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1947–48 European Rugby League Championship

This was the eighth European Championship and was won for the fourth time by England.[1]

1947–48 (1947–48) European Championship  ()
Number of teams3
Winner England (4th title)
Matches played6
 < 1946–47

ResultsEdit

20 September
England   10 – 8   Wales
Central Park, Wigan
Attendance: 27,000
25 October
England   20 – 15   France
Fartown Ground, Huddersfield
Attendance: 14,175
23 November
France   29 – 21   Wales
Stade du Parc Lescure, Bordeaux
Attendance: 27,000
6 December
Wales   18–7   England
St Helens Rugby Ground, Swansea
Attendance: 10,000
20 March
Wales   20 – 12   France
11 April
France   25–10   England
Stade Vélodrome, Marseilles
Attendance: 32,000

Final standingsEdit

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
  England 4 3 0 1 71 42 +29 6
  France 4 2 0 2 74 78 −4 4
  Wales 4 1 0 3 50 75 −25 2

ReferencesEdit

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