2004 Six Nations Championship

The 2004 Six Nations Championship was the fifth series of the rugby union Six Nations Championship to be held since the competition expanded in 2000 to include Italy. Overall, this was the 110th series of the international championship.

2004 Six Nations Championship
Wales lineout at Twickenham
Date14 February – 27 March 2004
Countries England
 France
 Ireland
 Italy
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions France (14th title)
Grand Slam France (8th title)
Triple Crown Ireland (7th title)
Matches played15
Tries scored68 (4.53 per match)
Top point scorer(s)Wales Stephen Jones (55)
Top try scorer(s)France Imanol Harinordoquy (4)
Wales Rhys Williams (4)
England Ben Cohen (4)
Player of the tournamentIreland Gordon D'Arcy
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Match winners received two points, with one for a draw and none for a loss. The first tiebreaker was points difference.

France won the competition, also winning the Grand Slam. Ireland won the Triple Crown, sweeping their matches against Wales, England and Scotland. Scotland were whitewashed, earning the wooden spoon as a result.

Participants edit

Nation Venue City Head coach Captain
  England Twickenham Stadium London   Clive Woodward Lawrence Dallaglio
  France Stade de France Saint-Denis   Bernard Laporte Fabien Pelous
  Ireland Lansdowne Road Dublin   Eddie O'Sullivan Paul O'Connell/Brian O'Driscoll
  Italy Stadio Flaminio Rome   John Kirwan Andrea De Rossi
  Scotland Murrayfield Stadium Edinburgh   Matt Williams Chris Paterson
  Wales Millennium Stadium Cardiff   Steve Hansen Colin Charvis/Martyn Williams

Squads edit

Table edit

Pos Team Pld W D L PF PA PD T Pts
1   France 5 5 0 0 144 60 +84 14 10
2   Ireland 5 4 0 1 128 82 +46 17 8
3   England 5 3 0 2 150 86 +64 17 6
4   Wales 5 2 0 3 125 116 +9 14 4
5   Italy 5 1 0 4 42 152 −110 2 2
6   Scotland 5 0 0 5 53 146 −93 4 0

Results edit

Round 1 edit

14 February 2004
14:00 GMT
France  35–17  Ireland
Try: Clerc 26' m
Papé 50' c
Jauzion 54' c
Élissalde 76' c
Con: Michalak (3) 51', 55', 77'
Pen: Michalak (3) 20', 32', 59'
ReportTry: Foley 43' c
Howe 68' c
Con: O'Gara (2) 45', 70'
Pen: O'Gara 5'
Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 79,547
Referee: Chris White (England)
FB 15 Nicolas Brusque
RW 14 Vincent Clerc   80'
OC 13 Yannick Jauzion
IC 12 Damien Traille   65'
LW 11 Christophe Dominici
FH 10 Frédéric Michalak
SH 9 Jean-Baptiste Élissalde   80'
N8 8 Imanol Harinordoquy
OF 7 Olivier Magne   71'
BF 6 Serge Betsen
RL 5 Pascal Papé   62'
LL 4 Fabien Pelous
TP 3 Pieter de Villiers
HK 2 William Servat   73'
LP 1 Sylvain Marconnet   71'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Yannick Bru   73'
PR 17 Jean-Jacques Crenca   71'
LK 18 David Auradou   62'
N8 19 Thomas Lièvremont   71'
SH 20 Dimitri Yachvili   80'
CE 21 Brian Liebenberg   65'
FB 22 Pépito Elhorga   80'
Coach:
Bernard Laporte
 
FB 15 Girvan Dempsey
RW 14 Shane Horgan
OC 13 Gordon D'Arcy
IC 12 Kevin Maggs
LW 11 Tyrone Howe   79'
FH 10 Ronan O'Gara
SH 9 Peter Stringer
N8 8 Anthony Foley
OF 7 Keith Gleeson   80'
BF 6 Simon Easterby
RL 5 Malcolm O'Kelly
LL 4 Paul O'Connell   29' to 30'   61'
TP 3 John Hayes
HK 2 Shane Byrne   61'
LP 1 Reggie Corrigan
Substitutions:
HK 16 Frankie Sheahan   61'
PR 17 Simon Best
LK 18 Donncha O'Callaghan   29'   30'   61'
N8 19 Victor Costello   80'
SH 20 Guy Easterby
FH 21 David Humphreys
WG 22 Anthony Horgan   79'
Coach:
Eddie O'Sullivan

