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Guinness Premiership
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Guinness Premiership 2007/08

Overview
The bonus point scoring system was used to determine standing positions.
The first 4 teams in the table (Gloucester, London Wasps, Bath and Leicester Tigers) qualified for semifinals. The worst team (Leeds Carnegie) was relegated to National League 1.
The 4 teams playing the final phase, along with the 5th in table (Sale sharks) and the 6th (HArlequins) qualified for Heineken Cup. For Challenge Cup qualifying criterium was the admission to Premiership.

The league was sponsored by Guinness brewery.

Teams variations
Relegated to National Division 1 2007/08:Northampton Saints
Promoted from National Division 1 2006/07:Leeds Carnegie

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Gloucester74221507551377174653977Qualified to semifinals
2London Wasps70221426599459140674973
3Bath69221507526387139593763
4Leicester Tigers64221309539428111584066
5Sale Sharks63221408481374107443743
6Harlequins63221201048044040534978
7London Irish5922130943338251443725
8Saracens5222110115335258585835
9Bristol Rugby37227114393473-80405235
10Worcester Warriors36226214387472-85484717
11Newcastle Falcons34227015333542-209346215
12Leeds Carnegie12222119336732-396339602Relegated
Bristol Rugby had 1 point deducted for fielding an ineligible player.

BathBristol
Rugby
GloucesterHarlequinsLeeds
Carnegie
Leicester
Tigers
London
Irish
London
Wasps
Newcastle
Falcons
Sale
Sharks
SaracensWorcester
Warriors
Bath-28-1310-525-1041-1026-1219-1634-4222-1121-1966-2129-15
Bristol
Rugby
9-19-29-2615-2839-1313-2614-1123-2323-1617-2418-321-22
Gloucester8-627-0-27-2539-1613-2034-1418-1728-2031-1239-1529-7
Harlequins22-1624-1830-25-39-1513-4235-2726-2515-916-2320-2736-15
Leeds
Carnegie
15-3413-3024-496-32-6-2924-2628-4516-1520-347-3126-21
Leicester
Tigers
26-1632-1417-3031-2834-21-25-1719-2441-1411-1436-2328-20
London
Irish
20-2228-815-1013-643-2022-13-16-2219-020-1227-2423-16
London
Wasps
25-1032-3017-2529-2525-1717-2028-14-35-1229-1919-2949-12
Newcastle
Falcons
20-338-2813-2019-1221-1928-258-1313-32-33-1216-1415-12
Sale
Sharks
22-620-622-1620-1329-320-147-1716-053-10-34-3015-22
Saracens26-2025-2031-386-1566-726-1924-2029-4019-2224-20-19-6
Worcester
Warriors
20-2325-517-147-1010-1023-1911-1224-2451-1015-3416-21-

Final phase
SemifinalsFinal
London Wasps
5/18/2008 - 21-10London Wasps
5/31/2008 - 26-16
BathLondon Wasps
Gloucester
5/18/2008 - 25-26
Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers

