1971–72 FIRA Nations Cup

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1971-72 Nations Cup
Date 11 December 1971- 21 May 1972
Countries  Czechoslovakia
 France
 Morocco
 Romania
Tournament statistics
Champions  France
Matches played 6
1970-1971 (Previous) (Next) 1972–1973

The Nations Cup 1971-72 was the 12th edition of a European rugby union championship for national teams, and seventh 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 0 171 18 153 9
2  Romania 3 2 0 1 92 40 52 7
3  Morocco 3 1 0 2 30 133 -103 5
4  Czechoslovakia 3 0 0 3 9 111 -102 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.
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30 January 1972
Morocco  3 - 72 France France XV

22 April 1972
France XV France 68 - 3  Czechoslovakia

27 April 1972
Czechoslovakia  3 - 21  Morocco

2 May 1972
Romania  58 - 6  Morocco

21 May 1972
Czechoslovakia  3 - 22  Romania

Second Division[edit]

Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
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  • Semifinals
20 february 1972
Italy  0 - 0  Portugal

2 april 1972
Portugal  7 - 15  Italy

  • Aggregate; Italy 15 - Portugal 7
5 December 1971
Spain  26 - 4  Yugoslavia

30 April 1972
Yugoslavia  7 - 21  Spain

  • Aggregate; Spain 47 - Yugoslavia 11
  • Final
14 May 1972
Spain  10 - 0  Italy

21 May 1972
Italy  6 - 6  Spain

  • Aggregate; Spain 16 - Italy 6
  • Spain promoted to division 1

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]

  1. ^ "Scoring through the ages". RugbyFootballHistory.com. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 
  2. ^ John Griffits. "Goals from marks, numbering of players and Sunday internationals". www.espnscrum.com. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 

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