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2016 Six Nations Championship

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The 2016 Six Nations Championship, known as the 2016 RBS 6 Nations due to the tournament's sponsorship by The Royal Bank of Scotland, was the 17th series of the Six Nations Championship, the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. [1]

285 relations: Aaron Jarvis, Alasdair Dickinson, Alessandro Zanni, Alex Cuthbert, Alex Dunbar, Alex Goode, Alexandre Flanquart, Alexandre Ruiz, Alun Wyn Jones, Andrea Lovotti, Andrea Pratichetti, Andrew Trimble, Angus Gardner, Anthony Watson (rugby union), Antoine Burban, Argentine Rugby Union, Aviva Stadium, BBC, Ben O'Keeffe, Ben Youngs, Bernard Le Roux, Billy Vunipola, Blair Cowan (rugby union), Braam Steyn, Bradley Davies, British and Irish Lions, Calcutta Cup, Camille Chat, Captain (sports), Cardiff, Carlo Canna, Centenary Quaich, Central European Time, Chris Robshaw, Cian Healy, CJ Stander, Conor Murray, Courtney Lawes, Craig Joubert, Damien Chouly, Dan Biggar, Dan Cole (rugby union), Dan Lydiate, Danny Care, Dario Chistolini, Dave Kearney, David Denton (rugby union), David Odiete, David Sole, Davide Giazzon, ..., Devin Toner, Djibril Camara, DMAX (Italy), Donnacha Ryan, Dries van Schalkwyk, Dublin, Duncan Taylor (rugby union), Duncan Weir, Dylan Hartley, Eddie Jones (rugby union), Eddy Ben Arous, Edinburgh, Edoardo Gori, Edoardo Padovani, Elliot Daly, England national rugby union team, Eoin Reddan, Federico Anselmi, Fergus McFadden, Finlay Bealham, Finn Russell, François Trinh-Duc, France, France 2, France national rugby union team, Francesco Minto, French Rugby Federation, Gaël Fickou, Gareth Anscombe, Gareth Davies (rugby player, born 1990), George Ayoub, George Biagi, George Clancy (rugby union), George Ford (rugby union), George Kruis, George North, Gethin Jenkins, Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy, Glen Jackson (rugby union), Gonzalo García (rugby player), Gordon Reid (rugby union), Grand Slam (rugby union), Greenwich Mean Time, Greig Laidlaw, Guglielmo Palazzani, Guilhem Guirado, Guy Novès, Hallam Amos, Henry Pyrgos, Hugo Bonneval, Ian Madigan, Ireland national rugby union team, Irish Rugby Football Union, Italian Rugby Federation, Italy, Italy national rugby union team, ITV (TV network), Jack Clifford, Jack McGrath (rugby player), Jack Nowell, Jaco Peyper, Jacopo Sarto, Jacques Brunel (rugby union), Jake Ball (rugby player), James Cronin (rugby union), James Haskell, Jamie George, Jamie Heaslip, Jamie Roberts, Jared Payne, Jérôme Garcès, Jean-Marc Doussain, Jefferson Poirot, Joe Launchbury, Joe Marler, Joe Schmidt (rugby union), John Barclay (rugby union), John Hardie (rugby player), John Lacey (rugby union), Jonathan Danty, Jonathan Davies (rugby union, born 1988), Jonathan Joseph (rugby union), Jonathan Sexton, Jonny Gray, Jonny Wilkinson, Josh Strauss, Josh van der Flier, Joshua Furno, JP Doyle, Jules Plisson, Justin Tipuric, Keith Earls, Kelly Haimona, Ken Owens, Kieran Brookes, Kieran Marmion, Leighton Hodges, Leonardo Ghiraldini, Leonardo Sarto, Liam Williams (rugby player), Lloyd Williams (rugby union, born 1989), Loann Goujon, London, Lorenzo Cittadini, Louis Picamoles, Luke Charteris, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Luke McLean, Luke Pearce, Mako Vunipola, Manu Tuilagi, Marco Fuser, Marius Mitrea, Marius van der Westhuizen, Mark Bennett (Scottish rugby player), Maro Itoje, Martin Castrogiovanni, Mathieu Raynal, Matt Scott (rugby union), Matteo Zanusso, Mattia Bellini, Maxime Machenaud, Maxime Médard, Maxime Mermoz, Michele Campagnaro, Mike Brown (rugby union), Mike McCarthy (rugby union), Mike Ross (rugby union), Millennium Stadium, Moray Low, Murrayfield Stadium, Nathan White (rugby union), New Zealand Rugby, Nigel Owens, Oliviero Fabiani, Ollie Devoto, Ornel Gega, Owen Farrell, Paris, Pascal Gaüzère, Paul Hill (rugby union), Paul James (rugby union), Paul Jedrasiak, Peter Horne, Pietro Ceccarelli, Quintin Geldenhuys, Rabah Slimani, Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Republic of Ireland, Rhys Priestland, Rhys Ruddock, Rhys Webb, Richardt Strauss, Richie Gray (rugby player, born 1989), Rob Evans (rugby player), Rob Harley, Rob Kearney, Robbie Henshaw, Romain Poite, Rome, Rory Best, Rory Sutherland (rugby union), Ross Ford, Ross Moriarty, Royal Bank of Scotland, Ruaridh Jackson, Rugby Australia, Rugby Football Union, Rugby union, Ryan Wilson (rugby union), Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, Sam Warburton, Samson Lee, Sébastien Bézy, Sébastien Vahaamahina, Scotland national rugby union team, Scott Baldwin (rugby player), Scott Spedding, Sean Cronin, Sean Lamont, Sean Maitland, Seán O'Brien (rugby player), Sergio Parisse, Simon Zebo, Six Nations Championship, South African Rugby Union, Stade de France, Stadio Olimpico, Stuart Berry, Stuart Hogg, Stuart McCloskey, Stuart McInally, Tadhg Furlong, Taulupe Faletau, Teddy Thomas (rugby union), Tim Swinson, Tim Visser, Tom James (rugby player), Tomas Francis, Tommaso Allan, Tommy O'Donnell, Tommy Seymour, Triple Crown (rugby union), Twickenham Stadium, Uini Atonio, Ultan Dillane, United Kingdom, UTC+01:00, UTC±00:00, Valerio Bernabò, Vern Cotter, Vincent Pelo, Virimi Vakatawa, Wales national rugby union team, Warren Gatland, Wayne Barnes, Welsh Rugby Union, Wenceslas Lauret, Wesley Fofana, Whitewash (sport), Wooden spoon (award), WP Nel, Xavier Chiocci, Yacouba Camara, Yoann Maestri, Zander Fagerson, 1991 Five Nations Championship, 2000 Six Nations Championship, 2003 Six Nations Championship, 2006 Six Nations Championship, 2011 Rugby World Cup warm-up matches, 2011 Six Nations Championship, 2014 Six Nations Championship, 2015 Six Nations Championship. 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Aaron Jarvis

