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Playoffs
The top 3 (per Division) qualify for the Playoffs, making a total of 12. In 2018, each conference division has its own Division Playoffs with the winners playing in their Conference Championship Game and the champions playing in the Premier Bowl which brings the Playoffs to 4 weeks.

FACTS
  • From 2018, withe league expansion, teams will now play in individual Division Playoffs and then the Conference Championship Games which are now the Semi-Finals stage of the Playoffs.
  • London Monarchs are the most successful with 2 Premier Bowl titles.
  • Only Welsh Dragons have yet to qualify and therefore have the longest Playoff drought of 3 seasons (2015-2017) followed by both Glasgow Gladiators and Birmingham Bandits with 2 (2016-2017).
  • Manchester Demons broke their Championship Playoff drought in 2017.
  • Yorkshire Vikings (2016) have the longest Premier Bowl droughts of 1.
  • Yorkshire Vikings became the first Champions not to qualify for the Playoffs the following season (2017).
  • Out of previous Playoffs teams (2015-2017), Humberside Sharks and Manchester Demons are the only teams yet to win the opening round. Both Sussex Pirates and Tyneside Mariners won their first Semi-Final games in 2017.

PLAYOFF DROUGHTS
Up to date as of 2017 Season
Rank Team
Last App
Seasons
1 Welsh Dragons
0
3
T2 Birmingham Bandits
2015
2
T2 Glasgow Gladiators
2015
2
4 Yorkshire Vikings
2016
1
Updated: 19 January 2018