Midlands 4 West (South)

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Midlands 4 West (South)
Current season or competition::
2015–16 Midlands 4 West (South)
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Sport Rugby union
Instituted 2006; 11 years ago (2006)
Number of teams 11
Country  England
Holders Manor Park (1st title) (2015–16)
(promoted to Midlands 3 West (South))
Most titles Woodrush (2 titles)
Website [1]

Midlands 4 West (South) is a level 9 English Rugby Union league and level 4 of the Midlands League, made up of teams from the southern part of the West Midlands region who play home and away matches throughout the season. Formed for the 2006-07 season, the division was originally known as Midlands 5 West (South) but changed to its present name for the 2008-09 season due to league restructuring. Promoted teams tend to move up to Midlands 3 West (South) while relegated teams typically drop to Midlands 5 West (South).

Teams 2016-17[edit]

Teams 2015-16[edit]

Teams 2014-15[edit]

Teams 2013-14[edit]

Teams 2012–13[edit]

  • Alcester
  • Atherstone
  • Birmingham C.S.
  • Claverdon
  • Coventrians
  • Coventry Welsh
  • Harbury
  • Keresley
  • Manor Park
  • Old Yardleians
  • Warwickian

Teams 2008–09[edit]

  • Copsewood
  • Coventrians
  • Coventry Welsh
  • Dudley Wasps
  • Evesham
  • Harbury
  • Keresley
  • Manor Park
  • Pinley
  • Redditch
  • Stoke Old Boys
  • Worcester Students

Worcester Students withdrew from the league after failing to field 15 players regularly.

Midlands 4 West (South) Honours[edit]

Midlands 4 West (South) Honours
Season No of Teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams League Name
2006-07[1] 10 Woodrush Southam Coventry Technical, Bredon Star, Stoke Old Boys Midlands 5 West (South)
2007-08[2] 10 Rugby St Andrews Upton-on-Severn Tenbury, Alcester Midlands 5 West (South)
2008-09[3] 10 Redditch Harbury Copsewood, Coventrians Midlands 5 West (South)[n 1]
2009-10[4] 10 Evesham Coventry Welsh Dudley Wasps[n 2] Midlands 4 West (South)
2010-11[6] 11 Pinley Keresley Stoke Old Boys, Trinity Guild Midlands 4 West (South)
2011-12[7] 11 Old Wheatleyans Ledbury Rugby Welsh, Birmingham Exiles Midlands 4 West (South)
2012-13[8] 11 Old Yardleians Manor Park Keresley, Warwickian Midlands 4 West (South)
2013-14[9] 10 Woodrush Harbury Alcester Midlands 4 West (South)
2014-15[10] 10 Rugby Lions Evesham Five Ways Old Edwardians Midlands 4 West (South)
2015-16[11] 10 Manor Park Upton-on-Severn Birmingham Civil Service Midlands 4 West (South)
2016-17 10
Green backgrounds are promotion places.
  1. ^ Last season as Midlands 5 West (South). Would be renamed Midlands 4 West (South) for the following season.
  2. ^ Although they finished 8th and outside of the relegation zone, Dudley Wasps would drop out of the division to join the North Midlands Reserve League - Division 1.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2006-2007 Midlands Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "2007-2008 Midlands Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "2008-2009 Midlands Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "2009-2010 Midlands Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Division 1". Pitchero. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "2010-2011 Midlands Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "2011-2012 Midlands Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "2012-2013 Midlands Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "2013-2014 Midlands Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "2014-2015 Midlands Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "2015-2016 Midlands Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  • English RFU (2008). "Rugby First". RFU. Archived from the original on 28 April 2009. Retrieved 21 July 2008. 
  • 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.

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