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1924 Five Nations Championship

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1924 Five Nations Championship

1924 Five Nations Championship
Date 1 January 1924 - 27 March 1924
Countries  England
 France
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  England (9th title)
Grand Slam  England (5th title)
Triple Crown  England (8th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1923 (Previous) (Next) 1925

The 1924 Five Nations Championship was the tenth 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-seventh series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 1 January and 27 March. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Carson Catchyside, the England winger, became the first player to score a try against each other team in the five nations. Until the tournament became the 6 nations in 2000, only four other players managed this achievement, Jonny Wallace (Scotland 1925), Patrick Esteve (France 1983), Philipe Sella (France 1986) and Gregor Townsend (Scotland 1999)

Table

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  England 4 4 0 0 69 19 +50 8
2  Scotland 4 2 0 2 58 49 +9 4
2  Ireland 4 2 0 2 30 37 −7 4
4  France 4 1 0 3 25 45 −20 2
4  Wales 4 1 0 3 39 71 −32 2

Results

1924-01-01
France  12–10  Scotland
1924-01-19
Wales  9–17  England
1924-01-26
Ireland  6–0  France
1924-02-02
Scotland  35–10  Wales
1924-02-09
Ireland  3–14  England
1924-02-23
England  19–7  France
1924-02-23
Scotland  13–8  Ireland
1924-03-08
Wales  10–13  Ireland
1924-03-15
England  19–0  Scotland
1924-03-27
France  6–10  Wales

External links

  • Pathe News coverage of 1924 England Grand Slam
Preceded by
1923 Five Nations
Home Nations Championship
1924
Succeeded by
1925 Five Nations
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