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Aviva Premiership 2012/13

Overview
The bonus point scoring system was used to determine standing positions.
The first 4 teams in the table (Saracens, Leicester Tigers, Harlequins and Northampton Saints) qualified for semifinals. The worst team (London Welsh) was relegated to RFU Championship.
The 4 teams playing the final phase, along with the 5th in table (Gloucester) and the 6th (Exeter Chiefs) qualified for Heineken Cup. For Challenge Cup qualifying criterium was the admission to Premiership.

The league was sponsored by insurance company Aviva.

Teams variations
Relegated to RFU Championship 2012/13:Newcastle Falcons
Promoted from RFU Championship 2011/12:London Welsh

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Saracens77221714533339194412552Qualified to semifinals
2Leicester Tigers74221516538345193562975
3Harlequins69221507560453107523554
4Northampton Saints6522140850143368553663
5Gloucester6022121951548134404228
6Exeter Chiefs5922121954244696514345
7Bath53221011145243418442947
8London Wasps48229013511528-17475148
9London Irish35227114459601-142385723
10Sale Sharks35227114377596-219375323
11Worcester Warriors33225116422547-125355938
12London Welsh23225017412619-207306717Relegated
London Welsh had a 5 points deduction for fielding an ineligible player.

BathExeter
Chiefs
GloucesterHarlequinsLeicester
Tigers
London
Irish
London
Wasps
London
Welsh
Northampton
Saints
Sale
Sharks
SaracensWorcester
Warriors
Bath-23-1531-2521-1827-2640-1630-2340-2514-1831-100-2232-9
Exeter
Chiefs
12-12-40-3942-289-1227-630-2347-1619-3043-614-1233-9
Gloucester16-1018-16-17-1527-2112-1829-2215-1419-2429-328-2329-23
Harlequins23-916-2728-25-25-2126-1516-1740-322-1937-1416-1822-19
Leicester
Tigers
17-1230-817-129-22-32-2035-1628-1216-1248-1027-3234-26
London
Irish
29-2223-2731-4028-319-31-30-1947-2839-1733-3329-1626-6
London
Wasps
29-1524-3733-2940-4214-1243-14-29-1924-2625-1813-2210-6
London
Welsh
16-925-2425-3126-3113-3815-915-34-14-3125-2623-2833-22
Northampton
Saints
25-2324-2111-279-188-3640-1424-623-16-47-76-1637-31
Sale
Sharks
14-1321-1632-921-308-2021-921-2019-2916-27-16-2333-27
Saracens23-1431-1128-2327-129-940-329-2435-1417-1632-12-47-17
Worcester
Warriors
23-2418-2416-1626-4214-1935-1129-2313-618-2723-1612-3-

Final phase
SemifinalsFinal
Leicester Tigers
5/11/2013 - 33-16Leicester Tigers
5/25/2013 - 37-17
HarlequinsLeicester Tigers
Saracens
5/12/2013 - 13-27
Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints

