2002 Six Nations Championship

2002 Six Nations Championship

The 2002 Six Nations Championship was the third series of the Six Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the 108th series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. The annual tournament was won by France, who completed a tournament grand slam.

Contents

  • Participants 1
  • Squads 2
  • Table 3
  • Results 4
    • Week 1 4.1
    • Week 2 4.2
    • Week 3 4.3
    • Week 4 4.4
    • Week 5 4.5
  • External links 5

Participants

The teams involved were:
Nation Venue City Head coach
 England Twickenham London Clive Woodward
 France Stade de France Saint-Denis Bernard Laporte
 Ireland Lansdowne Road Dublin Eddie O'Sullivan
 Italy Stadio Flaminio Rome Brad Johnstone
 Scotland Murrayfield Edinburgh Ian McGeechan
 Wales Millennium Stadium Cardiff Graham Henry

Squads

Table

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Tries
1  France 5 5 0 0 156 75 +81 15 10
2  England 5 4 0 1 184 53 +131 23 8
3  Ireland 5 3 0 2 145 138 +7 16 6
4  Scotland 5 2 0 3 91 128 −37 6 4
5  Wales 5 1 0 4 119 188 −69 11 2
6  Italy 5 0 0 5 70 183 −113 4 0

Results

Week 1



2002-02-02
France  33 – 12  Italy
Tries: Traille
Betsen
Con: Merceron
Pen: Merceron (7)
Report Pen: Dominguez (4)

Week 2

2002-02-16
Wales  33 – 37  France
Tries: C. Quinnell
K. Morgan
Budgett
Con: S. Jones (3)
Pen: S. Jones (4)
Report Tries: Marsh (2)
Rougerie
Con: Merceron (2)
Pen: Merceron (4)
Traille
Drop: Merceron
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 73,500
Referee: David McHugh (Ireland)

2002-02-16
England  45 – 11  Ireland
Tries: Greenwood (2)
Wilkinson
Cohen
Worsley
Kay
Con: Wilkinson (6)
Pen: Wilkinson
Report Tries: O'Gara
Pen: Humphreys (2)

2002-02-16
Italy  12 – 29  Scotland
Pen: Dominguez (4) Report Tries: Townsend
Laney
Con: Laney (2)
Pen: Laney (5)

Week 3

2002-03-02
Ireland  43 – 22  Scotland
Tries: O'Driscoll (3)
Horgan
Easterby
Con: Humphreys (2)
O'Gara
Pen: Humphreys (4)
Report Try: Leslie
Con: Laney
Pen: Laney (5)

2002-03-02
Wales  44 – 20  Italy
Tries: C. Morgan
James
R. Williams
S. Quinnell
Marinos
Con: S. Jones (5)
Pen: S. Jones (3)
Report Tries: Checchinato
Mazzariol
Con: Pez
Peens
Pen: Pez
Peens

2002-03-02
France  20 – 15  England
Tries: Merceron
Harinordoquy
Con: Merceron (2)
Pen: Merceron (2)
Report Tries: Robinson
Cohen
Con: Wilkinson
Pen: Wilkinson

Week 4

2002-03-22
Scotland  10 – 22  France
Tries: Redpath
Con: Laney
Pen: Laney
Report Tries: Marsh (2)
Galthié
Con: Merceron (2)
Pen: Merceron

2002-03-23
England  50 – 10  Wales
Tries: Luger (2)
Greenwood
Wilkinson
Stimpson
Con: Wilkinson (5)
Pen: Wilkinson (4)
Drop: Wilkinson
Report Tries: Harris
Con: Harris
Pen: Harris
Twickenham, London
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Andrew Cole (Australia)

2002-03-23
Ireland  32 – 17  Italy
Tries: Kelly (2)
Hickie
Con: O'Gara
Pen: Humphreys (4)
O'Gara
Report Tries: Ma. Bergamasco
de Carli
Con: Dominguez (2)
Pen: Peens

Week 5

2002-04-06
France  44 – 5  Ireland
Tries: Betsen (2)
Brusque (2)
Rougerie
Con: Merceron (2)
Pen: Merceron (4)
Gelez
Report Try: Wood

2002-04-06
Wales  22 – 27  Scotland
Try: R. Williams
Con: S. Jones
Pen: S. Jones (5)
Report Tries: Bulloch (2)
Con: Laney
Pens: Laney (4)
Hodge
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 78,000
Referee: Joël Jutge (France)

2002-04-07
Italy  9 – 45  England
Pen: Dominguez (3) Report Tries: Greenwood (2)
Cohen
Robinson
Dallaglio
Healey
Con: Wilkinson (5)
Dawson
Pen: Wilkinson

External links

  • Six Nations - Official website
  • 2002 Six Nations Championship Coverage at the Guardian