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Six Nations Championship: Annual international rugby union competition
The Six Nations Championship is an annual international men's rugby union competition between the teams of England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales. The current champions are Wales, who won the 2019 tournament.

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How might the Six Nations pan out? [Video]

How might the Six Nations pan out?

The 2020 Six Nations will resume on Saturday. We take a look at how thingsmight pan out with Ireland hosting Italy on Saturday, followed by Walesentertaining Scotland, England visiting Italy and..

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France bring in Matthieu Jalibert for the injured Teddy Thomas as they prepare for Saturday's potential Six Nations title decider against Ireland.
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England go to 'plan B' for Six Nations finale against Italy

Eddie Jones says England "didn't miss a beat" when their Six Nations preparations were affected by the cancellation of the Barbarians match.
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The longest Six Nations in history is finally set to resume - what are the fixtures, who can win the title and how can you follow the matches?
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Scotland 48-7 Georgia: Scots warm up for Six Nations with emphatic win

Scotland warmed up for next Saturday's Six Nations game against Wales with a comfortable 48-7 win against Georgia at Murrayfield.
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Six Nations 2020: Fixtures, title permutations and catch-up as tournament returns

The longest Six Nations in history is finally set to resume - what are the fixtures, who can win the title and how can you follow the matches?
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Finn Russell back in Scotland squad for autumn internationals

Finn Russell returns to the Scotland squad after missing the Six Nations matches in February and March for a breach of team protocol.
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Six Nations: 2021 tournament could be delayed to allow crowds

The 2021 Six Nations could be delayed in an attempt to ensure matches are played in front of crowds.
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Six Nations confirms rescheduled dates as championships resume in October

The Six Nations confirms the dates for the outstanding fixtures from the 2020 men's and women's championships.
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Six Nations: 2020 tournament to be completed in October

The men's and women's Six Nations will be completed in October after World Rugby approves a new temporary calendar.
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Autumn Tests to be replaced by eight-team tournament

This year's Autumn Tests are set to be replaced by an eight-team tournament involving the Six Nations sides plus Japan and Fiji.
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Scotland can win Six Nations 'in next two or three years' - ex-captain Laidlaw

Former captain Greig Laidlaw believes Scotland can win the Six Nations "in the next two or three years".
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Northern and southern hemisphere nations in talks to align world calendar

Sanzaar and the Six Nations - which represent the biggest 10 international teams in world rugby - are working together to align the global calendar.
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Stuart Hogg: 'I was Six Nations player of the year in 2016 & 2017 and in horrendous shape'

Stuart Hogg on Finngate, giving up social media, losing weight, the honour of leading Scotland and his DIY struggles during the sporting shutdown.
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Has the 2020 Six Nations been the strangest ever?

Fondles, fumbles, sausages, star player stand-offs and a fixture list in limbo - has this been the strangest Six Nations in the tournament's 136-year history?
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Six Nations: Wales v Scotland off because of coronavirus fear

Wales' Six Nations match against Scotland in Cardiff on Saturday is postponed amid attempts to slow down the spread of coronavirus.
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Joe Marler: England prop banned for 10 weeks for genital grab

England prop Joe Marler is given a 10-week ban for grabbing Alun Wyn Jones' genitals during Saturday's Six Nations win over Wales.
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Leicester's Jonny May, Sione Kalamafoni & Johnny McPhillips out for 'extended period'

Leicester winger Jonny May faces an "extended period" out after fracturing a cheekbone in England's Six Nations win over Wales.
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England's Joe Marler and Courtney Lawes cited after Wales game

England's Joe Marler and Courtney Lawes are cited following Saturday's Six Nations win over Wales at Twickenham.
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France v Ireland Six Nations match postponed because of coronavirus

Saturday's match between France and Ireland becomes the latest Six Nations fixture to be postponed because of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
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Six Nations: Scotland do England big favour - Matt Dawson column

England lead the Six Nations going into the final round - but because of coronavirus, when exactly will their game against Italy take place, asks Matt Dawson.
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England's Jones to discuss future with RFU boss after Six Nations

