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Overview

It is the main competition for Swiss clubs.
In the 90s for three years a french-swiss championship was played in the first part of the season, with some amateur french teams playing, from the swiss boorder zone.

The league pyramid


Since 2018/19 season the league structure is the following:

Level 1 LNA
8 teams - 1 relegation
Level 2 LNB
8 teams - 1 promotion and 1 relegation
Level 3 LNC
8 teams - 1 promotion and 1 relegation
Level 4 LND
1 promotion



Honours Roll

Season:WinnersRunners upFormatResult
2018/19Grasshoppers Club (3)NyonFinal22-5
2017/18Genève PLO (6)Hermance RégionFinal20-10
2016/17Nyon (5)Genève PLOFinal15-8
2015/16Nyon (4)Genève PLOFinal22-19
2014/15Genève PLO (5)Hermance RégionFinal31-28
2013/14Grasshoppers Club (2)NyonFinal21-17
2012/13Hermance Région (12)NyonFinal32-24
2011/12RC Avusy (3)NyonFinal13-10
2010/11RC Avusy (2)Stade LausanneFinal15-12
2009/10Genève PLO (4)YverdonFinal16-11
2008/09Genève PLO (3)Hermance RégionFinal13-12
2007/08Nyon (3)Hermance RégionFinal21-3
2006/07Genève PLO (2)Hermance RégionFinal15-3
2006Genève RC (1)RC ZurichRound Robin 
2005Nyon (2)Genève RCRound Robin 
2004Hermance Région (11)RC ZurichRound Robin 
2003RC Avusy (1)Hermance RégionRound Robin 
2002Hermance Région (10)Genève RCRound Robin 
2001RC Zurich (1)Hermance RégionRound Robin 
2000/01Hermance Région (9)Genève RCRound Robin 
1999/00Hermance Région (8)Genève RCRound Robin 
1998/99Hermance Région (7)NyonRound Robin 
1997/98Hermance Région (6)RC AvusyRound Robin 
1996/97Hermance Région (5)NyonRound Robin 
1995/96Nyon (1)Hermance RégionRound Robin 
1994/95Hermance Région (4)NyonRound Robin 
1993/94Hermance Région (3)RC AvusyRound Robin 
1992/93Hermance Région (2)RC CERNRound Robin 
1991/92Hermance Région (1)Sporting RC GenèveRound Robin 
1990/91RC CERN (10)Hermance RégionRound Robin 
1989/90RC CERN (9)Hermance RégionRound Robin 
1988/89RC CERN (8)Hermance RégionRound Robin 
1987/88Yverdon (2)RC CERNRound Robin 
1986/87Yverdon (1)RC CERNRound Robin 
1985/86Stade Lausanne (6)RC CERNRound Robin 
1984/85Stade Lausanne (5)YverdonRound Robin 
1983/84RC CERN (7)Hermance RégionRound Robin 
1982/83Stade Lausanne (4)RC CERNRound Robin 
1981/82RC CERN (6)YverdonRound Robin 
1980/81Stade Lausanne (3)RC CERNRound Robin 
1979/80RC CERN (5)Hermance RégionRound Robin 
1978/79RC CERN (4)IOS GenèveRound Robin 
1977/78RC CERN (3)IOS GenèveRound Robin 
1976/77RC CERN (2)Stade LausanneRound Robin 
1975/76Stade Lausanne (2)RC CERNRound Robin 
1974/75Stade Lausanne (1)IOS GenèveRound Robin 
1973/74RC CERN (1)Stade LausanneRound Robin 
1972/73IOS Genève (1)RC CERNRound Robin 

Team appearances

LNA LNB
TeamTeam
appearances
First
appearance
Last
appearance
Hermance Région 47 1974/75 2019/20
Genève PLO 44 1972/73 2019/20
Nyon 43 1973/74 2019/20
RC CERN 38 1972/73 2018/19
Stade Lausanne 37 1972/73 2019/20
Grasshoppers Club 35 1972/73 2019/20
Yverdon 32 1979/80 2014/15
RC Avusy 24 1993/94 2019/20
RFC Basel 16 1976/77 2014/15
Neuchâtel Sport 15 1975/76 2019/20
IOS Genève 14 1972/73 1985/86
Lausanne Uni Club 14 1974/75 2019/20
RC Bern 12 1986/87 2009/10
Albaladejo Lausanne 11 1972/73 1993/94
La Chaux de Fonds 7 1982/83 1993/94
RC Ticino 5 1988/89 1992/93
Ecole Hôtelière Lausanne 3 1972/73 1981/82
Lugano 3 2013/14 2015/16
RC Fribourg 3 1995/96 2011/12
RC Monthey 2 1981/82 1982/83
TeamTeam appearancesFirst
appearance
Last
appearance
RC Bern 35 1972/73 2018/19
Neuchâtel Sport 34 1972/73 2017/18
Albaladejo Lausanne 32 1973/74 2017/18
RFC Basel 29 1975/76 2019/20
Luzern 27 1980/81 2016/17
La Chaux de Fonds 26 1980/81 2019/20
Lausanne Uni Club 26 1972/73 2010/11
RC Fribourg 21 1986/87 2019/20
RC Monthey 16 1972/73 1991/92
RC Ticino 16 1973/74 1993/94
Grasshoppers Club 13 1975/76 1992/93
Stade Lausanne 13 1993/94 2014/15
Yverdon 12 1974/75 2017/18
Ecole Hôtelière Lausanne 10 1978/79 1996/97
RC CERN 10 1995/96 2019/20
Lugano 9 2008/09 2019/20
Ovalie Chablaisienne Monthey 9 2011/12 2019/20
RC Zug 8 1986/87 2017/18
Wurenlos 8 1998/99 2015/16
Entente Haut Broye-Rivièra 7 1972/73 1978/79
RC CERN 2 7 1972/73 1982/83
Winterthur 7 2013/14 2019/20
Nyon 6 1972/73 1993/94
RC Avusy 6 1991/92 2018/19
Stade Lausanne 2 6 1972/73 2011/12
Thun Verein 6 1980/81 1991/92
Genève PLO 5 1976/77 1994/95
Union Zurich 5 2015/16 2019/20
Grasshoppers Club 2 4 1981/82 2012/13
Nyon 2 4 2012/13 2015/16
Old Boys Genève 4 1991/92 1994/95
RC Martigny 4 1987/88 1992/93
Ecole Internationale 2 1981/82 1982/83
Genève PLO 2 2 1972/73 1978/79
Hermance Région 2 1972/73 1973/74
La Côte RC 2 1973/74 1974/75
Bishops St. Gallen 1 2009/10 2009/10
Hermance Région 2 1 1993/94 1993/94
IOS Genève 1 1986/87 1986/87
IOS Genève 2 1 1978/79 1978/79
Yverdon 2 1 1982/83 1982/83



Sources

www.suisserugby.com - Suisse Rugby official site
lerugbysuisse.ch - Site about rugby in Switzerland