Rugby Ekstraliga

Rugby Ekstraliga

Rugby Ekstraliga (Polish: Ekstraliga Polska w rugby union) is the premier league for rugby union in Poland.

The competition was founded in 1957 and currently it is divided into two divisions – first and second. First Division consists of eight teams, second – of six. For victory, a team gets four points, two points for a tie and zero for a loss. First, historical rugby champion of Poland was the team of AZS-AWF Warsaw, which altogether holds the record of 15 championship titles. RC Lechia Gdańsk are the current national champions (2012)

Champions

  • 1957–1958: AZS-AWF Warsaw
  • 1959: Czarni Bytom
  • 1960–1961: Lechia Gdańsk
  • 1962–1963: AZS-AWF Warsaw
  • 1964–1969: Skra Warsaw
  • 1970: Lechia Gdańsk
  • 1971: Polonia Poznań
  • 1972–1973: AZS-AWF Warszawa
  • 1974–1976: Polonia Poznań
  • 1977: AZS-AWF Warsaw
  • 1978: Polonia Poznań
  • 1979–1982: AZS-AWF Warsaw
  • 1983: Budowlani Łódź
  • 1984–1986: AZS-AWF Warsaw
  • 1987: Ogniwo Sopot
  • 1988: AZS-AWF Warszawa
  • 1989–1993: Ogniwo Sopot
  • 1994–1996: Lechia Gdańsk
  • 1997: Ogniwo Sopot
  • 1998: Lechia Gdańsk
  • 1999: Ogniwo Sopot
  • 2000–2002: Lechia Gdańsk
  • 2003: Ogniwo Sopot
  • 2004–2005: Arka Gdynia
  • 2006–2007: Budowlani Łódź
  • 2008: Folc AZS Warsaw
  • 2009: Budowlani Łódź
  • 2010: Budowlani Łódź
  • 2011: Arka Gdynia
  • 2012: Lechia Gdańsk
  • 2013: Lechia Gdańsk

Extraliga Teams

Team Stadium City
Arka Gdynia National Rugby Stadium (2 425) Gdynia
Budowlani Lublin Stadion przy ul. Krasińskiego 11 Lublin
Budowlani Łódź Górniczej 5 Łódź
Juvenia Kraków Na Błoniach 7 (800) Kraków
Lechia Gdańsk Traugutta 29 (11811) major matches
Grunwaldzkiej 244
Gdańsk
Ogniwo Sopot Jana z Kolna 18 Sopot
Orkan Sochaczew Warszawskiej 80 (3 000) Sochaczew
Posnania Słowiańskiej 78 (4 000) Poznań

First Division Teams

Team Stadium City
Bemowo AZS-AWF Warsaw Obrońców Tobruku 11 (980) Warszawa
Czarni Pruszcz Gdański Chopina 34 Pruszcz Gdański
RC Kosmaz Koszalin Wańkowicza 8/37 Koszalin
Pogoń Siedlce Wojskowej (5 000) Siedlce
Skra Warsaw Wawelskiej 5 Warszawa
WMPD Rugby Olsztyn Artyleryjskiej 3 Olsztyn

Second Division Teams

  • Dragonia Mosina
  • Kaskada Szczecin
  • Posnania II
  • Sparta Jarocin
  • Alfa Bydgoszcz
  • AZS RC Zielona Góra

See also

External links

  • Official webpage of the League