Aaron Jarvis (born 20 May 1986) is a Wales international rugby union player.

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Alasdair Dickinson

Alasdair Dickinson (born 11 September 1983 in Dundee) is a Scottish rugby union footballer, who plays for Edinburgh Rugby.

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Alessandro Zanni

Alessandro Zanni (born 31 January 1984 in Udine) is an Italian rugby union player who has played over 100 times for.

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Alex Cuthbert

Alex Cuthbert (born 5 April 1990, Gloucester, England) is a Welsh rugby union player.

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Alex Dunbar

Alex Dunbar (born 23 April 1990 in Dumfries) is a Scotland international rugby union player.

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Alex Goode

David Alexander Vallance Goode (born 7 May 1988) is an English professional rugby union player playing in the Aviva Premiership for Saracens.

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Alexandre Flanquart

Alexandre Flanquart (born 9 October 1989) is a French rugby union player, playing as Lock for Stade Français in the Top 14.

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Alexandre Ruiz

Alexandre Ruiz (born 24 Match 1987) is a professional rugby union referee who represents the French Rugby Federation.

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Alun Wyn Jones

Alun Wyn Jones (born 19 September 1985) is a Welsh rugby union player.

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Andrea Lovotti

Andrea Lovotti (born 28 July 1989) is an Italian rugby union player who plays as a Prop.

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Andrea Pratichetti

Andrea Pratichetti (born 26 November 1988) is an Italian rugby union player who currently plays for Benetton as a centre.

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Andrew Trimble

Andrew Trimble (born 20 October 1984) is an Irish rugby union player from Coleraine.

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Angus Gardner

Angus Gardner (born 24 August 1984) is an Australian professional rugby union referee who was appointed to the Super Rugby referees panel in 2012.

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Anthony Watson (rugby union)

Anthony Watson (born 26 February 1994) is an English professional rugby union player who plays wing for Bath Rugby in the English Premiership and England.

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Antoine Burban

Antoine Burban (born 22 July 1987) is a French rugby union footballer.

