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1954 Five Nations Championship

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1954 Five Nations Championship

1954 Five Nations Championship
Date 9 January 1954 - 10 April 1954
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  England,  France and  Wales
Triple Crown  England (12th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1953 (Previous) (Next) 1955

The 1954 Five Nations Championship was the twenty-fifth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the sixtieth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 9 January and 10 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Wales, England and France shared the championship; this marked France's first title.

Table

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Wales 4 3 0 1 52 34 +18 6
1  England 4 3 0 1 39 23 +16 6
1  France 4 3 0 1 35 22 +15 6
4  Ireland 4 1 0 3 18 34 −16 2
5  Scotland 4 0 0 4 6 37 −31 0

Results

1954-01-09
Scotland  0–3  France
1954-01-16
England  9–6  Wales
1954-01-23
France  8–0  Ireland
1954-02-13
England  14–3  Ireland
1954-02-27
Ireland  6–0  Scotland
1954-03-13
Ireland  9–12  Wales
1954-03-20
Scotland  3–13  England
1954-03-27
Wales  19–13  France
1954-04-10
France  11–3  England
1954-04-10
Wales  15–3  Scotland

External links

  • The official RBS Six Nations Site
Preceded by
1953 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1954
Succeeded by
1955 Five Nations
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