1998–99 FIRA Tournament

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1998–99 FIRA Tournament
Date 26 September 1998 – 12 June 1999
Tournament statistics
Champions Not awarded
1997–1998 (Previous) (Next) 1999–2000

The 1998–99 FIRA Tournament, was a rugby union tournament organized by the Fédération Internationale de Rugby Amateur (FIRA).

The tournament did not assign a champion. Only minnow teams participated, because Romania, Georgia, Morocco, Portugal and Netherlands were still involved in qualification for Rugby World Cup

The teams were divided into different division and Pools.

"GOLD" (division 2)[edit]

Admitted to 2000 Division 2
Admitted to 2000 Division 3
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against diff.
1  Russia 3 3 0 0 167 39 +128 9
2  Ukraine 3 2 0 1 77 83 −6 7
3  Czech Republic 3 0 1 2 53 97 −44 4
4  Poland 3 0 1 2 49 127 −78 4
26 September 1998
Czech Republic  22–27  Ukraine

24 October 1998
Poland  18–18  Czech Republic

1 May 1999
Ukraine  37–18  Poland

8 May 1999
Russia  43–13  Ukraine

15 May 1999
Poland  13–72  Russia

29 May 1999
Czech Republic  13–52  Russia

"SILVER" (Division 3)[edit]

Pool 1[edit]

The two matches scheduled in Serbia and Montegnegro was cancelled due to the Kosovo War.

Admitted to 2000 Division 2
Admitted to 2000 Division 3
Admitted to 2000 Division 4
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against diff.
1  Germany 4 4 0 0 97 30 +67 12
2  Tunisia 4 3 0 1 106 33 +73 10
3  Belgium 4 2 0 2 76 64 +12 8
4  Luxembourg 4 0 0 4 20 124 −104 6
5  Serbia and Montenegro 2 0 0 2 12 60 −48 2
10 October 1998
Belgium  12–6  Serbia and Montenegro

11 October 1998
Germany  13–6  Tunisia

24 October 1998
Tunisia  23–9  Belgium

25 October 1998
Germany  54–7  Luxembourg

6 March 1999
Belgium  38–8  Luxembourg

25 April 1999
Germany  27–17  Belgium

1 May 1999
Luxembourg  5–32  Tunisia

8 May 1999
Tunisia  45–6  Serbia and Montenegro

22 May 1999
Serbia and Montenegro  not played  Germany


25 April 1999
Serbia and Montenegro  not played  Luxembourg


Pool 2[edit]

Admitted to 2000 Division 2
Admitted to 2000 Division 4
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against diff.
1  Croatia 4 4 0 0 204 17 +187 12
2  Slovenia 4 3 0 1 65 88 −23 10
3  Austria 4 2 0 2 68 86 −18 8
4  Hungary 4 1 0 3 56 91 −35 6
5  Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 0 0 4 38 149 −111 4
10 October 1998
Bosnia and Herzegovina  5–74  Croatia

10 October 1998
Slovenia  16–12  Hungary

17 October 1998
Austria  26–19  Bosnia and Herzegovina

7 November 1998
Hungary  3–39  Croatia

7 November 1998
Slovenia  25–9  Austria

24 April 1999
Bosnia and Herzegovina  11–15  Slovenia

15 May 1999
Croatia  56–9  Slovenia

15 May 1999
Hungary  34–3  Bosnia and Herzegovina

22 May 1999
Croatia  35–0  Austria

29 May 1999
Austria  33–7  Hungary

Pool 3[edit]

Admitted to 2000 Division 2
Admitted to 2000 Division 3
Admitted to 2000 Division 4
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against diff.
1  Denmark 3 3 0 0 125 15 +110 9
2  Latvia 3 2 0 1 48 46 +2 7
3  Sweden 3 1 0 2 25 37 −12 5
4  Lithuania 2 0 0 2 16 116 −100 2
17 October 1998
Latvia  18–13  Sweden

31 October 1998
Denmark  19–9  Sweden

7 November 1998
Latvia  0–23  Denmark

8 May 1999
Latvia  10–30  Latvia

12 June 1999
Sweden  3 – 0
withdraw
 Lithuania

29 May 1999
Denmark  83–6  Lithuania

"BRONZE"[edit]

Admitted to 2000 Division 3
Admitted to 2000 Division 4
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against diff.
1  Switzerland 4 4 0 0 123 45 +78 12
2  Andorra 4 2 0 2 65 39 +26 8
3  Israel 4 2 0 2 58 84 −26 8
4  Monaco 4 1 0 3 58 92 −34 6
5  Bulgaria 4 1 0 3 39 83 −44 6
26 September 1998
Andorra  14–15  Switzerland

31 October 1998
Bulgaria  5–3  Andorra

21 November 1998
Switzerland  48–8  Bulgaria

27 February 1999
Andorra  29–6  Monaco

3 April 1999
Switzerland  40–7  Israel

10 April 1999
Monaco  16–20  Switzerland

24 April 1999
Bulgaria  10–11  Israel

29 May 1999
Israel  27–15  Monaco

12 June 1999
Monaco  21–16  Bulgaria

12 June 1999
Israel  13–19  Andorra

Bibliography[edit]

  • (Italian) Francesco Volpe, Valerio Vecchiarelli (2000), 2000 Italia in Meta, Storia della nazionale italiana di rugby dagli albori al Sei Nazioni, GS Editore (2000) ISBN 88-87374-40-6.
  • (Italian) Francesco Volpe, Paolo Pacitti (Author), Rugby 2000, GTE Gruppo Editorale (1999).

External links[edit]