1951 Five Nations Championship

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1951 Five Nations Championship
Date 13 January 1951 - 7 April 1951
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
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.

Table

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
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

Results

1951-01-13
France  14–12  Scotland
1951-01-20
Wales  23–5  England
1951-01-27
Ireland  9–8  France
1951-02-03
Scotland  19–0  Wales
1951-02-10
Ireland  3–0  England
1951-02-24
England  3–11  France
1951-02-24
Scotland  5–6  Ireland
1951-03-10
Wales  3–3  Ireland
1951-03-17
England  5–3  Scotland
1951-04-07
France  8–3  Wales

External links

Preceded by
1950 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1951
Succeeded by
1952 Five Nations