Teams receive three points for a win and one
point for a draw.
The top two teams will be automatically promoted
to the Premiership.
The teams finishing third, fourth, fifth and
sixth will then play off for a third promotion place.
The bottom three teams will be automatically
relegated to Nationwide Two.
If two or more teams finish level on points
the team with the better goal difference will finish higher.
If two or more teams have the same points and
the same goal difference, the team which has scored the higher
number of goals will finish higher.
If two or more teams finish level on points,
goal difference and goals scored at the end of the season and
the championship, a promotion place, play-off place or relegation
place is at stake they will then play off to decide who finishes
If two or more teams are level before the end
of the season on points, goal difference and goals scored, then
alphabetical order will determine the team finishing higher.