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NPC Division One 1981

Teams variations
Relegated to NPC Division Two 1981:South Canterbury
Promoted from NPC Division Two 1980:Waikato

Final results

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Wellington181090125594161Winner
2Manawatu1410703269147122
3Counties131061319712968
4Auckland121060415513520
5Waikato1110514135156-21
6Bay of Plenty10105051831776
7North Auckland1010505115144-29
8Otago1010505148194-46
9Canterbury810406128165-37
10Hawke's Bay210109154263-109
11Southland210109100235-135Qualified for playout

AucklandBay
of
Plenty
CanterburyCountiesHawke's
Bay
ManawatuNorth
Auckland
OtagoSouthlandWaikatoWellington
Auckland-16-1219-1329-915-1113-24
Bay
of
Plenty
-18-2012-730-1422-1330-9
Canterbury13-7-30-99-183-66-31
Counties16-935-9-13-36-1724-1520-20
Hawke's
Bay
30-347-39-15-3420-2414-31
Manawatu15-921-16-55-1951-936-7
North
Auckland
12-1521-2023-22-12-34-11
Otago22-1613-2414-912-4-20-9
Southland4-1614-77-2115-16-9-16
Waikato13-314-724-12-4-22
Wellington39-139-1528-1026-634-9-

Playout
Playout
Southland
10/3/1981 - 9-10Wairarapa Bush
Wairarapa Bush

Matches schedule
03/10/1981 - Regular season
Wellington - Counties9-15
03/10/1981 - Playout
Southland - Wairarapa Bush9-10
30/09/1981 - Regular season
Waikato - Wellington4-22
26/09/1981 - Regular season
Auckland - Bay of Plenty16-12
Canterbury - Wellington6-31
Hawke's Bay - Counties7-39
North Auckland - Manawatu23-22
19/09/1981 - Regular season
Auckland - Wellington13-24
Canterbury - Manawatu9-18
Counties - Waikato20-20
Hawke's Bay - Bay of Plenty30-34
Otago - Southland20-9
16/09/1981 - Regular season
North Auckland - Wellington4-11
13/09/1981 - Regular season
Bay of Plenty - North Auckland30-14
Counties - Canterbury35-9
Wellington - Manawatu28-10
12/09/1981 - Regular season
Southland - Waikato9-16
09/09/1981 - Regular season
Bay of Plenty - Canterbury18-20
08/09/1981 - Regular season
Manawatu - Otago55-19
05/09/1981 - Regular season
Manawatu - Southland51-9
Waikato - Canterbury14-7
Wellington - Otago26-6
02/09/1981 - Regular season
Wellington - Southland34-9
30/08/1981 - Regular season
Canterbury - North Auckland3-6
Hawke's Bay - Waikato20-24
Otago - Auckland22-16
26/08/1981 - Regular season
Otago - North Auckland12-4
Southland - Auckland4-16
23/08/1981 - Regular season
Wellington - Bay of Plenty39-13
22/08/1981 - Regular season
Canterbury - Auckland13-7
Hawke's Bay - Manawatu15-34
Southland - North Auckland15-16
19/08/1981 - Regular season
Otago - Canterbury13-24
16/08/1981 - Regular season
Auckland - Counties19-13
Southland - Canterbury14-7
Waikato - Bay of Plenty13-3
15/08/1981 - Regular season
North Auckland - Hawke's Bay21-20
12/08/1981 - Regular season
Auckland - Hawke's Bay29-9
08/08/1981 - Regular season
Auckland - Waikato15-11
Bay of Plenty - Manawatu12-7
06/08/1981 - Regular season
North Auckland - Waikato12-3
05/08/1981 - Regular season
Counties - Otago6-17
Hawke's Bay - Wellington14-31
01/08/1981 - Regular season
Waikato - Otago24-12
29/07/1981 - Regular season
Bay of Plenty - Otago22-13
25/07/1981 - Regular season
Counties - Southland24-15
22/07/1981 - Regular season
Bay of Plenty - Southland30-9
14/07/1981 - Regular season
Canterbury - Hawke's Bay30-9
11/07/1981 - Regular season
Counties - Bay of Plenty16-9
North Auckland - Auckland12-15
Otago - Hawke's Bay14-9
08/07/1981 - Regular season
Southland - Hawke's Bay7-21
07/07/1981 - Regular season
Manawatu - Waikato36-7
30/06/1981 - Regular season
Counties - North Auckland13-3
27/06/1981 - Regular season
Manawatu - Auckland15-9
01/06/1981 - Regular season
Manawatu - Counties21-16