1975–76 FIRA Trophy

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1975-76 FIRA Trophy
Date 25 October 1975 - 15 May 1976
Countries  France
 Italy
 Romania
 Netherlands
 Poland
 Spain
Tournament statistics
Champions  France
Matches played 15
1974-1975 (Previous) (Next) 1976–1977

The 1975–1976 FIRA Trophy was the 16th edition of a European rugby union championship for national teams.

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 5 5 0 0 127 41 +86 15
2  Italy 5 4 0 1 95 54 +41 13
3  Romania 5 3 0 2 87 68 +19 11
4  Poland 4 2 0 2 51 71 -20 6
5  Spain 5 0 1 4 31 92 -61 6
6  Netherlands 5 0 1 4 28 93 -65 6
  • Netherlands relegated to division 2 (for worst point difference)
  • Results
Point system: try 4 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)
25 October 1975
Italy  28 - 13  Poland

2 November 1975
Romania  20 - 9  Poland

23 November 1975
Netherlands  0 - 24  Italy

7 December 1975
Netherlands  4 - 4  Spain

20 December 1975
Spain  6 - 19  Italy

11 Jan 1976
France France XV 71 - 6 Netherlands 

7 February 1976
Italy  11 - 23 France France XV

28 February 1976
Spain  0 - 36 France France XV

26 March 1976
Netherlands  3 - 27  Romania

11 April 1976
Poland  12 - 3  Netherlands

2 May 1976
Romania  16 - 7  Spain

15 May 1976
Poland  17 - 14  Spain

4 April 1976
 Poland 18 – 34 France 
Krakow

Second Division[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Morocco 2 2 0 0 52 10 +42 6
2  West Germany 2 1 0 1 46 33 +13 4
3  Belgium 2 0 0 2 10 65 -55 2

Marocco promoted to division 1 (more point scored respect winner of pool 2

  • Results
26 October 1975
West Germany  43 - 3  Belgium

8 November 1975
Belgium  7 - 22  Morocco

28 March 1976
Morocco  30 - 3  West Germany

Pool 2[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Czechoslovakia 2 2 0 0 51 9 +42 6
2  Yugoslavia 2 1 0 1 34 32 +2 4
3  Switzerland 2 0 0 2 10 54 -44 2
  • Results
26 October 1975
Czechoslovakia  28 - 3  Yugoslavia

16 November 1975
Switzerland  6 - 23  Czechoslovakia

25 April 1976
Yugoslavia  31 - 4  Switzerland

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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