1904 Home Nations Championship

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1904 Home Nations Championship
Date 9 January 1904 - 19 March 1904
Countries  England
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  Scotland (7th title)
Calcutta Cup  Scotland
Matches played 6
Top point scorer(s) Wales Winfield (17)
Top try scorer(s) Wales Morgan (4)
1903 (Previous) (Next) 1905

The 1904 Home Nations Championship was the twenty-second series of the rugby union Home Nations Championship. Six matches were played between 9 January and 19 March. It was contested by England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Table[edit]

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Scotland 3 2 0 1 28 27 +1 4
2  Wales 3 1 1 1 47 31 +16 3
2  England 3 1 1 1 36 20 +16 3
4  Ireland 3 1 0 2 17 50 −33 2

Results[edit]

9 January 1904
England  14–14  Wales
6 February 1904
Wales  21–3  Scotland
13 February 1904
England  19–0  Ireland
27 February 1904
Ireland  3–19  Scotland
12 March 1904
Ireland  14–12  Wales
19 March 1904
Scotland  6–3  England

The matches[edit]

England vs. Wales[edit]

9 January 1904
 England 14 – 14  Wales
Try: Elliot (2)
Brettargh
Con: Stout
Pen: Gamlin
Try: Llewellyn
Morgan
Con: Winfield (2)
GM: Winfield
Welford Road, Leicester
Referee: JC Findlay (Scotland)

England: HT Gamlin (Blackheath), Edgar Elliot (Sunderland), AT Brettargh (Liverpool OB), EJ Vivyan (Devonport Albion), EW Dillon (Blackheath) PS Hancock (Richmond), WV Butcher (Bristol), GH Keeton (Richmond), Vincent Cartwright (Oxford Uni.), Jumbo Milton (Bedford GS), NJ Moore (Bristol), Frank Stout (Richmond) capt., Charles Joseph Newbold (Cambridge Uni.), BA Hill (Blackheath), PF Hardwick (Percy Park)

Wales: Bert Winfield (Cardiff), Teddy Morgan (London Welsh), Gwyn Nicholls (Cardiff) capt., Rhys Gabe (Llanelli), Willie Llewellyn (Newport), Dicky Owen (Swansea), Dick Jones (Swansea), Jehoida Hodges (Newport), Will Joseph (Swansea), John William Evans (Blaina), Arthur Harding (London Welsh), Alfred Brice (Aberavon), David John Thomas (Swansea), Sam Ramsey (Treorchy), George Boots (Newport)


England vs. Ireland[edit]

13 February 1904
 England 19 – 0  Ireland
Try: Moore (2)
Vivyan (2)
Simpson
Con: Vivyan

England: HT Gamlin (Blackheath), T Simpson (Rockcliff), AT Brettargh (Liverpool OB), EJ Vivyan (Devonport Albion), EW Dillon (Blackheath) PS Hancock (Richmond), WV Butcher (Bristol), GH Keeton (Richmond), John Daniell (Richmond) capt., Jumbo Milton (Bedford GS), NJ Moore (Bristol), Frank Stout (Richmond), Charles Joseph Newbold (Cambridge Uni.), BA Hill (Blackheath), PF Hardwick (Percy Park)

Ireland: J Fulton (NIFC), CG Robb (Queen's Uni, Belfast), James Cecil Parke (Dublin University), Harry Corley (Wanderers) capt., Gerry Doran (Lansdowne), TTH Robinson (Wanderers), FA Kennedy (Wanderers), Jos Wallace (Wanderers), Jas Wallace (Wanderers), CE Allen (Derry), Alfred Tedford (Malone), M Ryan (Rockwell College), J Ryan (Rockwell College), F Gardiner (NIFC), RS Smyth (Dublin University)


Wales vs. Scotland[edit]

6 February 1904
 Wales 21 – 3  Scotland
Try: Gabe
Morgan
Brice
Jones
Con: Winfield (3)
Pen: Winfield
Try: Orr
St. Helen's Swansea
Referee: FW Nicholls (England)

Wales: Bert Winfield (Cardiff), Teddy Morgan (London Welsh), Cliff Pritchard (Newport), Rhys Gabe (Llanelli), Willie Llewellyn (Newport) capt., Dicky Owen (Swansea), Dick Jones (Swansea), Jehoida Hodges (Newport), Will Joseph (Swansea), Billy O'Neill (Cardiff), Arthur Harding (London Welsh), Alfred Brice (Aberavon), Harry Vaughan Watkins (Llanelli), Edwin Thomas Maynard (Newport), David Harris Davies (Neath)

