THE line-up of the West of England Premier League for 2017 has now been announced following the ratification of all promotions and relegations, including those to and from feeder leagues.
Starting at the top, Taunton St Andrews and Taunton drop down from Premier One to Premier Two Bristol/Somerset.
Bedminster and Lechlade are promoted to Premier One, as the champions of Premier Two Bristol/Somerset and Premier Two Glos/Wilts, respectively.
Glastonbury and Claverham are promoted to Premier Two Bristol/Somerset as the champions of the Somerset and Bristol & North Somerset divisions, respectively.
On the other side of the pyramid, Warminster are the only side relegated from Premier Two Glos/Wilts, to the Wiltshire division.
Promoted to Premier Two Glos/Wilts are Hatherley & Reddings and Westbury & District, who won the Gloucestershire and Wiltshire divisions, respectively.
Weston-super-Mare drop from Premier Two Bristol/Somerset to the Somerset Division which will next year also include Minehead and Temple Cloud from the Somerset Division, who replace relegated sides Frome and Butleigh.
Knowle and Brislington are also relegated from Premier Two Bristol/Somerset to Bristol & North Somerset. Three teams are relegated from this division – Twyford House, Frenchay and Portishead – to the Bristol & District League with two teams – Pak Bristolians and Chew Magna – coming up.
Three teams are promoted from the Gloucestershire County League – Cirencester, Apperley and Corse & Staunton – to the Gloucestershire Division.
Woodmancote and Lydney both return to the County League.
Finally, Warminster are relegated from Premier Two Glos & Wilts to the Wiltshire Division. Malmesbury are relegated to the Wiltshire League with Royal Wootton Bassett taking their place.
All feeder leagues to WEPL are now sorting out the composition of their leagues for 2017.
WEPL line-up for 2017 – Premier One: Bath, Frocester, Corsham, Potterne, Bridgwater, Bristol, Clevedon, Downend, Bedminster, Lechlade.
Premier Two Bristol/Somerset: Taunton St Andrews, Taunton, Taunton Deane, Bishopston, Lansdown, Keynsham, Ilminster, Shapwick & Polden, Glastonbury, Claverham.
Premier Two Glos/Wilts: Cheltenham, Rockhampton, Goatacre, Chippenham, Thornbury, Gloucester City Winget, Biddestone, Burbage & Easton Royal, Hatherley & Reddings, Westbury & District.
Somerset Division: Weston-super-Mare, North Petherton, Staplegrove, Bridgwater II, North Perrott, Wembdon, Chard, Wellington, Minehead, Temple Cloud.
Bristol & North Somerset: Knowle, Brislington, Bath II, Winterbourne, Midsomer Norton, Old Bristolians Westbury, Bristol II, Stapleton, Pak Bristolians, Chew Magna.
Gloucestershire Division: Dumbleton, Frocester II, Tewkesbury, Chipping Sodbury, Cheltenham Civil Service, Bourton Vale, Stroud, Cirencester, Apperley, Corse & Staunton.
Wiltshire Division: Warminster, Marshfield, Trowbridge, Purton, Marlborough, Swindon, Calne, Great Bedwyn, Devizes, Royal Wootton Bassett.