Five Nations Championship


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Five Nations Championship

n
(Rugby) rugby union a former annual competition involving the national sides of England, France, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales; replaced by the Six Nations Championship in 2000

Five Nations Championship

The traditional competition, played between England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and France.
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The man who is aiming to oust Neil Jenkins from the Welsh number ten jersey for the Five Nations Championship had to leave the field after 14 minutes with medial ligament damage to his right knee.
Northampton heavyweight Jonathan Bell is set to return at centre after missing the Five Nations Championship through injury.
All six nations will be in action on the opening day of what was formerly the Five nations Championship.
We've teamed up with Lloyds TSB, the first ever title sponsors of the Five Nations Championship, and one of the main sponsors of the 1999 Rugby World Cup, to give one lucky family four tickets for the game.
Alan Tait, Gregor Townsend, Scott Murray and Gordon Bulloch have all survived to provide some of the shining lights of this year's Five Nations championship campaign.
Rugby Union: Leicester star Austin Healey could miss England's entire Five Nations Championship campaign if the Rugby Football Union opt to significantly extend his ban for stamping on an opponent's head.
CITY went up with their Five Nations Championship markets on Monday.
The deadline having passed, England ceased to be a member of the Five Nations Championship - and the committee.
For sports lovers, there's the Winter Olympics, Rugby Union's Five Nations championship, England, led by Mike Atherton (right) facing the West Indies at cricket.
Thankfully, in the Five Nations Championship we will face nothing as formidable as these awesome Springboks.
And that will complete a remarkable comeback by the one-time Olympic shot-putter who was ignored for the Five Nations Championship this year.
Flying Scotsmen" features all the Scotland tries from the historic last Five Nations Championship, as well as exclusive interviews andfootage.