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NPC Division One 1996

Teams variations
Relegated to NPC Division Two 1996:Southland
Promoted from NPC Division Two 1995:Taranaki

Final results

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTBLB
1Auckland33860231416215272Qualified to semifinals
2Counties Manukau2886022411806131
3Canterbury2685032401934751
4Otago2285032492242520
5Wellington208404205213-840
6Waikato198404165168-321
7Taranaki198404195273-7830
8North Harbour138206166212-4614
9King Country08008151301-15000Relegated

AucklandCanterburyCounties
Manukau
King
Country
North
Harbour
OtagoTaranakiWaikatoWellington
Auckland-30-1069-2750-2339-42
Canterbury-11-2438-2743-2043-22
Counties
Manukau
12-9-16-3428-3140-22
King
Country
8-4633-65-13-2219-41
North
Harbour
21-2627-15-10-1536-14
Otago19-3047-30-25-1718-10
Taranaki21-3813-1134-80-19-40
Waikato7-2720-2915-617-14-
Wellington33-4429-2836-1020-18-

Final phase
SemifinalsFinal
Auckland
10/19/1996 - 59-18Auckland
10/27/1996 - 46-15
OtagoAuckland
Counties Manukau
10/20/1996 - 46-33
Counties Manukau
Canterbury

Matches schedule
27/10/1996 - Final
Auckland - Counties Manukau46-15
20/10/1996 - Semifinals
Counties Manukau - Canterbury46-33
19/10/1996 - Semifinals
Auckland - Otago59-18
13/10/1996 - Regular season
Otago - Wellington18-10
12/10/1996 - Regular season
Auckland - North Harbour69-27
King Country - Counties Manukau33-65
Waikato - Canterbury20-29
06/10/1996 - Regular season
Waikato - Auckland7-27
05/10/1996 - Regular season
Canterbury - North Harbour43-20
Counties Manukau - Wellington40-22
Taranaki - Otago34-80
29/09/1996 - Regular season
Wellington - Waikato20-18
28/09/1996 - Regular season
Auckland - Otago50-23
North Harbour - King Country27-15
Taranaki - Canterbury21-38
22/09/1996 - Regular season
North Harbour - Counties Manukau21-26
21/09/1996 - Regular season
Canterbury - Otago43-22
King Country - Taranaki13-22
Wellington - Auckland33-44
15/09/1996 - Regular season
Waikato - North Harbour17-14
14/09/1996 - Regular season
Auckland - Canterbury30-10
Counties Manukau - Taranaki16-34
Otago - King Country47-30
08/09/1996 - Regular season
Otago - Counties Manukau19-30
07/09/1996 - Regular season
Canterbury - King Country38-27
North Harbour - Wellington36-14
Taranaki - Waikato19-40
01/09/1996 - Regular season
Wellington - Canterbury29-28
31/08/1996 - Regular season
Counties Manukau - Auckland12-9
Taranaki - North Harbour13-11
Waikato - King Country15-6
25/08/1996 - Regular season
North Harbour - Otago10-15
24/08/1996 - Regular season
Auckland - Taranaki39-42
Counties Manukau - Waikato28-31
King Country - Wellington19-41
18/08/1996 - Regular season
Canterbury - Counties Manukau11-24
17/08/1996 - Regular season
King Country - Auckland8-46
Otago - Waikato25-17
Wellington - Taranaki36-10