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Alain Colm Pierre Rolland (born 22 August 1966) is a former Ireland rugby union international and rugby union referee.
David Alan Lewis (born 1 June 1964 in Cork, Ireland) is a former Irish cricketer and rugby union referee.
Allister Hogg (born 20 January 1983 in Stirling, Scotland) is a Scottish rugby union footballer who plays at either flanker or number eight formerly for Scotland and is currently vice-captain for Newcastle Falcons.
Andrea Marcato (born 17 April 1983 in Padua, Italy) is an Italian international rugby union player who is a utility back for Calvisano.
Anthony Floch (born 12 February 1983 in Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme) is a French rugby union player, who normally plays at fullback.
Aurélien Rougerie (born 26 September 1980) is a former rugby union player who played on the wing and centre for France and ASM Clermont Auvergne in the French Top 14 for his entire 19 year career.
William Brian Ashton MBE (born 3 September 1946) is an English rugby union coach and former player.
Brian Gerard O'Driscoll (born 21 January 1979) is a retired Irish professional rugby union player.
The British & Irish Lions is a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Nations – the national teams of England, Scotland, and Wales – and Ireland.
Bryce Lawrence (born 23 December 1970) is a former professional international rugby union referee from the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.
The Calcutta Cup is the trophy is awarded to the winner of the match between England and Scotland.
Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.
Cédric Heymans (born 20 July 1978 in Brive-la-Gaillarde, Corrèze) is a former French rugby union footballer.
The Centenary Quaich (Scottish Gaelic: Cuach nan Ceud Bliadhna Irish: Corn na Céad Bliain) is an international rugby union award contested annually by Ireland and Scotland as part of the Six Nations Championship.
Christopher Douglas Paterson, MBE (born 30 March 1978 in Edinburgh) is an ambassador and specialist coach for the Scotland and Edinburgh rugby union teams.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Christophe Berdos (born 17 April 1970) is a full-time international rugby union referee with the French Rugby Federation and is one of the two French representatives on the IRB's International Referees Panel.
Craig Paul Joubert (born 8 November 1977) is a South African professional rugby union referee and a Referee Talent Development Coach at World Rugby.
Croke Park (Páirc an Chrócaigh) is a GAA stadium located in Dublin, Ireland.
Damien Traille (born 12 June 1979 in Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques) is a French rugby union footballer.
Daniel Arthur Parks (born 26 May 1978 in Hornsby) is an Australian-born former international rugby union player and now coach.
Danny Cipriani (born 2 November 1987) is an English rugby union player who currently plays for Premiership team Gloucester.
Dave Pearson (born 9 August 1966) is an English rugby union referee.
David Bortolussi (born 21 June 1981) is an Italian rugby union footballer.
David Skrela (born 2 March 1979 in Toulouse, France) is a French rugby union footballer.
David Peter Wallace (born 8 July 1976) is a retired Irish rugby union player, who played for Munster, Ireland and the British and Irish Lions.
Dimitri Yachvili (born 19 September 1980 in Brive-la-Gaillarde, Corrèze) is a French former rugby union footballer who played as a scrum-half for Biarritz and France.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Eddie O'Sullivan (born 21 November 1958) is an Irish rugby union coach, player (wing & fly-half) and a former gaelic footballer.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
The England national rugby union team competes in the annual Six Nations Championship with France, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, and Wales.
Frank Hadden (born 14 June 1954) is a Scottish rugby union coach.
The French Rugby Federation (Fédération Française de Rugby (FFR)) is the governing body for rugby union in France.
Gareth Thomas (born 25 July 1974), nicknamed "Alfie", is a Welsh former professional rugby player, who represented Wales in both rugby union, and rugby league.
Girvan Dempsey (born 2 October 1975 in Dublin) is a retired rugby union footballer who played at full back for Leinster and Ireland.
The Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy (Trofeo Garibaldi; Trophée Garibaldi) is a rugby union trophy awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between France and Italy.
Gonzalo Canale (born 11 November 1982) is an Italian Argentine rugby union footballer.
