1957 Five Nations Championship

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1957 Five Nations Championship
Date 12 January 1957 - 23 March 1957
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  England (15th title)
Grand Slam  England (7th title)
Triple Crown  England (13th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1956 (Previous) (Next) 1958

The 1957 Five Nations Championship was the twenty-eighth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the sixty-third series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 12 January and 23 March. 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  England 4 4 0 0 34 8 +26 8
2  Wales 4 2 0 2 31 30 +1 4
2  Ireland 4 2 0 2 21 21 0 4
2  Scotland 4 2 0 2 21 27 −6 4
5  France 4 0 0 4 24 45 −21 0

Results[edit]

1957-01-12
France  0–6  Scotland
1957-01-19
Wales  0–3  England
1957-01-26
Ireland  11–6  France
1957-02-02
Scotland  9–6  Wales
1957-02-09
Ireland  0–6  England
1957-02-23
England  9–5  France
1957-02-23
Scotland  3–5  Ireland
1957-03-09
Wales  6–5  Ireland
1957-03-16
England  16–3  Scotland
1957-03-23
France  13–19  Wales

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1956 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1957
Succeeded by
1958 Five Nations