1914 Five Nations Championship

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1914 Five Nations Championship
Date 1 January 1914 - 13 April 1914
Countries  England
Tournament statistics
Champions  England (6th title)
Grand Slam  England (2nd title)
Triple Crown  England (5th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1913 (Previous) (Next) 1920

The 1914 Five Nations Championship was the fifth 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-second series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 1 January and 13 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


Position Nation Games Points Table
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  England 4 4 0 0 82 49 +33 8
2  Wales 4 3 0 1 75 18 +57 6
3  Ireland 4 2 0 2 29 34 −5 4
4  Scotland 3 0 0 3 20 46 −26 0
4  France 3 0 0 3 19 78 −59 0


France  6–8  Ireland
England  10–9  Wales
Wales  24–5  Scotland
England  17–12  Ireland
Ireland  6–0  Scotland
Wales  31–0  France
Scotland  15–16  England
France  13–39  England

The matches[edit]

France vs. Ireland[edit]

1 January 1914
 France 6 – 8 Ireland
Try: Lacoste
Try: Quinn
Con: Lloyd
Parc de Princes, Paris
Referee: EW Calver (England)

England vs. Wales[edit]

17 January 1914
 England 10 – 9  Wales
Try: Brown
Con: Chapman (2)
Try: Watts
Con: Bancroft
Drop: Hirst

England: WR Johnston (Bristol Rugby), Cyril Lowe (Cambridge U), FE Chapman (Hartlepool Rovers), Ronald Poulton (Liverpool) (capt.), JHD Watson (Blackheath), FM Taylor (Leicester), GW Wood (Leicester), AG Bull (Northampton), AF Maynard (Cambridge U), John Eric Greenwood (Cambridge U), LG Brown (The London H.), J Brunton (North Durham), S Smart (Gloucester), G Ward (Leicester), Charles Pillman (Blackheath)

Wales: Bancroft (Swansea), Howell Lewis (Swansea), WH Evans (Llwynypia), W Watts (Llanelli), George Hirst (Newport), Clem Lewis (Cardiff), Bobby Lloyd (Pontypool), Jenkin Alban Davies (Llanelli) (capt.), David Watts (Maesteg), Jack Jones (Abertillery), Thomas Lloyd (Neath), Percy Jones (Pontypool), T Williams (Swansea), Edgar Morgan (Swansea), Harry Uzzell (Newport)

Wales vs. Scotland[edit]

7 February 1914
 Wales 24 – 5  Scotland
Try: I Davies
Con: Bancroft (2)
Drop: Hirst
Pen: Bancroft
Try: Stewart
Con: Laing
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
Referee: V Dreenon (Ireland)

Ireland vs. Wales[edit]

14 March 1914
 Ireland 3 – 11  Wales
Try: Foster Try: Davies, J Jones, Wetter
Con: Lewis


Wales: Bobbie Williams (Cardiff), George Hirst (Newport), Jack Wetter (Newport), WH Evans (Llwynypia), Ivor Davies (Llanelli), (Newport), Clem Lewis (Cardiff), Bobby Lloyd (Pontypool), Jenkin Alban Davies (Llanelli) capt., David Watts (Maesteg), Jack Jones (Abertillery), Thomas Lloyd (Neath), Percy Jones (Pontypool), T Williams (Swansea), Edgar Morgan (Swansea), Harry Uzzell (Newport)

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1913 Five Nations
Home Nations Championship
Succeeded by
1920 Five Nations