1926 Five Nations Championship

The 1926 Five Nations Championship was the twelfth 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-ninth series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 3 January and 2 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

1926 Five Nations Championship
Date3 January - 2 April 1926
Countries England
 France
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions Ireland and  Scotland
Calcutta Cup Scotland
Matches played10
1925 (Previous) (Next) 1927

Ireland missed out on a first Grand Slam after losing to Wales at St. Helen's.

TableEdit

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1   Scotland 4 3 0 1 45 23 +22 6
1   Ireland 4 3 0 1 41 26 +15 6
3   Wales 4 2 1 1 26 24 +2 5
4   England 4 1 1 2 38 39 −1 3
5   France 4 0 0 4 11 49 −38 0

ResultsEdit

1926-01-03
France   6–20   Scotland
1926-01-16
Wales   3–3   England
1926-01-23
Ireland   11–0   France
1926-02-06
Scotland   8–5   Wales
1926-02-13
Ireland   19–15   England
1926-02-27
England   11–0   France
1926-02-27
Scotland   0–3   Ireland
1926-03-13
Wales   11–8   Ireland
1926-03-20
England   9–17   Scotland
1926-04-02
France   5–7   Wales

External linksEdit

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