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Argentine Rugby Union

The Argentine Rugby Union (Unión Argentina de Rugby, abbreviated "UAR") is the governing body for rugby union in Argentina.

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Aviva Stadium

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).

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Ben O'Keeffe

Ben O'Keeffe (born 3 January 1989) is a New Zealand professional rugby union referee.

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Ben Youngs

Benjamin Ryder Youngs (born 5 September 1989) is an English professional rugby union player who plays as a scrum-half for Leicester Tigers and England.

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Bernard Le Roux

Bernard Le Roux (born 4 June 1989) is a South African born-French rugby union player, who currently plays flanker for French Top 14 side Racing 92.

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Billy Vunipola

Billy Vunipola (born Viliami Vunipola 3 November 1992) is an English rugby union player.

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Blair Cowan (rugby union)

Blair Cowan (born 21 April 1986) is a Scottish rugby union player for London Irish in the English Premiership.

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Braam Steyn

Abraham "Braam" Steyn (born 2 May 1992) is a South African-born Italian rugby union player.

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Bradley Davies

Bradley Davies (born 9 January 1987) is a Wales international rugby union player for the Ospreys in the Pro14.

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British and Irish Lions

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.

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Calcutta Cup

The Calcutta Cup is the trophy is awarded to the winner of the match between England and Scotland.

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Camille Chat

Camille Chat (born 18 December 1995) is a French rugby union player.

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Captain (sports)

In team sports, captain is a title given to a member of the team.

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Cardiff

Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.

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Carlo Canna

Carlo Canna (born 25 August 1992) is an Italian rugby union player, who regularly plays Fly-half.

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Centenary Quaich

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.

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Central European Time

Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Chris Robshaw

Chris Robshaw (born 4 June 1986) is an English rugby union player.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

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.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Cian Healy

Cian Healy (born 7 October 1987) is an Irish rugby union rugby player.

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CJ Stander

Christiaan Johan 'CJ' Stander (born 5 April 1990) is a South African born rugby union player, who represents Ireland after qualifying through residency.

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Conor Murray

Conor Murray (born 20 April 1989) is an Irish rugby union player who plays for Munster in the Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup.

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Courtney Lawes

Courtney Lawes (born 23 February 1989 in Hackney, England) is a professional rugby player for Northampton Saints, who plays in the Aviva Premiership.

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Craig Joubert

Craig Paul Joubert (born 8 November 1977) is a South African professional rugby union referee and a Referee Talent Development Coach at World Rugby.

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Damien Chouly

Damien Chouly (born 27 November 1985) is a French rugby union footballer.

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Dan Biggar

Daniel Biggar (born 16 October 1989) is a Welsh international rugby union outside-half who plays club rugby for the Ospreys.

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Dan Cole (rugby union)

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.

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Dan Lydiate

Dan Lydiate (born 18 December 1987) is a Wales international rugby union player.

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Danny Care

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.

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Dario Chistolini

Dario Chistolini (born 14 September 1988 in Kempton Park, South Africa) is a South African-born Italian rugby union player.

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Dave Kearney

Dave Kearney (born 19 June 1989), is an Irish rugby union player who plays wing and fullback for Lansdowne, Leinster and Ireland.

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David Denton (rugby union)

David Denton (born 5 February 1990) is a Zimbabwean-born, Scottish rugby union player who plays for Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership.

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David Odiete

David Michael Odiete (born 24 February 1993) is an Italian rugby union player of Nigerian descent.

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David Sole

David Michael Barclay Sole OBE (born 8 May 1962) is a former Scottish rugby union footballer.

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Davide Giazzon

Davide Giazzon (born 16 January 1986 in Venice) is an Italian rugby union player.

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Devin Toner

Devin Toner (born 29 June 1986) is a professional rugby player.

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Djibril Camara

Djibril Camara (born 22 June 1989) is a French rugby union player.

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DMAX (Italy)

DMAX is a thematic network television, owned by Discovery Communications Group.

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Donnacha Ryan

Donnacha Ryan (born 11 December 1983) is an Irish rugby union player for French side Racing 92 in the Top 14 and European Rugby Champions Cup.

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Dries van Schalkwyk

Andries Johannes van Schalkwyk (born 21 December 1984) is a South African-born Italian rugby union player.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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Duncan Taylor (rugby union)

Duncan Taylor (born 5 September 1989) is a Scottish Rugby Union player.

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Duncan Weir

Duncan Weir (born 10 May 1991) is a Scottish rugby union rugby player.

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Dylan Hartley

Dylan Hartley (born 24 March 1986) is a New Zealand-born rugby union player who plays at hooker for England and Northampton Saints.

