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Adam Rhys Jones (born 8 March 1981) is a Welsh former professional rugby union player.
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.
Alexandre Lapandry (born 13 April 1989 in Paray-le-Monial, Saône-et-Loire) is a French rugby union player.
Alexis Palisson (born 9 September 1987 in Montauban, Tarn-et-Garonne) is a French rugby union footballer.
Richard Andrew Robinson OBE (born 3 April 1964) is an English rugby union coach and retired player.
Anterior cruciate ligament injury is when the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is either stretched, partially torn, or completely torn.
The Aviva Stadium (also known as Lansdowne Road; Staid Aviva) is a sports stadium located in Dublin, Ireland, with a capacity for 51,700 spectators (all seated).
Benjamin James "Ben" Foden (born 22 July 1985 in Chester) is a rugby union player who plays for Northampton Saints and England.
Brian Gerard O'Driscoll (born 21 January 1979) is a retired Irish professional rugby union player.
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.
In sport, a cap is a metaphorical term for a player's appearance in a game at international level.
Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.
Carlo Antonio Del Fava (born 1 July 1981) is a South African-born, Italian former rugby union player.
Christopher Peter Cusiter (born 13 June 1982) is a retired Scottish international rugby union player who played at scrum-half.
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.
Clément Poitrenaud (born 20 May 1982 in Castres, Tarn) is a former French rugby union footballer.
Craig Gower (born 29 April 1978) is a former professional rugby league and rugby union footballer of the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s.
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.
Dan Cole (born 9 May 1987) is an English rugby union player who plays at prop for Leicester Tigers in the Premiership, for the England national rugby union team internationally, and has been capped 3 times for the British and Irish Lions.
Daniel Arthur Parks (born 26 May 1978 in Hornsby) is an Australian-born former international rugby union player and now coach.
Daniel Care(born 2 January 1987) is an English rugby union player who plays for Harlequins in the Gallagher Premiership, primarily playing at Scrum-half but he can also operate in the Fly-half role.
Dave Pearson (born 9 August 1966) is an English rugby union referee.
David Marty (born 30 October 1982 in Perpignan) is a French rugby union footballer who plays at centre in the Top 14 competition for Catalan club USA Perpignan and also for France.
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.
Declan Kidney (born 20 October 1959) is an Irish rugby union coach.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
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.
François Trinh-Duc (born 11 November 1986) is a French rugby union player for RC Toulonnais in France's top division of rugby union, the Top 14.
The France national rugby union team competes annually against England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales in the Six Nations Championship.
Frédéric Michalak (born 16 October 1982 in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne) is a French rugby union footballer, who currently plays for the Lyon OU in the Top 14.
The French Rugby Federation (Fédération Française de Rugby (FFR)) is the governing body for rugby union in France.
George Clancy is an Irish rugby union referee.
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.
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.
Imanol Harinordoquy (born 20 February 1980) is a French-Basque rugby union player who typically plays as a number 8 for Stade Toulousain at club level in the Top 14 and for France internationally.
The Ireland national rugby union team represents the island of Ireland in rugby union.
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).
The Italy national rugby union team competes annually in the Six Nations Championship against the other top rugby teams in Europe.
James Haskell (born 2 April 1985) is an English rugby union player who currently plays for Northampton Saints in the Aviva Premiership and internationally for England.
James William Hook (born 27 June 1985) is a Welsh rugby union player, who currently plays for Pro14 club the Ospreys.
James Peter Richard Heaslip (born 15 December 1983) is a former Irish rugby union player who played for Leinster and Ireland.
John Adam Barclay (born 25 September 1986 in Hong Kong) is a Scottish rugby union player for Edinburgh Rugby in the Guinness Pro14.
John Hayes (born 2 November 1973) is a retired Irish rugby union player who played in the Pro12 and Heineken Cup for Munster.
John William "Johnnie" Beattie (born 21 November 1985 in Glasgow) is a Scottish rugby union player who plays for Bayonne at the number 8 position.
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 Sexton is an Irish rugby union player.
