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Regional 1 North East
Current season or competition:
2022–23 Regional 1 North East
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SportRugby union
Number of teams12
Country England
WebsiteNorthern Division

Regional 1 North East is a level five league in the English rugby union system, with the twelve teams drawn from across North East England and the East Midlands. The other level five leagues are Regional 1 Midlands, Regional 1 North West, Regional 1 South Central, Regional 1 South East and Regional 1 South West.[1]


The twelve teams in this league are drawn from across North East England and the East Midlands, with the league champions promoted to National 2 North. The league's bottom three teams are relegated to either Regional 2 North or Regional 2 North East depending on their geographic location.[1]

The season runs from September to May and comprises twenty-four rounds of matches, with each club playing each of its rivals home and away. The results of the matches contribute points to the league table as follows:

Current season

Participating teams and locations


  1. ^ a b "League Structure and Leagues for 2022/2023". RFU Community Communications. Retrieved 13 August 2022.