14 February 2004
16:00 GMT
Wales  23–10  Scotland
Try: R. Williams (2) 2' c, 47' m
A. Jones 14' m
Con: S. Jones 3'
Pen: S. Jones (2) 23', 39'
ReportTry: Taylor 79' c
Con: Paterson 80'
Drop: Paterson 7'
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 72,500
Referee: Donal Courtney (Ireland)
FB 15 Gareth Thomas
RW 14 Rhys Williams
OC 13 Sonny Parker
IC 12 Iestyn Harris
LW 11 Shane Williams
FH 10 Stephen Jones
SH 9 Gareth Cooper   78'
N8 8 Dafydd Jones   62'   71'
OF 7 Martyn Williams
BF 6 Colin Charvis   71'
RL 5 Gareth Llewellyn   51'
LL 4 Brent Cockbain
TP 3 Adam Jones   31'
HK 2 Mefin Davies   65'
LP 1 Duncan Jones
Substitutions:
HK 16 Huw Bennett   65'
PR 17 Gethin Jenkins   31'
N8 18 Michael Owen   51'
FL 19 Jonathan Thomas   62'
SH 20 Dwayne Peel   78'
FH 21 Ceri Sweeney
CE 22 Tom Shanklin
Coach:
Steve Hansen
 
FB 15 Ben Hinshelwood   62'
RW 14 Simon Danielli
OC 13 Tom Philip
IC 12 Brendan Laney   44'
LW 11 Andrew Henderson
FH 10 Chris Paterson
SH 9 Chris Cusiter   71'
N8 8 Simon Taylor
OF 7 Ally Hogg   50'
BF 6 Cameron Mather
RL 5 Stuart Grimes
LL 4 Scott Murray
TP 3 Bruce Douglas   51'
HK 2 Gordon Bulloch   76'
LP 1 Tom Smith
Substitutions:
PR 16 Gavin Kerr   51'
HK 17 Robbie Russell   76'
LK 18 Jason White   50'
FL 19 Simon Cross
SH 20 Mike Blair   71'
FH 21 Dan Parks   44'
WG 22 Simon Webster   62'
Coach:
Matt Williams

15 February 2004
15:00 GMT
Italy  9–50  England
Pen: Wakarua (2) 20', 27'
Drop: Wakarua 5'
ReportTry: Balshaw 14' c
Robinson (3) 21' m, 40' m, 62' m
Lewsey 57' c
Grayson 67' c
Jones 79' m
Con: Grayson (3) 15', 57', 67'
Pen: Grayson (3) 1', 18', 34'
Stadio Flaminio, Rome
Attendance: 28,500
Referee: Andy Turner (South Africa)
FB 15 Andrea Masi
RW 14 Nicola Mazzucato   48'
OC 13 Cristian Stoica
IC 12 Manuel Dallan   70'
LW 11 Denis Dallan
FH 10 Rima Wakarua
SH 9 Paul Griffen
N8 8 Sergio Parisse
OF 7 Aaron Persico   68'
BF 6 Andrea de Rossi
RL 5 Marco Bortolami
LL 4 Santiago Dellapè   63'
TP 3 Martín Castrogiovanni   68'
HK 2 Fabio Ongaro   63'
LP 1 Andrea Lo Cicero
Substitutions:
HK 16 Carlo Festuccia   63'
PR 17 Salvatore Perugini   68'
LK 18 Carlo Checchinato   63'
FL 19 Silvio Orlando   68'
SH 20 Simon Picone
FB 21 Roland de Marigny   70'
CE 22 Mirco Bergamasco   48'
Coach:
John Kirwan
 
FB 15 Iain Balshaw   58'
RW 14 Josh Lewsey
OC 12 Jason Robinson
IC 13 Will Greenwood
LW 11 Ben Cohen
FH 10 Paul Grayson   69'
SH 9 Andy Gomarsall   63'
N8 8 Lawrence Dallaglio
OF 7 Richard Hill
BF 6 Joe Worsley   63'
RL 5 Ben Kay
LL 4 Danny Grewcock   37' to 40'   58'
TP 3 Phil Vickery   69'
HK 2 Steve Thompson   67'
LP 1 Trevor Woodman
Substitutions:
HK 16 Mark Regan   67'
PR 17 Jason Leonard   69'
LK 18 Simon Shaw   37'   40'   58'
FL 19 Chris Jones   63'
SH 20 Matt Dawson   63'
FH 21 Olly Barkley   69'
CE 22 Henry Paul   58'
Coach:
Clive Woodward

