1952–53 European Rugby League Championship

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1952–53 (1952–53) European Championship  ()
Number of teams 4
Winner   Other nationalities (1st title)
Matches played 6

This was the thirteenth European Championship and was won for the first time by the Other Nationalities on points difference.[1]

Results[edit]

17 September
England  19–8  Wales
18 October
Other nationalities   31–12  England
25 October
Wales  22–16  France
23 November
Other nationalities   29–10  France
11 April
England  15–13  France
15 April
Wales  18–16   Other nationalities

Final standings[edit]

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
  Other nationalities 3 2 0 1 76 40 +36 4
 Wales 3 2 0 1 58 51 +7 4
 England 3 2 0 1 46 52 −6 4
 France 3 0 0 3 39 66 −27 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 424. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2.