1998–99 European Challenge Cup pool stage

1998–99 European Challenge Cup pool stage
Season 1998–99 European Challenge Cup
Date 19 September 1998 - 11 November 1998
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The pool stage of the 1998–99 European Challenge Cup.

Pool stage

Pool 1

Team P W D L Tries for Tries against Try diff Points for Points against Points diff Pts
Narbonne 6 6 0 0 32 13 +19 228 98 +130 12
Caerphilly 6 4 0 2 16 19 −3 167 154 +13 8
Périgueux 6 3 0 3 23 13 +10 168 119 +49 6
Racing Club de France 6 3 0 3 17 23 −6 127 184 −57 6
Connacht 6 3 0 3 16 19 −3 129 156 −27 6
Newport 6 1 0 5 14 23 −9 123 183 −60 2
Rugby Rovigo 6 1 0 5 12 20 −8 108 156 −48 2
19 September 1998
14:30
Caerphilly 31 – 28 Périgueux
Virginia Park
Attendance: 1,500
19 September 1998
20:00
Narbonne 41 – 17 Rugby Rovigo
Parc des Sports et de l'Amitié
20 September 1998
17:00
Racing Club de France 37 – 21 Newport
Stade Yves du Manoir, Paris
Attendance: 300

26 September 1998
14:30
Newport 12 – 31 Connacht
Rodney Parade
Attendance: 655
26 September 1998
17:00
Périgueux 40 – 18 Racing Club de France
Stade Municipal
Attendance: 2,300
27 September 1998
16:00
Rugby Rovigo 34 – 14 Caerphilly
Stadio Mario Battaglini
Attendance: 1,500

7 October 1998
14:30
Connacht 29 – 28 Périgueux
The Sports Ground
Attendance: 1,000
7 October 1998
19:15
Caerphilly 17 – 34 Narbonne
Virginia Park
Attendance: 700
7 October 1998
20:00
Racing Club de France 28 – 12 Rugby Rovigo
Stade Yves du Manoir, Paris
Attendance: 200

11 October 1998
15:00
Narbonne 66 – 5 Racing Club de France
Parc des Sports et de l'Amitié
Attendance: 1,500
11 October 1998
15:00
Périgueux 31 – 16 Newport
Stade Municipal
Attendance: 2,000
11 October 1998
15:30
Rugby Rovigo 20 – 21 Connacht
Stadio Mario Battaglini
Attendance: 1,200

17 October 1998
14:30
Connacht 26 – 38 Narbonne
The Sports Ground
Attendance: 2,500
17 October 1998
14:30
Newport 27 – 18 Rugby Rovigo
Rodney Parade
Attendance: 1,100
18 October 1998
15:00
Racing Club de France 20 – 31 Caerphilly
Stade Yves du Manoir, Paris 200

31 October 1998
14:30
Caerphilly 39 – 8 Connacht
Virginia Park
Attendance: 600
31 October 1998
14:30
Rugby Rovigo 7 – 25 Périgueux
Stadio Mario Battaglini
Attendance: 1,000
31 October 1998
20:00
Narbonne 31 – 17 Newport
Parc des Sports et de l'Amitié
Attendance: 3,000

7 November 1998
14:30
Connacht 14 – 19 Racing Club de France
The Sports Ground
Attendance: 500
7 November 1998
14:30
Newport 30 – 35 Caerphilly
Rodney Parade
Attendance: 2,500
7 November 1998
19:30
Périgueux 16 – 18 Narbonne
Stade Municipal
Attendance: 2,000

Pool 2

Team P W D L Tries for Tries against Try diff Points for Points against Points diff Pts
Montferrand 6 5 0 1 43 9 +34 303 86 +217 10
Bourgoin 6 5 0 1 36 8 +28 222 86 +136 10
Dax 6 5 0 1 20 15 +5 163 124 +39 10
Castres 6 3 0 3 32 10 +22 229 101 +128 6
Rugby Roma 6 2 0 4 14 34 −20 117 213 −96 4
Aberavon 6 1 0 5 14 42 −28 86 287 −201 2
Spain XV 6 0 0 6 7 48 −41 65 288 −223 0
19 September 1998
20:00
Bourgoin 55 – 10 Spain XV
Stade Pierre Rajon
Attendance: 4,000
19 September 1998
20:00
Castres 87 – 10 Aberavon
Stade Pierre Antoine
Attendance: 2,500
20 September 1998
17:00
Rugby Roma 18 – 25 Dax
Stadio Tre Fontane
Attendance: 1,800

26 September 1998
14:30
Aberavon 12 – 30 Rugby Roma
Talbot Athletic Ground
Attendance: 600
26 September 1998
17:00
Spain XV 15 – 61 Castres
Kenmare
Attendance: 2,500
26 September 1998
19:30
Dax 24 – 22 Montferrand
Stade Maurice Boyau
Attendance: 3,500

