1969 Five Nations Championship

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1969 Five Nations Championship
Date 11 January 1969 - 12 April 1969
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  Wales (16th title)
Triple Crown  Wales (11th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1968 (Previous) (Next) 1970

The 1969 Five Nations Championship was the fortieth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the seventy-ffith series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 11 January and 12 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  Wales 4 3 1 0 79 31 +48 7
2  Ireland 4 3 0 1 61 48 +13 6
3  England 4 2 0 2 54 58 −4 4
4  Scotland 4 1 0 3 12 44 −34 2
5  France 4 0 1 3 28 53 −25 1

Results[edit]

1969-01-25
Ireland  17–9  France
1969-02-01
Scotland  3–17  Wales
1969-02-08
Ireland  17–15  England
1969-02-22
England  22–8  France
1969-02-22
Scotland  0–16  Ireland
1969-03-08
Wales  24–11  Ireland
1969-03-15
England  8–3  Scotland
1969-04-12
Wales  30–9  England

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1968 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1969
Succeeded by
1970 Five Nations