2006–08 European Nations Cup Third Division

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The 2006–2008 European Nations Cup (ENC) Third Division (a European rugby union competition for national teams) will be contested over two years during which all teams meet each other home and away. The Third Division consists of four levels, which effectively constitute the 5th through 8th levels of European international rugby. The winner of each division shall be promoted to the next highest division, and the loser relegated to the next division lower.

The previous champion of Division 3A, Latvia was promoted to the Second Division and replaced with Serbia and Montenegro (now Serbia), which came last in Round 3 of the qualification for the World Cup 2007.

Division 3A[edit]

Pos Team Games Points Table
Points
Notes
Play Won Draw Lost For Ag. Diff.
1  Sweden 8 7 0 1 153 66 +87 22 Substituted in promoted to 2008–10 Div. 2/B
2  Armenia 8 5 0 3 128 115 +13 18
3   Switzerland 8 4 0 4 150 129 +24 16
4  Serbia 8 2 1 5 99 168 -69 13
5  Denmark 8 1 1 6 112 165 -55 11 Substituted off relegated to 2008–10 Division 3/B
  • Matches:
Date Match Result Venue
30-Sep-2006 Armenia - Switzerland 16 - 29 Vienne (France)
7-Oct-2006 Switzerland - Serbia 30 - 9 Nyon (Switzerland)
21-Oct-2006 Sweden - Armenia 24 - 0 Helsingborg (Sweden)
28-Oct-2006 Denmark – Sweden 13 - 23 Odense (Denmark)
4-Nov-2006 Serbia - Denmark 34 - 23 Belgrade (Serbia)
31-Mar-2007 Switzerland - Denmark 22 - 24 Basel (Switzerland)
7-Apr-2007 Denmark - Armenia 3 - 11 Odense (Denmark)
14-Apr-2007 Serbia – Sweden 12 - 30 Belgrade (Serbia)
5-May-2007 Sweden - Switzerland 6 - 0 Eskilstuna (Sweden)
1-Sep-2007 Armenia – Sweden 16 - 12 Bourgoin-Jallieu (France)
6-Oct-2007 Switzerland - Armenia 15 - 28 Nyon (Switzerland)
27-Oct-2007 Denmark - Serbia 17 - 17 Odense (Denmark)
3-Nov-2007 Sweden - Denmark 8 - 6 Helsingborg (Sweden)
24-Nov-2007 Serbia – Switzerland 5 - 13 Belgrade (Serbia)
5-Apr-2008 Denmark - Switzerland 13 - 28 Odense (Denmark)
12-Apr-2008 Armenia - Denmark 24 - 13 Yerevan (Armenia)
19-Apr-2008 Switzerland - Sweden 16 - 28 Nyon (Switzerland)
26-Apr-2008 Sweden - Serbia 22 - 3 Stockholm (Sweden)
10-May-2008 Armenia - Serbia 25 - 0 Yerevan (Armenia)
24-May-2008 Serbia – Armenia 19 - 8 Belgrade (Serbia)

Division 3B[edit]

Pos Team Games Points Table
Points
Notes
Play Won Draw Lost For Ag. Diff.
1  Lithuania 8 8 0 0 315 56 +259 24 Substituted in promoted to 2008–10 Div. 3/A
2  Hungary 8 5 0 3 144 83 +61 18
3  Norway 8 2 1 5 114 152 -38 13
4  Austria 8 2 1 5 32 152 -120 13
5  Bulgaria 8 2 0 6 87 249 -162 12 Substituted off relegated to 2008–10 Div. 3/B
  • Matches:
Date Match Result Venue
7-Oct-2006 Norway - Hungary 8 - 13 Stavanger (Norway)
28-Oct-2006 Hungary - Bulgaria 42 - 3 Kecskemét (Hungary)
28-Oct-2006 Lithuania - Norway 37 - 15 Vilnius (Lithuania)
18-Nov-2006 Bulgaria – Lithuania 10 - 50 Etropole (Bulgaria)
21-Apr-2007 Hungary - Austria 27 - 5 Dunaújváros (Hungary)
5-May-2007 Austria - Bulgaria 7 - 3 Vienna (Austria)
19-May-2007 Austria - Lithuania 0 - 27 Vienna (Austria)
19-May-2007 Bulgaria - Norway 25 - 10 Sofia (Bulgaria)
2-Jun-2007 Lithuania - Hungary 36 – 7 Vilnius (Lithuania)
9-Jun-2007 Norway – Austria 22 - 8 Fosen (Norway)
27-Oct-2007 Lithuania - Bulgaria 64 - 3 Vilnius (Lithuania)
27-Oct-2007 Hungary - Norway 5 - 3 Székesfehérvár (Hungary)
17-Nov-2007 Bulgaria - Hungary 32 - 6 Etropole (Bulgaria)
26-Apr-2008 Austria - Norway 3 - 3 Vienna (Austria)
3-May-2008 Lithuania - Austria 48 - 0 Vilnius or Kaunas (Lithuania)
10-May-2008 Norway - Bulgaria 44 - 21 Stavanger (Norway)
17-May-2008 Hungary - Lithuania 12 - 13 Esztergom (Hungary)
24-May-2008 Bulgaria - Austria 16 - 0 Sofia (Bulgaria)
7-Jun-2008 Norway - Lithuania 9 - 40 Tønsberg (Norway)
8-Jun-2008 Austria - Hungary 9 - 6 Vienna (Austria)