In rugby union, a Grand Slam (Irish: Caithréim Mhór. Welsh: Y Gamp Lawn. French: Grand Chelem) occurs when one team in the Six Nations Championship (or its Five Nations predecessor) manages to beat all the others during one year's competition.
The home nations, refers collectively to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland (countries of the United Kingdom), and in certain sports (e.g. rugby football) contexts, to England, Scotland, Wales and the whole island of Ireland.
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) (Cumann Rugbaí na hÉireann) is the body managing rugby union in the island of Ireland (both Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland).
James William Hook (born 27 June 1985) is a Welsh rugby union player, who currently plays for Pro14 club the Ospreys.
Jamie Darren Noon (born 9 May 1979 in Goole) is a rugby union footballer who plays at centre.
Jason "strong dab" Phillip Randall White (born 17 April 1978 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish former rugby union footballer.
Jean-Baptiste Élissalde (born 23 November 1977) is a former French rugby union player, playing either as a scrum-half or as a fly-half, and current backs coach of the Stade Toulousain.
Jonathan Isaac Kaplan (born 7 November 1966 in Durban, South Africa), is a former international rugby union referee who used to hold the record for the most international matches as referee.
Jonathan Peter Wilkinson, CBE (born 25 May 1979) is an English former rugby union player who represented England and the British and Irish Lions.
Julien Malzieu (born 4 May 1983 in Le Puy-en-Velay, Auvergne) is a French rugby union and sevens player for in the Top 14 competition.
The Lansdowne Road Stadium (Bóthar Lansdúin) was a stadium in Dublin owned by the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) that was primarily for used rugby union and association football matches.
Lee Martin Byrne (born 1 June 1980) is a retired Welsh international rugby union rugby player.
Lionel Nallet (born 14 September 1976 in Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain) is a French rugby union player who currently plays at lock for Lyon OU in the French Top 14 club competition and is a former captain of the France national team.
This is a list of the leading scorers in rugby union Test matches.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Marc Lièvremont (born 28 October 1968) is a former rugby union footballer and was the head coach of the French national rugby union team.
Marcus Horan (born 7 September 1977, Clonlara, County Clare, Ireland) is a retired Irish rugby union player who played Prop for Munster and Ireland.
Marius Jonker (born 19 June 1968 in Kimberley, Northern Cape) is a former South Africa rugby union referee.
Martín Leandro Castrogiovanni (born October 21, 1981) is an Italian Argentine rugby union footballer.
Martyn Elwyn Williams, MBE (born 1 September 1975) is a former Wales and British and Irish Lions international rugby union player.
Mathew James Murray Tait (born 6 February 1986) is an English rugby union player who gained 38 caps for between 2005–2010, including starting in the 2007 Rugby World Cup Final; he currently plays for Leicester Tigers in Premiership Rugby.
Michael Robert Leighton Blair (born 20 April 1981 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish rugby union coach who was formerly a professional player.
William Michael "Mike" Phillips (born 29 August 1982) is a rugby union player who plays at scrum-half.
The Millennium Stadium (Stadiwm y Mileniwm), since 2016 named for sponsorship purposes as the Principality Stadium (Stadiwm Principality), is the national stadium of Wales, located in Cardiff.
The Millennium Trophy is a rugby union award contested annually by England and Ireland as part of the Six Nations Championship.
Morgan Parra (born 15 November 1988) is a French rugby union player who plays as a Scrum-half and occasionally Fly-half.
Murrayfield Stadium (known as BT Murrayfield Stadium for sponsorship reasons, or popularly as Murrayfield) is a sports stadium located in the west end of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.
Neil Jenkins, (born 8 July 1971) is a former rugby union player and current coach.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is the governing body of rugby union in New Zealand.
Nicholas Vivian Howard Mallett (born 30 October 1956) is a former South African rugby union player who played for the Springboks, South Africa's national rugby union team, in 1984.
Nigel Owens MBE (born 18 June 1971) is a Welsh international rugby union referee.
