1935 European Rugby League Championship

The 1935 European Rugby League Championship was a rugby league international competition held in 1935.[1] The 1935 edition was the first ever held.

1935 (1935) European Championship  ()
Number of teams3
Winner England (1st title)

Matches played3
Points scored94 (31.33 per match)

ResultsEdit

1 January
France   18 – 11   Wales
Stade du Parc Lescure, Bordeaux
Attendance: 15,000

28 March
France   15 – 15   England
Stade Buffalo, Paris
Attendance: 20,000

10 April
England   24 – 11   Wales
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 7,100

Final standingsEdit

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
  England 2 1 1 0 39 26 +13 3
  France 2 1 1 0 33 26 +7 3
  Wales 2 0 0 2 22 42 −20 0
  • England win the tournament on points difference.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 424. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2.