1999–2000 European Challenge Cup pool stage

1999–2000 European Challenge Cup pool stage
Season 1999–2000 European Challenge Cup
Date 19 November 1999 - 16 January 2000
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The pool stage of the 1999–2000 European Challenge Cup.

Pool 1

Team P W D L Tries for Tries against Try diff Points for Points against Points diff Pts
Bristol Shoguns 6 5 0 1 18 8 10 165 96 69 10
Bordeaux-Begles 6 4 0 2 18 11 7 158 124 34 8
Dax 6 3 0 3 12 14 −2 129 146 −17 6
Calvisano 6 0 0 6 3 18 −15 69 155 −86 0
20 November 1999
14:30
Calvisano 16 – 25 Bordeaux-Begles
Centro Sportivo San Michele
Attendance: 1,200
20 November 1999
19:30
Dax 21 – 28 Bristol Shoguns
Stade Maurice Boyau
Attendance: 5,000

26 November 1999
20:00
Bordeaux-Begles 33 – 19 Dax
Stade Andre Moga
Attendance: 6,000
28 November 1999
15:00
Bristol Shoguns 20 – 6 Calvisano
Memorial Ground
Attendance: 2,334

10 December 1999
19:30
Bristol Shoguns 27 – 19 Bordeaux-Begles
Memorial Ground
Attendance: 1,700
11 December 1999
19:30
Dax 33 – 6 Calvisano
Stade Maurice Boyau
Attendance: 3,000

17 December 1999
20:00
Bordeaux-Begles 28 – 14 Bristol Shoguns
Stade Andre Moga
Attendance: 3,000
18 December 1999
14:30
Calvisano 9 – 18 Dax
Centro Sportivo San Michele
Attendance: 600

8 January 2000
14:30
Calvisano 9 – 26 Bristol Shoguns
Centro Sportivo San Michele
Attendance: 1,000
8 January 2000
19:30
Dax 25 – 20 Bordeaux-Begles
Stade Maurice Boyau
Attendance: 5,000

14 January 2000
20:00
Bordeaux-Begles 33 – 23 Calvisano
Stade Andre Moga
Attendance: 2,000
16 January 2000
15:00
Bristol Shoguns 50 – 13 Dax
Memorial Ground
Attendance: 3,206

Pool 2

Team P W D L Tries for Tries against Try diff Points for Points against Points diff Pts
Castres Olympique 6 6 0 0 39 12 27 249 94 155 12
Newport 6 3 0 3 15 14 1 137 119 18 6
Bedford Blues 6 2 0 4 15 31 −16 121 223 −102 4
Rugby Rovigo 6 1 0 5 13 25 −12 107 178 −71 2
20 November 1999
19:30
Castres 27 – 12 Rugby Rovigo
Stade Pierre Antoine
Attendance: 1,000
20 November 1999
15:00
Bedford Blues 28 – 18 Newport
Goldington Road
Attendance: 1,875

27 November 1999
17:30
Newport 22 – 26 Castres
Rodney Parade
Attendance: 6,000
28 November 1999
14:30
Rugby Rovigo 24 – 33 Bedford Blues
Stadio Mario Battaglini
Attendance: 1,500

11 December 1999
14:00
Bedford Blues 25 – 60 Castres
Goldington Road
Attendance: 1,438
11 December 1999
14:30
Newport 26 – 10 Rugby Rovigo
Rodney Parade
Attendance: 3,000

18 December 1999
14:30
Castres 56 – 6 Bedford Blues
Stade Pierre Antoine
Attendance: 3,000
19 December 1999
14:00
Rugby Rovigo 15 – 23 Newport
Stadio Mario Battaglini
Attendance: 800

8 January 2000
15:00
Castres 21 – 3 Newport
Stade Pierre Antoine
Attendance: 4,586
9 January 2000
14:00
Bedford Blues 10 – 20 Rugby Rovigo
Goldington Road
Attendance: 1,313

15 January 2000
17:30
Newport 45 – 19 Bedford Blues
Rodney Parade
Attendance: 3,000
16 January 2000
15:00
Rugby Rovigo 26 – 59 Castres
Stadio Mario Battaglini
Attendance: 1,450

Pool 3

Team P W D L Tries for Tries against Try diff Points for Points against Points diff Pts
Pau 6 5 0 1 32 9 23 229 114 115 10
Perpignan 6 5 0 1 24 9 15 200 104 96 10
Sale Sharks 6 2 0 4 17 24 −7 168 181 −13 4
Caerphilly 6 0 0 6 8 39 −31 81 279 −198 0
20 November 1999
14:00
Caerphilly 21 – 33 Pau
Virginia Park
Attendance: 1,000
20 November 1999
15:00
Sale Sharks 16 – 28 Perpignan
Heywood Road
Attendance: 2,076

27 November 1999
19:30
Perpignan 53 – 7 Caerphilly
Stade Aimé Giral
Attendance: 3,000
27 November 1999
19:00
Pau 30 – 12 Sale Sharks
Stade Municipal du Hameau
Attendance: 5,500

11 December 1999
15:00
Sale Sharks 51 – 14 Caerphilly
Heywood Road
Attendance: 1,086
12 December 1999
15:30
Perpignan 18 – 13 Pau
Stade Aimé Giral
Attendance: 2,000

18 December 1999
14:30
Caerphilly 10 – 31 Sale Sharks
Virginia Park
Attendance: 500
18 December 1999
19:30
Pau 28 – 16 Perpignan
Stade Municipal du Hameau
Attendance: 7,000

8 January 2000
14:30
Caerphilly 17 – 39 Perpignan
Virginia Park
Attendance: 600
8 January 2000
15:00
Sale Sharks 35 – 53 Pau
Heywood Road
Attendance: 1,575

14 January 2000
19:30
Pau 72 – 12 Caerphilly
Stade Municipal du Hameau
Attendance: 6,000
15 January 2000
15:00
Perpignan 46 – 23 Sale Sharks
Stade Aimé Giral
Attendance: 3,120

Pool 4

Team P W D L Tries for Tries against Try diff Points for Points against Points diff Pts
Ebbw Vale 6 6 0 0 31 13 18 252 127 125 12
Toulon 6 3 0 3 17 8 9 178 148 30 6
Connacht 6 2 0 4 15 18 −3 131 165 −34 4
Steaua București 6 1 0 5 13 37 −24 120 241 −121 2
19 November 1999
19:30
Ebbw Vale 32 – 9 Connacht
Eugene Cross Park
Attendance: 2,500
20 November 1999
14:30
Steaua Bucharest 19 – 30 Toulon
Club of Army
Attendance: 2,500

27 November 1999
14:30
Steaua Bucharest 30 – 20 Connacht
Club of Army
Attendance: 1,500
27 November 1999
20:00
Toulon 19 – 21 Ebbw Vale
Stade Félix Mayol
Attendance: 3,000

10 December 1999
19:30
Ebbw Vale 58 – 27 Steaua Bucharest
Eugene Cross Park
Attendance: 2,000
11 December 1999
14:30
Connacht 27 – 13 Toulon
Sportsground
Attendance: 1,000

18 December 1999
14:30
Steaua Bucharest 27 – 43 Ebbw Vale
Club of Army
Attendance: 1,500
18 December 1999
20:00
Toulon 41 – 15 Connacht
Stade Félix Mayol
Attendance: 1,500

8 January 2000
14:30
Connacht 41 – 7 Steaua Bucharest
Sportsground
Attendance: 1,000
8 January 2000
17:30
Ebbw Vale 56 – 26 Toulon
Eugene Cross Park
Attendance: 3,000

15 January 2000
14:30
Connacht 19 – 42 Ebbw Vale
Sportsground
Attendance: 1,500
15 January 2000
18:00
Toulon 49 – 10 Steaua Bucharest
Stade Félix Mayol
Attendance: 2,000

Pool 5

Team P W D L Tries for Tries against Try diff Points for Points against Points diff Pts
Biarritz 6 5 0 1 34 8 26 227 77 150 10
Gloucester 6 4 1 1 25 12 13 188 113 75 9
Bridgend RFC 6 2 1 3 13 20 −7 113 151 −38 5
Spain XV 6 0 0 6 7 39 −32 79 266 −187 0
20 November 1999
14:30
Bridgend 37 – 21 Spain XV
Brewery Field
Attendance: 1,200
20 November 1999
15:00
Gloucester 22 – 13 Biarritz
Kingsholm
Attendance: 3,218

27 November 1999
18:30
Biarritz 29 – 6 Bridgend
Parc des Sports Aguilera
Attendance: 3,000
28 November 1999
12:30
Spain XV 19 – 42 Gloucester
Kenmare
Attendance: 2,000

8 December 1999
16:00
Spain XV 3 – 59 Biarritz
Kenmare
Attendance: 1,200
11 December 1999
17:30
Bridgend 29 – 29 Gloucester
Brewery Field
Attendance: 1,500

