1953–54 European Rugby League Championship

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1953–54 (1953–54) European Championship  ()
Number of teams4
Winner England (6th title)
Matches played6
 < 1952–53

This was the fourteenth European Championship and was won for he sixth time by England.[1]

Results[edit]

16 September
England  24 – 5  Wales
Knowsley Road, St Helens
Attendance: 19,357
7 October
Other nationalities   30 – 5  Wales
Odsal Stadium, Bradford
Attendance: 14,646
18 October
France  15 – 10   Other nationalities
Stadium Municipal, Toulouse
Attendance: 12,190
7 November
England  7 – 5  France
Odsal Stadium, Bradford
Attendance: 10,659
28 November
England  30 – 22   Other nationalities
Central Park, Wigan
Attendance: 19,012
13 December
France  23 – 22  Wales
Stade Vélodrome, Marseilles
Attendance: 25,000

Final standings[edit]

Team Played Won Drew Lost For Against Diff Points
 England 3 3 0 0 61 32 +29 6
  Other nationalities 3 2 0 1 67 45 +22 4
 France 3 1 0 2 38 44 −6 2
 Wales 3 0 0 3 32 77 −45 0

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.