1911 Five Nations Championship

The 1911 Five Nations Championship was the second series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship following the inclusion of France into the Home Nations Championship. Including the previous Home Nations Championships, this was the twenty-ninth series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 2 January and 25 March. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

1911 Five Nations Championship
Date2 January - 25 March 1911
Countries England
 France
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions Wales (7th title)
Grand Slam Wales (3rd title)
Triple Crown Wales (7th title)
Calcutta Cup England
Matches played10
Top point scorer(s)England Lambert (24)
Top try scorer(s)Wales Gibbs (5)
1910 (Previous) (Next) 1912

Wales won the championship for the seventh time outright. In beating the other four countries they completed the Grand Slam for the third time in four seasons and the Triple Crown for a seventh time.

TableEdit

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1   Wales 4 4 0 0 78 21 +57 8
2   Ireland 4 3 0 1 44 31 +13 6
3   England 4 2 0 2 61 26 +35 4
4   France 4 1 0 3 21 92 −71 2
5   Scotland 4 0 0 4 43 77 −34 0

ResultsEdit

1911-01-02
France   16–15   Scotland
Paris
1911-01-21
Wales   15–11   England
Swansea
1911-01-28
England   37–0   France
London
1911-02-04
Scotland   10–32   Wales
Edinburgh
1911-02-11
Ireland   3–0   England
Dublin
1911-02-25
Scotland   10–16   Ireland
Edinburgh
1911-02-28
France   0–15   Wales
Paris
1911-03-11
Wales   16–0   Ireland
Cardiff
1911-03-18
England   13–8   Scotland
London
1911-03-25
Ireland   25–5   France
Cork
Referee: Crawford Findlay

External linksEdit

  • "6 Nations History". rugbyfootballhistory.com. Retrieved 2008-03-10.
Preceded by
1910 Five Nations
Home Nations Championship
1911
Succeeded by
1912 Five Nations