The London Premier, is a division in rugby league’s tier 4. It was the highest level of amateur rugby league in the South of England until the creation in 2013 of Conference League South. It was first contested in 2005 as the South Premier division of the Rugby League Conference but is currently a standalone league run by London Rugby League. Many of the clubs run juniors in the London Junior League.
Chargers won the London Premier Championship three years in a row in 2013, 2014 and 2015 before being promoted to the Conference League South in 2016.
Founded in 2012, the Conference League South was a British rugby league division in the RFL’s tier 4. It was the highest level of amateur rugby league in the South of England, the English Midlands and South Wales. It was one of the leagues that replaced the defunct Rugby League Conference. It was discontinued at the end of the 2016 season.
Chargers were promoted and won the Conference League South at the first attempt in 2016 before the championship was discontinued.
The Harry Jepson Trophy is a rugby league competition contested by teams from successor leagues to the Rugby League Conference. It is named after Harry Jepson.
The trophy was first contested in 1997 by members of the then Southern Conference. The conference was renamed the Rugby League Conference in 1998 and it began to expand from its initial base in the South of England and the Midlands. The winners of the various regional divisions would enter a play-off system culminating in a Grand Final for the trophy.
Chargers were the first team to ever win the Harry Jepson Trophy three times and also became the first ever team to first defend, then claim a three-peat in becoming champions in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
The London & South East Men’s League is a division within rugby league’s tier 4 and was previously a division of the Rugby League Conference. At the division is competed for by teams in the South East of England including London. Many of the clubs run juniors in the London Junior League.
The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup is a knockout cup competition for rugby league clubs across Europe. Originally it was contested only by British teams, but in recent years the entry has been expanded to allow teams from across Europe to take part.
It has been held annually since 1896, with the exception of the duration of the First World War and it involves amateur, semi-professional and professional clubs that compete in it, though lower ranked teams rarely reach the final stages of the competition. For the 2007 competition ninety-four teams entered the tournament.
The final of the Challenge Cup is one of the most prestigious matches in world rugby league, and is traditionally held at Wembley Stadium, London. Despite London not being an area traditionally associated with rugby league, the final receives a lot of mainstream media coverage and is broadcast around the world. London Skolars were knocked out of the competition in 2014 by Sheffield Eagles, with the trophy going on to be lifted by Leeds Rhinos, defeating Castleford at Wembley.
Chargers have been invited to take part in the Challenge Cup every year since they formed. 2014 – 2nd round, 2015 – 1st round, 2016 – 1st round, 2017 – 2nd round.
The London 9s was a 9-aside tournament played at Wasps Training Ground in London. It is mostly contested by teams from the London and South East region, but there were other teams from further afield.