1968 Five Nations Championship

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1968 Five Nations Championship
Date 13 January 1968 - 23 March 1968
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  France (5th title)
Grand Slam  France (1st title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1967 (Previous) (Next) 1969

The 1968 Five Nations Championship was the thirty-ninth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the seventy-fourth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 13 January and 23 March. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It marked the first Grand Slam victory for France.

Table[edit]

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  France 4 4 0 0 52 30 +22 8
2  Ireland 4 2 1 1 38 37 +1 5
3  England 4 1 2 1 37 40 −3 4
4  Wales 4 1 1 2 31 34 −3 3
5  Scotland 4 0 0 4 18 35 −17 0

Results[edit]

1968-01-13
Scotland  6–8  France
1968-01-20
England  11–11  Wales
1968-02-03
Wales  5–0  Scotland
1968-02-10
England  9–9  Ireland
1968-02-24
Ireland  14–6  Scotland
1968-03-09
Ireland  9–6  Wales
1968-03-16
Scotland  6–8  England
1968-03-23
Wales  9–14  France

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1967 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1968
Succeeded by
1969 Five Nations