London 3 North West
Current season or competition:
2019–20 London 3 North West
SportRugby union
Instituted2000; 21 years ago (2000) (as London 4 North West)
Number of teams12
Country England
HoldersOld Streetonians (2nd title) (2019–20)
(promoted to London 2 North West)
Most titlesOld Streetonians (2 titles)
Websiteenglandrugby.com

London 3 North West is a level 8 league within the RFU league structure and is made up of teams predominantly from north-west London and Hertfordshire. Promoted sides tend to move up to London 2 North West while relegated teams drop to Herts/Middlesex 1. Each year all clubs in the division also take part in the RFU Senior Vase - a level 8 national competition.

Teams for 2021–22

The teams competing in 2021-22 achieved their places in the league based on performances in 2019-20, the 'previous season' column in the table below refers to that season not 2020-21.

Season 2020–21

On 30 October the RFU announced [1] that a decision had been taken to cancel Adult Competitive Leagues (National League 1 and below) for the 2020/21 season meaning London 3 North West was not contested.

Participating Clubs 2019–20

Participating Clubs 2018–19

Participating Clubs 2017–18

Participating Cubs 2016-17

Final league table

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Club Played Won Drawn Lost Points For Points Against Points Difference Try Bonus Points Losing Bonus Points Points
1 Hackney (C) 22 22 0 0 859 245 614 20 0 109
2 Hemel Hempstead 22 18 0 4 800 305 495 16 2 90
3 Stevenage 22 15 0 0 716 472 244 18 5 83
4 Grasshoppers 22 13 1 8 564 515 49 11 2 67
5 Kilburn Cosmos 22 9 2 11 550 560 -10 10 4 54
6 Datchworth 22 10 0 12 458 633 -175 7 3 50
7 St Albans 22 8 1 13 463 590 -127 10 3 47
8 Hitchin 22 9 0 13 497 639 -142 9 1 46
9 Old Merchant Taylors' 22 9 0 13 475 588 -113 8 1 45
10 Cheshunt 22 7 2 13 463 558 -95 8 3 43
11 Finchley 22 7 0 15 512 563 -51 8 5 41
12 Staines 22 2 0 20 310 999 -689 4 0 12

  • If teams are level at any stage, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:
  1. Number of matches won
  2. Difference between points for and against
  3. Total number of points for
  4. Aggregate number of points scored in matches between tied teams
  5. Number of matches won excluding the first match, then the second and so on until the tie is settled

Green background are the promotion places. Pink background are relegation places.
Updated: 10 April 2017
Source: 2016-17

Participating Clubs 2015-16

Participating Clubs 2014-15

Participating Clubs 2013-14

Participating Clubs 2012-13

Participating Clubs 2009-10

Original teams

When this division was introduced in 2000 (as London 4 North West) it contained the following teams:

London 3 North West honours

London 4 North West (2000–2009)

Originally known as London 4 North West, this division was a tier 8 league with promotion up to London 3 North West and relegation down to Herts/Middlesex 1.

London 4 North West
Season No of teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams
2000–01[2] 11 Letchworth Garden City Bank Of England Old Millhillians, Tring
2001–02[3] 10 London Scottish Fullerians Hemel Hempstead, Chiswick, Hampstead
2002–03[4] 10 Civil Service St Albans No relegation
2003–04[5] 10 Welwyn Ruislip Old Merchant Taylors' Lambs[b]
2004–05[6] 9 Tring Stevenage Town Finchley
2005–06[7] 10 London New Zealand Datchworth West London, Cheshunt
2006–07[8] 10 Hammersmith & Fulham UCS Old Boys Verulamians, Hitchin
2007–08[9] 10 Finchley Grasshoppers Harrow
2008–09[10] 11 Chiswick Hemel Hempstead No relegation
Green backgrounds are promotion places.

London 3 North West (2009–present)

League restructuring by the RFU ahead of the 2009–10 season saw London 4 North East renamed as London 3 North West. Remaining as a tier 8 league promotion was to London 2 North West (formerly London 3 North West), while relegation continued to Herts/Middlesex 1.

London 3 North West
Season No of teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams
2009–10[11] 11 Old Streetonians West London Old Hamptonians
2010–11[12] 12 Old Haberdashers Fullerians Old Ashmoleans, Wasps Amateurs
2011–12[13] 12 H.A.C. London Nigerian London Welsh Amateur, Bank Of England, West London
2012–13[14] 12 Old Priorians Twickenham Haringey Rhinos, Cheshunt, Imperial Medicals
2013–14[15] 12 Harrow Old Merchant Taylors' No relegation
2014–15[16] 12 Fullerians Welwyn Old Streetonians, UCS Old Boys
2015–16[17] 12 London Nigerian Belsize Park Wasps, Old Actonians
2016–17[18] 12 Hackney Hemel Hempstead Staines[c]
2017–18[19] 12 Grasshoppers Welwyn Hitchin, St Albans
2018–19[20] 12 London Welsh Datchworth Verulamians[d]
2019–20[21] 12 Old Streetonians Enfield Ignatians Harrow
2020–21 12
Green backgrounds are promotion places.

Number of league titles

Notes

  1. ^ Kilburn Cosmos, who finished 11th in L3NW in season 2019-20 took the place of Harrow RFC in Herts/Middlesex 1 for season 2021-22.
  2. ^ The Lambs were Old Merchant Taylors' 2nd team.
  3. ^ Only 1 team relegated this season.
  4. ^ Only 1 team relegated this season.

See also

References

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  15. ^ "2013-2014 London South-East Division". England Rugby. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  16. ^ "2014-2015 London South-East Division". England Rugby. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  17. ^ "2015-2016 London South-East Division". England Rugby. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  18. ^ "2016-2017 London South-East Division". England Rugby. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  19. ^ "2017-2018 London South-East Division". England Rugby. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  20. ^ "2018-2019 London & South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  21. ^ "Men's London & South East Level 8 and below leagues 2019–20" (PDF). England Rugby. Retrieved 25 April 2020.