Scotland: WT Forrest (Hawick), HJ Orr (London Scottish), GE Crabbie (Edinburgh Acads), LM MacLeod (Cambridge University), JS MacDonald (Edinburgh University), AA Bissett (RIE College), ED Simson (Edinburgh University), GO Turnbull (Edinburgh Wanderers), AG Cairns (Watsonians), WE Kyle (Hawick), EJ Ross (London Scottish), Mark Coxon Morrison (Royal HSFP) capt., WP Scott (West of Scotland), David Bedell-Sivright (West of Scotland), LHI Bell (Edinburgh Acads)


Ireland vs. Scotland[edit]

27 February 1904
 Ireland 3 – 19  Scotland
Try: Moffatt Try: Bedell Sivright (2)
Timms
Macdonald
Simson
Con: Macdonald
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: W Williams (England)

Ireland: J Fulton (NIFC), CG Robb (Queen's Uni, Belfast), James Cecil Parke (Dublin University), Harry Corley (Wanderers) capt., JE Moffatt (Old Wesley), TTH Robinson (Wanderers), ED Caddell (Dublin University), Jos Wallace (Wanderers), Jas Wallace (Wanderers), CE Allen (Derry), Alfred Tedford (Malone), M Ryan (Rockwell College), P Healey (Limerick), F Gardiner (NIFC), GT Hamlet (Dublin University)

Scotland: WT Forrest (Hawick), HJ Orr (London Scottish), Alec Boswell Timms (Cardiff), LM MacLeod (Cambridge University), JS MacDonald (Edinburgh University), Jimmy Gillespie (Edinburgh Acads), ED Simson (Edinburgh University), JB Waters (Cambridge University), AG Cairns (Watsonians), WE Kyle (Hawick), WM Milne (Glasgow Acads), Mark Coxon Morrison (Royal HSFP) capt., WP Scott (West of Scotland), David Bedell-Sivright (West of Scotland), LHI Bell (Edinburgh Acads)


Ireland vs. Wales[edit]

2 March 1904
 Ireland 14 – 12  Wales
Try: Tedford (2)
Jos Wallace
Thrift
Con: Parke
Try: Gabe
Morgan (2)
Brice
Cliff Pritchard
Balmoral Showgrounds, Belfast
Referee: JC Findlay (Scotland)

Ireland: MF Landers (Cork Constitution), CG Robb (Queen's Uni, Belfast), James Cecil Parke (Dublin University), GAD Harvey (Wanderers), HB Thrift (Dublin University), Louis Magee (Bective Rangers), FA Kennedy (Dublin University), Jos Wallace (Wanderers), Henry Millar (Monkstown), CE Allen (Derry) capt., Alfred Tedford (Malone), RW Edwards (Malone), HJ Knox (Dublin University), F Gardiner (NIFC), GT Hamlet (Dublin University)

Wales: Bert Winfield (Cardiff), Teddy Morgan (London Welsh), Cliff Pritchard (Newport), Rhys Gabe (Llanelli), Willie Llewellyn (Newport) capt., Dicky Owen (Swansea), Dick Jones (Swansea), Sid Bevan (Swansea), Howell Jones (Neath), Billy O'Neill (Cardiff), Arthur Harding (London Welsh), Alfred Brice (Aberavon), Harry Vaughan Watkins (Llanelli), Edwin Thomas Maynard (Newport), Charlie Pritchard (Newport)


Scotland vs. England[edit]

19 March 1904
 Scotland 6 – 3  England
Try: Crabbie
Macdonald
Try: Vivyan
Inverleith, Edinburgh
Referee: S Lee (Ireland)

Scotland: WT Forrest (Hawick), JE Crabbie (Edinburgh Acads), Alec Boswell Timms (Cardiff), LM MacLeod (Cambridge University), JS MacDonald (Edinburgh University), Jimmy Gillespie (Edinburgh Acads), ED Simson (Edinburgh University), JB Waters (Cambridge University), AG Cairns (Watsonians), WE Kyle (Hawick), WM Milne (Glasgow Acads), Mark Coxon Morrison (Royal HSFP) capt., WP Scott (West of Scotland), David Bedell-Sivright (West of Scotland), HN Fletcher (Edinburgh University)

England: HT Gamlin (Blackheath), T Simpson (Rockcliff), AT Brettargh (Liverpool OB), EJ Vivyan (Devonport Albion), EW Dillon (Blackheath) PS Hancock (Richmond), WV Butcher (Bristol), GH Keeton (Richmond), John Daniell (Richmond) capt., Jumbo Milton (Bedford GS), NJ Moore (Bristol), Frank Stout (Richmond), Charles Joseph Newbold (Cambridge Uni.), Vincent Cartwright (Blackheath), PF Hardwick (Percy Park)

External links[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Godwin, Terry (1984). The International Rugby Championship 1883-1983. London: Willows Books. ISBN 0-00-218060-X. 
  • Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: Phoenix House. ISBN 0-460-07003-7. 
Preceded by
1903 Home Nations
Home Nations Championship
1904
Succeeded by
1905 Home Nations