London 3 South West

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London 3 South West
Current season or competition:
2019–20 London 3 South West
England Rugby text logo.svg
SportRugby union
Instituted2000; 20 years ago (2000) (as London 4 South West)
Number of teams11
Country England
HoldersReeds Weybridge (1st title) (2019–20)
(promoted to London 2 South West)
Most titlesFarnham, Winchester (2 titles)
Websiteenglandrugby.com

London 3 South West is an English rugby union league at the eighth level of club rugby union in England involving sides based in Hampshire, Surrey and south-west London. Promoted clubs move into London 2 South West. Relegated clubs move into either Surrey 1 or Hampshire Premier depending on their location, with sides coming up from these divisions, although only 1st XV clubs are allowed in London 3 South West. Each year all clubs in the division also take part in the RFU Senior Vase - a level 8 national competition.

Teams for 2020–21[edit]

Teams for 2019–20[edit]

Teams for 2018–19[edit]

Teams for 2017–18[edit]

Participating Clubs 2016-17[edit]

Participating Clubs 2015-16[edit]

Participating Clubs 2014-15[edit]

Participating Clubs 2013-14[edit]

  • Camberley (relegated from London 2 South West)
  • Eastleigh
  • Ellingham & Ringwood
  • Farnham
  • KCS Old Boys (relegated from London 2 South West)
  • London Exiles
  • New Milton & District
  • Old Cranleighans
  • Old Mid-Whitgiftian
  • Old Wellingtonian
  • Purley John Fisher
  • Sandown & Shanklin

Participating Clubs 2012-13[edit]

  • Bognor
  • Eastleigh
  • Ellingham & Ringwood
  • London Exiles
  • Old Blues
  • Old Mid-Whitgiftian
  • Old Paulines
  • Old Wellingtonians
  • Purley John Fisher
  • Sandown & Shanklin
  • Weybridge Vandals
  • Winchester

Original teams[edit]

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

London 3 South West honours[edit]

London 4 South West (2000–2009)[edit]

Originally known as London 4 South West, this division was a tier 8 league with promotion up to London 3 South West and relegation down to either Hampshire 1 or Surrey 1.

London 4 South West
Season No of teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams
2000–01[1] 11 Chobham Cobham Fawley, Old Alleynians, Southampton
2001–02[2] 12 Richmond Barnes Farnborough, Warlingham, Reeds Weybridge
2002–03[3] 10 Tottonians London Irish Amateur Trojans, Cranleigh
2003–04[4] 10 Purley John Fisher Farnham United Services Portsmouth
2004–05[5] 10 Old Reigatian Guernsey Romsey, Southampton, Old Emanuel
2005–06[6] 10 Dorking KCS Old Boys Old Wellingtonians, Alton, Trojans
2006–07[7] 10 Cobham London Cornish Old Amplefordians, Sandown & Shanklin, Old Caterhamians
2007–08[8] 10 Warlingham London South Africa Farnham, Old Paulines, Petersfield
2008–09[9] 12 Weybridge Vandals Trojans Petersfield
Green backgrounds are promotion places.

London 3 South West (2009–present)[edit]

League restructuring by the RFU ahead of the 2009–10 season saw London 4 South West renamed as London 3 South West. Remaining as a tier 8 league promotion was to London 2 South West (formerly London 3 South West), while relegation continued to either Hampshire 1 or Surrey 1.

London 3 South West
Season No of teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams
2009–10[10] 12 Gosport & Fareham Old Mid-Whitgiftian Kingston, Old Paulines, Andover
2010–11[11] 12 Teddington Camberley London South Africa, Old Wimbledonians, Fordingbridge
2011–12[12] 12 Old Alleynians KCS Old Boys Alton, Andover, Old Freemens
2012–13[13] 12 Winchester Weybridge Vandals Old Blues, Bognor, Old Paulines
2013–14[14] 12 Farnham KCS Old Boys Old Wellingtonians, Camberley, Old Cranleighans
2014-15[15] 12 London Exiles Andover Ellingham & Ringwood, Sandown & Shanklin
2015–16[16] 12 Camberley Old Tonbridgians Purley John Fisher, New Milton & District
2016–17[17] 12 Farnham Eastleigh Bognor, Millbrook, United Services Portsmouth
2017–18[18] 12 Old Cranleighans Old Emanuel Basingstoke, New Milton & District, Weybridge
2018–19[19] 12 Winchester Battersea Ironsides Old Whitgiftian, Petersfield, Teddington
2019–20[20] 11[a] Reeds Weybridge Old Tiffinians Effingham & Leatherhead, Gosport & Fareham
2020–21 12
Green backgrounds are promotion places.

Number of league titles[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Only 11 teams this season after United Services Portsmouth dropped out of the league.[21]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000–01 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  2. ^ "2001–02 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  3. ^ "2002–03 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  4. ^ "2003–04 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  5. ^ "2004–05 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  6. ^ "2005–06 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  7. ^ "2006–07 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  8. ^ "2007–08 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  9. ^ "2008–09 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  10. ^ "2009–10 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  11. ^ "2010–11 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  12. ^ "2011–12 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  13. ^ "2012–13 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  14. ^ "2013–14 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  15. ^ "2014–15 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  16. ^ "2015–16 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  17. ^ "2016–17 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  18. ^ "2017–18 London South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  19. ^ "2018-2019 London & South-East Division". England Rugby. RFU. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  20. ^ "Men's London & South East Level 8 and below leagues 2019–20" (PDF). England Rugby. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  21. ^ "One of Portsmouth's most iconic sporting institutions - the United Services RFC - face a fight for survival". England Rugby. 17 November 2019.