EFL ANNOUNCES 2020 MEN’S COMPETITION STRUCTURE

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The Eastern Football League has officially announced its 2020 competition structure across all five senior men’s divisions.

 

Commencement Date & Competition Structure

The 2020 season for all senior men’s divisions will commence on Saturday 4th April.

The Board received an application from East Burwood to be promoted to Division 3 in 2020, that request was approved. The senior men’s divisional structure is listed below; please note that as per 2019, Premier and Division 1 will be a top 5 finals series with all other divisions, top 4.

 

Premier: 10 teams | 18 rounds – All teams play twice; the fixture will feature a split round bye in early July.

Division 1: 10 teams | 18 rounds – All teams play twice; no competition-wide byes except Easter and Queen’s Birthday.

Division 2: 8 teams | 18 rounds – All teams play twice, and a further four sides three times; the fixture will feature a split round bye in early July. Clubs are ranked 1 to 8, teams will play two of the top four ranked teams three times and two of the bottom four ranked teams three times.

Division 3: 9 teams | 18 rounds – All teams play twice with two fixtured byes, no competition-wide byes except Easter and Queen’s Birthday.

Division 4: 8 teams | 16 rounds – All teams play twice and a further two sides three times – fixture will feature a split round bye in early July, the final make up of fixture weighting is to be confirmed.

 

2020 Divisional Structure: 

PREMIER DIVISION 1 DIVISION 2 DIVISION 3 DIVISION 4
Vermont Montrose Knox Scoresby Chirnside Park
Blackburn Croydon Ringwood Ferntree Gully Coldstream
Balwyn Park Orchards Boronia Warrandyte Surrey Park
South Croydon Lilydale Heathmont Waverley Blues Silvan
Rowville Bayswater Templestowe Donvale Forest Hill
Norwood Upper FTG The Basin Whitehorse P Nunawading
Noble Park East Ringwood Mulgrave Glen Wav. Hawks Kilsyth
Doncaster Mooroolbark South Belgrave Fairpark Croydon Nth MLOC
North Ringwood Wantirna South East Burwood
Doncaster East Mitcham

 

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