Northern Ireland Football League Championship | Northern Ireland - an overview

The Northern Ireland Championship is known as the Bluefin Sport Championship and forms the second division of the Northern Ireland National League. This league plays directly below the NI Premiership. There are only 12 clubs in this league. Promotion from NIFL Championship feeds directly into the Premiership League.

Participating teams

Annagh United, Ards FC, Armagh, Ballinamallard United, Ballyclare Comrades, Bangor FC, Carrick Rangers, Carrick Rangers FC, Coagh United FC, Dergview FC, Donegal Celtic, Dundela FC, H&W Welders, Institute FC, Knockbreda Parish, Larne FC, Limavady United, Lisburn Distillery, Loughgall FC, Lurgan Celtic, Newington YC, Newry City AFC, PSNI FC, Portadown FC, Queens Univ., Tobermore United, Warrenpoint

NIFL Championship 1 | Promotion Round Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1Larne FC326881
2Carrick Rangers FC321764
3Portadown FC32451
4Dundela FC32746
5Ballinamallard United32-1239
6H&W Welders32-2335

NIFL Championship 1 | Relegation Round Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1Loughgall FC32842
2Dergview FC32042
3Ballyclare Comrades32-1040
4Knockbreda Parish32-1837
5PSNI FC32-2434
6Limavady United32-1732

NIFL Championship 1 | Regular Season Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1Dundela FC4610
2Loughgall FC4510
3Portadown FC497
4Ballyclare Comrades447
5Ards FC427
6Queens Univ.436
7H&W Welders4-66
8Newry City AFC404
9Dergview FC404
10Ballinamallard United4-24
11Knockbreda Parish4-73
12PSNI FC4-140