Round 2 edit

21 February 2004
14:00 GMT
France  25–0  Italy
Try: Harinordoquy (2) 25' c, 64' c
Elhorga 74' m
Con: Élissalde (2) 25', 65'
Pen: Élissalde 12'
Traille 41'
Report
Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 79,080
Referee: Alan Lewis (Ireland)
FB 15 Nicolas Brusque   66'
RW 14 Vincent Clerc
OC 13 Yannick Jauzion
IC 12 Damien Traille
LW 11 Christophe Dominici
FH 10 Julien Peyrelongue
SH 9 Jean-Baptiste Élissalde   77'
N8 8 Imanol Harinordoquy
OF 7 Olivier Magne   79'
BF 6 Serge Betsen
RL 5 Pascal Papé
LL 4 Fabien Pelous   79'
TP 3 Pieter de Villiers
HK 2 William Servat   51'
LP 1 Sylvain Marconnet   71'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Yannick Bru   51'
PR 17 Jean-Jacques Crenca   71'
LK 18 David Auradou   79'
N8 19 Thomas Lièvremont   79'
SH 20 Dimitri Yachvili   77'
CE 21 Brian Liebenberg
FB 22 Pépito Elhorga   66'
Coach:
Bernard Laporte
 
FB 15 Roland de Marigny   7'   23'
RW 14 Mirco Bergamasco
OC 13 Cristian Stoica
IC 12 Matteo Barbini   51'
LW 11 Denis Dallan   61'
FH 10 Rima Wakarua
SH 9 Paul Griffen
N8 8 Sergio Parisse
OF 7 Aaron Persico
BF 6 Andrea de Rossi
RL 5 Marco Bortolami
LL 4 Santiago Dellapè   56'
TP 3 Martín Castrogiovanni   76'
HK 2 Fabio Ongaro   61'
LP 1 Andrea Lo Cicero
Substitutions:
HK 16 Carlo Festuccia   61'
PR 17 Salvatore Perugini   76'
LK 18 Carlo Checchinato   56'
FL 19 Silvio Orlando
SH 20 Simon Picone
WG 21 Nicola Mazzucato   7'   23'   61'
CE 22 Manuel Dallan   51'
Coach:
John Kirwan

21 February 2004
17:30 GMT
Scotland  13–35  England
Try: Danielli 57' c
Con: Paterson 58'
Pen: Paterson (2) 2', 25'
ReportTry: Cohen 10' c
Balshaw 30' c
Lewsey 47' m
Grewcock 68' c
Con: Grayson (3) 11', 31', 69'
Pen: Grayson (3) 15', 28', 65'
Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
Attendance: 67,500
Referee: David McHugh (Ireland)
FB 15 Ben Hinshelwood   40'
RW 14 Simon Danielli   80'
OC 13 Tom Philip   17' to 25'
IC 12 Brendan Laney
LW 11 Simon Webster
FH 10 Chris Paterson
SH 9 Chris Cusiter   53'
N8 8 Simon Taylor
OF 7 Cameron Mather   20'
BF 6 Jason White
RL 5 Stuart Grimes   56'
LL 4 Scott Murray
TP 3 Bruce Douglas   47'
HK 2 Gordon Bulloch   68'
LP 1 Tom Smith
Substitutions:
HK 16 Robbie Russell   68'
PR 17 Gavin Kerr   47'
LK 18 Nathan Hines   56'
FL 19 Ally Hogg   20'
SH 20 Mike Blair   53'
FH 21 Dan Parks   80'
CE 22 Andrew Henderson   17'   25'   40'
Coach:
Matt Williams
 
FB 15 Iain Balshaw
RW 14 Josh Lewsey
OC 12 Jason Robinson
IC 13 Will Greenwood   80'
LW 11 Ben Cohen
FH 10 Paul Grayson
SH 9 Andy Gomarsall   56'
N8 8 Lawrence Dallaglio
OF 7 Richard Hill
BF 6 Chris Jones
RL 5 Ben Kay   59'
LL 4 Danny Grewcock
TP 3 Phil Vickery
HK 2 Steve Thompson
LP 1 Trevor Woodman
Substitutions:
HK 16 Mark Regan
PR 17 Jason Leonard
LK 18 Simon Shaw   59'
FL 19 Alex Sanderson
SH 20 Matt Dawson   56'
FH 21 Olly Barkley
CE 22 Henry Paul   80'
Coach:
Clive Woodward

