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FACTBOX-Rugby-List of English rugby champions

    Oct 24 (Reuters) - A list of English rugby champions after
Exeter Chiefs beat Wasps in Saturday's Premiership final.
    Since the 2002-03 season, the league winners have been
determined by playoffs and a final at Twickenham, having
previously been determined by a purely league system. 
    
    YEAR        WINNER
    1987-88     Leicester Tigers
    1988-89     Bath
    1989-90     Wasps
    1990-91     Bath
    1991-92     Bath
    1992-93     Bath
    1993-94     Bath
    1994-95     Leicester Tigers
    1995-96     Bath
    1996-97     Wasps
    1997-98     Newcastle Falcons
    1998-99     Leicester Tigers
    1999-00     Leicester Tigers
    2000-01     Leicester Tigers
    2001-02     Leicester Tigers
    
    Introduction of final at Twickenham
    
    YEAR      WINNER  -  RUNNER-UP
    2002-03   Wasps 39-3 Gloucester
    2003-04   Wasps 10-6 Bath
    2004-05   Wasps 39-14 Leicester Tigers
    2005-06   Sale Sharks 45-20 Leicester Tigers
    2006-07   Leicester Tigers 44-16 Gloucester
    2007-08   Wasps 26-16 Leicester Tigers
    2008-09   Leicester Tigers 10-9 London Irish
    2009-10   Leicester Tigers 33-27 Saracens
    2010-11   Saracens 22-18 Leicester Tigers
    2011-12   Harlequins 30-23 Leicester Tigers
    2012-13   Leicester Tigers 37-17 Northampton Saints
    2013-14   Northampton Saints 24-20 Saracens (after extra
time)
    2014-15   Saracens 28-16 Bath
    2015-16   Saracens 28-20 Exeter Chiefs
    2016-17   Exeter 23-20 Wasps (after extra time)
    2017-18   Saracens 27-10 Exeter Chiefs
    2018-19   Saracens 37-34 Exeter Chiefs
    2019-20   Exeter Chiefs 19-13 Wasps

 (Compiled by Manasi Pathak in Chennai
Editing by Toby Davis)
  
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