Yorkshire 2

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Yorkshire 2
Current season or competition::
2014–15 Yorkshire 2
England Rugby text logo.svg
Sport Rugby union
Number of teams 14
Country  England
Holders West Leeds (1st title) (2015–16)
(promoted to Yorkshire 1)
Most titles Scarborough (3 titles)
Website [1]

Yorkshire 2 is an English Rugby Union league at the eighth tier of the domestic competition for teams from Yorkshire. Club rugby in Yorkshire operates without promotion play-offs meaning that the top two teams are automatically promoted to Yorkshire 1 and the bottom two teams are relegated to Yorkshire 3.

Participating Clubs 2016-17[edit]

  • Barnsley
  • Leodiensian
  • Moortown
  • Old Crossleyans (relegated from Yorkshire 1)
  • Old Grovians
  • Old Rishworthians
  • Pontefract
  • Ripon
  • Roundhegians
  • Sheffield Medicals
  • Thornensians (promoted from Yorkshire 3)
  • Wath-upon-Dearne
  • West Park Leeds (relegated from Yorkshire 1)
  • Wetherby (promoted from Yorkshire 3)

Participating Clubs 2015-16[edit]

  • Barnsley
  • Castleford (promoted from Yorkshire 3)
  • Keighley
  • Knottingley
  • Leodiensian
  • Moortown
  • Old Grovians (promoted from Yorkshire 3)
  • Old Rishworthians
  • Pontefract (relegated from Yorkshire 1)
  • Ripon
  • Roundhegians
  • Sheffield Medicals
  • Wath-upon-Dearne (relegated from Yorkshire 1)
  • West Leeds

Participating Clubs 2014-15[edit]

  • Barnsley
  • Bradford Salem
  • Goole (promoted from Yorkshire 3)
  • Keighley (relegated from Yorkshire 1)
  • Knottingley
  • Leeds Medics and Dentists (promoted from Yorkshire 3)
  • Leodiensian
  • Moortown
  • Old Rishworthians
  • Ripon
  • Roundhegians
  • Sheffield Medicals
  • West Leeds
  • West Park Leeds

Participating Clubs 2013-14[edit]

  • Baildon (promoted from Yorkshire 3)
  • Barnsley (relegated from Yorkshire 1)
  • Bradford Salem
  • Hullensians
  • Knottingley
  • Leodiensian
  • Moortown
  • Old Rishworthians (promoted from Yorkshire 3)
  • Ripon
  • Roundhegians
  • Sheffield Medicals
  • West Leeds
  • West Park Leeds
  • Yarnbury

Participating Clubs 2012–13[edit]

  • Bradford Salem
  • Castleford
  • Doncaster Phoenix
  • Hullensians
  • Leodiensian
  • Moortown
  • Ripon
  • Roundhegians
  • Selby
  • Sheffield Medicals
  • Skipton
  • West Leeds
  • West Park Leeds
  • Yarnbury

Yorkshire 2 Honours[edit]

Yorkshire 2 Honours
Season No of Teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams League Name
1997-98 10 Huddersfield Y.M.C.A. Yorkshire 2
1998-99[1] 10 Scarborough Hemsworth Stanley Rodillians, Barnsley, Moortown Yorkshire 2
1999-00[2] 10 Dinnington Sheffield Tigers Bramley Phoenix, Hullensians, Old Otliensians Yorkshire 2
2000-01[3] 12 Scarborough Sheffield Tigers Wath Upon Dearne, Bradford Salem, Roundhegians Yorkshire 2
2001-02[4] 12 Huddersfield Y.M.C.A. Dinnington Hemsworth, Castleford, York Railway Institute Yorkshire 2
2002-03[5] 12 Keighley Malton and Norton Pocklington, Northallerton Yorkshire 2
2003-04[6] 12 Beverley Ilkley Skipton, West Leeds Yorkshire 2
2004-05[7] 12 Sheffield Tigers Bradford Salem Castleford, Heath Yorkshire 2
2005-06[8] 12 Scarborough Old Brodleians West Leeds, Yarnbury Yorkshire 2
2006-07[9] 12 Selby Heath York Railway Institute, Barnsley Yorkshire 2
2007-08[10] 12 Old Brodleians Skipton West Park Leeds, Goole Yorkshire 2
2008-09[11] 11 Wheatley Hills Castleford, Dinnington, Yarnbury (both also promoted) No relegation[n 1] Yorkshire 2
2009-10[12] 14 North Ribblesdale Knottingley Hessle, Goole Yorkshire Division 2
2010-11[13] 14 Pocklington Huddersfield Y.M.C.A. Old Rishworthians, Roundhegians Yorkshire Division 2
2011-12[14] 14 Barnsley Wath Upon Dearne Goole Yorkshire Division 2
2012-13[15] 14 Selby Doncaster Phoenix Castleford, Skipton Yorkshire Division 2
2013-14[16] 14 Yarnbury Hullensians Baildon Yorkshire Division 2
2014-15[17] 14 Bradford Salem West Park Leeds Leeds Medics and Dentists, Goole Yorkshire Division 2
2015-16[18] 14 West Leeds Keighley Castleford, Knottingley Yorkshire Division 2
2016-17 14
Green backgrounds are promotion places.
  1. ^ No relegation as division due to increase from 11 to 14 teams for the following season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1998-1999 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "1999-2000 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "2000-2001 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "2001-2002 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "2002-2003 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "2003-2004 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "2004-2005 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "2005-2006 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "2006-2007 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "2007-2008 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  11. ^ "2008-2009 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "2009-2010 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  13. ^ "2010-2011 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  14. ^ "2011-2012 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  15. ^ "2012-2013 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  16. ^ "2013-2014 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  17. ^ "2014-2015 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  18. ^ "2015-2016 Northern Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 4 May 2016. 

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