Micronational Rugby Super League

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Micronational Super League
CountriesFlorian Republicflag.svg The Florian Republic and Serbica.png Serbica
Founded24th April 2017
First seasonTBC
Divisions1
Number of teams16 (split into two conferences)
Levels on pyramid1
Promotion toN/A
Relegation toN/A
Domestic cup(s)Micronational Rugby Challenge Cup
International cup(s)TBC
Current championsTBC
(1st season (2017)
Most championshipsTBC
Most capped playerTBC
Top goalscorerTBC
WebsiteWebsite
2017

Overview

The Micronational Rugby Super League is the national Rugby Union competition in the Florian Republic and Serbica. It consists of 16 teams which are split into conferences. The league was formed on the 24th April and is very popular as Rugby Union is the most popular sport in the micronation. The league is affiliated to Micronational Rugby and is the only domestic league in the microsphere. The first round of matches will be played on the 13th May. Before the season started the teams compete in the Micronational Rugby Super League Pre-Season Series‎‎ .

Teams

There are 16 teams in the league which are split into two conferences. The teams are listed below:

Micronational Rugby Super League (Conference A) Clubs
Club Established City Stadium Capacity* Titles (Last)
Florian Republicflag.svg Penlee RFC 2017 Penlee Penlee Stadium 10,000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Lions RFC 2017 Penlee Penlee Stadium 10/000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Orange Star RFC 2017 Penlee Penlee Stadium 10/000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Black Snakes RFC 2017 Penlee Penlee Stadium 10/000 N/A
Serbica.png VRC Lions 2017 Serbica Tawamba Olympic Stadium 8,000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Penlee City 2017 Penlee Penlee Stadium 10/000 N/A
Serbica.png VRC Jaguars 2017 Serbica Tawamba Olympic Stadium 8,000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Tigers RFC 2017 Penlee Penlee Stadium 10/000 N/A
  • Note that capacity may differ
Micronational Rugby Super League (Conference B) Clubs
Club Established City Stadium Capacity* Titles (Last)
Florian Republicflag.svg Humphreys Lions RFC 2017 Humphreys Humphreys Stadium 10,000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Wolfpack RFC 2017 Humphreys Humphreys Stadium 10,000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Airforce RFC 2017 Humphreys Humphreys Stadium 10,000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Saints RFC 2017 Humphreys Humphreys Stadium 10,000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Blues RFC 2017 Humphreys Humphreys Stadium 10,000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Wolves RFC 2017 Humphreys Humphreys Stadium 10,000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Green Devils RFC 2017 Humphreys Humphreys Stadium 10,000 N/A
Florian Republicflag.svg Crusaders RFC 2017 Humphreys Humphreys Stadium 10,000 N/A
  • Note that capacity may differ

Possible Expanision

The league has expressed an interest before the start of the 2017 season. The league wants to grow outside its borders whilst develop domestically. Any club wanting to join should contact Stewart Florian on Skype. On the day of forming it was announced that two teams from Serbica will be entering the league. The league one day hopes that Serbica, however, will make a domestic league and that teams for the UPO will join the league. Teams from the UPO will enter the 2018 season.

Structure

Regular season

The Micronational Rugby Superleague season runs from early May to early June. Teams are split into two conferences and play 14 rounds of matches, with each club playing each other home and away. Bonus Points were to be awarded but the league has decided not to implement them. The results of the matches contribute points to the league as follows:

  • 4 points are awarded for a win
  • 2 points are awarded for a draw
  • 0 points are awarded for a loss

Playoffs

Following the completion of the regular season, the top 4 teams from each conference enter the playoffs, which is held throughout late June. The Eight teams are randomly drawn for the Quarterfinals and only play and only play once as there is no second leg. The bottom four of each conference compete for the league shield. The winner progresses to the semi-finals and then the grand final which is held at a different micronation each year.

Promotion and Relegation

There is currently no relegation in the league however teams can promote to the division by applying. The bids for the entering the league are voted two weeks before the new season.

Media Coverage

All results and news will be posted on the league's website.

Challenge Cup

Teams in the league compete for the Micronational Rugby Challenge Cup. All 16 teams from both conferences are drawn randomly. The winner qualifies for the next round. The Final is held in a different stadium each year.

See also