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Guinness Premiership Current Tables

The Guinness Premiership is one of the best Rugby Union top flights in the world. The Prem is the top flight of English Rugby and has some of the best players in the world playing in it.

Some of the top players are as follows:

Sebastien Chabal (France)- Sale Sharks
Jonny Wilkinson (England)- Newcastle Falcons
Lawrence Dallaglio (England)-London Wasps
Martin Castrogiovanni (Italy)-Leicester Tigers
De Wet Barry (South Africa)-Harlequins
Marco Bortolami (Italy)-Gloucester
Gareth Llewellyn (Wales)-Bristol
Eliota Fuimaono  (Samoa)-Bath

With six games played in the Guinness Premiership this season, it is still a tightly contested race, with Gloucester holding a slim lead over Bath 23 points to 22. Saracens and Harlequins are trying to nip at their heels, tied for third at 19 points.

Worcester and Leeds are trying desperately to get back into it and avoid relegation. Worcester has four points and Leeds have five.

Here are the tables:

Gloucester 23pts

Bath 22 pts

Saracens 19pts

Harlequins 19pts

Leicester Tigers 17pts

Bristol 14pts

Sale Sharks 14pts

Newcastle Falcons 14pts

London Irish 10pts

London Wasps 8pts

Leeds Carnegie 5pts

Worcester 4pts

According to Guinness Premiership’s website, “In all Guinness Premiership matches, four points are awarded for a win and two points are awarded for a draw.  One bonus point is awarded to a team scoring four or more tries and one bonus point is awarded to a team losing a match by seven points or less.”

November 13, 2007 Posted by | Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment