1999–2000 European Challenge Cup pool stage

The pool stage of the 1999–2000 European Challenge Cup.

1999–2000 European Challenge Cup pool stage
Season1999–2000 European Challenge Cup
Date19 November 1999 - 16 January 2000
Qualifiers
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Pool 1Edit

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 2Edit

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 3Edit

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 4Edit

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 5Edit

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 6Edit

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 7Edit

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

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