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., Queens University, Tobermore United, Warrenpoint

NIFL Championship 1 | Promotion Round Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
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
1Loughgall FC121427
2Portadown FC121826
3Ballinamallard United121322
4Dundela FC12019
5Newry City AFC12918
6Ards FC12-218
7Dergview FC12014
8Ballyclare Comrades12-314
9PSNI FC12-1414
10Queens University12-612
11H&W Welders12-1312
12Knockbreda Parish12-166