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1934 Home Nations Championship

The 1934 Home Nations Championship was the thirtieth series of the rugby union Home Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Five Nations, and prior to that, the Home Nations, this was the forty-seventh series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Six matches were played between 20 January and 17 March. It was contested by England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It was the first time since the 1913 competition that the table finished without any team tying for places.

1934 Home Nations Championship
Date20 January - 17 March 1934
Countries England
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions England (12th title)
Triple Crown England (10th title)
Calcutta Cup England
Matches played6
1933 (Previous) (Next) 1935

TableEdit

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1   England 3 3 0 0 28 6 +22 6
2   Wales 3 2 0 1 26 15 +11 4
3   Scotland 3 1 0 2 25 28 −3 2
4   Ireland 3 0 0 3 12 42 −30 0

ResultsEdit

20 January 1934
Wales   0 – 9   England
Try: Meikle (2)
Warr
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: FW Haslett (Ireland)

3 February 1934
Scotland   6 – 13   Wales
Try: Logan
Pen: Ritchie
Try: Cowey
Rees
Con: Jenkins
Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Referee: HLV Day (England)

10 February 1934
Ireland   3 – 13   England
Try: Morgan Try: Fry (2)
Meikle
Con: Gregory (2)
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: MA Allen (Scotland)

24 February 1934
Scotland   16 – 9   Ireland
Pen: Dick (2)
Crawford
Con: Shaw (2)
Pen: Allan
Try: Russell
O'Conner
Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Referee: BS Cumberlege (England)

10 March 1934
Wales   13 – 0   Ireland
Try: Fear
Cowey
Jenkins
Con: Jenkins (2)
St Helens, Swansea
Referee: AJ Turnbull (Scotland)

17 March 1934
England   6 – 3   Scotland
Try: Booth
Meikle
Try: Shaw
Twickenham, London
Referee: FW Haslett (Ireland)

External linksEdit

  • "6 Nations History". rugbyfootballhistory.com. Retrieved 2008-03-08.