Duchy League

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Duchy League
Founded1965; 54 years ago (1965)
CountryEngland
Divisions4
Number of teams49
Level on pyramid13–16
Feeder toEast Cornwall League
Division One
Websitehttp://duchyleague.com/

The Duchy League is a football competition based in the eastern half of Cornwall, United Kingdom, but also includes a few sides from over the border in Devon. The League was formed in 1965 as a merger of the Liskeard & District League and the St. Austell & District League. It has five divisions headed by the Duchy League Premier Division, which sits at level 13 of the English football league system. It is a feeder to the East Cornwall League. In 2014–15, Padstow United won the Premier Division, and earned promotion to the East Cornwall League Division One.

Cup competitions[edit]

The 2015–16 season saw the Duchy League run three cup competitions: the KMD Developments Cup; Bodmin Sports Trophies Duchy League Cup and the TJ International Reserve Team Cup. The KMD Developments Cup features the top 32 teams from the previous seasons league positions take part in a knockout cup competition, with the semi-finals and final played on neutral grounds. The Bodmin Sports Trophies Duchy League Cup features the rest of teams compete in a similar knockout competition whilst the TJ International Reserve Team Cup is a competition for clubs who have a second team in the Duchy Leagues. In 2014–15, St. Stephen of the Premier Division won the KMD Developments Cup; Veryan won the Bodmin Sports Trophies Duchy League Cup (as well as winning Division Three) and the Reserve Cup was won by Grampound Reserves.

Member clubs 2019–20[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

  • AFC Bodmin
  • Altarnun
  • Boscastle
  • Gunnislake
  • Holywell and Cubert
  • Lostwithiel
  • St Breward
  • St Merryn
  • St Newlyn East
  • Saltash United 3rds
  • Stoke Climsland
  • Tintagel
  • Tregrehan Mills

Division One[edit]

  • Dobwalls Reserves
  • FC Tavyside (Lamerton)
  • Foxhole Stars Reserves
  • Gorran
  • Lanivet Inn
  • Lifton
  • Liskeard Athletic 3rds
  • Mevagissey
  • Pelynt
  • Pensilva
  • Polperro Reserves
  • St Minver Reserves

Division Two[edit]

  • Bude Town Reserves
  • Boscastle Reserves
  • Calstock
  • Lifton Reserves
  • Lostwithiel Reserves
  • Nanpean Rovers
  • North Hill
  • St Cleer Reserves
  • St Eval Spitfires
  • St Stephen Reserves
  • Southgate Seniors
  • Week St Mary

Division Three[edit]

  • Biscovey
  • Bude Town 3rds
  • Delabole
  • Grampound
  • Gunnislake Reserves
  • North Petherwin Reserves
  • Queens Rangers
  • Roche Reserves
  • St Ann's Chapel
  • St Columb Major
  • St Dominick Reserves
  • St Mawgan Reserves

Recent divisional champions[edit]

Season Premier One Two Three Four Five
2003–04 Biscovey St Austell Reserves Nanpean Rovers Reserves Dobwalls Reserves Edgcumbe Looe Town
2004–05 Polperro Lanreath Lamerton Edgcumbe St Mawgan Reserves Holywell Bay/Cubert Athletic
2005–06 St Columb Major Lamerton Edgcumbe Lanivet Holywell Bay/Cubert Athletic Week St Mary
2006–07 Bere Alston United St Stephen's Borough Looe Town Holywell Bay/Cubert Athletic Lostwithiel Stratton United
2007–08 St Stephen's Borough Looe Town St Cleer Reserves Bodmin Saints Gorran St Austell Reserves
2008–09 Edgcumbe St Cleer Bodmin Saints Looe Reserves St Austell Reserves Perranporth Reserves
2009–10 St Teath Reserves Altarnun St Newlyn East St Austell Reserves Gerrans Charlestown Saints
2010–11 Torpoint Athletic 3rds Calstock St Austell Reserves Sticker Reserves North Petherwin LC Phoenix
2011–12 Fowey United St Austell Reserves Biscovey North Petherwin LC Phoenix St Cleer Reserves
2012–13 St Austell Reserves Pensilva Padstow United St Minver North Hill Veryan
2013–14 Pensilva St Dominick Reserves Foxhole Stars Reserves Callington Town 3rds Veryan St Merryn
2014–15 Padstow United Foxhole Stars Callington Town 3rds Veryan Mevagissey Reserves Kilkhampton
2015–16 Looe Town Callington Town 3rds Veryan Tregrehan Mills Pensilva Foxhole Stars Reserves
2016–17 St Minver St Dennis Reserves Godolphin Atlantic Reserves St Minver Reserves Dobwalls Reserves Lamerton Community
2017–18 St Stephen St Newlyn East Stoke Climsland Lamerton Community Polperro Reserves

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