Try Scoring in the 2014 Six Nations Rugby Tournament after Five Rounds

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Sixty-one tries were scored in the five rounds of the 2014 Six Nations Rugby Tournament. There were twelve tries in Round 1, eight in Round 2, eight in Round 3, thirteen in Round 4, and twenty in Round 5.

The team that scored the first try in twelve the fifteen games played won the game. The exceptions were: Italy who scored the first converted try against Scotland and Ireland who scored the first converted try against England in Round 3; Scotland scored the first converted try against France in Round 4 (and outscored France two tries to one).

Scotland scored their first tries of the Tournament in Round 3 and did not score a try in Round 5. Wales did not score a try in Rounds 2 and 4. France did not score a try in Round 3.

Forty-seven of the sixty-one tries scored were converted.

This is a timeline of try scoring in the Tournament using Match Centre data provided by Accenture on the official RBS Six Nations’ website.

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Photo Credit

Ad un passo dalla gloria… (Angelo Failla, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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