1933 Home Nations Championship

1933 Home Nations Championship
Date 21 January 1933 - 1 April 1933
Countries  England
Tournament statistics
Champions  Scotland (11th title)
Triple Crown  Scotland (7th title)
Calcutta Cup  Scotland
Matches played 6
1932 (Previous) (Next) 1934

The 1933 Home Nations Championship was the twenty-ninth series of the rugby union Home Nations Championship. Including the previous incarnations as the Five Nations, and prior to that, the Home Nations, this was the forty-sixth series of the northern hemisphere rugby union championship. Six matches were played between 21 January and 1 April. It was contested by England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


Position Nation Games Points Table
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Scotland 3300229+136
2 England 31022016+42
2 Ireland 3102223082
2 Wales 3102152492


England  37  Wales
Wales  311  Scotland
England  176  Ireland
Ireland  105  Wales
Scotland  30  England
Ireland  68  Scotland

The matches

England vs. Wales

January 21, 1933
England  3 7  Wales
Try: Elliot Try: Boon
Drop: Boon
Twickenham, London
Referee: T Bell (Ireland)

England: Brown (Bristol), Booth (Headingley), Burland (Bristol), Gerrard (Bath), Aarvold (Blackheath) (capt.), Elliot (US Portsmouth), Key (Old Cranleighans), Longland (Northampton), Gregory (Bristol), Evans (US Portsmouth), Webb (Devonport Services), Roncoroni (Richmond), Bolton (Wakefield), Vaughan-Jones (US Portsmouth), Black (Blackheath)

Wales: Jenkins (Bridgend), Boon (Cardiff), Davey (Swansea), Wooller (Rydal School), AH Jones (Cardiff), Bowcott (London Welsh), Turnbull (Cardiff), Jones (Llanelli), Evans (Llanelli), Skym (Llanelli RFC), Bark-Jones (Cambridge Univ.), Thomas (Swansea), Arthur (Neath), Isaacs (Cardiff), Thomas (Swansea) (capt.)

Wales vs. Scotland

January 4, 1933
Wales  3 11  Scotland
Try: Arthur Try: Smith
Con: Fyfe
Pen: Fyfe
St Helens, Swansea
Referee: JG Bott (England)

Wales: Bayliss (Pontypool), Hickman (Neath), Davey (Swansea), Wooller (Rydal School), AH Jones (Cardiff), Morris (Swansea), Evans (Swansea), Jones (Llanelli), Evans (Llanelli), Skym (Llanelli RFC), Bark-Jones (Cambridge Univ.), Thomas (Swansea), Arthur (Neath), Isaacs (Cardiff), Thomas (Swansea) (capt.)

Scotland: Brown (Cambridge Univ.), Smith (London Scottish) (capt.), Lorraine (Oxford Univ.), Lind (Dunfermline), Fyfe (Cambridge Univ.), Jackson (Oxford Univ.), Logan (Edinburgh Wanderers), Waters (Selkirk), Ritchie (Watsonians), Thom (Watsonians), Beattie (Hawick, Stewart (Stewart's FP), Welsh (Hawick), Henderson (Edinburgh Acads), Rowand (Glasgow HSFP)

England vs. Ireland

February 11, 1933
England  17 6  Ireland
Try: Novis (2)
Con: Kendrew
Try: Hunt
Pen: Murray
Twickenham, London
Referee: MA Allan (Scotland)

Ireland vs. Wales

March 11, 1933
Ireland  10 5  Wales
Try: Barnes
Drop: Davy
Pen: Siggins
Try: Bowcott
Con: Jenkins
Ravenhill, Belfast
Referee: MA Allan (Scotland)

Ireland: Pratt (Dublin Univ.), Lightfoot (Landsdowne), Crowe (Landsdowne), Barnes (Dublin Univ.), Waide (NIFC), Davy (Landsdowne), Murray (Wanderers), Dunne (Landsdowne), Pike (Landsdowne), O'Neill (UC Cork), Russell (UC Cork), Siggins (Belfast Collegians), Charles Beamish (NIFC), George Beamish (Leicester) (capt.), Ross (Queen's U. Belfast)

Wales: Jenkins (Bridgend), Williams (Cardiff), G Jones (Cardiff), Wooller (Colwyn Bay), Boon (Cardiff), Bowcott (London Welsh), Turnbull (Cardiff), Jones (Llanelli), Bowdler (Cross Keys), Skym (Llanelli RFC), Barrell (Cardiff), Billy Moore (Bridgend), Rees (Cardiff), Lemon (Neath), Thomas (Swansea) (capt.)

Scotland vs. England

March 18, 1933
Scotland  3 0  England
Try: Fyfe
Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Referee: JR Wheeler Republic of Ireland(Ireland)

Ireland vs. Scotland

April 1, 1933
Ireland  6 8  Scotland
Try: Crowe
Drop: Jackson
Landsdowne Road, Dublin
Referee: BS Cumberlege (England)

External links

Preceded by
1932 Home Nations
Home Nations Championship
Succeeded by
1934 Home Nations
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