1992 Five Nations Championship

The 1992 Five Nations Championship was the 63rd series of the Five Nations Championship, an annual rugby union competition between the major Northern Hemisphere rugby union national teams. The tournament consisted of ten matches held between 18 January and 21 March 1992.

1992 Five Nations Championship
Date18 January - 21 March 1992
Countries England
Tournament statistics
Champions England (20th title)
Grand Slam England (10th title)
Triple Crown England (17th title)
Calcutta Cup England
Millennium Trophy England
Centenary Quaich Scotland
Matches played10
Tries scored36 (3.6 per match)
Top point scorer(s)England Jon Webb (63 points)
Top try scorer(s)England Dewi Morris
England Rory Underwood
England Jon Webb
France Alain Penaud
France Sébastien Viars
(3 tries)
1991 (Previous) (Next) 1993

The tournament was the 63rd in its then format as the Five Nations. Including the competition's former incarnation as the Home Nations Championship, the 1991 Five Nations Championship was the 98th Northern Hemisphere rugby union championship.

The championship was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. England won the tournament, achieving the Grand Slam for the second tournament in a row, their tenth overall in the Five Nations. This was also their 20th outright victory, including five victories in the Home Nations, excluding ten titles shared with other countries. England also won the Triple Crown and Calcutta Cup as a result of their victories over the other Home Nations, in the process setting a new record for most tries scored in the Championship (15) while conceding only four. France, Scotland and Wales placed second, third and fourth respectively with two wins each, while Ireland came last with no victories.


The teams involved were:

Nation Venue City Head coach Captain
  England Twickenham London Geoff Cooke Will Carling
  France Parc des Princes Paris Pierre Berbizier Philippe Sella
  Ireland Lansdowne Road Dublin Ciaran Fitzgerald Phillip Matthews/Phil Danaher
  Scotland Murrayfield Edinburgh Jim Telfer David Sole
  Wales National Stadium Cardiff Alan Davies Ieuan Evans



Position Nation Games Points Table
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1   England 4 4 0 0 118 29 +89 8
2   France 4 2 0 2 75 62 +13 4
3   Scotland 4 2 0 2 47 56 −9 4
4   Wales 4 2 0 2 40 63 −23 4
5   Ireland 4 0 0 4 46 116 −70 0


1992-01-18 15:05
Ireland   15–16   Wales
Tries: Wallace
Con.: Keyes
Pen.: Keyes (3)
Tries: S. Davies
Pen.: N. Jenkins (3)
Drops: Stephens
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: F. A. Howard (England)
1992-01-18 15:05
Scotland   7–25   England
Tries: White
Pen.: G. Hastings
Tries: Morris
R. Underwood
Con.: Webb
Pen.: Webb (4)
Drops: Guscott
Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Referee: W. D. Bevan (Wales)

1992-02-01 15:05
England   38–9   Ireland
Tries: Guscott
R. Underwood
Webb (2)
Con.: Webb(4)
Pen.: Webb (2)
Tries: Keyes
Con.: Keyes
Pen.: Keyes
Twickenham, London
Referee: W. D. Bevan (Wales)
1992-02-01 15:05
Wales   9–12   France
Pen.: N. Jenkins (3) Tries: Saint-André
Con.: Lafond
Pen.: Viars
Drops: Penaud
National Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: O. E. Doyle (Ireland)

1992-02-15 15:05
France   13–31   England
Tries: Penaud
Con.: Viars
Pen.: Viars
Tries: Morris
R. Underwood
penalty try
Con.: Webb (3)
Pen.: Webb (3)
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 45,150
Referee: S. R. Hilditch (Ireland)
1992-02-15 15:05
Ireland   10–18   Scotland
Tries: Wallace
Pen.: Keyes (2)
Tries: Nicol
Con.: G. Hastings (2)
Pen.: G. Hastings (2)
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: A. J. Spreadbury (England)

1992-03-07 15:05
England   24–0   Wales
Tries: Carling
Con.: Webb (3)
Pen.: Webb (2)
Twickenham, London
Referee: R. J. Megson (Scotland)
1992-03-07 15:05
Scotland   10–6   France
Tries: Edwards
Pen.: G. Hastings (2)
Pen.: Lafond (2)
Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Attendance: 54,000
Referee: F. Burger (South Africa)

1992-03-21 15:05
France   44–12   Ireland
Tries: Cabannes
Penaud (2)
Viars (2)
Con.: Viars (5)
Pen.: Viars (2)
Pen.: McAleese (4)
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 49,317
Referee: F. Burger (South Africa)
1992-03-21 15:05
Wales   15–12   Scotland
Tries: Webster
Con.: N. Jenkins
Pen.: N. Jenkins (3)
Pen.: Chalmers (2)
G. Hastings
Drops: G. Hastings
National Stadium, Cardiff
Referee: M. Desclaux (France)

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1991 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
Succeeded by
1993 Five Nations