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1960 Five Nations Championship

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1960 Five Nations Championship

1960 Five Nations Championship
Date 9 January 1960 - 9 April 1960
Countries  England
Tournament statistics
Champions  England and  France
Triple Crown  England (14th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1959 (Previous) (Next) 1961

The 1960 Five Nations Championship was the thirty-first series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the sixty-sixth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 9 January and 9 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


Position Nation Games Points Table
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  France 4 3 1 0 55 28 +23 7
1  England 4 3 1 0 46 26 +20 7
3  Wales 4 2 0 2 32 39 −7 4
4  Scotland 4 1 0 3 29 47 −18 2
5  Ireland 4 0 0 4 25 47 −22 0


Scotland  11–13  France
England  14–6  Wales
Wales  8–0  Scotland
England  8–5  Ireland
France  3–3  England
Ireland  5–6  Scotland
Ireland  9–10  Wales
Scotland  12–21  England
Wales  8–16  France
France  23–6  Ireland

External links

  • The official RBS Six Nations Site
Preceded by
1959 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
Succeeded by
1961 Five Nations
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