1927 Five Nations Championship

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1927 Five Nations Championship
Date 1 January - 2 April 1927
Countries  England
 France
 Ireland
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions  Ireland and  Scotland
Calcutta Cup  Scotland
Matches played 10
1926 (Previous) (Next) 1928

The 1927 Five Nations Championship was the thirteenth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship following the inclusion of France into the Home Nations Championship. Including the previous Home Nations Championships, this was the fortieth series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 1 January and 2 April. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Table[edit]

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1  Scotland 4 3 0 1 49 25 +24 6
1  Ireland 4 3 0 1 39 20 +19 6
3  England 4 2 0 2 32 39 −7 4
4  Wales 4 1 0 3 43 42 +1 2
4  France 4 1 0 3 19 56 −37 2

Results[edit]

1927-01-01
France  3–8  Ireland
1927-01-15
England  11–9  Wales
1927-01-15
Scotland  23–6  France
1927-02-05
Wales  0–5  Scotland
1927-02-12
England  8–6  Ireland
1927-02-26
Wales  25–7  France
1927-02-26
Ireland  6–0  Scotland
1927-03-12
Ireland  19–9  Wales
1927-03-19
Scotland  21–13  England
1927-04-02
France  3–0  England

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GB Olympic Champions 1896-2014 - Water Polo". gbolympics.co.uk. 15 January 2005. Retrieved 16 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Purcell's double Olympic honour". clarechampion.ie. Retrieved 16 January 2018. 

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