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Six Nations Championship: Annual international rugby union competition
The Six Nations Championship is an annual international 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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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.
BBC News - Published

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.
BBC News - Published

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England reignite Six Nations hopes after victory against Scotland [Video]England reignite Six Nations hopes after victory against Scotland

England defied the treacherous conditions brought to Murrayfield by Storm Ciara to edge Scotland 13-6 and relaunch their Guinness Six Nations title quest.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:38Published

Wayne Pivac and Alun Wyn Jones reflect on Wales' Six Nations defeat to Ireland [Video]Wayne Pivac and Alun Wyn Jones reflect on Wales' Six Nations defeat to Ireland

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac and captain Alun Wyn Jones speak at the press conference following their defeat to Ireland in the Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published

Eddie Jones: We always pick the best 23 [Video]Eddie Jones: We always pick the best 23

England head coach Eddie Jones asserts that England will not be rotating their squad in their upcoming Six Nations games and will always pick the best 23. Jones has made several changes to the starting..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published

Eddie Jones: England's Six Nations defeat to France 'not a World Cup hangover' [Video]Eddie Jones: England's Six Nations defeat to France 'not a World Cup hangover'

Eddie Jones denied England's sluggish first-half performance in their 24-17 loss against France was the consequence of a World Cup hangover. Jonny May's brace of tries after the break couldn't drag..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

Stuart Hogg admits to ‘schoolboy error’ as fumble costs his side a second-half score [Video]Stuart Hogg admits to ‘schoolboy error’ as fumble costs his side a second-half score

Head Coach Gregor Townsend and Captain Stuart Hogg hold a press conference at Aviva Stadium in Dublin following a loss against Ireland in the Six Nations Championship. Scotland’s new skipper Hogg..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:43Published

Six Nations: Scotland in profile [Video]Six Nations: Scotland in profile

A look at the Scotland team ahead of the 2020 Six Nations, as they look to improve on a disappointing showing at the World Cup.

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Six Nations: Italy in profile [Video]Six Nations: Italy in profile

A look at the Italy team ahead of the 2020 Six Nations, as they look to avoid a fifth consecutive wooden spoon.

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Six Nations: Ireland in profile [Video]Six Nations: Ireland in profile

A look at the Ireland team ahead of the 2020 Six Nations, as they begin life under new coach Andy Farrell.

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Six Nations: France in profile [Video]Six Nations: France in profile

A look at the France team ahead of the 2020 Six Nations, searching for consistency and identity under new coach Fabien Galthie.

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Six Nations: Wales in profile [Video]Six Nations: Wales in profile

A look at the Wales team ahead of the 2020 Six Nations, as the champions adjust to life without Warren Gatland.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:43Published

Six Nations: England in profile [Video]Six Nations: England in profile

A look at the England team ahead of the 2020 Six Nations, as Eddie Jones' men look to put their World Cup heartache behind them.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:43Published

Jones ready for 'interesting' Six Nations, weighs in on Saracens' situation [Video]Jones ready for 'interesting' Six Nations, weighs in on Saracens' situation

Eddie Jones says it'll be an 'interesting' Six Nations post World Cup and thinks it's the 'best thing' that some Saracens players are in the England squad.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:14Published

Owen Farrell: Six Nations players will be honest and upfront about Saracens situation [Video]Owen Farrell: Six Nations players will be honest and upfront about Saracens situation

England and Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell has said players will be "upfront and honest" with the rest of the national squad ahead of the Six Nations, after it was announced that Saracens will be..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

Double injury blow for England with Jack Nowell and Billy Vunipola ruled out [Video]Double injury blow for England with Jack Nowell and Billy Vunipola ruled out

Jack Nowell has joined Billy Vunipola on the injured list for the Guinness Six Nations after England head coach Eddie Jones revealed he is to undergo surgery. Nowell finished Exeter’s European match..

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Eddie Jones announces England Six Nations squad [Video]Eddie Jones announces England Six Nations squad

England Rugby head coach Eddie Jones announces an 'exciting' squad for the 2020 Six Nations. The 34-man squad features eight uncapped players. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:17Published

2019 sporting year in pictures [Video]2019 sporting year in pictures

A look back at a year of sport in 2019. From Wales' Six Nations win, to Anthony Joshua's heavyweight title fight and everything in between.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:26Published

 

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.
BBC News - Published

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.
BBC News - Published

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.
BBC News - Published

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.
BBC News - Published

France top Six Nations table after beating Italy

France remain unbeaten in the Six Nations after a bonus-point win despite a lacklustre second half against Italy
BBC News - Published

Scotland 6-13 England: Visitors reclaim Calcutta Cup and keep Six Nations title hopes alive

England win back the Calcutta Cup and keep their Six Nations title hopes alive with a turgid victory over Scotland in awful weather conditions.
BBC News - Published

Ireland 'brimming' but Wales ready to 'front up' - preview, team news and stats

Team news and match preview as Ireland host Wales in Saturday's Six Nations match at the Aviva Stadium (14:15 GMT).
BBC News - Published

Bradbury sole change for Scotland against England in Calcutta Cup

Magnus Bradbury replaces Nick Haining in the only change to the Scotland line-up for Saturday's Six Nations visit of England.
BBC News - Published

Six Nations 2020: Centre Nick Tompkins will make his first Wales start against Ireland

Saracens centre Nick Tompkins will make his first Wales start against Ireland in Saturday's Six Nations trip to Dublin.
BBC News - Published

Scotland v England: Ben Youngs dropped for Six Nations match

England coach Eddie Jones benches scrum-half Ben Youngs as part of five changes to his starting XV to face Scotland.
BBC News - Published

Scotland v England: Lewis Ludlam throws down gauntlet for Six Nations clash

Flanker Lewis Ludlam says England's "hate" is just as great as Scotland's and promises the hosts a "war" at Murrayfield on Saturday.
BBC News - Published

England's Tuilagi to miss Scotland game with groin strain

Centre Manu Tuilagi will miss England's Six Nations match with Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday with a groin strain.
BBC News - Published

Quiz: How well do you know the Six Nations?

