1928 Five Nations Championship

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1928 Five Nations Championship
Date2 January - 9 April 1928
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 Flag of England.svg  England (10th title)
Grand Slam Flag of England.svg  England (6th title)
Triple Crown Flag of England.svg  England (9th title)
Calcutta Cup Flag of England.svg  England
Matches played10
1927 (Previous)(Next) 1929

The 1928 Five Nations Championship was the fourteenth 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 forty-first series of the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 2 January and 9 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 Wales, who won the 2019 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 on a total of 28 occasions, 13 times winning the Grand Slam and 25 times winning the Triple Crown, making them the most successful outright winners in the tournament's history. They are ranked third in the world by the International Rugby Board as of 7 October 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 national rugby union team representing 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 seventeen 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. France are currently ranked 8th in the World Rugby Rankings as of March 18th 2019.

Contents

Table

PositionNationGamesPointsTable
points
PlayedWonDrawnLostForAgainstDifference
1Flag of England.svg  England 44004122+198
2IRFU flag.svg  Ireland 43014430+146
3Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 41033431+32
3Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 41032038182
3Flag of France.svg  France 41033048182

Results

1928-01-02
France  Flag of France.svg615Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
1928-01-21
Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg810Flag of England.svg  England
1928-01-28
Ireland  IRFU flag.svg128Flag of France.svg  France
1928-02-04
Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg013Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
1928-02-11
Ireland  IRFU flag.svg67Flag of England.svg  England
1928-02-25
England  Flag of England.svg188Flag of France.svg  France
1928-02-25
Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg513IRFU flag.svg  Ireland
1928-03-10
Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg1013IRFU flag.svg  Ireland
1928-03-17
England  Flag of England.svg60Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
1928-04-09
France  Flag of France.svg83Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales

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