1953 Five Nations Championship

1953 Five Nations Championship

1953 Five Nations Championship
Date 10 January 1953 - 28 March 1953
Countries  England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  England (14th title)
Calcutta Cup  England
Matches played 10
1952 (Previous) (Next) 1954

The 1953 Five Nations Championship was the twenty-fourth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the fifty-ninth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 10 January and 28 March. 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  England 4 3 1 0 54 20 +38 7
2  Wales 4 3 0 1 26 14 +12 6
3  Ireland 4 2 1 1 54 25 +29 5
4  France 4 1 0 3 17 38 −21 2
5  Scotland 4 0 0 4 21 75 −54 0

Results

1953-01-10
France  11–5  Scotland
1953-01-17
Wales  3–8  England
1953-01-24
Ireland  16–3  France
1953-02-07
Scotland  0–12  Wales
1953-02-14
Ireland  9–9  England
1953-02-28
England  11–0  France
1953-02-28
Scotland  8–26  Ireland
1953-03-14
Wales  5–3  Ireland
1953-03-21
England  26–8  Scotland
1953-03-28
France  3–6  Wales

External links

  • The official RBS Six Nations Site
Preceded by
1952 Five Nations
Five Nations Championship
1953
Succeeded by
1954 Five Nations