1914 Five Nations Championship

The 1914 Five Nations Championship was the fifth 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 thirty-second series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Nine matches were played between 1 January and 13 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

1914 Five Nations Championship
Date1 January - 13 April 1914
Countries England
 France
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions England (6th title)
Grand Slam England (2nd title)
Triple Crown England (5th title)
Calcutta Cup England
Matches played9
1913 (Previous) (Next) 1920

TableEdit

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1   England 4 4 0 0 82 49 +33 8
2   Wales 4 3 0 1 75 18 +57 6
3   Ireland 4 2 0 2 29 34 −5 4
4   Scotland 3 0 0 3 20 46 −26 0
4   France 3 0 0 3 19 78 −59 0

ResultsEdit

1914-01-01
France   6–8   Ireland
1914-01-17
England   10–9   Wales
1914-02-07
Wales   24–5   Scotland
1914-02-14
England   17–12   Ireland
1914-02-28
Ireland   6–0   Scotland
1914-03-02
Wales   31–0   France
1914-03-14
Ireland   3–11   Wales
1914-03-21
Scotland   15–16   England
1914-04-13
France   13–39   England

The matchesEdit

France vs. IrelandEdit

1 January 1914
  France 6 – 8 Ireland
Try: Lacoste
André
Try: Quinn
Wood
Con: Lloyd
Parc de Princes, Paris
Referee: EW Calver (England)

England vs. WalesEdit

17 January 1914
  England 10 – 9   Wales
Try: Brown
Pillman
Con: Chapman (2)
Try: Watts
Con: Bancroft
Drop: Hirst

England: WR Johnston (Bristol Rugby), Cyril Lowe (Cambridge U), FE Chapman (Hartlepool Rovers), Ronald Poulton (Liverpool) (capt.), JHD Watson (Blackheath), FM Taylor (Leicester), GW Wood (Leicester), AG Bull (Northampton), AF Maynard (Cambridge U), John Eric Greenwood (Cambridge U), LG Brown (The London H.), J Brunton (North Durham), S Smart (Gloucester), G Ward (Leicester), Charles Pillman (Blackheath)

Wales: Bancroft (Swansea), Howell Lewis (Swansea), WH Evans (Llwynypia), W Watts (Llanelli), George Hirst (Newport), Clem Lewis (Cardiff), Bobby Lloyd (Pontypool), Jenkin Alban Davies (Llanelli) (capt.), David Watts (Maesteg), Jack Jones (Abertillery), Thomas Lloyd (Neath), Percy Jones (Pontypool), T Williams (Swansea), Edgar Morgan (Swansea), Harry Uzzell (Newport)


Wales vs. ScotlandEdit

7 February 1914
  Wales 24 – 5   Scotland
Try: I Davies
Wetter
Hirst
Con: Bancroft (2)
Drop: Hirst
Lewis
Pen: Bancroft
Try: Stewart
Con: Laing
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
Referee: V Dreenon (Ireland)

Ireland vs. WalesEdit

14 March 1914
  Ireland 3 – 11   Wales
Try: Foster Try: Davies
J Jones
Wetter
Con: Lewis

Ireland:

Wales: Bobbie Williams (Cardiff), George Hirst (Newport), Jack Wetter (Newport), WH Evans (Llwynypia), Ivor Davies (Llanelli), (Newport), Clem Lewis (Cardiff), Bobby Lloyd (Pontypool), Jenkin Alban Davies (Llanelli) capt., David Watts (Maesteg), Jack Jones (Abertillery), Thomas Lloyd (Neath), Percy Jones (Pontypool), T Williams (Swansea), Edgar Morgan (Swansea), Harry Uzzell (Newport)


ReferencesEdit


External linksEdit

  • "6 Nations History". rugbyfootballhistory.com. Retrieved 2008-03-10.
Preceded by Home Nations Championship
1914
Succeeded by