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The 1922 Five Nations Championship was the eighth 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-fifth series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 2 January and 8 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

1922 Five Nations Championship
Date2 January – 8 April 1922
Countries England
 France
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions Wales (8th title)
Calcutta Cup England
Matches played10
1921 (Previous) (Next) 1923

TableEdit

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1   Wales 4 3 1 0 59 23 +36 7
2   England 4 2 1 1 40 47 −7 5
3   Scotland 4 1 2 1 23 26 −3 4
4   Ireland 4 1 0 3 19 32 −13 2
4   France 4 0 2 2 20 33 −13 2

ResultsEdit

2 January 1922
  France 3–3   Scotland
Try: Jauréguy Try: Browning
Stade Colombes, Paris
Referee: HC Harrison (England)

21 January 1922
  Wales 28–6   England
Try: Bowen
Delahay
Evans
Hiddlestone
Parker
Palmer
Richards
Whitfield
Con: Rees (2)
Try: Day
Lowe
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

Wales: Joe Rees (Swansea), Cliff Richards (Pontypool), Brinley Evans (Llanelli), Islwyn Evans (Swansea), Frank Palmer (Swansea), Billy Bowen (Swansea), Bobby Delahay (Bridgend), Tom Parker (Swansea) (capt.), Jack Whitfield (Newport), Thomas Jones (Newport), Steve Morris (Cross Keys), Tom Roberts (Risca), John Griffiths Stephens (Llanelli), Dai Hiddlestone (Neath), William Cummins (Treorchy)

England: BS Cumberlege (Blackheath), CN Lowe (Blackheath), EDG Hammett (Blackheath), E Myers (Bradford), Harold Day (Leicester), VG Davies (Harlequins), CA Kershaw (US Portsmouth), R Edwards (Newport), ER Gardener (Devonport Services), JS Tucker (Bristol), Wavell Wakefield (Harlequins), AF Blakiston (Blackheath), AT Voyce (Gloucester), GS Conway (Cambridge U), LG Brown (Blackheath) (capt.)


4 February 1922
  Scotland 9–9   Wales
Try: Browning (2)
Pen: Browning
Try: Bowen
Con: Samuel
Drop: Evans
Inverleith, Edinburgh
Referee: RA Lloyd (Ireland)

11 February 1922
Ireland 3–12   England
Try: Wallis Try: Lowe
Gardener
Maxwell-Hyslop
Smallwood
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

25 February 1922
  Scotland 6–3 Ireland
Try: Bryce
Liddell
Try: Clarke
Inverleith, Edinburgh
Referee: TD Schofield (Wales)

25 February 1922
  England 11–11   France
Try: Voyce
Con: Day
Pen: Day
Try: Cassayet
Got
Lasserre
Con: Crabos
Twickenham, London
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

11 March 1922
  Wales 11–5 Ireland
Try: Whitfield (2)
Evans
Con: Samuel
Try: Stoke
Con: Wallis
St Helen's, Swansea
Referee: JC Sturrock (Scotland)

18 March 1922
  England 11–5   Scotland
Try: Lowe (2)
Davies
Con: Conway
Try: Dykes
Con: Bertram
Twickenham, London
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: RA Lloyd (Ireland)

23 March 1922
  France 3–11   Wales
Try: Jauréguy Try: Whitfield
Cummins
Evans
Stade Colombes, Paris
Referee: RW Harland (Ireland)

8 April 1922
Ireland 8–3   France
Try: Stephenson
Con: Wallis
Pen: Wallis
Try: Pascot
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

External linksEdit

  • "6 Nations History". rugbyfootballhistory.com. Retrieved 10 March 2008.