Six Nations Championship

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. It is also the oldest sports tournament ever between Home Nations. The championship holders are Ireland, who won the 2024 tournament.


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Champions England have moved to 'another level'

Rugby Football Union chief executive Bill Sweeney says England’s Six Nations campaign was “terrific” as they have taken the game to “another level".
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How can teams challenge Grand Slam winners England?

England scored 270 points and conceded just 41 in one of the most dominant Six Nations campaigns in recent years, so how do the remaining nations close the gap?
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Grand Slam winners England keep 'building' in bid 'to stay the best'

With a fifth dominant victory in this year's Six Nations, England picked up another "well-deserved" Grand Slam but are determined to get better.
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Wassell back as Scotland chase third place against Ireland

Scotland make three changes for their final Six Nations match away to Ireland as they chase a best finish since 2005.
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Monaghan set for Ireland return against Scotland

Ireland co-captain Sam Monaghan is poised to return in Saturday's Six Nations match against Scotland.
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Ireland to face All Blacks in Autumn Nations Series

Six Nations champions Ireland will face New Zealand, Argentina, Fiji and Australia in the Autumn Nations Series in November.
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Ireland's autumn Tests details confirmed

Six Nations champions Ireland will host New Zealand, Argentina, Fiji and Australia in the Autumn Nations Series in November.
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France condemn Wales to another Six Nations defeat

Grand Slam-chasing France run in six tries to condemn Wales to another defeat in the Women's Six Nations.
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Underdogs Wales 'ready to rip into France'

Full-back Kayleigh Powell says winless Wales are ready to right their wrongs as they take on France in the Six Nations on Sunday.
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Scotland make four changes for trip to Italy

Rhona Lloyd will win her 50th Scotland cap against Italy as fellow winger Francesca McGhie returns to the Six Nations starting line-up.
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Wales captain Jones urges fans to 'stick with us'

After a humbling Six Nations defeat to Ireland, Wales captain Hannah Jones asks fans to stick with them through the highs and lows.
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England's dominance 'frustrating' for Six Nations

England's crushing 46-0 away win over Scotland is frustrating for the "integrity" of the Women's Six Nations, says Maggie Alphonsi.
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Ireland 'will keep feet on the ground' after win

Ireland head coach Scott Bemand says his side will remain grounded after securing their first win of the 2024 Six Nations by beating Wales in Cork.
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'We've really got to look at ourselves' - Jones

Captain Hannah Jones says Wales' 36-5 Six Nations loss to Ireland was one of the most painful in her international career.
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Ireland dominate Wales for first Six Nations win

Ireland score five tries to secure a dominant bonus-point 36-5 win over Wales and clinch their first victory of the 2024 Women's Six Nations.
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Full-back Rollie starts for Scotland against England

Experienced Scotland full-back Chloe Rollie will make her first start of the 2024 Six Nations against England in Edinburgh on Saturday.
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Moloney returns to Ireland squad after exile

Ireland recall hooker Cliodhna Moloney, who has not played Test rugby since 2021, to their squad for their Six Nations match with Wales.
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Italy's Menoncello named player of Six Nations

Italy centre Tommaso Menoncello is named player of the championship for the men's Six Nations.
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