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1957 Five Nations Championship

The 1957 Five Nations Championship was the twenty-eighth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the sixty-third series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 12 January and 23 March. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

1957 Five Nations Championship
Date12 January - 23 March 1957
Countries England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions England (15th title)
Grand Slam England (7th title)
Triple Crown England (13th title)
Calcutta Cup England
Matches played10
1956 (Previous) (Next) 1958

England won its 15th title, winning also the Grand Slam, the Triple Crown and the Calcutta Cup.

ParticipantsEdit

TableEdit

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1   England 4 4 0 0 34 8 +26 8
2   Wales 4 2 0 2 31 30 +1 4
2   Ireland 4 2 0 2 21 21 0 4
2   Scotland 4 2 0 2 21 27 −6 4
5   France 4 0 0 4 24 45 −21 0

ResultsEdit

1957-01-12
France   0–6   Scotland
1957-01-19
Wales   0–3   England
1957-01-26
Ireland   11–6   France
1957-02-02
Scotland   9–6   Wales
1957-02-09
Ireland   0–6   England
1957-02-23
England   9–5   France
1957-02-23
Scotland   3–5   Ireland
1957-03-09
Wales   6–5   Ireland
1957-03-16
England   16–3   Scotland
1957-03-23
France   13–19   Wales

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