1969–70 FIRA Nations Cup

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1969–70 Nations Cup
Date 9 November 1969 - 25 October 1970
Countries  Czechoslovakia
 France
 Italy
 Romania
Tournament statistics
Champions  France
Matches played 6
1968-1969 (Previous) (Next) 1970–1971

The Nations Cup 1969–70 was the tenth edition of a European rugby union championship for national teams, and fifth with the formula and the name of "Nations Cup".

The tournament was won by France.

First division[edit]

  • Tbale
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  France 3 3 0 0 89 23 66 9
2  Romania 3 2 0 1 65 23 42 7
3  Italy 3 1 0 2 22 39 -17 5
4  Czechoslovakia 3 0 0 3 15 106 -91 3

Czechoslovakia relegated to division 2

  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
Click "show" for more info about match (scorers, line-up etc)
3 May 1970
Czechoslovakia  6 - 53 France France B

Second[edit]

Pool 1[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Spain 2 2 0 0 42 5 37 6
2  Yugoslavia 2 1 0 1 46 15 31 4
3  Poland 2 0 0 2 3 71 -68 2
  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
21 December 1969
Spain  14 - 3  Yugoslavia

5 April 1970
Yugoslavia  12 - 9  Poland

26 April 1970
Poland  6 - 8  Spain

Pool 2[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Morocco 2 2 0 0 32 16 16 6
2  Portugal 2 0 1 1 17 18 -1 3
3  Netherlands 2 0 1 1 17 32 -15 3
  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.

These are from previous spring. PLS, post 1970 results

23 March 1969
Portugal  11 - 15  Spain

13 April 1969
Spain  18 - 0  Morocco

20 April 1969
Morocco  6 - 15  Portugal

Final[edit]

  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt
10 May 1970
Morocco  11 - 8  Spain

Bibliography[edit]

  • (Italian) Francesco Volpe, Valerio Vecchiarelli (2000), 2000 Italia in Meta, Storia della nazionale italiana di rugby dagli albori al Sei Nazioni, GS Editore (2000) ISBN 88-87374-40-6
  • (Italian) Francesco Volpe, Paolo Pacitti (Author), Rugby 2000, GTE Gruppo Editorale (1999).

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