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FIRA Trophy 1994/96

Overview
The final was held only in march 1997 because it was not possible to find a date for the match before that date.
After this final Italy and France withdrew from the tournament, sanctioning its end.

Final results
Winner:Italy

Qualifiers
Group A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Russia1244001065254Qualified to 2nd phase
2Poland842021056144
3Tunisia842025965-6
4Belgium641034492-48Qualified to tie break
5Netherlands641034488-44

Matches
Qualifiers
15/10/1994Poland - Belgium50-13
22/10/1994Russia - Netherlands29-6
12/11/1994Belgium - Netherlands10-0
20/11/1994Tunisia - Poland15-9
22/03/1995Belgium - Tunisia6-10
26/03/1995Netherlands - Tunisia23-18
01/04/1995Tunisia - Russia16-27
23/04/1995Netherlands - Poland15-31
06/05/1995Russia - Belgium32-15
13/05/1995Poland - Russia15-18

Group B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Spain12440021336177Qualified to 2nd phase
2Portugal10430186100-14
3Morocco842026089-29
4Czech Republic6410351132-81Qualified to tie break
5Germany440043790-53

Matches
Qualifiers
23/10/1994Czech Republic - Germany12-5
13/11/1994Germany - Spain10-29
19/03/1995Portugal - Morocco26-16
26/03/1995Spain - Morocco44-3
02/04/1995Spain - Czech Republic90-8
09/04/1995Morocco - Czech Republic18-13
22/04/1995Portugal - Spain15-50
29/04/1995Czech Republic - Portugal18-19
07/05/1995Morocco - Germany23-6
14/05/1995Germany - Portugal16-26

Tie breaker
Tie breaker
Belgium
5/27/1995 - 32-13Belgium
Czech Republic

Second phase
Group A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1France A12440019429165Qualified to final
2Spain10430191901
3Russia842023795-58
4Morocco641034170-29
5Tunisia240041178-67
France played with the selection France A.

Matches
Second phase
19/11/1995France Military - Russia33-12
10/12/1995Tunisia - Morocco11-20
06/01/1996Morocco - France Military8-22
16/03/1996France Military - Tunisia58-0
16/03/1996Morocco - Spain3-24
31/03/1996Spain - France A9-81
14/04/1996Spain - Russia52-6
28/04/1996Spain - TunisiaHome team
walk over
11/05/1996Morocco - Russia10-13
19/05/1996Tunisia - RussiaAway team
walk over

Group B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Italy12440024935214Qualified to final
2Romania10430121854164
3Portugal8420270177-107
4Poland6410361195-134
5Belgium4400443180-137
Italy played some matches with the selection Emerging Italy.
Romania played one match with the selection Romania A.

Matches
Second phase
21/10/1995Italy - Romania40-3
28/10/1995Poland - Belgium30-10
03/03/1996Portugal - Italy3-64
16/03/1996Belgium - Portugal18-29
13/04/1996Romania - Portugal92-0
19/04/1996Romania A - Belgium83-5
27/04/1996Portugal - Poland38-3
12/05/1996Poland - Romania9-40
24/05/1996Belgium - Emerging Italy10-38
25/05/1996Emerging Italy - Poland107-19

Final phase
Final
France
3/22/1997 - 32-40Italy
Italy