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KINGSTONE Press Cider National Conference League bosses have confirmed the play-off, promotion and relegation formats for the 2016 season.


The top six in the 12-team Premier Division will contest the championship play-offs, and the bottom three will be relegated.


Three sides will be promoted from Division One – two automatically and a third through a four-team play-off – and the bottom four will drop out of the 14-strong section.


Two teams will go up from 12-team Division Two, comprising the champions and the survivor of a four-way play-off.  The three sides propping up the divisions will go down.


The leaders of Division Three will, similarly, be promoted, together with the team that remains unbeaten in the play-offs. The two sides closing at the foot of the 12-team pile will be obliged to seek re-election.