1970–71 FIRA Nations Cup

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1970-71 Nations Cup
Date 29 November 1970 - 9 May 1971
Countries  France
 Italy
 Morocco
 Romania
Tournament statistics
Champions  France
Matches played 6
1969-1970 (Previous) (Next) 1971–1972

The Nations Cup 1970-71 was the 11th edition of a European rugby union championship for national teams, and sixth with the formula and the name of "Nations Cup".

The tournament was won by France, who swept all their matches.

First division[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  France 3 3 0 0 57 19 38 9
2  Romania 3 2 0 1 60 20 40 7
3  Morocco 3 1 0 2 11 37 -26 5
4  Italy 3 0 0 3 25 77 -52 0

Italy relegated to division 2

  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
Click "show" for more info about match (scorers, line-up etc)
20 December 1970
Morocco  3 - 6 France France XV
COC Stadium Casablanca

9 May 1971
Morocco  0 - 25  Romania
COC Stadium Casablanca

Second Division[edit]

Pool 1[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Czechoslovakia 2 2 0 0 28 3 +25 6
2  Yugoslavia 2 0 0 2 3 28 -25 2
  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
24 October 1970
Czechoslovakia  19 - 3  Yugoslavia

29 November 1970
 Yugoslavia 0 - 9  Czechoslovakia

Pool 2[edit]

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Spain 2 2 0 0 23 0 23 6
2  Portugal 2 0 0 1 0 23 -23 1
  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
20 December 1970
Spain  17 - 0  Portugal

21 January 1971
Portugal  0 – 6
Portugal withdraw
 Spain


Final[edit]

(Belgium directly admitted)

  • Table
Place Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
1  Czechoslovakia 2 2 0 0 37 18 +19 6
2  Spain 2 1 0 1 50 12 +38 4
3  Belgium 2 0 0 2 12 69 -57 2

Czechoslovakia promoted in first division

  • Results
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
18 April 1971
Belgium  0 - 44  Spain

25 April 1971
Spain  6 - 12  Czechoslovakia

8 May 1971
Czechoslovakia  25 - 12  Belgium

Bibliography[edit]

  • (Italian) Francesco Volpe, Valerio Vecchiarelli (2000), 2000 Italia in Meta, Storia della nazionale italiana di rugby dagli albori al Sei Nazioni, GS Editore (2000) ISBN 88-87374-40-6
  • (Italian) Francesco Volpe, Paolo Pacitti (Author), Rugby 2000, GTE Gruppo Editorale (1999).

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