1985–86 Scottish Inter-District Championship

The 1985–86 Scottish Inter-District Championship was a rugby union competition for Scotland's district teams.[1]

1985–86 Scottish Inter-District Championship
Countries Scotland
Date1985–86
ChampionsSouth
Runners-upEdinburgh
Matches played10

This season saw the 33nd Scottish Inter-District Championship.

South won the competition with 4 wins.[2]

HistoryEdit

The South beat their own record in the Scottish Inter-District Championship this season, by winning their 18th consecutive inter-district match in the championship. A run which began in season 1981-82.[3]

1985-86 League TableEdit

Team P W D L PF PA +/- Pts
South 4 4 0 0 74 32 +42 8
Edinburgh District 4 3 0 1 65 38 +27 6
Anglo-Scots 4 2 0 2 67 58 +9 4
Glasgow District 4 1 0 3 66 56 +10 2
North and Midlands 4 0 0 4 28 116 -88 0

ResultsEdit

Date Try Conversion Penalty Dropped goal Goal from mark Notes
1977–1991 4 points 2 points 3 points 3 points N/A

Round 1Edit

30 November 1985
Edinburgh District 29 – 12 North and Midlands
Report
Murrayfield Stadium
Referee: G. I. Inglis (Selkirk)

Edinburgh District:
North and Midlands:

30 November 1985
South 19 – 16 Glasgow District
Report
Murrayfield Stadium
Referee: J. M. Fleming

South of Scotland:
Glasgow District:

Round 2Edit

7 December 1985
South 29 – 0 North and Midlands
Report
Riverside Park, Jedburgh
Referee: D. Leslie (Manchester)

South of Scotland:
North and Midlands:

Round 3Edit

14 December 1985
North and Midlands 6 – 28 Anglo-Scots
Report
University Park, St. Andrews
Referee: D. Thomas (Edinburgh Wanderers)

North and Midlands:
Anglo-Scots:

14 December 1985
Edinburgh District 3 – 10 South
Report
Myreside
Referee: G. M. Anderson (Allan Glen's)

Edinburgh District:
South of Scotland:

Round 4Edit

Glasgow District:
Anglo-Scots:

Round 5Edit

21 December 1985
Anglo-Scots 9 – 23 Edinburgh District
Report
Athletic Ground, Richmond
Referee: A. P. Thomson (London)

Anglo-Scots:
Edinburgh District:

21 December 1985
North and Midlands 10 – 30 Glasgow District
Report
Seafield, Aberdeen
Referee: W. W. Calder (Selkirk)

North and Midlands:
Glasgow District:

Round 6Edit

28 December 1985
Edinburgh District 10 – 7 Glasgow District
Report
Murrayfield Stadium
Referee: K. W. McCartney (Hawick)

Edinburgh District:
Glasgow District:

28 December 1985
Anglo-Scots 13 – 16 South
Report
Murrayfield Stadium
Referee: R. J. Megson (Edinburgh Wanderers)

Anglo-Scots:
South of Scotland:

Matches outwith the ChampionshipEdit

Trial matchesEdit

4 January 1986
Blues Trial 10 - 41 Reds Trial
Report
Murrayfield Stadium
Referee: J. B. Anderson (Corstrophine)

Blues:
Reds:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Forsyth's Rugby Record. pub. R. W. Forsyth Princes Street, Edinburgh & Renfield Street, Glasgow. 1985.
  2. ^ Forsyth's Rugby Record. pub. R. W. Forsyth Princes Street, Edinburgh & Renfield Street, Glasgow. 1986.
  3. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=GGgVawPscysC&dat=19851230&printsec=frontpage&hl=en[bare URL]