Results

Northeast Division Pld W T L Game Points Pts
Mid-Atlantic Division Pld W T L Game Points Pts
South Division Pld W T L Game Points Pts

Seeds for playoffs are based on the following:
1) Total number of wins. 2) Head-to-head if teams are tied – if tied for-and-against points. 3) For and against points of combined games

Playoffs Round 1: August 6th
North-east (2) vs North-east (3)
Mid-Atlantic (2) vs Mid-Atlantic (3)
South (1) vs South (4)
South (2) vs South (3)

Playoffs Round 2: August 13th
North-east (1) vs winner of North-east (2v3)
Mid-Atlantic (1) vs winner of Mid-Atlantic (2v3)

South Championship: August 13th
Winner of (1v4) vs Winner of (2v3)

North Championship: August 20th
Winner of North-east vs winner of Mid-Atlantic

National Championship: August 27th
Winner of North vs South

Finals Series / Playoffs

(a) The top three (3) teams in each Division of the North Conference, and the top two teams in the South Conference will qualify for the Finals Series (playoffs) matches to determine the teams for the USARL Championship Final. The winner of this match will be the USARL National Champion.

(b) Should a Final Series/Playoffs match or the Championship Final be drawn after 80 minutes of playing time, 2 x 10min halves of extra time will be played to determine the winner. Should the game be drawn at the completion of extra time the game will continue into additional “Golden Point” extra time. The team scoring first in this extra time will be the winner by “Golden Point”.

(c) Finals Series Week-1: North East Division Semi Final; The number 2 ranked team on the League table for the North East Division will play at their designated ground, as approved by the USARL Board, the Number 3 ranked team. The number 1 ranked team in this Division will have a bye.

(d) Finals Series Week-1: Mid-Atlantic Division Semi Final; The number 2 ranked team on the League table for the Mid-Atlantic Division will play at their designated ground, as approved by the USARL Board, the Number 3 ranked team. The number 1 ranked team in this Division will have a bye.

(e) Finals Series Week-2: North East Division Final; The number 1 ranked team on the League table for the North East Division will play at their designated ground, as approved by the USARL Board, the winner of the North East Division Semi-Final.

(f) Finals Series Week-2: Mid-Atlantic Division Final; The number 1 ranked team on the League table for the Mid-Atlantic Division will play at their designated ground, as approved by the USARL Board, the winner of the Mid-Atlantic Division Semi-Final.

(g) Finals Series Week-3: Conference Finals; The winners of the North East and Mid-Atlantic Divisional Finals will play, at a designated ground as approved by the USARL Board, to determine the North Conference Champion. The number 1 and number 2 ranked teams of the South Conference will play, at a designated ground as approved by the USARL Board, to determine the the South Conference Champion.

(h) Championship Final Week-4: the match will be played between the winners of the North Conference and the South Conference at a ground determined by the Board of Directors.