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European Nations Cup - Division 1 2001/02

Overview
The tournament acted as third european qualifier round for 2003 Rugby World Cup.

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Romania2810901373148225Winner and qualified to 2003 Rugby World Cup 4th qualifier round.
2Georgia2710811351152199Qualified to 2003 Rugby World Cup 4th qualifier round.
3Russia2310613332230102Qualified to 2003 Rugby World Cup 3th qualifier round.
4Spain1610307246247-1
5Portugal1610307170295-125
6Netherlands1010001084484-400
Points from previous season were maintained.

Matches
Regular season
03/02/2002Georgia - Netherlands88-0
03/02/2002Romania - Portugal44-17
03/02/2002Russia - Spain35-25
16/02/2002Portugal - Georgia23-27
17/02/2002Romania - Spain34-12
17/02/2002Russia - Netherlands73-10
03/03/2002Georgia - Russia12-12
03/03/2002Netherlands - Romania3-49
03/03/2002Portugal - Spain13-10
24/03/2002Netherlands - Portugal11-27
24/03/2002Russia - Romania22-27
24/03/2002Spain - Georgia18-34
06/04/2002Georgia - Romania23-31
06/04/2002Spain - Netherlands63-3
07/04/2002Portugal - Russia13-38

2003 Rugby World Cup 3rd qualifying round (ENC relegation tie break)
Pool A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Russia622001022181Qualified to 2003 Rugby World Cup 4th qualifier round.
2Czech Republic42101724923
3Netherlands2200215119-104Relegated

Matches
2003 Rugby World Cup 3rd qualifying round (ENC relegation tie break)
05/05/2002Czech Republic - Russia18-37
19/05/2002Netherlands - Czech Republic12-54
01/06/2002Russia - Netherlands65-3

Pool B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Spain4210149481Qualified to 2003 Rugby World Cup 4th qualifier round.
2Portugal4210160600
3Poland421015354-1Relegated

Matches
2003 Rugby World Cup 3rd qualifying round (ENC relegation tie break)
04/05/2002Poland - Spain27-15
18/05/2002Portugal - Poland39-26
02/06/2002Spain - Portugal34-21