1950 Five Nations Championship
Date14 January - 25 March 1950
Countries England
 Ireland
 France
 Scotland
 Wales
Tournament statistics
Champions Wales (11th title)
Grand Slam Wales (4th title)
Triple Crown Wales (8th title)
Matches played10
1949 (Previous) (Next) 1951

The 1950 Five Nations Championship was the twenty-first series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Home Nations and Five Nations, this was the fifty-sixth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Ten matches were played between 14 January and 25 March. It was contested by England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Wales won their 11th title, and also the Grand Slam and the Triple Crown.

Participants

The teams involved were:

Nation Venue City Captain
 England Twickenham London Ivor Preece
 France Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir Colombes Guy Basquet
 Ireland Lansdowne Road/Ravenhill Dublin/Belfast Karl Mullen
 Scotland Murrayfield Edinburgh Doug Elliot/Peter Kininmonth
 Wales St. Helen's/National Stadium Swansea/Cardiff John Gwilliam

Table

Pos Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1  Wales 4 4 0 0 50 8 +42 8
2  Scotland 4 2 0 2 21 49 −28 4
3  Ireland 4 1 1 2 27 12 +15 3
3  France 4 1 1 2 14 35 −21 3
5  England 4 1 0 3 22 30 −8 2
Source: [citation needed]

Results

1950-01-14
Scotland 8–5 France
Try: Macdonald
Budge c
Con: Lockhart
Try: Merquey
Con: Prat (1/1)
Edinburgh
1950-01-21
England 5–11 Wales
Try: Smith
Con: Hofmeyr (1/1)
Try: C Davies
Cale c
Con: Robins (0/1)
L Jones (1/1)
Pen: L Jones
London
1950-01-28
France 3–3 Ireland
Drop: LaugaPen: Burges
Colombes
1950-02-04
Wales 12–0 Scotland
Try: Thomas
K Jones
Con: L Jones (0/2)
Pen: L Jones
Drop: Cleaver
Cardiff
1950-02-11
England 3–0 Ireland
Try: Roberts
London
1950-02-25
France 6–3 England
Try: Pilon
Cazenave
Try: Smith
Colombes
1950-02-25
Ireland 21–0 Scotland
Try: Blayney c
Curtis c
Crowe c
Con: Norton (3/3)
Pen: Norton 2
Try: Smith
Dublin
1950-03-11
Ireland 3–6 Wales
Pen: NortonTry: Jones
Thomas
Belfast
1950-03-18
Scotland 13–11 England
Try: Scott
Abercrombie c
Sloan c
Con: Gray (2/3)
Try: Smith
Smith
Con: Hofmeyr (1/2)
Pen: Hofmeyr
Edinburgh
1950-03-25
Wales 21–0 France
Try: Matthews c
K Jones c
K Jones c
John
Con: L Jones (3/4)
Pen: L Jones
Cardiff