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Each group will consist of 5 teams, and during the 10 group rounds, each team will have 8 group fixtures and 2 byes.

Groups 1-4 will play for the Cup, 5-8 the Plate, 9-12 the Bowl, 13-16 the Shield, 17-20 the Vase and 21-24 will play for the Plaque.

After the group rounds the top 4 teams in each group will move forward to the Cup, Plate, Bowl, Shield, Vase or Plaque knockout rounds, with the grand finals being in week 14. 

The teams that finish on top of the table in each group will earn home games in the knockout round and the quarter finals, as a reward for topping their groups, and their opponents will be drawn at random from the teams that place in 3rd and 4th (from different groups with the trophy). NB: Teams that finish in 2nd place will earn a home fixture in the knockout round only.

Teams that finish 5th will play-off in a Wooden Spoon competition featuring all the teams that did not qualify for the regular finals. It will be in 3 levels; Gold, Silver & Bronze.

During the group rounds, the teams will be awarded 4 points for a win, 2 points for a draw, and a possible bonus point (BT) for scoring 4 tries or more, regardless of the results, and a bonus point (BL) for losing by 7 points or less.
To access the groups, click on the group shirts below. Once the group page opens (for example Groups 1 to 4), select your group by clicking the tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet.