2012 Asian Five Nations division tournaments

For main Top 5 Division, see: 2012 Asian Five Nations

2012 Asian Five Nations division tournaments
Date15 April 2012 – 30 June 2012
Countries(19) Refer to division
Tournament statistics
Matches played21
Official websiteWebsite
2011 (Previous) (Next) 2013

The 2012 Asian Five Nations division tournaments, known as the 2012 HSBC Asian 5 Nations due to the tournament's sponsorship by the HSBC, refer to the divisions played within the tournament. This was the 5th series of the Asian Five Nations.

There were five divisions in the 2012 version who contested for a place in the Top 5 tournament. Who ever finished last place in a division was relegated, while the winner of a division was promoted. Last place in division 1 was replaced by the winner of division 2, winner of division 3 replaced last place in division 2, winner in division 4 replaced last in division 3 and winner in division 5 replaced last in division 4.

Changes from 2011Edit

  • Sri Lanka participated in the Division 1 tournament, haven been relegated from the Top 5.
  • South Korea returned to the Top 5 division, after a year in the First Division.
  • Chinese Taipei have replaced Malaysia in Division 1, with Malaysia competing in Division 2.
  • China will compete in Division 2 - replacing India, following promotion from Division 3.
  • Brunei joins Cambodia and Laos in Division 5.

TeamsEdit

The teams involved, with their world rankings pre tournament, were:

Division 1

Division 2

Division 3

Division 4

Division 5

Division 1Edit

Key to colours
     Earns Promotion
     Relegated
2012 Asian Five Nations division 1
Tournament details
Host nation  Philippines
Date15 – 21 April 2012
Countries4
Final positions
Champions  Philippines
Relegated  Singapore
Tournament statistics
Matches played6

For the first time, division one was held in a round-robin format. All games were played in Manila, Philippines on April 14–21, 2012.[1] The Philippines was promoted to the main division in 2013, while Singapore was relegated to division II for 2013.[2][3]

TableEdit

Position Nation Games Points Bonus
points
Total
points
Played Won Lost Drawn For Against Difference
1   Philippines 3 3 0 0 99 36 +63 3 18
2   Sri Lanka 3 2 1 0 89 36 +53 2 12
3   Chinese Taipei 3 1 2 0 69 94 −25 1 6
4   Singapore 3 0 3 0 51 114 −64 1 1

Points are awarded to the teams as follows:

Results Points
Win 5 points
Draw 3 points
4 or more tries 1 point
Loss within 7 points 1 point
Loss greater than 7 points 0 points

FixturesEdit

15 April 2012
17:00
Sri Lanka   36–8   Chinese Taipei
Report[4]
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Referee: Warren Needham (Hong Kong)

15 April 2012
19:00
Singapore   20–37   Philippines
Report[5]
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Referee: Dhamapalage Nimal (Sri Lanka)

18 April 2012
17:00
Sri Lanka   35–10   Singapore
Report[6]
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Referee: Dewi Rowlands (Hong Kong)

18 April 2012
19:00
Philippines   34–12   Chinese Taipei
Report[7]

21 April 2012
17:00
Sri Lanka   18–28   Philippines
Report[8]
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Referee: Taizo Hirabayashi (Japan)

21 April 2012
19:00
Singapore   31–49   Chinese Taipei
Report[9]
Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila
Referee: Jimmy Toda (Japan)

Division 2Edit

Key to colours
     Earns Promotion
     Relegated
2012 Asian Five Nations division 2
Tournament details
Host nation  Malaysia
Date31 May – 2 June 2012
Countries4
Final positions
Champions  Thailand
Relegated  China
Tournament statistics
Matches played4
 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
May 31, 2012
 
 
  Thailand37
 
June 2, 2012
 
  Iran17
 
  Thailand22
 
May 31, 2012
 
  Malaysia19
 
  Malaysia89
 
 
  China0
 
Third place play-off
 
 
June 2, 2012
 
 
  Iran52
 
 
  China3

Semi-finalsEdit

31 May 2012
14:30
Thailand   37–17   Iran
Report[10]

31 May 2012
16:30
Malaysia   89–0   China
Report[11]

Third place play-offEdit

2 June 2012
14:30
Iran   52–3   China

FinalEdit

2 June 2012
16:30
Thailand   22–19   Malaysia

Division 3Edit

Key to colours
     Earns Promotion
     Relegated
2012 Asian Five Nations division 3
Tournament details
Host nation  Indonesia
Date30 May – 1 June 2012
Countries4
Final positions
Champions  India
Relegated  Pakistan
Tournament statistics
Matches played4

[12]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
May 30, 2012
 
 
  Guam38
 
June 1, 2012
 
  Indonesia17
 
  Guam16
 
May 30, 2012
 
  India18
 
  India34
 
 
  Pakistan5
 
Third place play-off
 
 
June 1, 2012
 
 
  Indonesia13
 
 
  Pakistan7

Semi-finalsEdit

30 May 2012
14:30
Guam   38–17   Indonesia
Report[13]

30 May 2012
16:30
India   34–5   Pakistan
Report[14]

Third place play-offEdit

1 June 2012
14:30
Indonesia   13–7   Pakistan
Report[15]

FinalEdit

1 June 2012
16:30
Guam   16–18   India
Report[16]

Division 4Edit

Key to colours
     Earns Promotion
     Relegated
2012 Asian Five Nations division 4
Tournament details
Host nation  UAE
Date25 – 27 April 2012
Countries4
Final positions
Champions  Qatar
Tournament statistics
Matches played4

[17]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
April 25, 2012
 
 
  Jordan19
 
April 27, 2012
 
  Lebanon25
 
  Lebanon0
 
April 25, 2012
 
  Qatar67
 
  Qatar74
 
 
  Uzbekistan13
 
Third place play-off
 
 
April 27, 2012
 
 
  Jordan19
 
 
  Uzbekistan15

Semi-finalsEdit

25 April 2012
18:00
Jordan   19–25   Lebanon
Report[18]
The Sevens Stadium, Dubai
Referee: Chaitanya Sinh (India)

25 April 2012
20:00
Qatar   74–13   Uzbekistan
Report[19]
The Sevens Stadium, Dubai
Referee: Mohamed Irshad Abdul Cader (Sri Lanka)

Third place play-offEdit

27 April 2012
15:30
Jordan   19–15   Uzbekistan

FinalEdit

27 April 2012
17:45
Lebanon   0–67   Qatar

Division 5Edit

Key to colours
     Earns Promotion
     Relegated
2012 Asian Five Nations division 5
Tournament details
Host nation  Cambodia
Date26 – 30 June 2012
Countries3
Final positions
Champions  Laos
Tournament statistics
Matches played3

[17]

TableEdit

Position Nation Games Points Bonus
points
Total
points
Played Won Lost Drawn For Against Difference
1   Laos 2 2 0 0 128 14 +114 2 12
2   Brunei 2 1 1 0 26 85 −59 0 5
3   Cambodia 2 0 2 0 22 77 −55 1 1

Points are awarded to the teams as follows:

Results Points
Win 5 points
Draw 3 points
4 or more tries 1 point
Loss within 7 points 1 point
Loss greater than 7 points 0 points

FixturesEdit

26 June 2012
15:30
Cambodia   15 – 19   Brunei
Report[20]

28 June 2012
17:30
Laos   70 – 7   Brunei
Report[21]

30 June 2012
15:30
Cambodia   7 – 58   Laos
Report[22]

ReferencesEdit

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