1927 Five Nations Championship

The 1927 Five Nations Championship was the thirteenth 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 fortieth series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 1 January and 2 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

1927 Five Nations Championship
Date1 January - 2 April 1927
Countries England
 France
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions Ireland and  Scotland
Calcutta Cup Scotland
Matches played10
1926 (Previous) (Next) 1928

TableEdit

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1   Scotland 4 3 0 1 49 25 +24 6
1   Ireland 4 3 0 1 39 20 +19 6
3   England 4 2 0 2 32 39 −7 4
4   Wales 4 1 0 3 43 42 +1 2
4   France 4 1 0 3 19 56 −37 2

ResultsEdit

1927-01-01
France   3–8   Ireland
1927-01-15
England   11–9   Wales
1927-01-15
Scotland   23–6   France
1927-02-05
Wales   0–5   Scotland
1927-02-12
England   8–6   Ireland
1927-02-26
Wales   25–7   France
1927-02-26
Ireland   6–0   Scotland
1927-03-12
Ireland   19–9   Wales
1927-03-19
Scotland   21–13   England
1927-04-02
France   3–0   England

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "GB Olympic Champions 1896-2014 - Water Polo". gbolympics.co.uk. 15 January 2005. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Purcell's double Olympic honour". clarechampion.ie. Retrieved 16 January 2018.

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