Matches schedule
25/05/2013 - Final
Leicester Tigers - Northampton Saints37-17
12/05/2013 - Semifinals
Saracens - Northampton Saints13-27
11/05/2013 - Semifinals
Leicester Tigers - Harlequins33-16
04/05/2013 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - Gloucester40-39
Harlequins - Northampton Saints22-19
Leicester Tigers - London Irish32-20
London Welsh - Worcester Warriors33-22
Sale Sharks - London Wasps21-20
Saracens - Bath23-14
21/04/2013 - Regular season
London Wasps - Exeter Chiefs24-37
20/04/2013 - Regular season
Bath - Leicester Tigers27-26
Gloucester - Saracens28-23
London Irish - London Welsh47-28
Northampton Saints - Sale Sharks47-7
Worcester Warriors - Harlequins26-42
14/04/2013 - Regular season
Leicester Tigers - London Wasps35-16
London Welsh - Northampton Saints14-31
Saracens - Worcester Warriors47-17
13/04/2013 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - London Irish27-6
Harlequins - Bath23-9
12/04/2013 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Gloucester32-9
31/03/2013 - Regular season
London Irish - Sale Sharks33-33
30/03/2013 - Regular season
Bath - London Welsh40-25
London Wasps - Saracens13-22
Northampton Saints - Leicester Tigers8-36
Worcester Warriors - Exeter Chiefs18-24
29/03/2013 - Regular season
Gloucester - Harlequins17-15
24/03/2013 - Regular season
Saracens - Harlequins27-12
23/03/2013 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - Leicester Tigers9-12
Gloucester - London Welsh15-14
London Irish - Worcester Warriors26-6
London Wasps - Northampton Saints24-26
22/03/2013 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Bath14-13
03/03/2013 - Regular season
Saracens - London Welsh35-14
02/03/2013 - Regular season
Harlequins - Exeter Chiefs16-27
Leicester Tigers - Sale Sharks48-10
Northampton Saints - London Irish40-14
01/03/2013 - Regular season
Bath - Gloucester31-25
Worcester Warriors - London Wasps29-23
24/02/2013 - Regular season
London Irish - London Wasps30-19
23/02/2013 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - London Welsh47-16
Leicester Tigers - Saracens27-32
Northampton Saints - Bath25-23
22/02/2013 - Regular season
Gloucester - Worcester Warriors29-23
Sale Sharks - Harlequins21-30
17/02/2013 - Regular season
London Wasps - Gloucester33-29
London Welsh - Sale Sharks25-26
16/02/2013 - Regular season
Bath - London Irish40-16
Harlequins - Leicester Tigers25-21
Saracens - Exeter Chiefs31-11
Worcester Warriors - Northampton Saints18-27
09/02/2013 - Regular season
Bath - Worcester Warriors32-9
Harlequins - London Wasps16-17
Leicester Tigers - London Welsh28-12
London Irish - Saracens29-16
Northampton Saints - Gloucester11-27
08/02/2013 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Exeter Chiefs21-16
06/01/2013 - Regular season
London Wasps - Bath29-15
London Welsh - Harlequins26-31
Saracens - Sale Sharks32-12
05/01/2013 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - Northampton Saints19-30
Gloucester - London Irish12-18
04/01/2013 - Regular season
Worcester Warriors - Leicester Tigers14-19
30/12/2012 - Regular season
Saracens - Northampton Saints17-16
29/12/2012 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - Bath12-12
Harlequins - London Irish26-15
Leicester Tigers - Gloucester17-12
London Welsh - London Wasps15-34
28/12/2012 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Worcester Warriors33-27
23/12/2012 - Regular season
London Wasps - Sale Sharks25-18
22/12/2012 - Regular season
Bath - Saracens0-22
Gloucester - Exeter Chiefs18-16
London Irish - Leicester Tigers9-31
Northampton Saints - Harlequins9-18
21/12/2012 - Regular season
Worcester Warriors - London Welsh13-6
02/12/2012 - Regular season
Saracens - Gloucester28-23
01/12/2012 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - London Wasps30-23
Leicester Tigers - Bath17-12
London Welsh - London Irish15-9
30/11/2012 - Regular season
Harlequins - Worcester Warriors22-19
Sale Sharks - Northampton Saints16-27
25/11/2012 - Regular season
London Irish - Exeter Chiefs23-27
London Wasps - Leicester Tigers14-12
24/11/2012 - Regular season
Gloucester - Sale Sharks29-3
Northampton Saints - London Welsh23-16
23/11/2012 - Regular season
Bath - Harlequins21-18
Worcester Warriors - Saracens12-3
04/11/2012 - Regular season
London Welsh - Bath16-9
Saracens - London Wasps29-24
03/11/2012 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - Worcester Warriors33-9
Harlequins - Gloucester28-25
Leicester Tigers - Northampton Saints16-12
02/11/2012 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - London Irish21-9
28/10/2012 - Regular season
London Irish - Harlequins28-31
London Wasps - London Welsh29-19
27/10/2012 - Regular season
Bath - Exeter Chiefs23-15
Gloucester - Leicester Tigers27-21
Northampton Saints - Saracens6-16
26/10/2012 - Regular season
Worcester Warriors - Sale Sharks23-16
07/10/2012 - Regular season
London Wasps - Worcester Warriors10-6
London Welsh - Saracens23-28
06/10/2012 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - Harlequins42-28
Gloucester - Bath16-10
London Irish - Northampton Saints39-17
05/10/2012 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - Leicester Tigers8-20
30/09/2012 - Regular season
Harlequins - Saracens16-18
London Welsh - Gloucester25-31
29/09/2012 - Regular season
Bath - Sale Sharks31-10
Leicester Tigers - Exeter Chiefs30-8
28/09/2012 - Regular season
Northampton Saints - London Wasps24-6
Worcester Warriors - London Irish35-11
23/09/2012 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - Saracens14-12
22/09/2012 - Regular season
Gloucester - London Wasps29-22
Leicester Tigers - Harlequins9-22
London Irish - Bath29-22
Northampton Saints - Worcester Warriors37-31
21/09/2012 - Regular season
Sale Sharks - London Welsh19-29
16/09/2012 - Regular season
London Welsh - Exeter Chiefs25-24
15/09/2012 - Regular season
Harlequins - Sale Sharks37-14
London Wasps - London Irish43-14
Saracens - Leicester Tigers9-9
Worcester Warriors - Gloucester16-16
14/09/2012 - Regular season
Bath - Northampton Saints14-18
09/09/2012 - Regular season
Northampton Saints - Exeter Chiefs24-21
08/09/2012 - Regular season
Bath - London Wasps30-23
Leicester Tigers - Worcester Warriors34-26
London Irish - Gloucester31-40
Sale Sharks - Saracens16-23
07/09/2012 - Regular season
Harlequins - London Welsh40-3
02/09/2012 - Regular season
London Welsh - Leicester Tigers13-38
01/09/2012 - Regular season
Exeter Chiefs - Sale Sharks43-6
Gloucester - Northampton Saints19-24
London Wasps - Harlequins40-42
Saracens - London Irish40-3
Worcester Warriors - Bath23-24