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Asian Series

Asian Series 2003/04

Overview
The tournament acted as preliminary asian qualifier round for 2007 Rugby World Cup.

Final results
Winner:South Korea

Group phase
Group 1
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Japan6330020518187Qualified for Gold group
2Hong Kong4320153117-64Qualified for Plate group
3Arabic Gulf2310258116-58Qualified for Shield group
4Sri Lanka0300355120-65Qualified for Bowl group

Matches
Group phase
18/04/2003Sri Lanka - Arabic Gulf25-48
19/10/2003Sri Lanka - Hong Kong22-36
09/05/2004Hong Kong - Arabic Gulf12-5
Interdivisional matches
Group phase
20/04/2003Arabic Gulf - Japan A5-79
22/04/2003Sri Lanka - Japan A8-36
11/10/2003Japan A - Hong Kong90-5

Group 2
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Taiwan6330013416118Qualified for Gold group
2Singapore432011083276Qualified for Plate group
3Malaysia231023398-65Qualified for Shield group
4India0300323152-129Qualified for Bowl group

Matches
Group phase
21/06/2003Malaysia - Taiwan0-54
21/06/2003Singapore - India71-0
24/06/2003Malaysia - India20-13
28/06/2003India - Taiwan10-61
28/06/2003Singapore - Malaysia31-13
06/12/2003Taiwan - Singapore19-6

Group 3
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1South Korea6330017636140Qualified for Gold group
2China432018096-16Qualified for Plate group
3Kazakhstan231028599-14Qualified for Shield group
4Thailand0300348158-110Qualified for Bowl group

Matches
Group phase
12/10/2003Kazakhstan - Thailand56-17
16/10/2003China - Kazakhstan37-10
20/10/2003South Korea - Kazakhstan45-19
16/11/2003Thailand - China23-34
18/11/2003South Korea - China63-9
20/11/2003Thailand - South Korea8-68

Final phase
Gold
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1South Korea321101183781Winner
2Japan32110862858
3Taiwan0200227166-139

Matches
Final phase
16/05/2004Japan - South Korea19-19
22/05/2004South Korea - Taiwan99-18
Interdivisional matches
Final phase
09/05/2004Taiwan - Japan A9-67

Plate
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Hong Kong42200742351
2China120113351-18
3Singapore120113871-33

Matches
Final phase
22/05/2004Hong Kong - Singapore47-14
05/06/2004Hong Kong - China27-9
12/06/2004China - Singapore24-24

Shield
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Arabic Gulf42200621646
2Kazakhstan22101573324
3Malaysia020022292-70

Matches
Final phase
09/04/2004Arabic Gulf - Kazakhstan14-13
07/05/2004Malaysia - Arabic Gulf3-48
15/05/2004Kazakhstan - Malaysia44-19

Bowl
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Sri Lanka42200893158
2Thailand221011004753
3India0200229140-111

Matches
Final phase
22/06/2004India - Sri Lanka17-54
26/06/2004Thailand - India86-12
30/06/2004Sri Lanka - Thailand35-14