1984–85 FIRA Trophy

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1984-85 FIRA Trophy
Date 6 October 1984 – 31 May 1985
Countries  France
 Italy
 Romania
 Soviet Union
 Spain
 Tunisia
Tournament statistics
Champions  France
Matches played 14
1983-1984 (Previous) (Next) 1985–1987

The 1984–85 FIRA Trophy was the 25th edition of a European rugby union championship for national teams.

The tournament was won by France, who swept all his matches, finishing ahead of Romania and Italy.

First division[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  France 5 5 0 0 135 45 +90 15
2  Romania 5 3 0 2 85 60 +25 11
3  Italy 5 3 0 2 70 60 +10 11
4  Soviet Union 4 2 0 2 80 68 +12 8
5  Tunisia 5 1 0 4 30 104 -74 7
6  Spain 5 0 0 5 64 119 -55 7

Barrage per relegation :

12 October 1985
Tunisia  12 - 9  Spain

  • Spain relegated to division 2

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)
6 October 1984
Tunisia  6 - 25 France France XV

20 October 1984
Tunisia  6 - 20  Italy

17 November 1984
Tunisia  15 - 17  Spain

18 November 1984
Italy  13 - 12  Soviet Union

16 December 1984
Spain  19 - 33  Romania

17 February 1985
France XV France 34 - 6  Spain

3 March 1985
Italy  9 - 22 France France A1

1 May 1985
Spain  9 - 15  Soviet Union

5 May 1985
Romania  36 - 3  Tunisia

18 May 1985
Italy  22 - 13  Spain

19 May 1985
France XV France 36 - 21  Soviet Union

31 May 1985
Soviet Union  14 - 6  Romania

Second division[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Portugal 3 3 0 0 44 6 +38 9
2  Czechoslovakia 3 2 0 1 26 27 -1 7
3  Poland 3 1 0 2 31 24 +7 5
4  Morocco 3 0 0 3 18 62 -44 3
  • Portugal promoted to division 1

13 October 1984
Czechoslovakia  4 - 3  Poland

17 March 1985
Morocco  6 - 12  Portugal

14 April 1985
Poland  28 - 6  Morocco


18 April 1985
Portugal  18 - 0  Czechoslovakia

21 April 1985
Morocco  6 - 22  Czechoslovakia

28 April 1985
Portugal  14 - 0  Poland

Third division[edit]

Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Netherlands 3 3 0 0 65 16 +49 9
2  Belgium 3 2 0 1 36 30 +6 7
3  West Germany 3 1 0 2 40 43 -3 5
4  Sweden 3 0 0 3 12 64 -52 3

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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