2000 Rugby League Emerging Nations Tournament

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The 2000 Rugby League Emerging Nations Tournament was held alongside the 2000 Rugby League World Cup. As with the World Cup, the competition was poorly attended in comparison to the previous event. The tournament was won by the British Amateur Rugby League Association (BARLA).

2000 (2000) Emerging Nations Tournament  ()
Number of teams 6
Host country  England
Winner United Kingdom BARLA
 < 1995
2018

Venues[edit]

The games were played at various venues in England. The Final was played at Tetley's Stadium in Dewsbury.

Dewsbury Halifax Hull Featherstone
Crown Flatt The Shay Craven Park Post Office Road
Capacity: 5,100 Capacity: 14,061 Capacity: 12,225 Capacity: 9,850
Tetley stadium.jpg The Shay.jpg Roger Millward West Stand.jpg Featherstone Rovers Rugby Ground, Featherstone - geograph.org.uk - 223813.jpg
Keighley Whitehaven Oxford Wigan
Cougar Park Recreation Ground Court Place Farm Robin Park Arena
Capacity: 7,800 Capacity: 7,500 Capacity: 4,000 Capacity: 2,000
CougarPark.jpg Wigan skyline 2008.jpg

Group 1[edit]

Results[edit]

November 15
Japan  8–12  Morocco
November 17
BARLA United Kingdom 54–0  Japan

Final standings[edit]

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
United Kingdom BARLA 2 2 0 0 114 2 +112 4
 Morocco 2 1 0 1 14 68 −54 2
 Japan 2 0 0 2 8 66 −58 0

Group 2[edit]

Results[edit]

November 13
United States  52–10  Canada
November 15
Canada  6–66  Italy
November 17
Italy  40–16  United States

Final standings[edit]

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
 Italy 2 2 0 0 106 22 +84 4
 United States 2 1 0 1 68 50 +18 2
 Canada 2 0 0 2 16 118 −102 0

Finals series[edit]

Fifth place[edit]

November 20
Canada  28–12  Japan

Third place[edit]

November 20
United States  50–10  Morocco

Final[edit]

November 20
BARLA United Kingdom 20–14  Italy

See also[edit]