Matches schedule
31/05/2008 - Final
London Wasps - Leicester Tigers26-16
18/05/2008 - Semifinals
Gloucester - Leicester Tigers25-26
London Wasps - Bath21-10
10/05/2008 - Regular season
Gloucester - Bath8-6
Leeds Carnegie - London Wasps28-45
Leicester Tigers - Harlequins31-28
Sale Sharks - London Irish7-17
Saracens - Bristol Rugby25-20
Worcester Warriors - Newcastle Falcons51-10
07/05/2008 - Regular season
Newcastle Falcons - London Wasps13-32
04/05/2008 - Regular season
Harlequins - Sale Sharks16-23
London Irish - Leeds Carnegie43-20
London Wasps - Gloucester17-25
Newcastle Falcons - Leicester Tigers28-25
03/05/2008 - Regular season
Bath - Saracens66-21
Bristol Rugby - Worcester Warriors21-22
20/04/2008 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Newcastle Falcons53-10
Saracens - London Wasps29-40
19/04/2008 - Regular season
Gloucester - Leeds Carnegie39-16
Leicester Tigers - Bristol Rugby32-14
London Irish - Harlequins13-6
Worcester Warriors - Bath20-23
15/04/2008 - Regular season
Bath - Leicester Tigers26-12
London Wasps - Sale Sharks29-19
13/04/2008 - Regular season
Leeds Carnegie - Harlequins6-32
Newcastle Falcons - London Irish8-13
12/04/2008 - Regular season
Gloucester - Saracens39-15
London Wasps - Worcester Warriors49-12
11/04/2008 - Regular season
Bristol Rugby - Sale Sharks17-24
30/03/2008 - Regular season
London Irish - Bristol Rugby28-8
Saracens - Leeds Carnegie66-7
29/03/2008 - Regular season
Harlequins - Newcastle Falcons15-9
Leicester Tigers - London Wasps19-24
Worcester Warriors - Gloucester17-14
28/03/2008 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Bath22-6
23/03/2008 - Regular season
Bristol Rugby - Harlequins15-28
22/03/2008 - Regular season
Bath - London Irish19-16
21/03/2008 - Regular season
Leeds Carnegie - Newcastle Falcons16-15
16/03/2008 - Regular season
Harlequins - Bath22-16
London Irish - London Wasps16-22
Newcastle Falcons - Bristol Rugby8-28
Worcester Warriors - Leeds Carnegie10-10
15/03/2008 - Regular season
Leicester Tigers - Saracens36-23
14/03/2008 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Gloucester22-16
09/03/2008 - Regular season
Leeds Carnegie - Bristol Rugby13-30
London Wasps - Harlequins29-25
Saracens - Sale Sharks24-20
08/03/2008 - Regular season
Bath - Newcastle Falcons22-11
Gloucester - London Irish34-14
Worcester Warriors - Leicester Tigers23-19
02/03/2008 - Regular season
Bristol Rugby - Bath9-19
01/03/2008 - Regular season
Harlequins - Gloucester30-25
Leicester Tigers - Leeds Carnegie34-21
London Irish - Saracens27-24
29/02/2008 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Worcester Warriors15-22
24/02/2008 - Regular season
Leeds Carnegie - Bath15-34
Saracens - Harlequins6-15
23/02/2008 - Regular season
Gloucester - Newcastle Falcons28-20
Leicester Tigers - Sale Sharks11-14
London Wasps - Bristol Rugby32-30
22/02/2008 - Regular season
Worcester Warriors - London Irish11-12
17/02/2008 - Regular season
Bristol Rugby - Gloucester29-26
London Irish - Leicester Tigers22-13
Newcastle Falcons - Saracens16-14
16/02/2008 - Regular season
Bath - London Wasps34-42
Harlequins - Worcester Warriors36-15
15/02/2008 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Leeds Carnegie29-3
10/02/2008 - Regular season
Saracens - Worcester Warriors19-6
09/02/2008 - Regular season
Gloucester - Leicester Tigers13-20
27/01/2008 - Regular season
Leeds Carnegie - London Irish24-26
Saracens - Bath26-20
26/01/2008 - Regular season
Gloucester - London Wasps18-17
Leicester Tigers - Newcastle Falcons41-14
Worcester Warriors - Bristol Rugby25-5
25/01/2008 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Harlequins20-13
06/01/2008 - Regular season
Bristol Rugby - Saracens18-3
Harlequins - Leicester Tigers13-42
London Irish - Sale Sharks20-12
Newcastle Falcons - Worcester Warriors15-12
05/01/2008 - Regular season
London Wasps - Leeds Carnegie25-17
04/01/2008 - Regular season
Bath - Gloucester10-5
30/12/2007 - Regular season
Leeds Carnegie - Sale Sharks20-34
Saracens - Newcastle Falcons19-22
29/12/2007 - Regular season
Gloucester - Bristol Rugby27-0
Leicester Tigers - London Irish25-17
London Wasps - Bath25-10
Worcester Warriors - Harlequins7-10
23/12/2007 - Regular season
London Irish - Worcester Warriors23-16
Newcastle Falcons - Gloucester13-20
Sale Sharks - Leicester Tigers20-14
22/12/2007 - Regular season
Bath - Leeds Carnegie41-10
Bristol Rugby - London Wasps23-23
Harlequins - Saracens20-27
25/11/2007 - Regular season
London Wasps - Newcastle Falcons35-12
Saracens - London Irish24-20
24/11/2007 - Regular season
Bath - Bristol Rugby28-13
Gloucester - Harlequins27-25
Leeds Carnegie - Leicester Tigers6-29
23/11/2007 - Regular season
Worcester Warriors - Sale Sharks15-34
21/10/2007 - Regular season
Bristol Rugby - Leeds Carnegie39-13
London Irish - Gloucester15-10
Newcastle Falcons - Bath20-33
20/10/2007 - Regular season
Harlequins - London Wasps26-25
Leicester Tigers - Worcester Warriors28-20
19/10/2007 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Saracens34-30
14/10/2007 - Regular season
Bristol Rugby - Newcastle Falcons23-16
London Wasps - London Irish28-14
Saracens - Leicester Tigers26-19
13/10/2007 - Regular season
Bath - Harlequins25-10
Gloucester - Sale Sharks31-12
12/10/2007 - Regular season
Leeds Carnegie - Worcester Warriors26-21
06/10/2007 - Regular season
Harlequins - Bristol Rugby24-18
Leicester Tigers - Gloucester17-30
Worcester Warriors - Saracens16-21
05/10/2007 - Regular season
London Irish - Bath20-22
Newcastle Falcons - Leeds Carnegie21-19
Sale Sharks - London Wasps16-0
30/09/2007 - Regular season
Bristol Rugby - London Irish14-11
Leeds Carnegie - Saracens7-31
London Wasps - Leicester Tigers17-20
29/09/2007 - Regular season
Bath - Sale Sharks21-19
Gloucester - Worcester Warriors29-7
Newcastle Falcons - Harlequins19-12
23/09/2007 - Regular season
London Irish - Newcastle Falcons19-0
Sale Sharks - Bristol Rugby20-6
Saracens - Gloucester31-38
22/09/2007 - Regular season
Harlequins - Leeds Carnegie39-15
Leicester Tigers - Bath26-16
Worcester Warriors - London Wasps24-24
16/09/2007 - Regular season
Bristol Rugby - Leicester Tigers13-26
Leeds Carnegie - Gloucester24-49
Newcastle Falcons - Sale Sharks33-12
15/09/2007 - Regular season
Bath - Worcester Warriors29-15
Harlequins - London Irish35-27
London Wasps - Saracens19-29