1976–77 FIRA Trophy

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1976-77 FIRA Trophy
Date 17 October 1976 - 1 May 1977
Countries  France
 Italy
 Romania
 Morocco
 Poland
 Spain
Tournament statistics
Champions  Romania
Matches played 15
1975-1976 (Previous) (Next) 1977–1976

The 1976-1977 FIRA Trophy was the 17th edition of a European rugby union championship for national teams.

The tournament was won by Romania.

First division[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Romania 5 5 0 0 233 31 +202 15
2  France 5 4 0 1 145 48 + 97 13
3  Spain 5 2 0 3 68 73 -5 9
4  Italy 5 2 0 3 58 96 -38 9
5  Poland 5 1 0 4 36 111 -75 7
6  Morocco 5 1 0 4 20 201 -181 7

Morocco were relegated to division 2 for the worst points 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)
17 October 1976
Poland  8 - 38  Romania

13 November 1976
Poland  13 - 7  Morocco
Sochzachew

17 November 1976
Romania  89 - 0  Morocco

27 November 1976
Italy  17 - 4  Spain

5 December 1976
France A1 France 28 - 21  Spain

6 February 1977
France A1 France 10 - 3  Italy

20 February 1977
Spain  21 - 3  Morocco

6 March 1977
Morocco  10 - 9  Italy

20 March 1977
Morocco  0 - 69 France France A1

2 April 1977
Italy  29 - 3  Poland

17 April 1977
Spain  11 - 3  Poland

24 April 1977
Spain  11 - 22  Romania

1977
Poland  9 - 26 France France A1

Second Division[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Czechoslovakia 4 4 0 0 90 31 +59 12
2  Soviet Union 4 3 0 1 106 25 +81 10
3  Netherlands 4 1 1 2 54 31 23 7
4  West Germany 4 1 1 2 67 66 + 1 7
5  Sweden 4 0 0 4 24 188 -164 4

Czechoslovakia promoted in Division 1

  • Results
10 October 1976
Netherlands  34 - 3  Sweden

17 October 1976
Czechoslovakia  9 - 6  Soviet Union

6 November 1976
Czechoslovakia  22 - 6  Germany

21 November 1976
Germany  13 - 13  Netherlands

30 October 1976
Soviet Union  72 - 0  Sweden

17 April 1977
Netherlands  7 - 9  Czechoslovakia

8 May 1977
Sweden  9 - 32  Germany

21 May 1977
Sweden  12 - 50  Czechoslovakia

17 April 1977
Germany  16 - 22  Soviet Union

30 April 1977
Soviet Union  6 – 0
Netherlands withdraw
 Netherlands
Sochi

Third Division[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Belgium 3 3 0 0 57 25 +32 6
2  Yugoslavia 2 1 0 1 24 14 +10 2
3   Switzerland 3 1 0 2 29 47 -18 2
4  Luxembourg 2 0 0 2 7 31 -24 0
  • Results
8 December 1976
Belgium  8 - 6  Yugoslavia

11 December 1976
Switzerland   6 - 18  Yugoslavia

16 April 1977
Switzerland   16 - 25  Belgium

27 April 1977
Belgium  24 - 3  Luxembourg

14 May 1977
Luxembourg  4 - 7   Switzerland


Yugoslavia  NOT PLAYED  Luxembourg

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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