1962 FIRA Nations Cup

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1962 FIRA Nations Cup
Tournament details
Date 12 March - 9 April
No. of nations 6
Final positions
Champions  Italy
Runner-up  Romania
Tournament statistics
Matches played 9
1960
1964

The 1962 FIRA Nations Cup was a rugby national tournament that was held all across Europe. The tournament which was the seventh edition of the FIRA Nations Cup since it's beginning back in 1936 and the second since the 1954 edition.

This edition saw Czechoslovakia compete in the tournament instead of the Netherlands. The remaining five teams were the same as the last edition. This edition would also be the last time that this format would be run with the division format to occur the following year in 1964.

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 35 23 +12 4
 Spain 2 1 0 1 38 23 +15 2
 Czechoslovakia 2 0 0 2 20 47 –27 0
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
10 March 1962
Czechoslovakia  9–26  Spain
Prague


17 March 1962
Italy  21–11  Czechoslovakia
Naples


24 March 1962
Spain  12–14  Italy
Barcelona

Group B[edit | edit source]

Nation Games Points Table
points
played won drawn lost for against difference
 Romania 2 2 0 0 36 20 +16 4
 West Germany 2 1 0 1 19 20 –1 2
 Portugal 2 0 0 2 15 30 –15 0
Point system: try 3 pt, conversion: 2 pt., penalty kick 3 pt. drop 3 pt, goal from mark 3 pt.
10 March 1962
West Germany  11–14  Romania
Hamburg


17 March 1962
Romania  22–9  Portugal
Bucharest


24 March 1962
Portugal  6–8  West Germany
Lisbon

Knockout Stage[edit | edit source]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
14 April - Naples
 
 
 Italy16
 
21 April - Naples
 
 West Germany10
 
 Italy16
 
14 April - Bucharest
 
 Romania10
 
 Romania21
 
 
 Spain6
 

Semi-finals[edit | edit source]

14 April 1962
Italy  16–10  West Germany
Bucharest


14 April 1962
Romania  21–6  Spain
Milan

Final[edit | edit source]

21 April 1962
Italy  16–10  Romania
Milan

External Links[edit | edit source]

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