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1978 Five Nations Championship squads



England



Head coach: Peter Colston

# Bill Beaumont (c.) # Mike Burton # David Caplan # Maurice Colclough # Barry Corless # Fran Cotton # Robin Cowling # Peter Dixon # Paul Dodge # Dusty Hare # Alastair Hignell # Nigel Horton # Charles Kent # Andy Maxwell # Bob Mordell # Tony Neary # Barry Nelmes # Alan Old # Mike Rafter # John Scott # Mike Slemen # Peter Squires # Peter Wheeler # Malcolm Young

France



Head coach: Jean Desclaux

# Jean-Michel Aguirre # Jean-Luc Averous # Jean-Pierre Bastiat (c.) # Christian Belascain # Roland Bertranne # Louis Bilbao # Daniel Bustaffa # Gérard Cholley # Jérôme Gallion # Jean-François Gourdon # Francis Haget # Jean-François Imberbon # Guy Noves # Alain Paco # Michel Palmie # Robert Paparemborde # Jean-Pierre Rives # Jean-Claude Skrela # Bernard Vivies

Ireland



Head coach: Noel Murphy

# Ned Byrne # Willie Duggan # Anthony Ensor # Mick Fitzpatrick # Mike Gibson # Tom Grace # Moss Keane # Alistair McKibbin # Stewart McKinney # Freddie McLennan # Paul McNaughton # John Moloney (c.) # Lawrence Moloney # John O'Driscoll # Phil Orr # Fergus Slattery # Donal Spring # Harold Steele # Tony Ward # Pa Whelan

Scotland



Head coach: Nairn McEwan

# Mike Biggar # Richard Breakey # Sandy Carmichael # Alastair Cranston # Colin Deans # Bill Gammell # David Gray # Bruce Hay # Brian Hegarty # Graham Hogg # Andy Irvine # Don Macdonald # George Mackie # Duncan Madsen # Ian McGeechan # Alastair McHarg # Ian McLauchlan # Doug Morgan (c.) # Norman Pender # Jim Renwick # David Shedden # Alan Tomes # Ron Wilson

Wales



Head coach: John Dawes

# Phil Bennett (c.) # Terry Cobner # Gerald Davies # Gareth Edwards # Charlie Faulkner # Steve Fenwick # Ray Gravell # Allan Martin # Graham Price # Derek Quinnell # Jeff Squire # Geoff Wheel # J. J. Williams # J. P. R. Williams # Bobby Windsor

  • Wales used the same 15 players during the competition