22 February 2004
15:00 GMT
Ireland  36–15  Wales
Try: Byrne (2) 1' c, 40' m
O'Driscoll (2) 14' c, 52' c
O'Gara 30' m
Foley 47' m
Con: O'Gara (3) 1', 15', 53'
ReportTry: Shanklin (2) 62' m, 76' c
Con: S. Jones 76'
Pen: S. Jones 5'
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance: 49,000
Referee: Joël Jutge (France)
FB 15 Girvan Dempsey
RW 14 Shane Horgan
OC 13 Brian O'Driscoll   78'
IC 12 Gordon D'Arcy   58'
LW 11 Tyrone Howe
FH 10 Ronan O'Gara
SH 9 Peter Stringer   78'
N8 8 Anthony Foley   80'
OF 7 Keith Gleeson
BF 6 Simon Easterby
RL 5 Paul O'Connell
LL 4 Donncha O'Callaghan   36'
TP 3 John Hayes
HK 2 Shane Byrne   65'
LP 1 Reggie Corrigan   80'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Frankie Sheahan   65'
PR 17 Simon Best   80'
LK 18 Malcolm O'Kelly   36'
N8 19 Victor Costello   80'
SH 20 Guy Easterby   78'
FH 21 David Humphreys   78'
CE 22 Kevin Maggs   58'
Coach:
Eddie O'Sullivan
 
FB 15 Gareth Thomas
RW 14 Rhys Williams
OC 13 Sonny Parker   55'
IC 12 Iestyn Harris   69'
LW 11 Shane Williams
FH 10 Stephen Jones
SH 9 Gareth Cooper   78'
N8 8 Dafydd Jones
OF 7 Martyn Williams
BF 6 Jonathan Thomas   70'
RL 5 Robert Sidoli   46'
LL 4 Brent Cockbain
TP 3 Adam Jones   32'
HK 2 Robin McBryde
LP 1 Iestyn Thomas
Substitutions:
HK 16 Mefin Davies
PR 17 Gethin Jenkins   32'
N8 18 Michael Owen   46'
N8 19 Alix Popham   70'
SH 20 Dwayne Peel   78'
FH 21 Ceri Sweeney   69'
CE 22 Tom Shanklin   55'
Coach:
Steve Hansen

Round 3 edit

6 March 2004
13:30 GMT
Italy  20–14  Scotland
Try: Ongaro 41' m
Pen: De Marigny (5) 2', 11', 40', 69', 78'
ReportTry: Webster 79' m
Pen: Paterson (3) 8', 32', 38'
Stadio Flaminio, Rome
Attendance: 21,340
Referee: Nigel Whitehouse (Wales)
FB 15 Gonzalo Canale   76'
RW 14 Nicola Mazzucato
OC 13 Cristian Stoica
IC 12 Manuel Dallan   46'
LW 11 Denis Dallan
FH 10 Roland de Marigny
SH 9 Paul Griffen
N8 8 Sergio Parisse   61'
OF 7 Aaron Persico
BF 6 Andrea de Rossi
RL 5 Marco Bortolami
LL 4 Santiago Dellapè
TP 3 Martín Castrogiovanni
HK 2 Fabio Ongaro   74'
LP 1 Andrea Lo Cicero
Substitutions:
HK 16 Carlo Festuccia   74'
PR 17 Salvatore Perugini
LK 18 Carlo Checchinato
FL 19 Silvio Orlando   61'
SH 20 Simon Picone
FH 21 Rima Wakarua   46'
CE 22 Mirco Bergamasco   76'
Coach:
John Kirwan
 
FB 15 Ben Hinshelwood
RW 14 Simon Danielli   74'
OC 13 Tom Philip
IC 12 Brendan Laney   78'
LW 11 Simon Webster
FH 10 Chris Paterson
SH 9 Chris Cusiter   40'
N8 8 Simon Taylor
OF 7 Ally Hogg
BF 6 Jason White   78'
RL 5 Stuart Grimes   65'
LL 4 Scott Murray
TP 3 Bruce Douglas   65'
HK 2 Gordon Bulloch
LP 1 Allan Jacobsen   40'   65'
Substitutions:
PR 16 Gavin Kerr   40'
HK 17 Robbie Russell
LK 18 Nathan Hines   65'
FL 19 Jon Petrie   78'
SH 20 Mike Blair   40'
CE 21 Andrew Henderson   78'
FB 22 Derrick Lee   74'
Coach:
Matt Williams

