Six Nations records

Date published: January 29 2014

With the Six Nations kicking off this weekend, we look back through the history books and pick out some numbers worth noting.

With the Six Nations kicking off this weekend, we look back through the history books and pick out some numbers worth noting.

CHAMPIONSHIP WINS (most recent)

26 England (2011), Wales (2013)
17 France (2010)
14 Scotland (1999)
11 Ireland (2009)
0 Italy

GRAND SLAMS

12 England
11 Wales
9 France
3 Scotland
2 Ireland
0 Italy

STATISTICS

Most points in one tournament: 229 ( England , 2001)
Most tries scored in a tournament: 29 (England, 2001)
Most points conceded in a tournament: 228 (Italy, 2000)
Most tries conceded in a tournament: 25 (Italy, 2000)
Biggest win: +57 (England -Italy: 80-23 , 2001)
Most points scored in a match: 80 (England 80-23 Italy, 2001)
Most tries scored in a match: 12 (Scotland v Wales, 1887)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Most points scored: 557 ( Ronan O'Gara / IRL)
Most matches played: 63 ( Ronan O'Gara / IRL)
Most tries scored: 26 (Brian O'Driscoll / IRL)
Most tries scored in a game: 5 ( George Lindsay / SCO , Scotland v Wales , 1887)
Most points in a game: 35 ( Jonny Wilkinson / ENG , England 80-23 Italy , 2001)
Most tries in a tournament: 8 (Cyril Lowe / ENG, 1914 and Ian Smith / SCO, 1925)
Most points in a tournament: 89 ( Jonny Wilkinson / ENG 2001)
Youngest Scorer: Francis Hewitt (IRL) at 17 and 157 days ( Wales v Ireland, 1924)
Oldest Scorer: Jim Aitkin ( SCO) to 36 years and 60 days ( Wales v Scotland, 1984)

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