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 | Regular Season Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1Portadown FC294263
2Ballinamallard United283554
3Loughgall FC282053
4Newry City AFC272547
5Ards FC291946
6Dundela FC28-742
7H&W Welders28-735
8Ballyclare Comrades28034
9Queens University28-634
10Dergview FC26-1723
11PSNI FC27-5223
12Knockbreda Parish28-5219