1964 Five Nations Championship

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1964 Five Nations Championship
Date 4 January 1964 - 11 April 1964
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  Scotland and  Wales
Calcutta Cup  Scotland
Matches played 10
1963 (Previous) (Next) 1965

The 1964 Five Nations Championship was the thirty-fifth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the seventieth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. 10 matches were played between 4 January and 11 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Participants[edit]

The teams involved were:

Nation Venue City Head coach Captain
 England Twickenham London none John Willcox/Ron Jacobs
 France Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir Colombes Jean Prat Jean Fabre/Michel Crauste
 Ireland Lansdowne Road Dublin none Bill Mulcahy
 Scotland Murrayfield Edinburgh none Brian Neill
 Wales National Stadium Cardiff none Clive Rowlands

Table[edit]

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Wales 4 2 2 0 43 26 +17 6
1  Scotland 4 3 0 1 34 20 +14 6
3  France 4 1 1 2 41 33 8 3
3  England 4 1 1 2 23 42 −19 3
5  Ireland 4 1 0 3 33 53 −20 2

Results[edit]

1964-01-04
Scotland  10–0  France
1964-01-18
England  6–6  Wales
1964-02-01
Wales  11–3  Scotland
1964-02-08
England  5–18  Ireland
1964-02-22
France  3–6  England
1964-02-22
Ireland  3–6  Scotland
1964-03-07
Ireland  6–15  Wales
1964-03-21
Wales  11–11  France
1964-03-21
Scotland  15–6  England
1964-04-11
France  27–6  Ireland

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1963 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1964
Succeeded by
1965 Five Nations