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1934 Home Nations Championship


1934 Home Nations Championship

1934 Home Nations Championship
Date 20 January 1934 - 17 March 1934
Countries  England
Tournament statistics
Champions  England (12th title)
Triple Crown  England (10th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 6
1933 (Previous) (Next) 1935

The 1934 Home Nations Championship was the thirtieth series of the rugby union Home Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Five Nations, and prior to that, the Home Nations, this was the forty-seventh series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Six matches were played between 20 January and 17 March. It was contested by England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It was the first time since the 1913 competition that the table finished without any team tying for places.


Position Nation Games Points Table
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  England 3 3 0 0 28 6 +22 6
2  Wales 3 2 0 1 26 15 +11 4
3  Scotland 3 1 0 2 25 28 −3 2
4  Ireland 3 0 0 3 12 42 −30 0


Wales  0–9  England
Scotland  6–13  Wales
Ireland  3–13  England
Scotland  16–9  Ireland
Wales  13–0  Ireland
England  6–3  Scotland

The matches

Wales vs. England

January 20, 1934
Wales  0 – 9  England
Try: Meikle (2)
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: FW Haslett (Ireland)

Scotland vs. Wales

February 3, 1934
Scotland  6 – 13  Wales
Try: Logan
Pen: Ritchie
Try: Cowey
Con: Jenkins
Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Referee: HLV Day (England)

Ireland vs. England

February 10, 1934
Ireland  3 – 13  England
Try: Morgan Try: Fry (2)
Con: Gregory (2)
Landsdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: MA Allen (Scotland)

Scotland vs. Ireland

February 24, 1934
Scotland  16 – 9  Ireland
Pen: Dick (2)
Con: Shaw (2)
Pen: Allan
Try: Russell
Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Referee: BS Cumberlege (England)

Wales vs. Ireland

March 10, 1934
Wales  13 – 0  Ireland
Try: Fear
Con: Jenkins (2)
St Helens, Swansea
Referee: AJ Turnbull (Scotland)

England vs. Scotland

March 17, 1934
England  6 – 3  Scotland
Try: Booth
Try: Shaw
Twickenham, London
Referee: FW Haslett (Ireland)

External links

Preceded by
1933 Home Nations
Home Nations Championship
Succeeded by
1935 Home Nations
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