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Ereklasse

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Overview

The league pyramid

Since 2012/13 season the league structure is the following:

Level 1 Ereklasse
12 teams - 1 team to playout and 1 relegation
Level 2 Eersteklasse
12 teams - 1 promotion, 1 team to playoff and 2 relegations
Level 3 2e Klasse
24 teams - 2 groups
1 promotion and 2 relegations for each group
Level 4 3e Klasse
40 teams - 4 groups
1 promotion and 3 relegations for each group
Level 5 4e Klasse
6 groups
2 promotion for each group



Honours Roll

Season:WinnersRunners upFormatResult
2017/18RC 't Gooi (3)RC HilversumFinal30-19
2016/17RC Hilversum (18)RC 't GooiFinal34-15
2015/16RC Hilversum (17)The DukesFinal29-14
2014/15RC Hilversum (16)The DukesFinal22-11
2013/14Haagsche RC (13)RC HilversumFinal12-5
2012/13RC 't Gooi (2)RC HilversumFinal21-20
2011/12RC Hilversum (15)RC 't GooiFinal35-0
2010/11RC Hilversum (14)The DukesFinal25-6
2009/10RC Hilversum (13)The DukesFinal29-10
2008/09RC 't Gooi (1)The DukesFinal24-19
2007/08The Dukes (1)RC HilversumFinal19-18
2006/07Castricumse RC (8)RC HilversumFinal23-14
2005/06Castricumse RC (7)RC 't GooiFinal???
2004/05Castricumse RC (6)Haagsche RCFinal???
2003/04Castricumse RC (5)Haagsche RCFinal27-6
2002/03Castricumse RC (4)Haagsche RCRound Robin 
2001/02Haagsche RC (12) Round Robin 
2000/01Haagsche RC (11) Round Robin 
1999/00Castricumse RC (3) Round Robin 
1998/99Haagsche RC (10)DIOK LeidenRound Robin 
1997/98DIOK Leiden (11) Round Robin 
1996/97DIOK Leiden (10) Round Robin 
1995/96DIOK Leiden (9) Round Robin 
1994/95DIOK Leiden (8) Round Robin 
1993/94DIOK Leiden (7) Round Robin 
1992/93DIOK Leiden (6) Round Robin 
1991/92DIOK Leiden (5) Round Robin 
1990/91DIOK Leiden (4) Round Robin 
1989/90DIOK Leiden (3) Round Robin 
1988/89DIOK Leiden (2) Round Robin 
1987/88Castricumse RC (2) Round Robin 
1986/87Castricumse RC (1) Round Robin 
1985/86RC Hilversum (12) Round Robin 
1984/85Haagsche RC (9) Round Robin 
1983/84RC Hilversum (11) Round Robin 
1982/83RC Hilversum (10) Round Robin 
1981/82RC Hilversum (9) Round Robin 
1980/81DIOK Leiden (1) Round Robin 
1979/80Haagsche RC (8) Round Robin 
1977/78Haagsche RC (7) Round Robin 
1976/77AAC Rugby (11) Round Robin 
1975/76RC Hilversum (8) Round Robin 
1974/75RC Hilversum (7) Round Robin 
1973/74Haagsche RC (6) Round Robin 
1972/73Haagsche RC (5) Round Robin 
1971/72Haagsche RC (4) Round Robin 
1970/71Haagsche RC (3) Round Robin 
1968/69AAC Rugby (10) Round Robin 
1966/67Haagsche RC (2) Round Robin 
1965/66Haagsche RC (1) Round Robin 
1964/65RC Hilversum (6) Round Robin 
1963/64AAC Rugby (9) Round Robin 
1962/63Te Werve (1) Round Robin 
1961/62RC Hilversum (5) Round Robin 
1960/61AAC Rugby (8) Round Robin 
1959/60RC Hilversum (4) Round Robin 
1958/59RC Hilversum (3) Round Robin 
1957/58RC Hilversum (2) Round Robin 
1956/57RC Hilversum (1) Round Robin 
1955/56AAC Rugby (7) Round Robin 
1954/55AAC Rugby (6) Round Robin 
1953/54AAC Rugby (5) Round Robin 
1952/53DSR-C (6) Round Robin 
1951/52??? Round Robin 
1950/51DSR-C (5) Round Robin 
1949/50DSR-C (4) Round Robin 
1948/49AAC Rugby (4) Round Robin 
1947/48DSR-C (3) Round Robin 
1946/47Rotterdamse RC (1) Round Robin 
1945/46AAC Rugby (3) Round Robin 
1944/45AAC Rugby (2) Round Robin 
1939/40AAC Rugby (1) Round Robin 
1938/39DSR-C (2) Round Robin 
1937/38DSR-C (1) Round Robin 
1936/37ARVC (2) Round Robin 
1935/36ARVC (1) Round Robin 

