ^ "2006-07 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  10. ^ "2007-08 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  11. ^ "2008-09 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  12. ^ "2009-10 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  13. ^ "2010-11 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  14. ^ "2011-12 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  15. ^ "2012-13 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  16. ^ "2013-14 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  17. ^ "2014-15 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  18. ^ "2015-16 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  19. ^ "2016-17 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  20. ^ "2017-18 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  21. ^ "2018-19 South-West Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 13 April 2018.