1949–50 European Rugby League Championship

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1949–50 (1949–50) European Championship  ()
Number of teams 4
Winner  England (5th title)
Matches played 6

This was the tenth European Championship and was won for the fifth time by England on Points Average. This tournament saw the introduction of the Other Nationalities team, which was made up of players from Scotland and the southern hemisphere who played in the NRFU. The tournament also reverted to the single game round robin format.[1]

Results[edit]

19 September
Other nationalities   13–7  England
22 October
Other nationalities   6–5  Wales
12 November
Wales  16–8  France
4 December
England  13–5  France
15 January
France  8–3   Other nationalities
1 March
England  11–6  Wales

Final standings[edit]

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
 England 3 2 0 1 31 24 +7 4
  Other nationalities 3 2 0 1 22 20 +2 4
 Wales 3 1 0 2 27 25 +2 2
 France 3 1 0 2 21 32 −11 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 424. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2.