Scotland won the match 27–0. England are the current holders of this after beating Scotland, Ireland and Wales during the 2020 tournament. This lasted until 2014 when a new trophy was designed which is used today and pictured below. He was capped 12 times by Scotland including against France in 1913, with Burgun on the opposing side. Perhaps a little unheard of, this trophy is competed for by Ireland and Scotland. The Six Nations Championship Trophy is what all the teams are competing for. Note: Date shown in brackets indicates when the record was or last set. Anderson said: “Eric Milroy and Marcel Burgun, Scotland and France captains in 1914, are named on the trophy. The matches played between France and Scotland are:[2], Note: The 1920 Five Nations Championship was known in France as le match des borgnes (the one-eyed match) because five players between the two sides had lost an eye in World War I. A total of 30 Scottish internationals and 22 French were killed in the conflict, along with many other club players from both countries. The trophy was originally conceived by the Earl of Westmorland, and was first presented to the winners of the 1993 championship, France. The Triple Crown trophy is awarded to the country that beats all the other home nations. Below we have listed them all including the many rivalry trophies. A full list of contents for Rugby World's November 2020 issue, This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google, Try 3 issues of Rugby World magazine for just £5, LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS. President of Scottish Rugby Rob Flockhart said: “The sacrifice made by so many from the rugby family in the First World War is never forgotten. The trophy was originally conceived by the Earl of Westmorland, and was first presented to the winners of the 1993 championship, France. Wales and Scotland compete for the cup first introduced in Autumn of 2018. In these games, France scored 756 points, and Scotland 819. There are plenty up for grabs so lets take a look at all of them. Six Nations Championship Trophy The Six Nations Championship Trophy is what all the teams are competing for. France and Italy compete for this – let’s call it an ‘unconventional looking’ – trophy. Scotland won the trophy in 2018 after beating England at Murrayfield and retained it last year after a famous 38-all draw. ©JPIMedia Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. The Millennium trophy is contested between England and Ireland and will be up for grabs in the opening week of the tournament as England face the Irish in Dublin. In the World Cup, the teams have played on three occasions, with France winning two, Scotland none and one match drawn. In 2018 a new trophy, the Auld Alliance Trophy, was inaugurated to be presented to the winner of the Six Nations fixture each year.[1]. The trophy will be played for annually between the two countries as part of the Six Nations. “It is a strong symbol for our two nations and an important tribute to the victims of the First World War. Named after Italian national hero Giuseppe Garibaldi, it commemorates the life of one of the fathers of a unified Italy. He also served in the French Army during the Franco-Prussian War. 2018: The Auld Alliance trophy was new for the 2018 tournament (Getty Images). In these games, France have scored 481 points, and Scotland 303. There are several trophies to be won in the Six Nations. His elder brother also died in the early stages of the conflict. On Sunday the trophy will be presented by Laporte and Flockhart, and will be unveiled to the crowd by the youngest generations of the Milroy and Burgun families – 11-year-olds Lachlan Ross and Romain Cabanis. Born in St Petersburg to a French clock-maker who worked for the Russian Tsar, Burgun turned out for Racing Club in Paris and Castres Olympiques, and played in France’s maiden Championship victory against Scotland in January 1911. Named after the Calcutta Rugby Football Club, it was formed after the club was disbanded and the members melted down rupees to make the cup. This lasted until 2014 when a new trophy was designed which is used today and pictured below. What trophies are won during the Six Nations? Also make sure you know about the Fixtures, Injuries, Table, Venues, TV Coverage by clicking on the highlighted links. The trophy specifically commemorates the captains of Scotland and France, both of whom lost their lives in World War I. Eric Milroy and Marcel Burgun captained their countries in 1914, but Milroy, a machine-gunner with the Black Watch, died aged 29 during the Battle of the Somme in 1916. [3], "Games played between Scotland and France", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=History_of_rugby_union_matches_between_France_and_Scotland&oldid=982407654, History of rugby union matches between France and Scotland, Scotland national rugby union team