1960 FIRA Nations Cup

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1960 FIRA Nations Cup
Tournament details
Date 12 March - 9 April
No. of nations 6
Final positions
Champions  Romania
Runner-up  Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches played 9
1954
1962

The 1960 FIRA Nations Cup was a rugby national tournament that was held all across Europe. The tournament which was the sixth edition of the FIRA Nations Cup since it's beginning back in 1936 and the first since the 1954 edition.

Compared to the previous edition back in 1954, the tournament didn't see France compete in the tournament for the first time with the French competing in the Five Nations Championship. The format would see the teams separate into two groups of three with the top two teams qualifying through to the knockout stage.

Group Stage[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
 Italy 2 2 0 0 51 14 +37 4
 Portugal 2 1 0 1 22 24 –2 2
 Netherlands 2 0 0 2 8 43 –35 0
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
12 March 1960
Italy  32–3  Netherlands
Naples


19 March 1960
Netherlands  5–11  Portugal
Rotterdam


26 March 1960
Portugal  11–19  Italy
Lisbon

Group B[edit | edit source]

Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
 Romania 2 2 0 0 42 23 +21 4
 Spain 2 1 0 1 22 28 –6 2
 West Germany 2 0 0 2 19 34 –15 0
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
12 March 1960
Spain  10–20  Romania
Barcelona


19 March 1960
Romania  22–11  West Germany
Bucharest


26 March 1960
West Germany  8–12  Spain
Hamburg

Knockout Stage[edit | edit source]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
1 April - Bucharest
 
 
 Romania15
 
9 April - Bucharest
 
 Portugal9
 
 Romania14
 
2 April - Milan
 
 Italy8
 
 Italy23
 
 
 Spain0
 

Semi-finals[edit | edit source]

1 April 1960
Romania  15–9  Portugal
Bucharest


2 April 1960
Italy  23–0  Spain
Milan

Final[edit | edit source]

9 April 1960
Romania  14–8  Italy
Bucharest

External Links[edit | edit source]

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