1952 Five Nations Championship

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1952 Five Nations Championship
Date 12 January 1952 - 5 April 1952
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  Wales (12th title)
Grand Slam  Wales (5th title)
Triple Crown  Wales (9th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1951 (Previous) (Next) 1953

The 1952 Five Nations Championship was the twenty-third series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the fifty-eighth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 12 January and 5 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Participants[edit]

The teams involved were:

Nation Venue City Captain
 England Twickenham London Nim Hall
 France Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir Colombes Guy Basquet
 Ireland Lansdowne Road Dublin Des O'Brien
 Scotland Murrayfield Edinburgh Peter Kininmonth/Arthur Dorward
 Wales National Stadium/St. Helens Cardiff/Swansea John Gwilliam

Table[edit]

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Wales 4 4 0 0 42 14 +28 8
2  England 4 3 0 1 34 14 +20 6
3  Ireland 4 2 0 2 26 33 −7 4
4  France 4 1 0 3 29 37 −8 2
5  Scotland 4 0 0 4 22 55 −33 0

Results[edit]

1952-01-12
Scotland  11–13  France
1952-01-19
England  6–8  Wales
1952-02-02
Wales  11–0  Scotland
1952-02-23
Ireland  12–8  Scotland
1952-03-08
Ireland  3–14  Wales
1952-03-15
Scotland  3–19  England
1952-03-29
England  3–0  Ireland

Source:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "(1952 Five Nations)". ESPN. Retrieved 12 February 2016.