May 14: News breaks London Welsh plan to stage the home leg of their Championship final play-off at the Kassam Stadium

May 30: The Exiles beat Cornish Pirates 29-20 to secure a 66-41 aggregate victory

Sept 2: Opening day of the season, Leicester Tigers win 38-13 in front of a crowd at Oxford of 6,850

Sept 16: Welsh gained their first home win, 25-24 against Exeter

Dec 29: A crowd of 10,045 turn out for the 34-15 defeat to London Wasps, the club announce they are looking to set up a training base in Oxford


Feb 26: Welsh charged for fielding ineligible player Tyson Keats, deducted five points and slip to the bottom of the table

Apr 14: A 31-14 defeat at Northampton Saints relegates London Welsh

Jun 22: After rumours they would leave Oxford, chairman Bleddyn Phillips said: “let’s just say thatwe will be playing in the area for years to come.”


Apr 4: A new three-year contract to play home games at the Kassam announced.

June 4: A 48-28 aggregate victory over Bristol in the play-off final secures promotion

Sept 7: Welsh hammered 52-0 by Exeter on their return to the top flight


May 16: A 68-17 home defeat to Saracens, finishing the season on one point after losing all their matches

June 26: Exiles announce they are leaving the Kassam and returning to Old Deer Park.