6 March 2004
16:00 GMT
England  13–19  Ireland
Try: Dawson 25' c
Con: Grayson 26'
Pen: Grayson (2) 30', 66'
ReportTry: Dempsey 50' c
Con: O'Gara 51'
Pen: O'Gara (4) 16', 23', 32', 40'
Twickenham Stadium, London
Attendance: 72,000
Referee: Paul Honiss (New Zealand)
FB 15 Iain Balshaw   52'
RW 14 Josh Lewsey
OC 12 Jason Robinson
IC 13 Will Greenwood
LW 11 Ben Cohen
FH 10 Paul Grayson   54' to 63'
SH 9 Matt Dawson
N8 8 Lawrence Dallaglio
OF 7 Richard Hill
BF 6 Joe Worsley   52'
RL 5 Ben Kay
LL 4 Steve Borthwick
TP 3 Phil Vickery
HK 2 Steve Thompson   58'
LP 1 Trevor Woodman
Substitutions:
HK 16 Mark Regan   58'
PR 17 Matt Stevens
FL 18 Chris Jones   52'
FL 19 Neil Back
SH 20 Andy Gomarsall
FH 21 Olly Barkley   54'   63'
WG 22 James Simpson-Daniel   52'
Coach:
Clive Woodward
 
FB 15 Girvan Dempsey   62'
RW 14 Shane Horgan
OC 13 Brian O'Driscoll
IC 12 Gordon D'Arcy
LW 11 Tyrone Howe
FH 10 Ronan O'Gara
SH 9 Peter Stringer
N8 8 Anthony Foley
OF 7 Keith Gleeson
BF 6 Simon Easterby
RL 5 Paul O'Connell
LL 4 Malcolm O'Kelly
TP 3 John Hayes
HK 2 Shane Byrne
LP 1 Reggie Corrigan
Substitutions:
HK 16 Frankie Sheahan
PR 17 Simon Best
LK 18 Gary Longwell
N8 19 Victor Costello
SH 20 Guy Easterby
FH 21 David Humphreys
CE 22 Kevin Maggs   62'
Coach:
Eddie O'Sullivan

Notes:


7 March 2004
15:00 GMT
Wales  22–29  France
Try: M. Williams 77' c
Con: S. Jones 78'
Pen: S. Jones (5) 11', 18', 22', 25', 53'
ReportTry: Harinordoquy 38' c
Élissalde 56' c
Con: Élissalde (2) 39', 57'
Pen: Élissalde (5) 5', 15', 44', 46', 69'
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 73,359
Referee: Stuart Dickinson (Australia)
FB 15 Gareth Thomas
RW 14 Rhys Williams
OC 13 Mark Taylor
IC 12 Iestyn Harris   71'
LW 11 Shane Williams
FH 10 Stephen Jones
SH 9 Gareth Cooper   49'
N8 8 Dafydd Jones   59'
OF 7 Colin Charvis   13' to 21'   27' to 32'
BF 6 Jonathan Thomas
RL 5 Michael Owen
LL 4 Brent Cockbain   63'
TP 3 Gethin Jenkins   71'
HK 2 Mefin Davies   77'
LP 1 Iestyn Thomas   59'   71'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Huw Bennett   77'
PR 17 Ben Evans   59'
LK 18 Gareth Llewellyn   63'
FL 19 Martyn Williams   13'   21'   27'   32'   59'
SH 20 Dwayne Peel   49'
FH 21 Ceri Sweeney   71'
CE 22 Tom Shanklin
Coach:
Steve Hansen
 
FB 15 Nicolas Brusque
RW 14 Vincent Clerc
OC 13 Yannick Jauzion
IC 12 Damien Traille
LW 11 Christophe Dominici
FH 10 Frédéric Michalak   78'
SH 9 Jean-Baptiste Élissalde   72'
N8 8 Thomas Lièvremont   58'
OF 7 Imanol Harinordoquy
BF 6 Serge Betsen
RL 5 Pascal Papé
LL 4 Fabien Pelous
TP 3 Pieter de Villiers
HK 2 William Servat   67'
LP 1 Sylvain Marconnet   58'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Yannick Bru   67'
PR 17 Jean-Jacques Crenca   58'
LK 18 David Auradou
FL 19 Olivier Magne   58'
SH 20 Dimitri Yachvili   72'
WG 21 Aurélien Rougerie
FB 22 Cédric Heymans   78'
Coach:
Bernard Laporte

