1961 Five Nations Championship

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1961 Five Nations Championship
Date 7 January 1961 - 15 April 1961
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  France (2nd title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1960 (Previous) (Next) 1962

The 1961 Five Nations Championship was the thirty-second series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the sixty-seventh series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 7 January and 15 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 3 1 0 39 14 +25 7
2  Wales 4 2 0 2 21 14 +7 4
2  Scotland 4 2 0 2 19 25 −6 4
4  England 4 1 1 2 22 22 0 3
5  Ireland 4 1 0 3 22 48 −26 2

Results[edit]

1961-01-07
France  11–0  Scotland
1961-01-21
Wales  6–3  England
1961-02-11
Ireland  11–8  England
1961-02-11
Scotland  3–0  Wales
1961-02-25
England  5–5  France
1961-02-25
Scotland  16–8  Ireland
1961-03-11
Wales  9–0  Ireland
1961-03-18
England  6–0  Scotland
1961-03-25
France  8–6  Wales
1961-04-15
Ireland  3–15  France

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1960 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1961
Succeeded by
1962 Five Nations