1948–49 European Rugby League Championship

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1948–49 (1948–49) European Championship  ()
Number of teams3
Winner France (2nd title)
Matches played6
 < 1947–48

This was ninth European Championship and was won for the second time by France.[1]

Results[edit]

22 September
England  11 – 5  Wales
Central Park, Wigan
Attendance: 12,638
23 October
Wales  9 – 12  France
St Helens Rugby Ground, Swansea
Attendance: 12,032
28 November
France  5 – 12  England
Stade du Parc Lescure, Bordeaux
Attendance: 26,000
5 February
Wales  14 – 10  England
12 March
England  5 – 12  France
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 12,382
10 April
France  11 – 0  Wales
Stade Vélodrome, Marseilles
Attendance: 30,000

Final standings[edit]

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
 France 4 3 0 1 40 26 +14 6
 England 4 2 0 2 38 36 +2 4
 Wales 4 1 0 3 28 44 −16 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 424. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2.