Team appearances

Ereklasse since 2002/03 Eersteklasse since 2002/03
TeamTeam
appearances
First
appearance
Last
appearance
Castricumse RC 17 2002/03 2018/19
DIOK Leiden 17 2002/03 2018/19
Haagsche RC 17 2002/03 2018/19
RC Hilversum 17 2002/03 2018/19
RC 't Gooi 17 2002/03 2018/19
The Dukes 15 2003/04 2018/19
Amstelveense RC 10 2003/04 2018/19
AAC Rugby 9 2002/03 2010/11
ASRV Ascrum 8 2002/03 2018/19
RC Eemland 7 2008/09 2015/16
RC The Hookers 7 2011/12 2017/18
Waterland 7 2012/13 2018/19
EZRC Oemoemenoe 6 2013/14 2018/19
Bassets Sassenheim 5 2002/03 2018/19
Etten Leur 5 2007/08 2011/12
DSR-C 4 2008/09 2018/19
Utrechtse RC 4 2010/11 2013/14
Rotterdamse RC 3 2002/03 2004/05
USRS 3 2003/04 2005/06
RC Bekaro 2 2002/03 2003/04
RFC Oysters 2 2006/07 2007/08
RC The Pink Panthers 1 2012/13 2012/13
Sparta Rotterdam 1 2009/10 2009/10
TeamTeam appearancesFirst
appearance
Last
appearance
USRS 15 2002/03 2018/19
DSR-C 13 2002/03 2016/17
Bassets Sassenheim 12 2003/04 2014/15
Haagsche RC 2 11 2002/03 2015/16
RC Eemland 10 2002/03 2018/19
RC The Hookers 9 2003/04 2018/19
Utrechtse RC 9 2003/04 2018/19
Alkmaarse RUFC 8 2004/05 2013/14
RC Delft 8 2002/03 2018/19
RFC Oysters 8 2002/03 2018/19
AAC Rugby 6 2011/12 2018/19
Amstelveense RC 6 2002/03 2017/18
ASRV Ascrum 6 2006/07 2015/16
Rotterdamse RC 5 2005/06 2018/19
Sparta Rotterdam 5 2007/08 2012/13
Te Werve 5 2004/05 2013/14
DIOK Leiden 2 4 2010/11 2018/19
RC 't Gooi 2 4 2010/11 2015/16
RC The Pink Panthers 4 2006/07 2013/14
The Dukes 2 4 2014/15 2017/18
Waterland 4 2008/09 2011/12
Castricumse RC 2 3 2014/15 2016/17
EZRC Oemoemenoe 3 2008/09 2012/13
RC Bekaro 3 2004/05 2006/07
RC Groningen 3 2016/17 2018/19
The Dukes 3 2002/03 2004/05
ASRV Ascrum 2 2 2017/18 2018/19
Bredase RC 2 2010/11 2017/18
Etten Leur 2 2005/06 2006/07
LSRG 2 2006/07 2007/08
RC Hilversum 2 2 2015/16 2016/17
RFC Haarlem 2 2002/03 2018/19
Erasmus RSRC 1 2013/14 2013/14
JRC Ducks 1 2002/03 2002/03
Pickwick Players 1 2005/06 2005/06
RC Bulldogs 1 2014/15 2014/15
RC Eindhoven 1 2004/05 2004/05



Sources

www.rugby.nl - Dutch union official site
nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ereklasse_rugby - Wikipedia pages about Ereklasse
rugby-encyclopedie.com/Pays/Pays/Pays_bas.htm - Site dedicated to rugby history
Every site was scanned using also web.archive.org