Six Nations Championship


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Six Nations Championship

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(Rugby) rugby union the annual competition involving national sides representing England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales. Until the admission of Italy in 2000, it was known as the Five Nations Championship
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AS the Six Nations Championship gets under way, the narrative to suit Eddie Jones will be that all roads lead to Japan, that the domestic dispute between the home countries is merely part of preparation for the big one.
BREWING giants Guinness are set to become the new sponsors of the Six Nations Championship in a cut-price deal, according to reports.
He's as tough as teak on the pitch but off it Ireland's Grand Slam hero Peter O'Mahony has a softer side it seems after providing a very special moment for a fan in the wake of their momentous Six Nations Championship clean sweep on Saturday at Twickenham.
Bangladesh (-2147483646pts) beat Sri Lanka (2pts) by 2 wkts RUGBY UNION WOMEN'S SIX NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP England 33 Ireland 11 Wales 3 France 38 GUINNESS PRO14 Cardiff Blues 51 Benetton Rugby 25 Edinburgh 12 Munster 6 RUGBY LEAGUE BETFRED SUPER LEAGUE Salford Red Devils 20 Leeds Rhinos 28 LADBROKES CHALLENGE CUP Kells 6 Toronto Wolfpack 56 Doncaster 34 Newcastle Thunder 0
CORY HILL says Wales' sights are firmly set on a second-place finish in the Six Nations Championship.
Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - Ireland vs Italy - Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - February 10, 2018 Ireland's Keith Earls celebrates scoring their fourth try with Rob Kearney REUTERS/Russell Cheyne DUBLIN, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt on Thursday named the following team to face Wales in the Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
WALES legend Adam Jones has suggested Warren Gatland either has to go - or bring desperately needed 'fresh blood' to his backroom team for the Six Nations Championship and beyond.
THORNABY ace Karina Le Fevre claimed her most significant senior title to date as she won the women's Six Nations Championship singles.
THE BBC and ITV have joined forces in a PS300million deal to keep rugby union's Six Nations Championship on terrestrial TV.
2004: England prop Jason Leonard announced he was to end his glittering international career after the 2004 Six Nations Championship.
The Six Nations Championship gets under way next weekend but champions England aren't expected to come out on top this time around.
RUGBY UNION: Newcastle Falcons' No 8 Alex Gray starts for England Under-20s in Gloucester on Friday night as they face Ireland in the third round of the Six Nations Championship.