2002–04 European Nations Cup Second Division

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The 2002-2004 European Nations Cup was the fourth edition of the newly reformed European Championship for tier 2 & 3 Rugby Union Nations. This was the second two year cycled championship, the first to be planned from the start.

For the second division. the team was divided in two Pool . The winner of Pool "A" gain the promotion to 2004–2006 European Nations Cup First Division. There were no relegation, due the 2007 Rugby World Cup – Europe qualification

Pool A[edit]

The highest level was the Pool "A", with five teams:

  •  Netherlands relegated from first division at the end of previous edition.
  •  Poland runner-up of the second round of qualification RWC 2003 valid also ad Second ivision tournament.
  •  Ukraine second in pool A of the same tournament.
  •  Germany second in pool B of the same tournament.
  •  Sweden third in his pool of the same tournament and with better ranking respect the third of other group.

Table[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Ukraine 8 7 1 0 200 74 +126 23
2  Germany 8 5 1 2 192 90 +102 19
3  Netherlands 8 4 1 3 132 131 +1 17
4  Poland 8 2 1 5 130 164 -34 13
5  Sweden 8 0 0 8 52 247 -195 8

Results[edit]

First Season (2002-3)[edit]

5 October 2002
 Sweden 7 - 14  Poland

19 October 2002
 Ukraine 20 - 11  Poland

24 November 2002
 Germany 26 - 26  Ukraine

9 March 2003
 Germany 15 - 3  Netherlands

29 March 2003
 Poland 15 - 37  Germany

27 April 2003
 Netherlands 18 - 24  Ukraine

27 April 2003
 Sweden 16 - 24  Germany

3 May 2003
 Netherlands 39 - 26  Sweden

10 May 2003
 Poland 13 - 13  Netherlands

24 May 2003
 Ukraine 37 - 0  Sweden

Second Season (2003-2004)[edit]

11 October 2003
 Poland 36 - 0  Sweden

12 October 2003
 Ukraine 6 - 3  Germany

25 October 2003
 Poland 13 - 24  Ukraine

10 April 2004
 Netherlands 14 - 13  Germany

25 April 2004
 Germany 40 - 0  Sweden

25 April 2004
 Netherlands 29 - 18  Poland

1 May 2004
 Sweden 3 - 41  Ukraine

8 May 2004
 Sweden 0 - 16  Netherlands

16 May 2004
 Ukraine 22 - 0  Netherlands

16 May 2004
 Germany 34 - 10  Poland

Pool B[edit]

The lowest Level was the Pool "B", with five teams:

Table[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Switzerland 8 5 3 0 145 95 +50 21
2  Denmark 8 3 4 1 102 88 +14 18
3  Croatia 8 3 1 4 114 95 +19 15
4  Slovenia 8 2 1 5 112 150 -38 13
5  Belgium 8 2 1 5 99 144 -45 13

First Season (2002-03)[edit]

19 October 2002
 Croatia 13 - 0  Slovenia

26 October 2002
 Denmark 13 - 13  Switzerland

2 November 2002
 Slovenia 10 - 13  Denmark

2 November 2002
 Croatia 33 - 12  Belgium

9 November 2002
 Switzerland 24 - 15  Croatia

8 March 2003
 Switzerland 9 - 6  Belgium

5 April 2003
 Belgium 24 - 33  Slovenia

26 April 2003
 Belgium 6 - 6  Denmark

3 May 2003
 Denmark 8 - 8  Croatia

10 May 2003
 Slovenia 23 - 23  Switzerland

Second Season (2003-04)[edit]

11 October 2003
 Slovenia 22 - 20  Croatia

11 October 2003
 Switzerland 12 - 12  Denmark

25 October 2003
 Denmark 21 - 3  Slovenia

25 October 2003
 Croatia 5 - 11  Switzerland

8 November 2003
 Slovenia 3 - 15  Belgium

27 March 2004
 Belgium 3 - 32  Switzerland

10 April 2004
 Denmark 25 - 19  Belgium

17 April 2004
 Croatia 17 - 4  Denmark

17 April 2004
 Switzerland 21 - 18  Slovenia

24 April 2004
 Belgium 14 - 3  Croatia

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • www.irb.com