Published by Dean Shmuel Elmas
Like the most European leagues, the most Israeli promoters relegated in the second season. But H.C Beer Sheba revealed thru the summer they have the perfect mentality. They began the season with 5 declines however by the 6th matchday that they Began to gather things. Before the final regular season matchday, Beer Sheba knew that two points will procure the play offs last ticket and they did it.
They headed thru all of the game with Bnei Herzliya and won 29:22 and sent Ironi Rehovot (that be at Hapoel Kiryat Ono 34:26) to the relegation play off. In the struggle for its second place Hapoel Ashdod sponsor Hapoel Rishon LeZion after four successive losses. Surprisingly, Ashdod lost again, 26:30 and finished from the 3rd location.
In other games: Maccabi Kiryat Motzkin — SGS Ramat Hasharon 29:33, Maccabi Rishon LeZion — H.C Ness-Ziona 39:25, H.C Holon — Hapoel Ramat Gan 37:32.
Relegation Playoffs (league structure ): 1 St matchday: Ironi Rehovot — Hapoel Kiryat Ono, H.C Holon — Hapoel Ramat Gan. Second matchday: Ironi Rehovot — H.C Holon, Hapoel Kiryat Ono — Hpaoel Ramat-Gan. 3rd matchday: Hapoel Ramat Gan — Ironi Rehovot, H.C Holon — Hapoel Kiryat Ono.
Relegation Playoffs Table: 1. Ironi Rehovot — 17, two. Hapoel Kiryat Ono — 12, 4. Even the 1st place remain in the upper level, second and 3rd will play with in knockout format play matches together with the 2nd and 3rd place in the next league, so the 4th area will reverted right back.