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1969–70 European Rugby League Championship

This was the sixteenth European Championship and was won for the seventh time by England after a gap of thirteen years.[1]

1969–70 (1969–70) European Championship  ()
Number of teams3
Winner England (7th title)
Matches played6
 < 1955–56
1975

ResultsEdit

18 October
England   40 – 23   Wales
Headingley, Leeds
Attendance: 8,355
23 October
Wales   8–2   France
The Willows, Salford
Attendance: 6,189
25 October
England   11 – 11   France
Central Park, Wigan
Attendance: 4,568
25 January
France   15 – 11   Wales
Stade Gilbert Brutus, Perpignan
Attendance: 11,000
24 February
England   26 – 7   Wales
Headingley, Leeds
Attendance: 9,393
15 March
France   14 – 9   England
Stade des Minimes, Toulouse
Attendance: 6,587

Final standingsEdit

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
  England 4 2 1 1 86 55 +31 5
  France 4 2 1 1 44 37 +7 5
  Wales 4 1 0 3 47 85 −38 2
  • 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. 425. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2.