Round 4 edit

20 March 2004
13:30 GMT
Ireland  19–3  Italy
Try: O'Kelly 25' m
O'Driscoll 32' c
Horgan 52' c
Con: O'Gara (2) 33', 53'
ReportPen: De Marigny 66'
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance: 49,250
Referee: Kelvin Deaker (New Zealand)
FB 15 Girvan Dempsey
RW 14 Shane Horgan
OC 13 Brian O'Driscoll
IC 12 Gordon D'Arcy   76'
LW 11 Geordan Murphy
FH 10 Ronan O'Gara   77'
SH 9 Peter Stringer
N8 8 Anthony Foley
OF 7 Keith Gleeson   59'
BF 6 Simon Easterby
RL 5 Donncha O'Callaghan   79'
LL 4 Malcolm O'Kelly
TP 3 John Hayes
HK 2 Shane Byrne   79'
LP 1 Reggie Corrigan   63'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Frankie Sheahan   79'
PR 17 Marcus Horan   63'
LK 18 Gary Longwell   79'
N8 19 Victor Costello   59'
SH 20 Guy Easterby
FH 21 David Humphreys   77'
CE 22 Kevin Maggs   76'
Coach:
Eddie O'Sullivan
 
FB 15 Gonzalo Canale   64'
RW 14 Nicola Mazzucato
OC 13 Cristian Stoica
IC 12 Matteo Barbini   53'
LW 11 Denis Dallan
FH 10 Roland de Marigny
SH 9 Paul Griffen   76'
N8 8 Scott Palmer   19' to 27'   77'
OF 7 Aaron Persico
BF 6 Andrea de Rossi
RL 5 Marco Bortolami
LL 4 Carlo Checchinato   53'
TP 3 Martín Castrogiovanni
HK 2 Fabio Ongaro
LP 1 Andrea Lo Cicero   76'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Carlo Festuccia   19'   27'
PR 17 Salvatore Perugini   76'
LK 18 Santiago Dellapè   53'
FL 19 Roberto Mandelli   77'
SH 20 Simon Picone   76'
CE 21 Mirco Bergamasco   64'
CE 22 Andrea Masi   53'
Coach:
John Kirwan

20 March 2004
16:00 GMT
England  31–21  Wales
Try: Cohen (2) 5' c, 63' c
Worsley 78' m
Con: Barkley (2) 6', 65'
Pen: Barkley (4) 16', 20', 39', 72'
ReportTry: G. Thomas 41' c
Taylor 50' m
Con: S. Jones 42'
Pen: S. Jones (3) 10', 13', 23'
Twickenham Stadium, London
Attendance: 72,200
Referee: Andrew Cole (Australia)
FB 15 Jason Robinson
RW 14 Josh Lewsey
OC 12 Mike Tindall
IC 13 Will Greenwood   73'
LW 11 Ben Cohen
FH 10 Olly Barkley
SH 9 Matt Dawson
N8 8 Lawrence Dallaglio
OF 7 Richard Hill
BF 6 Chris Jones   40'
RL 5 Ben Kay
LL 4 Danny Grewcock
TP 3 Phil Vickery   69'
HK 2 Steve Thompson
LP 1 Trevor Woodman
Substitutions:
HK 16 Mark Regan
PR 17 Julian White   69'
LK 18 Steve Borthwick
FL 19 Joe Worsley   40'
SH 20 Andy Gomarsall
CE 21 Mike Catt   73'
WG 22 James Simpson-Daniel
Coach:
Clive Woodward
 
FB 15 Gareth Thomas
RW 14 Rhys Williams
OC 13 Mark Taylor   66'
IC 12 Tom Shanklin
LW 11 Shane Williams
FH 10 Stephen Jones
SH 9 Gareth Cooper   60'
N8 8 Dafydd Jones
OF 7 Colin Charvis
BF 6 Jonathan Thomas
RL 5 Michael Owen
LL 4 Brent Cockbain   25'
TP 3 Gethin Jenkins   62' to 69'
HK 2 Robin McBryde
LP 1 Duncan Jones
Substitutions:
HK 16 Mefin Davies
PR 17 Ben Evans   62'   69'
LK 18 Gareth Llewellyn   25'
FL 19 Martyn Williams
SH 20 Dwayne Peel   60'
FH 21 Ceri Sweeney   66'
CE 22 Jamie Robinson
Coach:
Steve Hansen

