NIFL Premier Intermediate League

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NIFL Premier Intermediate League
NIFL Premier Intermediate League.png
Founded 2016
Country Northern Ireland
Number of teams 12
Level on pyramid 3
Promotion to NIFL Championship
Relegation to Ballymena & Provincial League
Mid-Ulster Football League
Northern Amateur League
Northern Ireland Intermediate League
Domestic cup(s) Irish Cup
IFA Intermediate Cup
League cup(s) Northern Ireland Football League Cup
Current champions Limavady United
2017–18 NIFL Premier Intermediate League

The NIFL Premier Intermediate League is the third division of the Northern Ireland Football League, the national association football league in Northern Ireland, and the highest intermediate division in Northern Ireland, occupying level three in the Northern Ireland football league system – below.

2016 restructuring[edit]

Under reforms agreed by the NIFL clubs in 2014, from 2016, when the previous Championship 1 acquired senior status, Championship 2 continued as the Premier Intermediate League, retaining its intermediate status and thus became the top intermediate league in Northern Ireland.[1][2]

Current members (2017–18)[edit]

Location of teams in the 2016-17 NIFL Premier Intermediate League
Location of the Belfast-based teams in the NIFL Premier Intermediate League 2016-17

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "NI Football League - Restructure Proposal". Northern Ireland Football League. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Northern Ireland Football League (2014). NI Football League Restructure Proposal.


  • Malcolm Brodie (ed.), Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbook (various editions)