pool stage

pool stage

[′pül ‚stāj]
(hydrology)
As used along the Ohio and upper Mississippi Rivers of the United States, a low-water condition with the navigation dams up so that the river is a series of shallow pools; when this condition exists, the river is said to be “in pool”; river depth is regulated by the dams so as to be adequate for navigation.
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The clash between Kenya,Fiji, and France is a repeatof last weekend's Las Vegas Sevens pool stage where Shujaa registeredmixed results againstthe two giants.
Kelburne Hockey Club will be in action this weekend as the men's indoor National League 1 championship enters the pool stage.
England went on an 18-match winning streak after being knocked out of their own tournament in the pool stage in 2015, when they were grouped with Australia and Wales.
HOLDERS Saracens and triple European title winners Toulon will meet in the pool stage of next season's Champions Cup.
He made it through the pool stage and was defeated in the quarter-finals to take third place.
But this year's World Cup campaign was a miserable failure, with England suffering pool stage defeats against Wales and Australia that destroyed any hope of them reaching the quarter-finals.
45pm WE'VE reached the halfway mark of the pool stage at the Rugby World Cup and if this tournament follows the pattern of four years ago this may be the tipping point.
The Scots will aim to bounce back from failing to reach the last eight at the 2011 tournament, the only time they failed to get past the pool stage.
They had drawn 30-30 with their arch-rivals in the pool stage of the tournament and had given New Zealand a fright in a friendly before falling to a 25-16 defeat in Apia.
Wellington: New Zealand will not be shelving the aggressive game that has taken them through the pool stage at the World Cup unbeaten despite the stakes now being that much higher in the knock-out rounds, batsman Kane Williamson said yesterday.
Bangladesh will play its quarterfinal at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 19 while Sri Lanka, as previously announced, will play its quarterfinal at the Sydney Cricket Ground March 18, against opponents to be determined by the respective finishing positions in the pool stage.
pool stage will be televised live on ITV for the first time.