1983 Five Nations Championship
|1983 Five Nations Championship|
|Date||21 January 1983 - 19 March 1983|
|Champions||France and Ireland|
The 1983 Five Nations Championship was the fifty-fourth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the eighty-ninth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 21 January and 19 March. For the seventeenth time, the championship was shared. France and Ireland finished level on points, and no tie-break procedure existed before 1993. It was France's fifth shared title, and Ireland's eighth.
Patrick Esteve of France scored a try against each other team in this tournament. This was the first time since 1925 that such a feat had been achieved.
The teams involved were:
|France||Parc des Princes||Paris||Jacques Fouroux|
|Ireland||Lansdowne Road||Dublin||Willie John McBride|
|Wales||National Stadium||Cardiff||John Bevan|
- The official RBS Six Nations Site
- 1983 Five Nations Championship at ESPN
1982 Five Nations
|Five Nations Championship
| Succeeded by|
1984 Five Nations