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1950–51 European Rugby League Championship

This was the eleventh European Championships and was won for the third time by France on points difference.[1]

1950–51 (1950–51) European Championship  ()
Number of teams4
Winner France (3rd title)
Matches played6
 < 1949–50

ResultsEdit

14 October
England   22 – 4   Wales
The Park, Abertillery
Attendance: 8,000
11 November
England   14 – 9   France
Headingley, Leeds
Attendance: 22,000
10 December
France   16 – 3   Other nationalities
Stade du Parc Lescure, Bordeaux
Attendance: 27,000
31 March
Other nationalities   27 – 21   Wales
11 April
Other nationalities   35 – 10   England
Central Park, Wigan
Attendance: 16,860
15 April
France   28 – 13   Wales
Stade Vélodrome, Marseilles
Attendance: 16,860

Final standingsEdit

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
  France 3 2 0 1 53 30 +23 4
  Other nationalities 3 2 0 1 65 47 +18 4
  England 3 2 0 1 46 48 −2 4
  Wales 3 0 0 3 38 77 −39 0
  • France wins the tournament on point differential.

ReferencesEdit

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