1927 Five Nations Championship

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1927 Five Nations Championship
Date 1 January - 2 April 1927
CountriesFlag of England.svg  England
Flag of France.svg  France
IRFU flag.svg  Ireland
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions IRFU flag.svg  Ireland and Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
Calcutta Cup Flag of Scotland.svg  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.

Six Nations Championship annual international rugby union competition

The Six Nations Championship is an annual international rugby union competition between the teams of England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. The current champions are Ireland, who won the 2018 tournament.

England national rugby union team sportsteam in rugby union

The England national rugby union team competes in the annual Six Nations Championship with France, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, and Wales. They have won this championship outright on a total of 28 occasions, 13 times winning the Grand Slam and 25 times winning the Triple Crown, making them the most successful team in the tournament's history. They are ranked third in the world by the International Rugby Board as of 3 February 2019. England are to date the only team from the northern hemisphere to win the Rugby World Cup, when they won the tournament back in 2003. They were also runners-up in 1991 and 2007.

France national rugby union team the national rugby team of France

The France national rugby union team competes annually against England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales in the Six Nations Championship. They have won the championship outright sixteen times, shared it a further eight times, and have completed nine grand slams. Ten former French players have been inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame.

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Table

PositionNationGamesPointsTable
points
PlayedWonDrawnLostForAgainstDifference
1Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 43014925+246
1IRFU flag.svg  Ireland 43013920+196
3Flag of England.svg  England 4202323974
4Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 41034342+12
4Flag of France.svg  France 41031956372

Results

1927-01-01
France  Flag of France.svg38IRFU flag.svg  Ireland
1927-01-15
England  Flag of England.svg119Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
1927-01-15
Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg236Flag of France.svg  France
1927-02-05
Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg05Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
1927-02-12
England  Flag of England.svg86IRFU flag.svg  Ireland
1927-02-26
Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg257Flag of France.svg  France
1927-02-26
Ireland  IRFU flag.svg60Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
1927-03-12
Ireland  IRFU flag.svg199Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
1927-03-19
Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg2113Flag of England.svg  England
1927-04-02
France  Flag of France.svg30Flag of England.svg  England

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