1926 Five Nations Championship

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1926 Five Nations Championship
Date 2 January 1926 - 5 April 1926
Countries  England
 France
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  Ireland and  Scotland
Calcutta Cup  Scotland
Matches played 10
1925 (Previous) (Next) 1927

The 1926 Five Nations Championship was the twelfth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship following the inclusion of France into the Home Nations Championship. Including the previous Home Nations Championships, this was the thirty-ninth series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 2 January and 5 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Table[edit]

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Scotland 4 3 0 1 45 23 +22 6
1  Ireland 4 3 0 1 41 26 +15 6
3  Wales 4 2 1 1 26 24 +2 5
4  England 4 1 1 2 38 39 −1 3
5  France 4 0 0 4 11 49 −38 0

Results[edit]

1926-01-02
France  6–20  Scotland
1926-01-16
Wales  3–3  England
1926-01-23
Ireland  11–0  France
1926-02-06
Scotland  8–5  Wales
1926-02-13
Ireland  19–15  England
1926-02-27
England  11–0  France
1926-02-27
Scotland  0–3  Ireland
1926-03-13
Wales  11–8  Ireland
1926-03-20
England  9–17  Scotland
1926-04-05
France  5–7  Wales

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1925 Five Nations
Home Nations Championship
1926
Succeeded by
1927 Five Nations