1950 Five Nations Championship

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1950 Five Nations Championship
Date 14 January 1950 - 25 March 1950
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  Wales (11th title)
Grand Slam  Wales (4th title)
Triple Crown  Wales (8th title)
Calcutta Cup  Scotland
Matches played 10
1949 (Previous) (Next) 1951

The 1950 Five Nations Championship was the twenty-first series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the fifty-sixth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 14 January and 25 March. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Wales won his 11th title, and also the Grand Slam and the Triple Crown.

Participants[edit]

The teams involved were:

Nation Venue City Captain
 England Twickenham London Ivor Preece
 France Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir Colombes Guy Basquet
 Ireland Lansdowne Road/Ravenhill Dublin/Belfast Karl Mullen
 Scotland Murrayfield Edinburgh Doug Elliot/Peter Kininmonth
 Wales National Stadium Cardiff John Gwilliam

Table[edit]

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Wales 4 4 0 0 50 8 +42 8
2  Scotland 4 2 0 2 21 49 −28 4
3  Ireland 4 1 1 2 27 12 +15 3
3  France 4 1 1 2 14 35 −19 3
5  England 4 1 0 3 22 30 −8 2

Results[edit]

1950-01-14
Scotland  8–5  France
1950-01-21
England  5–11  Wales
1950-01-28
France  3–3  Ireland
1950-02-04
 Wales 12–0  Scotland
1950-02-11
England  3–0  Ireland
1950-02-25
France  6–3  England
1950-02-25
Ireland  21–0  Scotland
1950-03-11
Ireland  3–6  Wales
1950-03-18
Scotland  13–11  England
1950-03-25
 Wales 21–0  France

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1949 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1950
Succeeded by
1951 Five Nations