1969–70 European Rugby League Championship

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1969–70 (1969–70) European Championship  ()
Number of teams 3
Winner  England (7th title)
Matches played 6
1975

This was the sixteenth European Championship and was won for the seventh time by England after a gap of thirteen years.[1]

Results[edit]

18 October
England  40 – 23  Wales
Headingley, Leeds
Attendance: 8,355
23 October
Wales  8–2  France
The Willows, Salford
Attendance: 6,189
25 October
England  11 – 11  France
Central Park, Wigan
Attendance: 4,568
25 January
France  15 – 11  Wales
Stade Gilbert Brutus, Perpignan
Attendance: 11,000
24 February
England  26 – 7  Wales
Headingley, Leeds
Attendance: 9,393
15 March
France  14 – 9  England
Stade des Minimes, Toulouse
Attendance: 6,587

Final standings[edit]

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
 England 4 2 1 1 86 55 +31 5
 France 4 2 1 1 44 37 +7 5
 Wales 4 1 0 3 47 85 −38 2
  • England win the tournament on points difference.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 425. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2.