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1922 Five Nations Championship

1922 Five Nations Championship
Date 2 January 1922 – 8 April 1922
Countries  England
Tournament statistics
Champions  Wales (8th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1921 (Previous) (Next) 1923

The 1922 Five Nations Championship was the eighth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship following the inclusion of France into the Home Nations Championship. Including the previous Home Nations Championships, this was the thirty-fifth series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 2 January and 8 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


Position Nation Games Points Table
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Wales 4 3 1 0 59 23 +36 7
2  England 4 2 1 1 40 47 −7 5
3  Scotland 4 1 2 1 23 26 −3 4
4  Ireland 4 1 0 3 19 32 −13 2
4  France 4 0 2 2 20 33 −30 2


France  3–3  Scotland
Wales  28–6  England
Scotland  9–9  Wales
Ireland 3–12  England
England  11–11  France
Scotland  6–3 Ireland
Wales  11–5 Ireland
England  11–5  Scotland
France  3–11  Wales
Ireland 8–3  France

The matches

France vs. Scotland

2 January 1922
 France 3 – 3  Scotland
Try: Jauréguy Try: Browning
Stade Colombes, Paris
Referee: HC Harrison (England)

Wales vs. England

21 January 1922
 Wales 28 – 6  England
Try: Bowen
Con: Rees (2)
Try: Day
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

Wales: Joe Rees (Swansea), Cliff Richards (Pontypool), Brinley Evans (Llanelli), Islwyn Evans (Swansea), Frank Palmer (Swansea), Billy Bowen (Swansea), Bobby Delahay (Bridgend), Tom Parker (Swansea) (capt.), Jack Whitfield (Newport), Thomas Jones (Newport), Steve Morris (Cross Keys), Tom Roberts (Risca), John Griffiths Stephens (Llanelli), Dai Hiddlestone (Neath), William Cummins (Treorchy)

England: BS Cumberlege (Blackheath), CN Lowe (Blackheath), EDG Hammett (Blackheath), E Myers (Bradford), Harold Day (Leicester), VG Davies (Harlequins), CA Kershaw (US Portsmouth), R Edwards (Newport), ER Gardener (Devonport Services), JS Tucker (Bristol), Wavell Wakefield (Harlequins), AF Blakiston (Blackheath), AT Voyce (Gloucester), GS Conway (Cambridge U), LG Brown (Blackheath) (capt.)

Scotland vs. Wales

4 February 1922
 Scotland 9 – 9  Wales
Try: Browning (2)
Pen: Browning
Try: Bowen
Con: Samuel
Drop: Evans
Inverleith, Edinburgh
Referee: RA Lloyd (Ireland)

Ireland vs. England

11 February 1922
Ireland 3 – 12  England
Try: Wallis Try: Lowe
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

Scotland vs. Ireland

25 February 1922
 Scotland 6 – 3 Ireland
Try: Bryce
Try: Clarke
Inverleith, Edinburgh
Referee: TD Schofield (Wales)

England vs. France

25 February 1922
 England 11 – 11  France
Try: Voyce
Con: Day
Pen: Day
Try: Cassayet
Con: Crabos
Twickenham, London
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

Wales vs. Ireland

11 March 1922
 Wales 11 – 5 Ireland
Try: Whitfield (2)
Con: Samuel
Try: Stoke
Con: Wallis
St Helen's, Swansea
Referee: JC Sturrock (Scotland)

England vs. Scotland

18 March 1922
 England 11 – 5  Scotland
Try: Lowe (2)
Con: Conway
Try: Dykes
Con: Bertram
Twickenham, London
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: RA Lloyd (Ireland)

France vs. Wales

23 March 1922
 France 3 – 11  Wales
Try: Jauréguy Try: Whitfield
Stade Colombes, Paris
Referee: RW Harland (Ireland)

Ireland vs. France

8 April 1922
Ireland 8 – 3  France
Try: Stephenson
Con: Wallis
Pen: Wallis
Try: Pascot
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

External links

Preceded by
1921 Five Nations
Home Nations Championship
Succeeded by
1923 Five Nations
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