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1955 Five Nations Championship


1955 Five Nations Championship

1955 Five Nations Championship
Date 8 January 1955 - 26 March 1955
Countries  England
Tournament statistics
Champions  France and  Wales
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1954 (Previous) (Next) 1956

The 1955 Five Nations Championship was the twenty-sixth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the sixty-first series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 8 January and 26 March. 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 3 0 1 48 28 +20 6
1  France 4 3 0 1 47 28 +19 6
3  Scotland 4 2 0 2 32 35 −3 4
4  England 4 1 1 2 24 31 −7 3
5  Ireland 4 0 1 3 15 44 −29 1


France  15–0  Scotland
Ireland  3–5  France
Wales  3–0  England
Scotland  14–8  Wales
Ireland  6–6  England
England  9–16  France
Scotland  12–3  Ireland
Wales  21–3  Ireland
England  9–6  Scotland
France  11–16  Wales

External links

  • The official RBS Six Nations Site
Preceded by
1954 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
Succeeded by
1956 Five Nations
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