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Six Nations Fixtures 2007

September 13th, 2006

The 2007 Six Nations schedule has been released. Italy start off the 2007 season by hosting defending champions France at Stadio Flaminio.

Irish stadium Croke Park will host Ireland’s games with France (February 11) and England (February 24), while Lansdowne Road is being renovated.
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2006 Six Nations Schedule

March 24th, 2005

Just as the 2005 Six Nations tournament comes to end, the schedule for next years competition is released. Defending champs, Wales, will start their defence by taking on England at Twickenham.

Ireland, Wales and France have the benefit of three home games, while the others will only have two home games.
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6 Nations round-up

March 22nd, 2005

The 6 Nations is over for another year, with Wales the deserved winners.

Due to their win over Ireland, Wales jump to 5th spot in the latest IRB World Rankings.

Reuters name their Team of the Six Nations, not surprisingly France and Wales dominate the team.

In a BBC online poll Wales flanker Martyn Williams is named Six Nations Player of the Championship. Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll finished second in the poll, with another Welshman, wing Shane Williams, in third place.

Scotland coach Matt Williams looks like he will be losing his job. While Italy coach John Kirwan is also under pressure to go, but wants to stay until the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

Looking forward to the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand, the 6 Nations results will have effected selection possibilities for coach Sir Clive Woodward. Most significantly how will the poor performance of England and the win by Wales effect the make-up of the team. Although he still seems to be hopeful that Jonny Wilkinson will tour.


Wales beat Scotland, on track for grandslam

March 14th, 2005

Wales kept their hopes of achieving 6 Nations grandslam alive when they defeat Scotland 46-22 in Edinburgh

Wales started well with tries being scored by Ryan Jones, Rhys Williams, Shane Williams and two from Kevin Morgan, which gave Wales a 38-3 lead at half-time.

Scotland fought back hard in the second half, but the Welsh teams’ lead was too much to peg back.

Wales - Tries: Ryan Jones, Kevin Morgan (2), Rhys Williams (2), Shane Williams; Conversions: Stephen Jones (5); Penalties Stephen Jones (2)

Scotland - Tries: Chris Paterson, Rory Lamont, Andy Craig; Conversions: Paterson (2); Penalty: Paterson


6 Nations 2005 Schedule

January 1st, 2005

The schedule for the 2005 Six Nations competition has been released. All times listed are UTC.
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Australia defeat Scotland 29-13

June 19th, 2004

Scotland showed much more passion in this game than last week’s game, however that passion was not enough to win them the match. Australia played a solid game, they made a few mistakes, but were still could enough to win convincingly.

Australia - Tries: Lote Tuqiri (2), Wendell Sailor, Morgan Turinui, Joe Roff; Conversions: Roff (3); Penalty: Roff.

Scotland - Try: Chris Cusiter; Conversion: Dan Parks; Penalties: Parks (2).