matches, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 7 October 2020, at 23:15. Follow our Six Nations homepage which we update regularly with news and features. There are also several trophies which are awarded for victories in specific matches during the Six Nations. This website and its associated newspaper are members of Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje: what time the UFC 254 fight is on BT Sport, odds, fight card - and why Khabib wears that hat, Rangers chief's financial ADMISSION, ex-Ibrox ace defends Celtic signing, Hearts injury blow, Hibs boss' league warning - Scottish Premiership Rumour Mill. The Auld Alliance Trophy will, despite the prominence of Milroy and Burgun, be a tribute to all war dead from the rugby communities of France and Scotland. Six Nations Fixtures 2020: Plus all the latest…. Enjoy the luxury of home delivery and never miss an issue <<. Anderson said: “Eric Milroy and Marcel Burgun, Scotland and France captains in 1914, are named on the trophy. Ultimate Prize: The Six Nations trophy (Getty Images). The Auld Alliance Trophy will be contested for the first time at Sunday’s NatWest 6 Nations Championship match between Scotland and France, which falls in the centenary year of Armistice. The idea for the trophy stemmed from Patrick Caublot, a member of the Amiens club in northern France, who promoted the idea with Milroy’s great-great nephew David Anderson. The newest of all the trophies, Scotland and France competed for it for the first time in 2018. The most famous is the Calcutta Cup. Scrum-half Milroy was brought up in Edinburgh and played with Watsonians before touring South Africa with the British Lions in 1910. The Auld Alliance Trophy, which honours the war dead from both countries’ rugby communities, will be contested for the first time this weekend in the centenary year of the Armistice. Much like the Grand Slam, this had been an informal honour, however from 2006 onwards, an official trophy was awarded for the achievement. Since then there has been a marked shift in favour of France, who have won 22 of the 29 matches between the teams since 1996. Bernard Laporte, President of the FFR, added: “With the Auld Alliance Trophy, the FFR and Scottish Rugby will celebrate the strong relationship between France and Scotland at each tournament. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre and Palm, and had a street in Castres named in his memory. Scotland and France play each other at least once a year, as both participate in the Six Nations Championship, and its predecessor competitions. During rugby union's amateur era, the overall history of the fixture was relatively even - up to the end of the 1995 Rugby World Cup the sides had met 67 times with France winning 33 games and Scotland 31. Yet the personal story of both Milroy and Burgun made the case for the trophy totally compelling.”. The duo contacted the French Rugby Federation (FFR) as well as Scottish Rugby in June of last year with a view to commissioning a trophy to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. Rivalry: England and Scotland compete for the Calcutta Cup (Getty Images), >> Try 3 issues of Rugby World magazine for just £5 in our Autumn Subscription Trial. Contested between England and Scotland each year. “When we received the proposal for the trophy we knew of the scale of the loss. As of Sunday, the XV of France will have the honour to dispute this new trophy.”. Up for grabs: The two trophies main trophies during the Six Nations (Getty Images). The Auld Alliance Trophy is a trophy in rugby union awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between France and Scotland. Scotland and France play each other at least once a year, as both participate in the Six … In these games, France have scored 93 points, and Scotland 48. Since then there have been a total of 96 games played, resulting in 55 wins for France, 38 wins for Scotland and 3 draws, as of March 2020. In the Six Nations (2000–present), France have played Scotland on 21 occasions, France winning 17, Scotland 4 and no matches have been drawn. Burgun - an artillery observer and pilot - was shot down and killed the previous summer in 1915. The history of rugby union matches between France and Scotland dates back to 1910 when the two teams played against each other in Edinburgh. “They represent the never-forgotten sacrifices made by rugby players of both nations and embody the Auld Alliance that was renewed in the Great War.”, Caublot, who headed up a party from Amiens on a visit to Scottish Rugby’s war memorial today, added: “The trophy underlines that the spirt of the Auld Alliance will live on.”. A trophy honouring the war dead from the rugby communities of Scotland and France is unveiled today (Friday 9 February) at BT Murrayfield. In the Five Nations (1910–1999), France played Scotland on 69 occasions, France winning 34, Scotland 33 and two matches were drawn.