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Courage League
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Courage League - Division 2 1989/90

Overview
Each team met every opponent only once. Points were awarded as follows: 2 points for a win and 1 point for a draw.
The 2 best teams in the table were promoted to National League 1, while, in order to expand the league, there were no relegations to National League 3.

The league was sponsored by Courage Brewery.

Teams variations
Relegated from Courage League 1988/89:Liverpool St Helens - Waterloo
Promoted to Courage League 1989/90:Bedford Blues - Saracens
Relegated to Courage League - Division 3 1989/90:London Scottish - London Welsh
Promoted from Courage League - Division 3 1988/89:Plymouth Albion - Rugby Lions

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Northampton Saints191191119213557Promoted
2Liverpool St Helens181182115410648
3Richmond1511713282135147
4Coventry131161420618521
5London Irish1211605228247-19
6Rugby Lions101150623817266
7Plymouth Albion101150620616442
8Headingley1011506161226-65
9Sale Sharks811407153182-29
10Blackheath811326141205-64
11Waterloo611308147193-46
12Gosforth311119108266-158