List of Six Nations Championship records

List of Six Nations Championship records

This is a list of individual and team records for the Six Nations Championship and its predecessors the Five Nations and Home Nations Championships.

Individual

Scoring

Match Season Career
Points 35 EnglandJonny Wilkinson — England v Italy (2001)[1] 89 EnglandJonny Wilkinson — 2001[2] 557 IrelandRonan O'Gara — 2000–2013[3]
Tries 5 ScotlandGeorge Lindsay — Scotland v Wales (1887)[4] 8 EnglandCyril Lowe — 1914,
ScotlandIan Smith — 1925[5]
26 IrelandBrian O'Driscoll — 2000–2013[6]
Conversions 9 EnglandJonny Wilkinson — England v Italy (2001)[7] 24 EnglandJonny Wilkinson — 2001[8] 89 EnglandJonny Wilkinson — 1998–2011[9]
Penalties 7

EnglandSimon Hodgkinson — England v Wales (1991),
EnglandRob Andrew — England v Scotland (1995),
EnglandJonny Wilkinson — England v France (1999),
WalesNeil Jenkins — Wales v Italy (2000),
FranceGérald Merceron — France v Italy (2002),
ScotlandChris Paterson — Scotland v Wales (2007),
WalesLeigh Halfpenny — Wales v Scotland (2013)[10]

19

WalesLeigh Halfpenny — 2013[11]

109 IrelandRonan O'Gara — 2000–2013[12]
Drop Goals 3

FrancePierre Albaladejo — France v Ireland (1960),
FranceJean-Patrick Lescarboura — France v England (1985),
ItalyDiego Dominguez — Italy v Scotland (2000),
WalesNeil Jenkins — Wales v Scotland (2001)[13]

5

FranceGuy Camberabero — 1967,
ItalyDiego Dominguez — 2000,
WalesNeil Jenkins — 2001,
EnglandJonny Wilkinson — 2003,
ScotlandDan Parks — 2010[14]

11

EnglandJonny Wilkinson — 1998–2011[15]

Appearances

All players with at least 50 appearances in the championship are listed. Those still playing at international level appear in bold type.[16]

Player Name Caps Starts Nation Time span
Ronan O'Gara 63 41  Ireland 20002013
Brian O'Driscoll 60 60  Ireland 20002013
Mike Gibson 56 56  Ireland 19641979
John Hayes 54 54  Ireland 20002010
Jason Leonard 54 49  England 19912004
Willie John McBride 53 53  Ireland 19621975
Chris Paterson 53 49  Scotland 20002011
Martyn Williams 51 48  Wales 19982010
Stephen Jones 50 43  Wales 20002011
Philippe Sella 50 50  France 19831995
Rory Underwood 50 50  England 19841996

Points

All players with at least 250 points in the championship are listed. Those still playing at international level appear in bold type.[17]

Player Name Points Nation
Ronan O'Gara 557  Ireland
Jonny Wilkinson 546  England
Stephen Jones 467  Wales
Neil Jenkins 406  Wales
Chris Paterson 403  Scotland
Gavin Hastings 288  Scotland
David Humphreys 270  Ireland

Tries

All players with at least 18 tries in the championship are listed. Those still playing at international level appear in bold type.[18]

Player Name Tries Nation
Brian O'Driscoll 26  Ireland
Ian Smith 24  Scotland
Shane Williams 22  Wales
Gareth Edwards 18  Wales
Cyril Lowe 18  England
Rory Underwood 18  England

Team

Match

  • Most points

 England v Italy 2001 80 points[19]

  • Biggest winning margin

 England v Italy 2001 57 points 80-23[20]

Season

  • Most points scored in a Season


  • Most points conceded in a Season


  • Fewest points scored in a Six Nations Season


  • Fewest points conceded in a Six Nations Season


  • Most tries scored in a Season


  • Most tries conceded in a Season


  • Fewest tries scored in a Six Nations Season)


  • Fewest tries conceded in a Six Nations Season

See also

References

External links

  • Six Nations official site
  • Rugby Union at the BBC
  • Six nations news from Planet Rugby