Paul Gerard Honiss (born 18 June 1963) is a retired rugby union referee from Hamilton, New Zealand.
Paul Henry Sackey (born 8 November 1979) is a retired English rugby union footballer who played on the wing, most recently for Harlequins in the Aviva Premiership.
Philip John Vickery MBE DL (born 14 March 1976) is a former English rugby union tighthead prop and member of the England squad.
Richard Eric Peter Wigglesworth (born 9 June 1983) is an English rugby union player for Saracens in the Gallagher Premiership.
Robert Kearney (born 26 March 1986), also referred to as Rob Kearney, is an Irish rugby union rugby player who currently plays for UCD, Leinster and Ireland.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
Ronan John Ross O'Gara (Irish: Rónán Ó Gadhra, born 7 March 1977) is an Irish former rugby union player and current coach.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba, Ryal Bank o Scotland, Banc Brenhinol yr Alban), commonly abbreviated as RBS, is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, together with NatWest and Ulster Bank.
Rugby Australia, known as the Australian Rugby Union until 2017, is the governing body of rugby union in Australia.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is the governing body for rugby union in England.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Ryan Paul Jones (born 13 March 1981 in Newport) is a Wales international rugby union player who plays at number eight, blindside flanker or second row for Bristol Rugby.
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France.
Sergio Parisse (born 12 September 1983) is an Italian rugby union player.
Shane Mark Williams MBE (born 26 February 1977) is a Welsh rugby union player most famous for his long and successful tenure as a wing for the Ospreys and the Wales national team.
Simon Picone (born 26 September 1982) is an Italian rugby union player for Benetton Treviso in the Pro14 competition.
Simon Webster is a former rugby union player that played for Edinburgh and Scotland on the wing and centre.
The Six Nations Championship (recently known as the NatWest 6 Nations for sponsorship reasons) is an annual international rugby union competition between the teams of England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales.
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) is the governing body for rugby union in South Africa and is affiliated to World Rugby.
The Stade de France is the national stadium of France, located just north of Paris in the commune of Saint-Denis.
The Stadio Flaminio is a stadium in Rome.
Stephen Michael Jones (born 8 December 1977) is a Welsh former rugby union player who played primarily at fly-half for Wales and the British and Irish Lions.
Steve Walsh (born 28 March 1972) is a retired professional rugby union referee from New Zealand.
Stuart Dickinson (born 19 July 1968) is an Australian former Rugby union referee.
Tobias Gerald Albert Lieven Flood (born 8 August 1985) is an English rugby union player.
Tomos George Lesley Shanklin (born 24 November 1979 in Harrow, London) is a former Welsh rugby union player who played outside centre for Cardiff Blues and Wales.
Thomas John Bowe (born 22 February 1984) is an Irish former rugby union player from County Monaghan, Ireland.
In rugby union, the Triple Crown is an honour contested annually by the "Home Nations" – i.e. England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales who compete within the larger Six Nations Championship.
Twickenham Stadium (usually known as Twickenham or Twickers) is a rugby union stadium in Twickenham, south west London, England.
Vincent Clerc (born 7 May 1981) is a former French rugby union player who played on the wing.
The Wales national rugby union team (Tîm rygbi'r undeb cenedlaethol Cymru) competes annually in the Six Nations Championship with England, France, Ireland, Italy and Scotland.
Warren David Gatland, OBE (born 17 September 1963) is a New Zealand rugby union coach, currently the head coach of Wales.
Wayne Barnes (born 20 April 1979) is an English international rugby union referee and barrister.
The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) (Undeb Rygbi Cymru) is the governing body of rugby union in Wales, recognised by the sport's international governing body, World Rugby.
A wooden spoon is usually given to an individual or team which has come last in a competition, but sometimes also to runners-up.
Yannick Jauzion (born 28 July 1978 in Castres) is a French former rugby union footballer.
The 2000 Six Nations Championship was the first series of the Six Nations Championship, following the inclusion of Italy into the Five Nations championship.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.