15 December 1999
19:30
Biarritz 57 – 10 Spain XV
Parc des Sports Aguilera
Attendance: 1,000
18 December 1999
15:00
Gloucester 23 – 6 Bridgend
Kingsholm
Attendance: 3,000

8 January 2000
14:30
Bridgend 11 – 30 Biarritz
Brewery Field
Attendance: 1,300
8 January 2000
15:00
Gloucester 47 – 7 Spain XV
Kingsholm
Attendance: 3,361

15 January 2000
18:30
Biarritz 39 – 25 Gloucester
Parc des Sports Aguilera
Attendance: 5,000
16 January 2000
12:30
Spain XV 19 – 24 Bridgend
Kenmare
Attendance: 3,200

Pool 6

Team P W D L Tries for Tries against Try diff Points for Points against Points diff Pts
Newcastle Falcons 6 5 0 1 24 8 16 200 90 110 10
Narbonne 6 3 0 3 19 7 12 153 96 57 6
Aurillac 6 3 0 3 13 20 −7 125 153 −28 6
Dunvant 6 1 0 5 11 32 −21 92 231 −139 2
21 November 1999
15:00
Aurillac 53 – 22 Dunvant
Stade Jean Alric
Attendance: 2,508
21 November 1999
19:30
Narbonne 19 – 20 Newcastle Falcons
Parc des Sports et de l'Amitié
Attendance: 2,000

27 November 1999
14:30
Dunvant 16 – 42 Narbonne
Broadacre
Attendance: 300
28 November 1999
15:00
Newcastle Falcons 55 – 7 Aurillac
Kingston Park Stadium
Attendance: 1,975

11 December 1999
14:30
Dunvant 26 – 45 Newcastle Falcons
Broadacre
Attendance: 400
12 December 1999
15:00
Aurillac 18 – 15 Narbonne
Stade Jean Alric
Attendance: 2,000

18 December 1999
19:30
Narbonne 36 – 20 Aurillac
Parc des Sports et de l'Amitié
Attendance: 1,000
19 December 1999
14:30
Newcastle Falcons 51 – 10 Dunvant
Kingston Park Stadium
Attendance: 1,349

8 January 2000
19:30
Narbonne 30 – 3 Dunvant
Parc des Sports et de l'Amitié
Attendance: 1,500
9 January 2000
15:00
Aurillac 17 – 10 Newcastle Falcons
Stade Jean Alric
Attendance: 3,500

14 January 2000
19:30
Newcastle Falcons 19 – 11 Narbonne
Kingston Park Stadium
Attendance: 1,599
15 January 2000
14:30
Dunvant 15 – 10 Aurillac
Broadacre
Attendance: 200

Pool 7

Team P W D L Tries for Tries against Try diff Points for Points against Points diff Pts
London Irish 6 4 0 2 24 19 5 192 140 52 8
Agen 6 5 0 1 30 7 23 211 100 111 8*
Brive 6 3 0 3 25 18 7 199 162 37 6
Rugby Roma 6 0 0 6 9 44 −35 94 294 −200 0

* Agen deducted two points for fielding non-registered players in two matches.[1]

20 November 1999
14:30
Rugby Roma 26 – 29 Agen
Stadio Tre Fontane
Attendance: 1,000
20 November 1999
15:00
London Irish 37 – 21 Brive
The Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 3,131

27 November 1999
19:30
Agen 28 – 16 London Irish
Stade Armandie
Attendance: 3,000
28 November 1999
15:00
Brive 64 – 17 Rugby Roma
Stadium Municipal, Brive
Attendance: 5,500

11 December 1999
19:30
Agen 31 – 9 Brive
Stade Armandie
Attendance: 4,000
12 December 1999
14:30
Rugby Roma 7 – 46 London Irish
Stadio Tre Fontane
Attendance: 800

18 December 1999
14:30
Brive 13 – 28 Agen
Stadium Municipal, Brive
Attendance: 2,500
18 December 1999
15:00
London Irish 39 – 13 Rugby Roma
The Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 2,883

8 January 2000
15:00
London Irish 23 – 22 Agen
The Twickenham Stoop
Attendance: 3,088
9 January 2000
14:30
Rugby Roma 18 – 43 Brive
Stadio Tre Fontane
Attendance: 800

15 January 2000
19:30
Agen 73 – 13 Rugby Roma
Stade Armandie
Attendance: 3,000
16 January 2000
15:00
Brive 49 – 31 London Irish
Stadium Municipal, Brive
Attendance: 5,000

See also

References

  1. ^ BBC Sport