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1951 Five Nations Championship

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1951 Five Nations Championship

1951 Five Nations Championship
Date 13 January 1951 - 7 April 1951
Countries  England
Tournament statistics
Champions  Ireland (7th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1950 (Previous) (Next) 1952

The 1951 Five Nations Championship was the twenty-second series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the fifty-seventh series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 13 January and 7 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


Position Nation Games Points Table
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Ireland 4 3 1 0 21 16 +5 7
2  France 4 3 0 1 41 27 +14 6
3  Wales 4 1 1 2 29 35 −6 3
4  Scotland 4 1 0 3 39 25 +14 2
4  England 4 1 0 3 13 40 −27 2


France  14–12  Scotland
Wales  23–5  England
Ireland  9–8  France
Scotland  19–0  Wales
Ireland  3–0  England
England  3–11  France
Scotland  5–6  Ireland
Wales  3–3  Ireland
England  5–3  Scotland
France  8–3  Wales

External links

  • The official RBS Six Nations Site
Preceded by
1950 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
Succeeded by
1952 Five Nations
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