Commonwealth Korfball Championships

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The first Commonwealth Korfball Championships[1] were held in Croydon from 14 July to 16 July 2006.

This was a tournament recognised by the International Korfball Federation, and hosted by the British Korfball Association, at the Whitgift School, Croydon.

Participants came from Australia, England, Scotland, South Africa and Wales. Additionally teams from Ireland and North America (USA and Canada) were invited to take part, to help the development of korfball in these countries.

The tournament was by way of a round-robin championships, with England the eventual winners.

1st Commonwealth and friends Championship
Team Pts P W D L GF GA
 England 12 6 6 0 0 130 25
 South Africa 9 6 4 1 1 89 51
 Ireland 9 6 4 1 1 82 56
 Wales 5 6 2 1 3 53 78
 Australia 5 6 2 1 3 45 79
United StatesCanada North America 2 6 1 0 5 41 88
 Scotland 0 6 0 0 6 30 93
1st Commonwealth Championship
Team Pts P W D L GF GA
 England 8 4 4 0 0 92 16
 South Africa 6 4 3 0 1 56 31
 Wales 3 4 1 1 2 32 57
 Australia 3 4 1 1 2 25 59
 Scotland 0 4 0 0 4 20 62
Friday 14 July
Wales  10 - 13  Ireland
South Africa  17 - 4 United StatesCanada North America
Australia  10 - 5  Scotland
England  13 - 4  Ireland
North America United StatesCanada 6 - 10  Australia
Wales  6 - 30  England
Scotland  4 - 18  South Africa
Saturday 15 July
Scotland  9 - 12 United StatesCanada North America
South Africa  16 - 16  Ireland
Wales  8 - 8  Australia
England  25 - 5 United StatesCanada North America
Scotland  1 - 19  Ireland
Wales  9 - 11  South Africa
England  24 - 2  Australia
Sunday 16 July
Wales  11 - 8 United StatesCanada North America
Ireland  14 - 10  Australia
England  13 - 5  South Africa
Scotland  8 - 9  Wales
Ireland  16 - 6 United StatesCanada North America
England  25 - 3  Scotland
Australia  5 - 22  South Africa

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