25 November 2006

British Champions 1914

British Championship
1880s - 1890s - 1900s - 1910s - 1920s - 1930s - 1940s - 1950s - 1960s - 1970s - 1980s -
Champions
- 1914 - 1980 - 1984 -

Perennial underdogs Ireland finally claimed their first Home Nations title after thirty years of trying, in 1914. They did it in style too, unlucky to miss out on a grand-slam...




19-01-1914 Wales..... 1-2 Ireland... [Racecourse Ground, Wrexham]
14-02-1914 England... 0-3 Ireland... [Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough]

28-02-1914 Scotland.. 0-0 Wales..... [Hampden Park, Glasgow]
14-03-1914 Ireland... 1-1 Scotland.. [Windsor Park, Belfast]
16-03-1914 Wales..... 0-2 England... [Ninian Park, Cardiff]
04-04-1914 Scotland.. 3-1 England... [Celtic Park, Glasgow]

Team.......Pl W D L F A Pts
Ireland
.... 3 2 1 0 6 2 5
Scotland... 3 1 2 0 4 2 4
England.... 3 1 0 2 3 6 2
Wales...... 3 0 1 2 1 4 1
Line-Ups
.............WAL ENG SCO
McKEE FW..... 1 ..1 ..1
McCONNELL WG. 2 ..2 ..2
CRAIG AB..... 3 ..3 ..3
HARRIS V..... 4 ..... 4
O'CONNELL P.. 5 ..5 ..5
ROLLO D...... 6 ..7
SEYMOUR HC... 7
YOUNG S...... 8 ..8 ..9
GILLESPIE W.. 9 ..9
LACEY W..... 10 .10 .10
BOOKMAN LJO. 11
HAMPTON H........ 4
HAMILL M......... 6 ..6
THOMPSON DW..... 11 .11
HOUSTON J............ 7
NIXON RJ............. 8


- 1914 - 1980 - 1984 -

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