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Asian Rugby Championship - Division 1 2016

Overview
The tournament was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
It was played as first round for asian qualifiers for 2019 Rugby World Cup.
The winner were to qualify for a promotion playoff against the worst team of Top 3 but Malaysia decided not to play the game.

Teams variations
Retired from tournament:Kazakhstan
Promoted from Asian Rugby Championship - Division 2 2015:Malaysia

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Malaysia11320192454711521Qualified for playoff
2Sri Lanka932017580-59910
3Philippines731026063-39612
4Singapore431025897-3941300Relegated

Matches
Regular season
08/05/2016Malaysia - Philippines10-15
08/05/2016Sri Lanka - Singapore33-17
11/05/2016Malaysia - Sri Lanka42-17
11/05/2016Philippines - Singapore24-28
14/05/2016Malaysia - Singapore40-13
14/05/2016Sri Lanka - Philippines25-21