Jonathan Peter Wilkinson, CBE (born 25 May 1979) is an English former rugby union player who represented England and the British and Irish Lions.
Paul Kaine Robertson (born 29 October 1980 in Auckland) is a rugby union player from New Zealand who plays rugby union for Viadana, and international rugby for Italy.
Keith Gerard Earls (born 2 October 1987) is an Irish rugby union player for Munster in the Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup.
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.
Stephen Leigh Halfpenny (born 22 December 1988) is a Wales and British and Irish Lions international rugby union player.
Leonardo Ghiraldini (born 26 December 1984) is an Italian rugby union player for Toulouse in the Top 14.
Lewis Walton Moody MBE (born 12 June 1978 in Ascot) is a retired English rugby union player who played most recently for Bath Rugby and was part of the 2003 World Cup winning side.
This is a list of the leaders for caps in rugby union test matches, with a minimum of 90 confirmed test caps.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Luke McLean (born 29 June 1987) is an Italian Australian rugby union footballer who plays at fullback for London Irish.
Marc Andreu (born 27 December 1985 in Fréjus, Var) is a French rugby union player.
Marc Lièvremont (born 28 October 1968) is a former rugby union footballer and was the head coach of the French national rugby union team.
Marius Jonker (born 19 June 1968 in Kimberley, Northern Cape) is a former South Africa rugby union referee.
Mark Lawrence (born 16 June 1965, Standerton) is an international rugby union referee from South Africa.
Martin Osborne Johnson CBE (born 9 March 1970) is an English retired rugby union player who represented and captained England and Leicester in a career spanning 16 seasons.
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.
Mathieu Bastareaud (born 17 September 1988) is a French rugby union centre who currently plays international rugby for France and is the Captain of Toulon.
Maxwell Brian "Max" Evans (born 12 September 1983) is a rugby union player who has won 44 caps for Scotland.
Michael Robert Leighton Blair (born 20 April 1981 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish rugby union coach who was formerly a professional player.
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.
Mirco Bergamasco (born 23 February 1983) is an Italian rugby union and rugby league player.
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.
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.
The Northern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is north of the Equator.
Pablo Canavosio (born 26 December 1981 in Córdoba, Argentina) is an Italian Argentine rugby union footballer.
Patrick "Paddy" Wallace (born 27 August 1979) is a Northern Ireland-born rugby union footballer who has played for Ireland's national team and currently plays for Ulster.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Romain Poite (born September 14, 1975) is a French rugby union international referee.
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.
RTÉ Sport is a department of Irish public broadcaster RTÉ.
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.
The Scotland national rugby union team is administered by the Scottish Rugby Union.
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.
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.
Stephen William Borthwick (born 12 October 1979) is a former English rugby union footballer who played lock for Bath and Saracens.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
Thierry 'The Beast' Dusautoir (born 18 November 1981) is a French former rugby union player who last played for France at international level and Toulouse in the French Top 14 club competition.
Tobias Gerald Albert Lieven Flood (born 8 August 1985) is an English rugby union player.
Tom Prydie (born 23 February 1992) is a Welsh rugby union player.
Tomás O'Leary (born 22 October 1983) is a former Irish rugby union player who played as a scrum-half.
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.
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.
William Servat (born 9 December 1978 in Saint-Gaudens, France) is a French rugby union footballer who plays as a hooker for Toulouse in the Top 14 club competition.
Yannick Jauzion (born 28 July 1978 in Castres) is a French former rugby union footballer.
The 2004 Six Nations Championship was the fifth series of the rugby union Six Nations Championship to be held since the competition expanded in 2000 to include Italy.
The 2009 end of year rugby internationals, also known as the Autumn internationals in the Northern Hemisphere, saw Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina, tour the northern hemisphere.
The 2009 Six Nations Championship, known as the 2009 RBS 6 Nations because of the tournament's sponsorship by The Royal Bank of Scotland, was the 10th Six Nations Championship, and the 115th international championship, an annual rugby union competition contested by the six major Northern Hemisphere national teams.
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.