1951–52 European Rugby League Championship

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1951–52 (1951–52) European Championship  ()
Number of teams4
Winner France (4th title)
Matches played6
 < 1950–51

The 1951–52 European Rugby League Championship was played from September 1951 to April 1952 and featured six games in which the Wales, France, Other Nationalities and England rugby league teams each played each other once. This was the twelfth competition and was won for the fourth time by France [1][2]

Results[edit]

19 September
England  35 – 11  Wales
Knowsley Road, St. Helens
Attendance: 20,918
3 November
Other nationalities   17 – 14  France
Craven Park, Hull
Attendance: 18,000
25 November
France  42 – 13  England
Stade Vélodrome, Marseilles
Attendance: 31,810
1 December
 Wales 22 – 11   Other nationalities
The Park, Abertillery
Attendance: 3,386
6 April
France  20 – 12  Wales
Stade Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux
Attendance: 15,678
23 April
England  31 – 18   Other nationalities
Central Park, Wigan
Attendance: 19,785

Final standings[edit]

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
 France 3 2 0 1 76 42 +34 4
 England 3 2 0 1 79 71 +8 4
  Other nationalities 3 2 0 1 57 56 +1 4
 Wales 3 0 0 3 34 77 −43 0
  • France win the tournament on point differential.

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Championship 1951-52 at rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Raymond Fletcher; David Howes (1995). Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook 1995-1996. London: Headline Book Publishing. p. 424. ISBN 0-7472-7817-2.