Following last night’s Annual Clubs’ Convention, the NLEC has agreed the following structure for the 2012 Airtricity League Season:
The season will commence on Friday, 2nd March 2012.
- 12 Clubs x 3 Rounds (33 fixtures)
- 12th placed Club automatically relegated.
- 11th placed Club takes part in two-leg Promotion/Relegation Play-off.
- The winners of the First Division will be automatically promoted to the Premier Division.
- The second placed Club plays the third placed Club in a Play-off.
- The winners of this play-off will play the 11th placed Premier Division Club in a two-leg Promotion/Relegation Play-off for a place in the 2013 Premier Division.
This will coincide generally with the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2012 campaign. Exact dates will be finalised after the Euro 2012 draw.
End of Season date
Weekend ending Sunday, 28th October 2012.