Division 3C[edit]

Pos Team Games Points Table
Points
Notes
Play Won Draw Lost For Ag. Diff.
1  Slovenia 8 7 0 1 227 65 +162 22 Substituted in promoted to 2008–10 Div. 3/B
2  Luxembourg 8 4 0 4 126 105 +21 16
3  Finland 8 3 1 4 84 131 -47 15
4  Israel 8 3 0 5 141 158 -17 14
5  Bosnia-Herz. 8 2 1 5 92 211 -119 13 Substituted off relegated to 2008–10 Div. 3/D

Bosnia was relegated to division 3D, while Israel will undertook a relegation/promotion playoff with Cyprus.

  • Matches:
Date Match Result Venue
30-Sep-2006 Luxembourg - Finland 16 - 8 Cessange (Luxembourg)
7-Oct-2006 Bosnia - Finland 7 - 14 Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
28-Oct-2006 Israel - Slovenia 5 - 28 Netanya (Israel)
21-Apr-2007 Bosnia - Luxembourg 12 - 17 Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
28-Apr-2007 Israel - Bosnia 34 - 13 Netanya (Israel)
5-May-2007 Slovenia - Luxembourg 25 - 16 Ljubljana (Slovenia)
19-May-2007 Slovenia - Bosnia 77 - 5 Ljubljana (Slovenia)
20-May-2007 Luxembourg - Israel 22 - 16 Luxembourg City (Luxembourg)
26-May-2007 Finland - Slovenia 6 - 21 Helsinki (Finland)
2-Jun-2007 Finland - Israel 27 - 20 Jyväskylä (Finland)
27-Oct-2007 Luxembourg - Bosnia 30 - 3 Luxembourg City (Luxembourg)
27-Oct-2007 Slovenia - Finland 32 - 3 Ljubljana (Slovenia)
19-Apr-2008 Luxembourg - Slovenia 3 - 10 Luxembourg City (Luxembourg)
20-Apr-2008 Bosnia - Israel 27 - 19 Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
26-Apr-2008 Slovenia - Israel 17 - 5 Ljubljana (Slovenia)
3-May-2008 Israel - Luxembourg 20 - 12 Netanya (Israel)
10-May-2008 Bosnia - Slovenia 22 - 17 Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
17-May-2008 Finland - Bosnia 3 - 3 Helsinki (Finland)
24-May-2008 Finland - Luxembourg 11 - 10 Helsinki (Finland)
31-May-2008 Israel - Finland 22 - 12 Netanya (Israel)

3C/3D Promotion/Relegation Play-off[edit]

Date Match Result Venue
6-Sep-2008  Israel -  Cyprus 23 - 14 Netanya (Israel)

Division 3D (2006-07)[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Date Match Result Venue
7-Oct-2006 Azerbaijan - Greece 5 - 20 Baku (Azerbaijan)
4-Nov-2006 Greece - Azerbaijan 45 - 10 Athens (Greece)
Date Match Result Venue
14-Oct-2006 Slovakia - Monaco 0 - 6 Bratislava (Slovakia)
  • Monaco was squalified for irrelugar use of French players.

Final[edit]

Date Match Result Venue
12-May-2007 Greece – Slovakia 20 - 17 Thessaloniki (Greece)

Division 3D (2007-08)[edit]

Pos Team Games Points Table
Points
Notes
Play Won Draw Lost For Ag. Diff.
1  Cyprus 3 3 0 0 86 21 +65 9 to a play off with Israel
2  Monaco 2 1 0 1 51 22 +29 4
3  Slovakia 2 1 0 1 71 26 -15 4
4  Azerbaijan 3 0 0 3 24 103 -79 3
  • Matches:
2007-10-28
 Slovakia 33 – 18  Azerbaijan





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