England head coach Eddie Jones will discuss his future with Rugby Football Union chief executive Bill Sweeney once the Six Nations is over.
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Six Nations: England coach Eddie Jones set for talks with RFU over future

England head coach Eddie Jones will discuss his future with Rugby Football Union chief executive Bill Sweeney once the Six Nations is over.
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'We had 13 players against 16' - England boss Jones criticises 'ridiculous' Tuilagi red card

Manu Tuilagi's red card in England's Six Nations win over Wales was "ridiculous", says coach Eddie Jones.
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Six Nations: England beat Wales 33-30 despite Manu Tuilagi red card

England survive a late red card for Manu Tuilagi to secure a first Triple Crown in four years and inflict a third successive defeat on Wales.
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England v Wales: George Ford v Dan Biggar and other key battles

England host Wales at Twickenham in the Six Nations on Saturday and BBC pundits Paul Grayson and James Hook look at four key battles.
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England v Wales: Public Health England criticises decision to exclude Mako Vunipola

Public Health England say England's decision to exclude prop Mako Vunipola from their Six Nations match with Wales as a precautionary measure against coronavirus was "unnecessary".
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Six Nations: The stats superbrains fine-tuning England's tactics

How two 20-somethings and their statistical modelling have become part of England's pre-match plotting.
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England v Wales: Mark Wilson and Anthony Watson return for hosts

Flanker Mark Wilson and wing Anthony Watson will make their first England appearances since the Rugby World Cup when they face Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday.
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Wilson and Watson return as England name team to face Wales

Flanker Mark Wilson and wing Anthony Watson will make their first England appearances since the Rugby World Cup when they face Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday.
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Coronavirus: England's Six Nations games against Italy set to be postponed

England's Six Nations games against Italy in Rome on 14 and 15 March are set to postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Italy-England to be behind closed doors

All sport in Italy, including England's Six Nations match and all Serie A games, to be played behind closed doors until 3 April.
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Coronavirus: England's Mako Vunipola self-isolating and unavailable for Wales game

England prop Mako Vunipola has gone into self-isolation as a coronavirus precaution and will not face Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday.
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England prop Mako Vunipola has gone into self-isolation as a coronavirus precaution and will not face Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday.
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Six Nations 2020: Ireland v Italy is only postponed fixture amid coronavirus worries

Six Nations organisers say Ireland v Italy remains the only postponed fixture this weekend after a meeting to address the coronavirus outbreak.
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England prop Vunipola available for Wales match

England prop Mako Vunipola is available for Saturday's Six Nations match against Wales after missing the Ireland game for personal reasons.
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England v Wales: Mako Vunipola and Luke Cowan-Dickie available for Wales game

England prop Mako Vunipola is available for Saturday's Six Nations match against Wales after missing the Ireland game for personal reasons.
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Ireland v Italy Six Nations games off

The Ireland v Italy men's Six Nations game scheduled for 7 March is postponed because of the coronavirus.
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Six Nations 2020: Anthony Watson and Mark Wilson called up for England

Rugby World Cup stars Anthony Watson and Mark Wilson are called up to a 25-man England training squad ahead of the Six Nations match against Wales.
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Six Nations games under threat, Serie A matches behind closed doors - coronavirus hits Italian sport

Six Nations games under threat and five Serie A matches to be played behind closed doors because of coronavirus outbreak.
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Six Nations organisers say they are "monitoring very closely" the Coronavirus situation, with Italy's final two games potentially under threat.
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Six Nations 2020: England prop Mako Vunipola set to miss Wales match

England are set to still be without prop Mako Vunipola for their next Six Nations match against Wales on 7 March but back Anthony Watson could return.
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England beat Ireland 24-12 to revive Six Nations hopes

England finally turned up in the Six Nations and denied Ireland at least the triple crown and grand slam in an impressive 24-12 victory at Twickenham on Sunday.
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Six Nations 2020: England could've declared at half-time, says Eddie Jones

Head coach Eddie Jones says England could have "declared at half-time" when 17-0 in front in the Six Nations against Ireland.
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