4 October 1998
14:00
Rugby Roma 25 – 21 Spain XV
Stadio Tre Fontane
Attendance: 1,000
7 October 1998
19:00
Montferrand 97 – 13 Aberavon
Stade Marcel Michelin
Attendance: 1,500
7 October 1998
20:00
Castres 9 – 30 Bourgoin
Stade Pierre Antoine
Attendance: 2,000

10 October 1998
14:30
Aberavon 28 – 41 Dax
Talbot Athletic Ground
Attendance: 1,000
10 October 1998
16:00
Spain XV 13 – 88 Montferrand
Kenmare
Attendance: 1,000
10 October 1998
20:00
Bourgoin 50 – 22 Rugby Roma
Stade Pierre Rajon
Attendance: 3,000

17 October 1998
19:30
Dax 41 – 0 Spain XV
Stade Maurice Boyau
17 October 1998
20:00
Montferrand 23 – 14 Bourgoin
Stade Marcel Michelin
Attendance: 5,000
18 October 1998
16:30
Rugby Roma 15 – 48 Castres
Stadio Tre Fontane
Attendance: 2,000

31 October 1998
17:00
Spain XV 6 – 18 Aberavon
El Ferol
Attendance: 4,000
31 October 1998
18:00
Bourgoin 47 – 17 Dax
Stade Pierre Rajon
Attendance: 3,000
31 October 1998
19:30
Castres 15 – 16 Montferrand
Stade Pierre Antoine
Attendance: 5,000

7 November 1998
14:30
Aberavon 5 – 26 Bourgoin
Talbot Athletic Ground
Attendance: 800
7 November 1998
19:30
Dax 15 – 9 Castres
Stade Maurice Boyau
Attendance: 3,000
11 November 1998
18:00
Montferrand 57 – 7 Rugby Roma
Stade Marcel Michelin
Attendance: 5,000

Pool 3

Team P W D L Tries for Tries against Try diff Points for Points against Points diff Pts
Brive 6 5 0 1 35 14 +21 241 102 +139 10
Agen 6 4 0 2 30 11 +19 231 93 +138 8
Pau 6 4 0 2 25 8 +17 211 87 +124 8
Biarritz 6 4 0 2 30 14 +16 187 124 +63 8
Bridgend RFC 6 2 0 4 19 28 −9 158 206 −48 4
Dinamo Bucureşti 6 2 0 4 19 31 −12 131 246 −115 4
Portugal XV 6 0 0 6 8 60 −52 73 374 −301 0
19 September 1998
19:45
Brive 31 – 22 Biarritz
Stadium Municipal, Brive
Attendance: 5,000
19 September 1998
14:30
Bridgend 17 – 32 Agen
Brewery Field
Attendance: 700
20 September 1998
14:30
Dinamo-Bucureşti 22 – 31 Pau
Timisoara
Attendance: 400

25 September 1998
20:00
Pau 37 – 3 Biarritz
Stade Municipal du Hameau
Attendance: 7,000
26 September 1998
14:30
Dinamo-Bucureşti 45 – 43 Bridgend
Timisoara
Attendance: 3,000
26 September 1998
17:00
Portugal XV 7 – 85 Brive
Estadio Universitario de Liboa
Attendance: 1,800

7 October 1998
19:15
Bridgend 45 – 24 Portugal XV
Brewery Field
Attendance: 1,400
7 October 1998
20:00
Biarritz 10 – 9 Agen
Parc des Sports Aguilera
Attendance: 1,000
7 October 1998
20:30
Brive 26 – 9 Pau
Stadium Municipal, Brive
Attendance: 6,000

10 October 1998
19:00
Pau 45 – 21 Bridgend
Stade Municipal du Hameau
Attendance: 3,000
10 October 1998
19:00
Portugal XV 18 – 23 Dinamo-Bucureşti
Estadio Universitario de Liboa
Attendance: 800
11 October 1998
15:00
Agen 34 – 35 Brive
Stade Armandie
Attendance: 3,000

17 October 1998
20:00
Agen 15 – 11 Pau
Stade Armandie
Attendance: 3,500
17 October 1998
20:00
Biarritz 62 – 11 Portugal XV
Parc des Sports Aguilera
Attendance: 1,000
18 October 1998
19:45
Brive 49 – 10 Dinamo-Bucureşti
Stadium Municipal, Brive
Attendance: 5,000

31 October 1998
18:00
Pau 78 – 0 Portugal XV
Stade Municipal du Hameau
Attendance: 3,000
31 October 1998
20:00
Agen 60 – 7 Dinamo-Bucureşti
Stade Armandie
Attendance: 3,000
31 October 1998
20:00
Biarritz 45 – 12 Bridgend
Parc des Sports Aguilera
Attendance: 1,000

7 November 1998
14:30
Bridgend 20 – 15 Brive
Brewery Field
Attendance: 1,500
7 November 1998
14:30
Dinamo-Bucureşti 24 – 45 Biarritz
Timisoara
Attendance: 2,000
7 November 1998
16:00
Portugal XV 13 – 81 Agen
Estadio Universitario de Liboa
Attendance: 1,500

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