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NPC Division Two 1997

Teams variations
Relegated from NPC Division One 1996:King Country
Promoted to NPC Division One 1997:Southland
Promoted from NPC Division Three 1996:Wanganui
Born from the merger between Manawatu and Hawke's Bay:Central Vikings

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTBLB
1Northland40880056610146580Qualified to semifinals
2Central Vikings30860247113533660
3Bay of Plenty30860229314315051
4King Country268503203237-3451
5Nelson Bays228503191321-13020
6Wairarapa Bush148305172343-17120
7Wanganui88116134279-14502
8Thames Valley58107102371-26901
9South Canterbury38017109311-20201Relegated

Bay
of
Plenty
Central
Vikings
King
Country
Nelson
Bays
NorthlandSouth
Canterbury
Thames
Valley
Wairarapa
Bush
Wanganui
Bay
of
Plenty
-49-843-570-1254-24
Central
Vikings
31-13-90-2172-095-12
King
Country
17-1135-41-25-3738-21
Nelson
Bays
-7-8025-2335-2042-19
Northland33-1241-1368-10-113-14
South
Canterbury
7-8726-1315-1619-83-
Thames
Valley
13-4117-4424-16-5-17
Wairarapa
Bush
9-7131-743-6-24-21
Wanganui6-4216-2117-7714-14-

Final phase
SemifinalsFinal
Northland
10/19/1997 - 51-12Northland
10/26/1997 - 63-10
King CountryNorthland
Bay of Plenty
10/19/1997 - 6-29
Central Vikings
Central Vikings

Matches schedule
26/10/1997 - Final
Northland - Central Vikings63-10
19/10/1997 - Semifinals
Bay of Plenty - Central Vikings6-29
Northland - King Country51-12
11/10/1997 - Regular season
Central Vikings - Wairarapa Bush95-12
Northland - Thames Valley113-14
South Canterbury - Nelson Bays15-16
10/10/1997 - Regular season
Wanganui - King Country16-21
04/10/1997 - Regular season
Nelson Bays - Northland7-80
Thames Valley - King Country17-44
Wairarapa Bush - South Canterbury31-7
03/10/1997 - Regular season
Central Vikings - Bay of Plenty31-13
27/09/1997 - Regular season
Bay of Plenty - South Canterbury43-5
King Country - Wairarapa Bush38-21
Thames Valley - Wanganui5-17
26/09/1997 - Regular season
Northland - Central Vikings41-13
20/09/1997 - Regular season
Nelson Bays - Thames Valley25-23
Northland - Bay of Plenty33-12
South Canterbury - King Country26-13
Wairarapa Bush - Wanganui24-21
13/09/1997 - Regular season
Bay of Plenty - Wairarapa Bush70-12
Central Vikings - Nelson Bays90-21
Thames Valley - South Canterbury24-16
Wanganui - Northland17-77
06/09/1997 - Regular season
King Country - Central Vikings35-41
Nelson Bays - Wanganui42-19
South Canterbury - Northland19-83
Thames Valley - Bay of Plenty13-41
31/08/1997 - Regular season
Northland - King Country68-10
30/08/1997 - Regular season
Bay of Plenty - Nelson Bays49-8
Wairarapa Bush - Thames Valley43-6
29/08/1997 - Regular season
Wanganui - Central Vikings6-42
23/08/1997 - Regular season
Central Vikings - Thames Valley72-0
King Country - Bay of Plenty17-11
Nelson Bays - Wairarapa Bush35-20
Wanganui - South Canterbury14-14
17/08/1997 - Regular season
Bay of Plenty - Wanganui54-24
King Country - Nelson Bays25-37
South Canterbury - Central Vikings7-87
Wairarapa Bush - Northland9-71