The English rugby union league pyramid is topped by the Premiership. Below this are the Championship and National Leagues 1 to 3. Below this, the structure is split geographically into four regions: Midlands, North, London and South East, and South West. With the exception of the Midlands leagues, which only has regional splits, below these regional leagues are county leagues. The county leagues are the lowest levels in the English game.
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The leagues are: North Premier Midlands Premier London & South East Premier South West Premier
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Latest from Premiership Rugby. Wasps 44-8 Bristol Bears. Bath Rugby 13-20 Newcastle Falcons. Exeter Chiefs 24-26 Northampton Saints. Gloucester Rugby 26-33 Leicester Tigers.
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Premiership Rugby 13 clubs. 2 RFU Championship 11 clubs. 3 National League 1 16 clubs. 4 National League 2 North 16 clubs. National League 2 South 16 clubs. 5 Midlands Premier 14 clubs. North Premier 14 clubs. London & South East Premier 14 clubs. South West Premier 14 clubs. 6 Midlands 1 West 14 clubs. Midlands 1 East 14 clubs. North 1 East 14 clubs. North 1 West 14 clubs
Rugby union at the Summer Olympics; Rugby union tours; Women's international rugby; Club and provincial tournaments Intercontinental. United Rugby Championship — provincial/regional teams from Ireland, Italy, Scotland, South Africa and Wales. The competition began as the Celtic League, restricted to the three Celtic nations; became Pro12 when two Italian teams joined in 2010–11 and Pro14 when two South African teams joined in 2017–18.
The team sports rugby union and rugby league have shared origins and thus many similarities. Initially, following the 1895 split in rugby football, rugby union and rugby league differed in administration only. Soon, however, the rules of rugby league were modified, resulting in two distinctly different forms of rugby. After 100 years, in 1995 rugby union joined rugby league and most other forms of football as an openly professional sport. The inherent similarities between rugby union and rugby l