1977–78 FIRA Trophy

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1977-78 FIRA Trophy
Date 2 October 1977 – 28 May 1978
Countries  Czechoslovakia
 France
 Italy
 Romania
 Poland
 Spain
Tournament statistics
Champions  France
Matches played 15
1976-1977 (Previous) (Next) 1978–1979

The 1977-1978 FIRA Trophy was the 18th 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 0 158 77 +81 15
2  Romania 5 3 1 1 190 49 +141 12
3  Spain 5 3 0 2 64 134 -70 11
4  Poland 5 2 0 3 93 110 -17 9
5  Italy 5 1 1 3 38 67 -29 8
6  Czechoslovakia 5 0 0 5 61 167 -106 5

 Czechoslovakia relegated to division 2

  • Results
Point system: try 4 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt
Click "show" for more info about match (scorers, line-up etc)
2 October 1977
France XV France 63 - 35  Czechoslovakia

23 October 1977
Poland  12 - 6  Italy

29 October 1977
Czechoslovakia  4 - 10  Italy

5 November 1977
Romania  38 - 21  Poland

17 December 1977
Spain  10 - 3  Italy

1978
France XV France 35 - 24  Poland

29 January 1978
Spain  3 - 20 France France XV

4 February 1978
Italy  9 - 31 France France XV

9 April 1978
Romania  60 - 6  Czechoslovakia

16 April 1978
Romania  76 - 3  Spain

7 May 1978
Spain  20 - 13  Czechoslovakia

21 May 1978
Poland  22 - 28  Spain

28 May 1978
Czechoslovakia  3 - 14  Poland

Second Division[edit]

Pool 1[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Yugoslavia 2 2 0 0 26 0 +26 6
2  Morocco 2 1 0 1 25 20 +5 4
3  Belgium 2 0 0 2 0 31 -31 2
  • Results
1 July 1977
Morocco  0 - 20  Yugoslavia

29 October 1977
Belgium  0 - 25  Morocco


Yugoslavia  6-0
forfait
 Belgium


Pool 2[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Soviet Union 2 2 0 0 102 15 +87 6
2  Sweden 2 1 0 1 22 49 -27 4
3  West Germany 2 0 0 2 20 80 -60 2
  • Results
9 October 1977
Sweden  6 - 38  Soviet Union

30 October 1977
West Germany  11 - 16  Sweden

9 May 1978
Soviet Union  64 - 9  West Germany

Finals[edit]

14 May 1978
Yugoslavia  3 - 18  Soviet Union

18 May 1978
Soviet Union  16 - 6  Yugoslavia

Soviet Union 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).

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