1922 Five Nations Championship

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1922 Five Nations Championship
Date 2 January 1922 – 8 April 1922
Countries  England
 France
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  Wales (8th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1921 (Previous) (Next) 1923

The 1922 Five Nations Championship was the eighth 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-fifth series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 2 January and 8 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Table[edit]

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Wales 4 3 1 0 59 23 +36 7
2  England 4 2 1 1 40 47 −7 5
3  Scotland 4 1 2 1 23 26 −3 4
4  Ireland 4 1 0 3 19 32 −13 2
4  France 4 0 2 2 20 33 −30 2

Results[edit]

1922-01-01
France  3–3  Scotland
1922-01-21
Wales  28–6  England
1922-02-04
Scotland  9–9  Wales
1922-02-11
Ireland 3–12  England
1922-02-25
England  11–11  France
1922-02-25
Scotland  6–3 Ireland
1922-03-11
Wales  11–5 Ireland
1922-03-18
England  11–5  Scotland
1922-03-23
France  3–11  Wales
1922-04-08
Ireland 8–3  France

The matches[edit]

France vs. Scotland[edit]

2 January 1922
 France 3 – 3  Scotland
Try: Jauréguy Try: Browning
Stade Colombes, Paris
Referee: HC Harrison (England)

Wales vs. England[edit]

21 January 1922
 Wales 28 – 6  England
Try: Bowen
Delahay
Evans
Hiddlestone
Parker
Palmer
Richards
Whitfield
Con: Rees (2)
Try: Day
Lowe
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

Wales: Joe Rees (Swansea), Cliff Richards (Pontypool), Brinley Evans (Llanelli), Islwyn Evans (Swansea), Frank Palmer (Swansea), Billy Bowen (Swansea), Bobby Delahay (Bridgend), Tom Parker (Swansea) (capt.), Jack Whitfield (Newport), Thomas Jones (Newport), Steve Morris (Cross Keys), Tom Roberts (Risca), John Griffiths Stephens (Llanelli), Dai Hiddlestone (Neath), William Cummins (Treorchy)

England: BS Cumberlege (Blackheath), CN Lowe (Blackheath), EDG Hammett (Blackheath), E Myers (Bradford), Harold Day (Leicester), VG Davies (Harlequins), CA Kershaw (US Portsmouth), R Edwards (Newport), ER Gardener (Devonport Services), JS Tucker (Bristol), Wavell Wakefield (Harlequins), AF Blakiston (Blackheath), AT Voyce (Gloucester), GS Conway (Cambridge U), LG Brown (Blackheath) (capt.)


Scotland vs. Wales[edit]

4 February 1922
 Scotland 9 – 9  Wales
Try: Browning (2)
Pen: Browning
Try: Bowen
Con: Samuel
Drop: Evans
Inverleith, Edinburgh
Referee: RA Lloyd (Ireland)

Ireland vs. England[edit]

11 February 1922
Ireland 3 – 12  England
Try: Wallis Try: Lowe
Gardener
Maxwell-Hyslop
Smallwood
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

Scotland vs. Ireland[edit]

25 February 1922
 Scotland 6 – 3 Ireland
Try: Bryce
Liddell
Try: Clarke
Inverleith, Edinburgh
Referee: TD Schofield (Wales)

England vs. France[edit]

25 February 1922
 England 11 – 11  France
Try: Voyce
Con: Day
Pen: Day
Try: Cassayet
Got
Lasserre
Con: Crabos
Twickenham, London
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

Wales vs. Ireland[edit]

11 March 1922
 Wales 11 – 5 Ireland
Try: Whitfield (2)
Evans
Con: Samuel
Try: Stoke
Con: Wallis
St Helen's, Swansea
Referee: JC Sturrock (Scotland)

England vs. Scotland[edit]

18 March 1922
 England 11 – 5  Scotland
Try: Lowe (2)
Davies
Con: Conway
Try: Dykes
Con: Bertram
Twickenham, London
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: RA Lloyd (Ireland)

France vs. Wales[edit]

23 March 1922
 France 3 – 11  Wales
Try: Jauréguy Try: Whitfield
Cummins
Evans
Stade Colombes, Paris
Referee: RW Harland (Ireland)

Ireland vs. France[edit]

8 April 1922
Ireland 8 – 3  France
Try: Stephenson
Con: Wallis
Pen: Wallis
Try: Pascot
Lansdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: JM Tennant (Scotland)

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1921 Five Nations
Home Nations Championship
1922
Succeeded by
1923 Five Nations