The Six Nations is 20 years old so we have picked out some of the tournament's best and strangest moments to test you.
BBC News - Published

Manu Tuilagi: Centre to stay with England squad after groin injury sustained in Paris

England centre Manu Tuilagi, who sustained a groin injury in England's defeat to France, will remain with the squad as they prepare for Saturday's Six Nations game against Scotland
BBC News - Published

France 24-17 England: England lose Six Nations opener in France

World Cup finalists England fall to a chastening defeat to a resurgent France as their Six Nations hopes wilt in the Parisian rain.
BBC News - Published

England Women edge out France in Six Nations

England start the defence of their Women's Six Nations title with a gutsy win over France in a gripping encounter in Pau.
BBC News - Published

Jones wants England to play with Liverpool 'ferocity'

Head coach Eddie Jones calls on England to perform with a "ferocity" akin to that of Premier League leaders Liverpool in their Six Nations opener against France on Sunday.
BBC News - Published

Ireland hold off wasteful Scotland to earn opening win

Uninspired Ireland earn a 19-12 Six Nations win in Dublin as Stuart Hogg's second-half missed chance sums up Scotland's wasteful performance.
BBC News - Published

Adams scores hat-trick as Wales hammer Italy

Defending champions Wales started the 2020 Six Nations against Italy with a comfortable 42-0 victory in Wayne Pivac's first Test match in charge.
BBC News - Published

France v England: Eddie Jones' plan to win Six Nations opener

Eddie Jones says England want to make France's backs experience pressure "they have never felt before" in the Six Nations on Sunday.
BBC News - Published

Uncapped George Furbank starts against France

Northampton's uncapped full-back George Furbank starts for England in their Six Nations opener away to France on Sunday.
BBC News - Published

New faces, old rivalries - all you need to know about Six Nations

The Six Nations is back - with four new head coaches and a raft of uncapped potential. Here's a rundown of the key men and curveballs that lie in store for each team.
BBC News - Published

Watson out of Six Nations opener as England name 25-man squad

Anthony Watson is ruled out of England's Six Nations opener against France in Paris with a calf injury.
BBC News - Published

North at centre for Wales against Italy with debutant McNicholl on wing

George North starts at centre in Wales' Six Nations opener against Italy, with uncapped Johnny McNicholl taking his place on the wing.
BBC News - Published

Six Nations: Luke Cowan-Dickie leaves England camp, Tom Dunn set for debut

Hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie has left the England camp in Portugal for family reasons, with Bath's Tom Dunn in line to make his debut against France in the Six Nations on Sunday.
BBC News - Published

Six Nations: The young stars to watch out for at the 2020 tournament

As another Rugby World Cup cycle begins, which young stars are set to take the stage in the 2020 Six Nations
BBC News - Published

Six Nations 2020: England must improve on World Cup form, says Martin Johnson

England legend Martin Johnson says his former side need to exceed the form that took them to the Rugby World Cup final
BBC News - Published

Six Nations 2020: Joe Launchbury out of England opener in France

Joe Launchbury will miss England's opening Six Nations match against France next weekend because of a knee injury.
BBC News - Published

Scotland fly-half Russell could miss Six Nations after leaving training camp

Influential fly-half Finn Russell will not play in Scotland's Six Nations opener against Ireland next Saturday after "a breach of team protocol", Scottish Rugby have confirmed.
BBC News - Published

Six Nations: England captain Owen Farrell says build-up has been 'different' after Saracens relegation

England and Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell is hoping the Six Nations will provide an escape after a "different" build-up to the annual tournament.
BBC News - Published

England's Borthwick to join Leicester as head coach

England forwards coach Steve Borthwick will join Leicester Tigers as head coach after the Six Nations.
BBC News - Published

England: Six Nations will be good for Saracens players, says coach Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones says his Saracens players will thrive in adversity during the Six Nations, despite the salary cap crisis at the club.
BBC News - Published

Jones names eight uncapped players in England Six Nations squad

England head coach Eddie Jones names eight uncapped players in his 34-man squad for the Six Nations.
BBC News - Published

Six Nations 2020: England call up eight uncapped players

England head coach Eddie Jones names eight uncapped players in his 34-man squad for the Six Nations.
BBC News - Published

Billy Vunipola: England number eight set to miss Six Nations with arm injury

England's Billy Vunipola looks set to miss the Six Nations with a suspected broken forearm sustained during Saracens' win over Racing 92.
BBC News - Published

Six Nations: Saracens schedule 'ridiculous', says Scotland boss Gregor Townsend

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend describes Saracens' schedule as "ridiculous" and says it has affected his Six Nations squad selection.
BBC News - Published

Galthie unveils new-look France squad for Six Nations

Fabien Galthie marks the start of his reign as France coach with a new-look squad for the Six Nations, featuring 19 uncapped players.
BBC News - Published

Sport in the 2010s quiz: Champions League, Andy Murray, Six Nations, NFL and more

Test your knowledge of sporting moments from the past decade with our quiz.
BBC News - Published

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