1959 Five Nations Championship

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1960 Five Nations Championship
Date 10 January 1959 - 18 April 1959
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  France (1st title)
Matches played 10
1958 (Previous) (Next) 1960

The 1959 Five Nations Championship was the thirtieth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the sixty-fifth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 10 January and 18 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  France 4 2 1 1 28 15 +13 5
2  Ireland 4 2 0 2 23 19 +4 4
2  Wales 4 2 0 2 21 23 −2 4
2  England 4 1 2 1 9 11 −2 4
5  Scotland 4 1 1 2 12 25 −13 3

Results[edit]

1959-01-10
France  9–0  Scotland
1959-01-17
Wales  5–0  England
1959-02-07
Scotland  6–5  Wales
1959-02-14
Ireland  0–3  England
1959-02-28
England  3–3  France
1959-02-28
Scotland  3–8  Ireland
1959-03-14
Wales  8–6  Ireland
1959-03-21
England  3–3  Scotland
1959-04-04
France  11–3  Wales
1959-04-18
Ireland  9–5  France

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1958 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1959
Succeeded by
1960 Five Nations