21 March 2004
15:00 GMT
Scotland  0–31  France
ReportTry: Magne 6' m
Jauzion (2) 63' c, 72' c
Con: Yachvili (2) 64', 73'
Pen: Yachvili (4) 14', 29', 43', 48'
Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
Attendance: 66,324
Referee: Scott Young (Australia)
FB 15 Derrick Lee   15'   58'
RW 14 Simon Danielli
OC 13 Tom Philip
IC 12 Andrew Henderson
LW 11 Simon Webster
FH 10 Chris Paterson
SH 9 Chris Cusiter   40'
N8 8 Simon Taylor
OF 7 Cameron Mather   40'
BF 6 Jason White
RL 5 Stuart Grimes   51'
LL 4 Scott Murray
TP 3 Bruce Douglas
HK 2 Gordon Bulloch   64'
LP 1 Allan Jacobsen   34'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Robbie Russell   64'
PR 17 Gavin Kerr   34'
LK 18 Nathan Hines   51'
FL 19 Ally Hogg   40'
SH 20 Mike Blair   40'
FH 21 Brendan Laney
FH 22 Dan Parks   58'
Coach:
Matt Williams
 
FB 15 Nicolas Brusque
RW 14 Pépito Elhorga
OC 13 Yannick Jauzion
IC 12 Damien Traille
LW 11 Christophe Dominici
FH 10 Frédéric Michalak   40'
SH 9 Dimitri Yachvili
N8 8 Thomas Lièvremont   49'
OF 7 Olivier Magne
BF 6 Serge Betsen   21'
RL 5 Pascal Papé   71'
LL 4 Fabien Pelous
TP 3 Pieter de Villiers
HK 2 William Servat   51'
LP 1 Sylvain Marconnet   63'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Yannick Bru   51'
PR 17 Jean-Jacques Crenca   63'
LK 18 David Auradou   71'
FL 19 Julien Bonnaire   21'   49'
FH 20 Julien Peyrelongue   40'
FB 21 Clément Poitrenaud
WG 22 Vincent Clerc
Coach:
Bernard Laporte

Notes:

  • This was the first time since 1961 that France had kept a clean sheet against Scotland.

Round 5 edit

27 March 2004
14:00 GMT
Wales  44–10  Italy
Try: S. Williams (2) 24' m, 67' c
R. Williams (2) 30' m, 70' c
G. Thomas 55' c
Shanklin 59' c
Con: S. Jones (4) 56', 60', 68', 71'
Pen: S. Jones (2) 10', 16'
ReportTry: Masi 62' c
Con: Wakarua 63'
Pen: De Marigny 42'
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 70,048
Referee: Mark Lawrence (South Africa)
FB 15 Gareth Thomas
RW 14 Rhys Williams
OC 13 Mark Taylor
IC 12 Iestyn Harris   59'
LW 11 Shane Williams
FH 10 Stephen Jones   73'
SH 9 Gareth Cooper   73'
N8 8 Dafydd Jones   76'
OF 7 Martyn Williams
BF 6 Colin Charvis
RL 5 Michael Owen   79'
LL 4 Gareth Llewellyn
TP 3 Gethin Jenkins
HK 2 Robin McBryde   73'
LP 1 Duncan Jones   79'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Mefin Davies   73'
PR 17 Ben Evans   79'
LK 18 Robert Sidoli   79'
N8 19 Alix Popham   76'
SH 20 Dwayne Peel   73'
FH 21 Ceri Sweeney   73'
CE 22 Tom Shanklin   59'
Coach:
Steve Hansen
 
FB 15 Gonzalo Canale
RW 14 Nicola Mazzucato   65'
OC 13 Andrea Masi   73'
IC 12 Cristian Stoica
LW 11 Denis Dallan   53'
FH 10 Roland de Marigny
SH 9 Paul Griffen
N8 8 Andrea de Rossi
OF 7 Aaron Persico   11' to 21'   37'
BF 6 Marco Bortolami
RL 5 Carlo Del Fava   58'
LL 4 Santiago Dellapè
TP 3 Martín Castrogiovanni   58'
HK 2 Fabio Ongaro
LP 1 Andrea Lo Cicero
Substitutions:
HK 16 Carlo Festuccia
PR 17 Salvatore Perugini   58'
FL 18 Roberto Mandelli   58'
FL 19 Silvio Orlando   11'   21'   37'
SH 20 Simon Picone   73'
FH 21 Rima Wakarua   53'
CE 22 Mirco Bergamasco   65'
Coach:
John Kirwan

