1970–71 FIRA Nations Cup

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1970-71 Nations Cup
Date 29 November 1970 - 9 May 1971
Countries  France
 Italy
 Morocco
 Romania
Tournament statistics
Champions  France
Matches played 6
1969-1970 (Previous) (Next) 1971–1972

The Nations Cup 1970-71 was the 11th edition of a European rugby union championship for national teams, and sixth with the formula and the name of "Nations Cup".

The tournament was won by France

First division[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  France 3 3 0 0 57 19 38 9
2  Romania 3 2 0 1 60 20 40 7
3  Morocco 3 1 0 2 11 37 -26 5
4  Italy 3 0 0 3 25 77 -52 0

Italy 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)
20 December 1970
Morocco  3 - 6 France France XV
COC Stadium Casablanca

9 May 1971
Morocco  0 - 25  Romania
COC Stadium Casablanca

Second Division[edit]

Pool 1[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Czechoslovakia 2 2 0 0 28 3 +25 6
2  Yugoslavia 2 0 0 2 3 28 -25 2
  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
24 October 1970
Czechoslovakia  19 - 3  Yugoslavia

29 November 1970
 Yugoslavia 0 - 9  Czechoslovakia

Pool 2[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Spain 2 2 0 0 23 0 23 6
2  Portugal 2 0 0 1 0 23 -23 1
  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
20 December 1970
Spain  17 - 0  Portugal

21 January 1971
Portugal  0 – 6
Portugal withdraw
 Spain


Final[edit]

(Belgium directly admitted)

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Czechoslovakia 2 2 0 0 37 18 +19 6
2  Spain 2 1 0 1 50 12 +38 4
3  Belgium 2 0 0 2 12 69 -57 2

Czechoslovakia promoted in first division

  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
18 April 1971
Belgium  0 - 44  Spain

25 April 1971
Spain  6 - 12  Czechoslovakia

8 May 1971
Czechoslovakia  25 - 12  Belgium

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).

References[edit]

External links[edit]