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Annual international rugby union competition

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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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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's Vunipola self-isolating as coronavirus precaution

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.
BBC News - Published

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 'monitoring' Coronavirus with England & Ireland games under threat

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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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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Six Nations 2020: England beat Ireland to keep title hopes alive

England end Ireland's Grand Slam hopes as they rediscover some of their World Cup form to reignite their own title hopes with a 24-12 win.
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Six Nations 2020: Wales 23-27 France - Ntamack shines as French Grand Slam hopes survive

France remain on course for a first Grand Slam for 10 years as they celebrated a first victory in Cardiff since 2010 with a 27-23 win.
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Win over Italy lifts pressure, says Scotland boss Townsend

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend hopes they can go into their final two Six Nations with the "pressure lifted" after a gritty first win against Italy.
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Hogg sets Scotland on way to Six Nations win over Italy

Scotland run in three tries against Italy in Rome to earn their first win in six games in the Six Nations and ease the pressure on head coach Gregor Townsend.
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Six Nations 2020: Jonathan Joseph on wing for England v Ireland

Jonathan Joseph is named on the wing with Elliot Daly at full-back for Sunday's Six Nations match with Ireland at Twickenham.
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Six Nations: How is England's Tom Curry fitting in at number eight?

Ball-carrying? Base-of-the-scrum smarts? Breakdown dominance? How is England's Tom Curry coping with his changed back-row role?
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Wales recall Davies and Moriarty to face France

Wales recall scrum-half Gareth Davies and flanker Ross Moriarty to face France in the Six Nations as coach Wayne Pivac makes two changes.
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Scotland replace Jones with Harris in midfield for Italy match

Scotland centre Huw Jones has been replaced by Chris Harris in one of three changes to the side for Saturday's Six Nations trip to Italy.
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Owen Farrell v Andy Farrell quiz: Test your knowledge of other family rivalries

Owen and Andy Farrell face each other in the Six Nations on Sunday, but how well do you know other family sporting rivalries?
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Mako Vunipola: England prop to miss Ireland Six Nations game for family reasons

England prop Mako Vunipola will miss Sunday's Six Nations game against Ireland after returning to Tonga for family reasons.
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Skinner & Fagerson added to Scotland Six Nations squad

Sam Skinner and Matt Fagerson are both added to Gregor Townsend's Scotland squad for the remainder of the Six Nations.
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Six Nations 2020: England's Manu Tuilagi available for Ireland game

Centre Manu Tuilagi is available for England's Six Nations match against Ireland after recovering from a groin injury.
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Jonny Gray: Scotland lock out of rest of Six Nations campaign

Jonny Gray has been ruled out of the remainder of Scotland's Six Nations campaign.
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Mistake to add teams to Six Nations - England coach Jones

The addition of more teams to the Six Nations would be a mistake, says England coach Eddie Jones.
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Six Nations: Adding more teams would be a mistake - Eddie Jones

The addition of more teams to the Six Nations would be a mistake, says England coach Eddie Jones.
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