After over a century of the Calcutta Cup, a sporting rivalry like no other, the nations were defeated by England in the mud at Murrayfield.
England won the most recent Calcutta Cup match, beating Scotland 0 - 20 England, retaining the award Cup which has been held since 2009. We saw England beat Ireland, Scotland and Wales in the 2014 Six Nations Championship this season, with a strong battle between the nations. England were clearly out to succeed against their rivals at every point throughout.
The famous Calcutta Cup which was donated to the Rugby Football Union by the Calcutta Cricket and Football Club, and has been won consecutive times by England in recent years.
England have won an outstanding 19 out of 22 Calcutta Cup matches, and a further two games at the World Cup in the last 24 years. The history and origin of the Calcutta Cup itself and the matches is an interesting topic, which all Rugby fans should know. Perhaps you dream of one day holding the Calcutta Cup and other rugby trophies too? Why not start today be taking part in your local matches, winning various rugby awards...You could be the new Jonny Wilkinson of the era, the former England Nations player!