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1966 Five Nations Championship

1966 Five Nations Championship
Date 15 January 1966 - 26 March 1966
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  Wales (15th title)
Calcutta Cup  Scotland
Matches played 10
1965 (Previous) (Next) 1967

The 1966 Five Nations Championship was the thirty-seventh series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the seventy-second series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 15 January and 26 March. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Table

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Wales 4 3 0 1 34 26 +8 6
2  France 4 2 1 1 35 18 +17 5
2  Scotland 4 2 1 1 23 17 +6 5
4  Ireland 4 1 1 2 24 34 −10 3
5  England 4 0 1 3 15 36 −21 1

Results

1966-01-15
Scotland  3–3  France
1966-01-15
England  6–11  Wales
1966-01-29
France  11–6  Ireland
1966-02-05
Wales  8–3  Scotland
1966-02-12
England  6–6  Ireland
1966-02-26
France  13–0  England
1966-02-26
Ireland  3–11  Scotland
1966-03-12
Ireland  9–6  Wales
1966-03-19
Scotland  6–3  England
1966-03-26
Wales  9–8  France

External links

  • The official RBS Six Nations Site
Preceded by
1965 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1966
Succeeded by
1967 Five Nations
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