2014 Asian Five Nations division tournaments

For main Top 5 Division, see: 2014 Asian Five Nations

2014 Asian Five Nations division tournaments
Date23 April 2014 – 22 June 2014
Countries(19) Refer to division
Tournament statistics
Matches played17
Official websiteWebsite
2013 (Previous) (Next) 2015

The 2014 Asian Five Nations division tournaments, known as the 2014 HSBC Asian 5 Nations for sponsorship reasons, refer to the divisions played within the annual Asian Five Nations rugby union tournament. This is the 7th series of the Asian Five Nations. For the first time since 2010, only four division were used, with a shortened Division 1 due to the change of format in 2015. Division 3 was split into an East and a West conference which like Division 1 was out in place ahead of that format in 2015.

Changes from 2013Edit

  • The United Arab Emiratis participated in the Division 1 tournament, haven been relegated from the Top 5.
  • Sri Lanka was promoted to the Top 5 Division, after winning the Division 1 competition in 2013.
  • Singapore have replaced Thailand in Division 1, with Thailand competing in Division 2.
  • Qatar will compete in Division 2 - replacing India, following promotion from Division 3.
  • Lebanon promoted out of Division 4, though no team was demoted out of Division 3.
  • With the removal of Division 5, Laos was moved to Division 3, while Brunei, Cambodia and Mongolia forms a new Division 4.

TeamsEdit

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

Division 1

Division 2

Division 3 East

Division 3 West

Division 4

Division 1Edit

2014 Asian Five Nations division 1
Date23 April – 10 May 2014
Countries2
Champions  Kazakhstan
  Singapore
Relegated  Chinese Taipei
  United Arab Emirates
Tournament statistics
Matches played2

The 2014 Division 1 tournament was held as a single match knock-out format.[1][2] The participants of the final will remain in Division 1 for the 2015 as the bottom two teams from the 2014 Asian Five Nations tournament will be relegated to Division 1.

FixturesEdit

Division 2Edit

2014 Asian Five Nations division 2
Tournament details
Host nation  Qatar
Date20 – 23 May 2014
Countries4
Final positions
Champions  Malaysia
Tournament statistics
Matches played4

The 2014 Division II tournament, like the previous tournaments, is being held in a single match knock-out format.[3]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
20 May 2014
 
 
  Malaysia43
 
23 May 2014
 
  Iran22
 
  Malaysia31
 
20 May 2014
 
  Qatar22
 
  Thailand11
 
 
  Qatar24
 
Third place play-off
 
 
23 May 2014
 
 
  Iran26
 
 
  Thailand23

Semi-finalsEdit

Third place play-offEdit

FinalEdit

Division 3Edit

The 2014 Division 3 tournament was split into an East and West tournament with both tournaments being held in a single match knock-out format.[4][5]

EastEdit

2014 Asian Five Nations division 3 East
Tournament details
Host nation  Laos
Date29 – 31 May 2014
Countries4
Final positions
Champions  China
Tournament statistics
Matches played4
 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
29 May 2014
 
 
  Indonesia6
 
31 May 2014
 
  China10
 
  China41
 
29 May 2014
 
  Guam10
 
  Guam48
 
 
  Laos10
 
Third place play-off
 
 
31 May 2014
 
 
  Indonesia11
 
 
  Laos10
Semi-finalsEdit
Third place play-offEdit
FinalEdit

WestEdit

2014 Asian Five Nations division 3 West
Tournament details
Host nation  Pakistan
Date19 – 22 June 2014
Countries4
Final positions
Champions  Lebanon
Tournament statistics
Matches played4
 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
19 June 2014
 
 
  India17
 
22 June 2014
 
  Uzbekistan23
 
  Uzbekistan19
 
19 June 2014
 
  Lebanon20
 
  Lebanon17
 
 
  Pakistan3
 
Third place play-off
 
 
22 June 2014
 
 
  India25
 
 
  Pakistan7
Semi-finalsEdit
Third place play-offEdit
FinalEdit

Division 4Edit

2014 Asian Five Nations division 4
Tournament details
Host nation  Brunei
Date17 – 21 June 2014
Countries3
Final positions
Champions  Mongolia
Tournament statistics
Matches played3

The 2014 Division IV tournament was held as a single round-robin tournament held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.[6]

Position Nation Games Points Bonus
points
Total
points
Played Won Lost Drawn For Against Difference
1   Mongolia 2 2 0 0 87 18 69 2 12
2   Cambodia 2 1 1 0 30 69 -39 0 5
3   Brunei 2 0 2 0 33 63 -30 1 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 A5N opens with upset as Singapore shock UAE in Dubai". Asian Rugby Football Union. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Division I Match Results". Asian Rugby Football Union. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Division II Match Results". Asian Rugby Football Union. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Division III East Match Results". Asian Rugby Football Union. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Division III West Match Results". Asian Rugby Football Union. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
  6. ^ "Division IV Match Results". Asian Rugby Football Union. Retrieved 4 May 2014.

External linksEdit