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1923 Five Nations Championship

The 1923 Five Nations Championship was the ninth 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-sixth series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 20 January and 14 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

1923 Five Nations Championship
Date20 January - 14 April 1923
Countries England
 France
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions England (8th title)
Grand Slam England (4th title)
Triple Crown England (7th title)
Calcutta Cup England
Matches played10
1922 (Previous) (Next) 1924

For the second time in three years Scotland missed out on a first Grand Slam after losing to England at Inverleith.

TableEdit

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1   England 4 4 0 0 50 17 +33 8
2   Scotland 4 3 0 1 46 22 +24 6
3   Wales 4 1 0 3 31 31 0 2
3   France 4 1 0 3 28 52 −24 2
3   Ireland 4 1 0 3 21 54 −33 2

ResultsEdit

1923-01-20
Scotland   16–3   France
1923-01-20
England   7–3   Wales
1923-02-03
Wales   3–11   Scotland
1923-02-10
England   23–5 Ireland
1923-02-24
Wales   16–8   France
1923-02-24
Ireland 3–13   Scotland
1923-03-10
Ireland 5–4   Wales
1923-03-17
Scotland   6–8   England
1923-04-02
France   3–12   England
1923-04-14
France   14–8 Ireland

External linksEdit

  • "6 Nations History". rugbyfootballhistory.com. Retrieved 2008-03-10.