The Yorkshire Leagues for the 2012-13 season have been published, and it means some changes for all of our Teams. Full listings are avaliable on the YHA website – www.yorkshireha.org.uk.
As a result of Halifax 1st’s voluntarily relegating themselves 2 divisons, and YHA’s move to set consistant 12 team leagues means that the Mens 1sts will move into Division 1 as part of the top 4 moving up. Accompanying them will be Normanby Part 1st’s, Old Malton 1st’s and Ramgarhia 1st’s.
The Mens 2nds will stay in Divison 5 South, who will meet Worksop 2nds who have transferred from the Midland Leagues.
Mens 3rd’s will compete in Division 6 South after promotion, however due to changes at the lower league levels, they will be accompanied by 4 other teams. In addition, Sheffield Uni Bankers have been transferred from Div 6 North.
The new Mens 4th’s will join Barnsley 2nds as new teams in the YHA, competing Division 7, which is no longer divided by north & south.
Mens 5th’s development league details are yet to be published.
|RELEGATED LAST YEAR||PROMOTED LAST YEAR||TRANSFER|
|DIVISION 1||DIVISION 5 South||DIVISION 6 South||DIVISION 7|
|Kingston upon Hull 2||Sheffield Hallam 6||Leeds Adel Carnegie 5||Wakefield 6|
|City of York 2||Lincoln Roses 3||Doncaster 6||Boston Spa 4|
|Harrogate 2||Lincoln Roses 4||Grimsby 2||Acomb 2|
|Rotherham 1||Hull Uni 2||Sheffield Hallam 7||Tadcaster Magnets 2|
|Sheffield Uni Bankers 4||Leeds 5||Kingston-upon-Hull 4||City of York 9|
|Leeds Adel Carnegie 2||Leeds Uni 6||Huddersfield Dragons 6||Ben Rhyd 7|
|Huddersfield Dragons 2||Slazengers 2||Lincoln 2||Normanby Park 2|
|Doncaster 3||Doncaster 5||Slazengers 3||Leeds 7|
|Normanby Park 1||Wakefield 5||Brigg 4||Hull Uni 3|
|Old Malton 1||Brigg 3||Chapeltown 4||Rotherham 4|
|Rhamgaria||Leeds Adel Carnegie 4||Garforth||Slazengers 4 [new]|
|Slazengers 1||Worksop 2||Sheffield Uni Bankers 7||Barnsley 2 [new]|
In the Ladies Section, there are also significant changes to the leagues. The Ladies 1sts will move to the North Division 2 South East. The top 5 teams from Yorkshire Prem have been promoted to the new league, meaning changes throughout the league structure.
Ladies 2nds will play in Division 3 after their promotion. They will be joined by the 3 additional teams from Division 4; Cleckheaton 1; Halifax 3 and Doncaster Independent 1.
As part of the league changes, the Ladies 3rd’s have been promoted from the Div 6 to Div 5, along with the top 7 from the league. The bottom 4 teams have been seperated into 4 larger regional leagues.
|North Division 2 (South East)||Yorkshire Division 3||Yorkshire Division 5|
|Chapeltown 1||Halifax 2||Ben Rhydding 4|
|Huddersfield Dragons 1||Leeds Adel Carnegie 3||Harrogate 5|
|Rotherham 1||Harrogate 4||Brigg 2|
|Slazengers 1||Netherwood 1||Chapeltown 2|
|Driffield 1||City of York 3||Legiolians 1|
|Boston Spa 1||Canalside Terriers 1||York University 2|
|Doncaster 2||Boston Spa 2||Lincoln Roses 1|
|Halifax 1||Horsforth 1||Pickering 1|
|Leeds 1||Slazengers 2||City of York 4|
|Leeds University 2||Cleckheaton 1||Thirsk 2|
|Halifax 3||Slazengers 3|
|Doncaster Independent 1||Colne Valley 2|