- 2007 Air New Zealand Cup
Air New Zealand Cupwas a provincial rugby unioncompetition involving 14 teams from New Zealand. Matches started on Thursday 26 July 2007, and the Final, in which Auckland defeated Wellington, was held on Saturday 20 October.
This season was the second of the expanded competition, which succeeded the First Division of the
National Provincial Championship. There were some major changes to the competition from that of the 2006 season. The original Rounds One (initial pool play) and Two (Top Six and Repechage phases) were scrapped. Instead, there was a 10-week round robin in which every team will miss out on playing 3 teams in the competition. This was followed by the quarterfinals, semifinal and the final as in 2006.
The top eight teams in pool play advanced to the Quarter Final.
Fixtures and results
October 5– Westpac Stadium, Wellington|Wellington|45|Southland|3 October 6– AMI Stadium, Christchurch|Canterbury|44|Otago|6 October 6– Eden Park, Auckland|Auckland|30|Taranaki|10 October 7– McLean Park, Napier|Hawke's Bay|38 |Waikato|35 October 13– AMI Stadium, Christchurch|Canterbury|21 |Wellington|26 October 14– Eden Park, Auckland|Auckland|38 |Hawke's Bay|3 October 20– Eden Park, Auckland|Auckland|23 |Wellington|14
Air New Zealand Cup
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