27 March 2004
16:00 GMT
Ireland  37–16  Scotland
Try: D'Arcy (2) 18' m, 72' c
Murphy 38' m
Wallace 53' c
Stringer 61' c
Con: O'Gara (3) 54', 62', 73'
Pen: O'Gara (2) 4', 25'
ReportTry: Hogg 48' c
Con: Paterson 49'
Pen: Paterson (2) 1', 22'
Drop: Parks 36'
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Attendance: 42,750
Referee: Nigel Williams (Wales)
FB 15 Girvan Dempsey
RW 14 Shane Horgan
OC 13 Brian O'Driscoll
IC 12 Gordon D'Arcy   78'
LW 11 Geordan Murphy
FH 10 Ronan O'Gara   78'
SH 9 Peter Stringer   78'
N8 8 Anthony Foley
OF 7 David Wallace   78'
BF 6 Simon Easterby
RL 5 Paul O'Connell
LL 4 Malcolm O'Kelly   50' to 54'   78'
TP 3 John Hayes
HK 2 Shane Byrne   78'
LP 1 Reggie Corrigan   60'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Frankie Sheahan   78'
PR 17 Marcus Horan   60'
LK 18 Donncha O'Callaghan   50'   54'   78'
N8 19 Victor Costello   78'
SH 20 Guy Easterby   78'
FH 21 David Humphreys   78'
CE 22 Kevin Maggs   78'
Coach:
Eddie O'Sullivan
 
FB 15 Chris Paterson
RW 14 Simon Danielli   76'
OC 13 Tom Philip
IC 12 Andrew Henderson   65'
LW 11 Simon Webster
FH 10 Dan Parks
SH 9 Chris Cusiter   57'
N8 8 Simon Taylor   41'
OF 7 Ally Hogg
BF 6 Jason White
RL 5 Stuart Grimes   57'
LL 4 Scott Murray
TP 3 Bruce Douglas   72'
HK 2 Gordon Bulloch   72'
LP 1 Allan Jacobsen   40'   72'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Robbie Russell   72'
PR 17 Gavin Kerr   40'
LK 18 Nathan Hines   57'
FL 19 Jon Petrie   41'
SH 20 Mike Blair   57'
FH 21 Brendan Laney   65'
FB 22 Derrick Lee   76'
Coach:
Matt Williams

27 March 2004
20:00 GMT
France  24–21  England
Try: Harinordoquy 25' m
Yachvili 40' c
Con: Yachvili 40'
Pen: Yachvili (4) 21', 34', 39', 51'
ReportTry: Cohen 52' m
Lewsey 75' c
Con: Barkley 77'
Pen: Barkley (3) 40', 48', 72'
Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 79,906
Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland)
FB 15 Nicolas Brusque
RW 14 Pépito Elhorga
OC 13 Yannick Jauzion   57'
IC 12 Damien Traille
LW 11 Christophe Dominici
FH 10 Frédéric Michalak
SH 9 Dimitri Yachvili
N8 8 Imanol Harinordoquy
OF 7 Olivier Magne
BF 6 Serge Betsen
RL 5 Pascal Papé
LL 4 Fabien Pelous   77'
TP 3 Pieter de Villiers
HK 2 William Servat   53'
LP 1 Sylvain Marconnet   71'
Substitutions:
HK 16 Yannick Bru   53'
PR 17 Jean-Jacques Crenca   71'
LK 18 David Auradou   77'
N8 19 Thomas Lièvremont
SH 20 Pierre Mignoni
FH 21 Julien Peyrelongue
FB 22 Clément Poitrenaud   57'
Coach:
Bernard Laporte
 
FB 15 Jason Robinson
RW 14 Josh Lewsey
OC 12 Mike Tindall
IC 13 Will Greenwood   48'
LW 11 Ben Cohen
FH 10 Olly Barkley
SH 9 Matt Dawson
N8 8 Lawrence Dallaglio
OF 7 Richard Hill
BF 6 Joe Worsley
RL 5 Ben Kay
LL 4 Danny Grewcock   25'
TP 3 Phil Vickery   63'
HK 2 Steve Thompson
LP 1 Trevor Woodman
Substitutions:
HK 16 Mark Regan
PR 17 Julian White   63'
LK 18 Steve Borthwick   25'
FL 19 Chris Jones
SH 20 Andy Gomarsall
CE 21 Mike Catt   48'
WG 22 James Simpson-Daniel
Coach:
Clive Woodward

Notes:

  • England needed to win by eight points to win the Championship.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ "'Poor' England ready to rebuild the chariot". The Guardian. Guardian News and Media. 29 March 2004. Retrieved 3 July 2013.