Midlands 1 West

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Midlands 1 West
Current season or competition::
2016–17 Midlands 1 West
England Rugby text logo.svg
Sport Rugby union
Number of teams 14
Country  England
Holders Bridgnorth (1st title) (2015–16)
(promoted to National League 3 Midlands))
Most titles Bromsgrove (3 titles)
Website englandrugby.com

Midlands 1 West is an English level 6 rugby union regional league for rugby clubs in the western region of the Midlands. The champions are promoted to National League 3 Midlands and the runner-up play against the second placed team from Midlands 1 East for the second promotion place. The last three teams are relegated to Midlands 2 West (North) or Midlands 2 West (South) depending on geographical location.



Participating teams and locations[edit]

Team Ground City/Area Previous season
Bournville Birmingham, West Midlands relegated from National League 3 Midlands
Bridgnorth Bridgnorth, Shropshire promoted from Midlands 2 West (North)
Burton Peel Croft Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire relegated from National League 3 Midlands
Crewe & Nantwich Vagrants Sports Ground Willaston, Cheshire
Dudley Kingswinford Heathbrook Kingswinford, West Midlands relegated from National League 3 Midlands
Hereford Wyeside Hereford, Herefordshire
Kenilworth Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Leek Post and Time Park Cheddleton, Staffordshire
Silhillians Memorial Ground Solihull, West Midlands
Stoke-on-Trent Staffordshire
Stratford upon Avon Pearcecorft Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Walsall Walsall, West Midlands
Whitchurch Edgeley Park Whitchurch, Shropshire
Worcester Wanderers Sixways Worcester, Worcestershire






Midlands 1 West honours[edit]

Midlands 1 West Honours
Season No of teams Champions Runners–up Relegated teams League name
2000-01[1] 12 Malvern Luctonians Lichfield, Belgrave, Moseley Oak Midlands Division 2 West
2001-02[2] 12 Bromsgrove Old Laurentians Newport, Stoke-on-Trent, Shrewsbury Midlands Division 2 West
2002-03[3] 12 Old Laurentians Derby Lordswood Dixonians, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury Midlands Division 2 West
2003-04[4] 12 Bromsgrove Derby Bedworth, Hereford, Barkers Butts Midlands Division 2 West
2004-05[5] 12 Burton Malvern Nuneaton Old Edwardians, Old Coventrians, Aston Old Edwardians Midlands Division 2 West
2005-06[6] 12 Broadstreet Kenilworth Old Laurentians, Leamington, Stoke-on-Trent Midlands Division 2 West
2006-07[7] 12 Kenilworth Newport Stafford, Camp Hill, Bridgnorth Midlands Division 2 West
2007-08[8] 12 Malvern Hereford Newbold-on-Avon, Barkers Butts, Lichfield Midlands Division 2 West
2008-09[9] 12 Bromsgrove Hereford No relegation due to league restructure[n 1] Midlands Division 2 West
2009-10[10] 13 Burton Bournville Cheltenham North, Stoke-on-Trent Midlands Division 1 West
2010-11[11] 14 Dudley Kingswinford Sutton Coldfield Leamington, Banbury, Old Laurentians Midlands Division 1 West
2011-12[12] 14 Sutton Coldfield Bournville Dunlop, Bedworth, Kenilworth Midlands Division 1 West
2012-13[13] 14 Old Halesonians Worcester Wanderers Camphill, Northwich, Ludlow Midlands Division 1 West
2013-14[14] 14 Lichfield Burton Market Bosworth, Malvern, Old Laurentians Midlands Division 1 West
2014-15[15] 14 Newport (Salop) Worcester Wanderers Berkswell & Balsall, Earlsdon, Barkers Butts Midlands Division 1 West
2015-16[16] 14 Bridgnorth Bournville Walsall, Silhillians, Leek Midlands Division 1 West
2016-17 14
Green backgrounds are promotion places.
  1. ^ The division would be renamed Midlands Division 1 West for the next season and along with the whole national restructure of the league system by the RFU lead to mass changes at all levels.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2000-2001/group/9697
  2. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2001-2002/group/10031
  3. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2002-2003/group/10366
  4. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2003-2004/group/10751
  5. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2004-2005/group/11151
  6. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2005-2006/group/11507
  7. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2006-2007/group/11834
  8. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2007-2008/group/12243
  9. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2008-2009/group/12729
  10. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2009-2010/group/13601
  11. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2010-2011/group/14544
  12. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2011-2012/group/15386
  13. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2012-2013/group/16341
  14. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2013-2014/group/17209
  15. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2014-2015/group/18246
  16. ^ http://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/competitions/midlands-division/2015-2016/group/19774

*English RFU (2008). "Rugby First". RFU. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 

  • Rugby First: To view previous seasons in the league, search for any club within that league then click on to club details followed by fixtures and then select the appropriate season.