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1952 Five Nations Championship


1952 Five Nations Championship

1952 Five Nations Championship
Date 12 January 1952 - 5 April 1952
Countries  England
Tournament statistics
Champions  Wales (12th title)
Grand Slam  Wales (5th title)
Triple Crown  Wales (9th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1951 (Previous) (Next) 1953

The 1952 Five Nations Championship was the twenty-third series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the fifty-eighth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 12 January and 5 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


Position Nation Games Points Table
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Wales 4 4 0 0 42 14 +28 8
2  England 4 3 0 1 34 14 +20 6
3  Ireland 4 2 0 2 26 33 −7 4
4  France 4 1 0 3 29 37 −8 2
5  Scotland 4 0 0 4 22 55 −33 0


Scotland  11–13  France
England  6–8  Wales
France  8–11  Ireland
Wales  11–0  Scotland
Ireland  12–8  Scotland
Ireland  3–14  Wales
Scotland  3–19  England
Wales  9–5  France
England  3–0  Ireland
France  3–6  England

External links

  • The official RBS Six Nations Site
Preceded by
1951 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
Succeeded by
1953 Five Nations
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