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Eddie Jones (rugby union)

Eddie Jones (born 30 January 1960) is an Australian rugby union coach and former player.

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Eddy Ben Arous

Eddy Ben Arous (born 25 August 1990) is a French rugby union player of Nigerian origin, who plays prop for Top 14 side Racing Métro..

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.

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Edoardo Gori

Edoardo Gori (born 5 March 1990, in Borgo San Lorenzo) is an Italian rugby union player.

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Edoardo Padovani

Edoardo Padovani (born 15 May 1993) is an Italian rugby union player.

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Elliot Daly

Elliot Daly (born 8 October 1992) is an English rugby union footballer who plays for Wasps in the Gallagher Premiership and for England.

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England national rugby union team

The England national rugby union team competes in the annual Six Nations Championship with France, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, and Wales.

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Eoin Reddan

Eoin Reddan (born Limerick, Ireland, 20 November 1980) is an Irish rugby union player who plays at scrum half.

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Federico Anselmi

Federico Anselmi (born 29 August 1982) is a professional rugby union referee who represents the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR).

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Fergus McFadden

Fergus McFadden (born 17 June 1986) from Suncroft, Kildare is an Irish professional rugby union player.

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Finlay Bealham

Finlay Bealham (born 9 October 1991) is an Australian-born Irish rugby union player.

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Finn Russell

Finn Russell (born 23 September 1992) is a Scottish rugby union player who can play stand-off or centre, and currently plays for French side Racing 92.

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François Trinh-Duc

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.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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France 2

France 2 is a French public national television channel.

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France national rugby union team

The France national rugby union team competes annually against England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales in the Six Nations Championship.

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Francesco Minto

Francesco Minto (born 29 May 1987) is an Italian rugby union player, and has been capped for the Italian national team.

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French Rugby Federation

The French Rugby Federation (Fédération Française de Rugby (FFR)) is the governing body for rugby union in France.

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Gaël Fickou

Gaël Fickou (born 26 March 1994) is a French rugby union player who plays for French club Toulouse.

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Gareth Anscombe

Gareth Anscombe is a New Zealand born rugby union player who plays for the Wales national rugby union team.

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Gareth Davies (rugby player, born 1990)

Gareth Davies (born 18 August 1990) is a Wales international rugby union player currently playing for the Scarlets.

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George Ayoub

George Ayoub (born 23 October 1963) is an Australian professional rugby union referee.

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George Biagi

George Biagi (born 4 October 1985 in Irvine, Scotland) is an Italy international rugby union player who plays club rugby for Zebre.

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George Clancy (rugby union)

George Clancy is an Irish rugby union referee.

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George Ford (rugby union)

George Ford (born 16 March 1993) is a rugby union rugby player who plays at fly-half for Leicester Tigers and England.

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George Kruis

George Kruis (born 22 February 1990) is a professional rugby union player for England and Saracens in the Aviva Premiership.

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George North

George Philip North (born 13 April 1992) is a Welsh International rugby union player who currently plays for the Ospreys in the Pro14.

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Gethin Jenkins

Gethin Jenkins (born 17 November 1980) is a Welsh rugby union player.

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Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy

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.

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Glen Jackson (rugby union)

Glen Warwick Jackson (born 23 October 1975 in Feilding, New Zealand) is a professional full-time referee for New Zealand Rugby Union.

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Gonzalo García (rugby player)

Gonzalo Manuel García (born February 18, 1984) is an Argentine-born Italian rugby union player for Zebre in the Pro14 competition.

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Gordon Reid (rugby union)

Gordon Reid (born 4 March 1987) is a Scottish international Rugby Union player.

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Grand Slam (rugby union)

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.

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Greenwich Mean Time

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.

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Greig Laidlaw

Greig Laidlaw (born 12 October 1985) is a Scottish rugby union player.

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Guglielmo Palazzani

Guglielmo Palazzani (born 11 April 1991) is an Italian rugby union player.

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Guilhem Guirado

Guilhem Guirado (born 17 June 1986) is a French rugby union player, who plays for French Top 14 side, Toulon.

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Guy Novès

Guy Novès (born 5 February 1954) is a former French rugby union player and most recently coach of the French national team.

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Hallam Amos

Hallam Amos (born 24 September 1994) is a Wales international rugby union player who plays for the Dragons regional team having previously played for Newport RFC.

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Henry Pyrgos

Henry Benjamin Pyrgos (born 9 July 1989) is a Scotland international rugby union player.

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Hugo Bonneval

Hugo Bonneval (born 19 November 1990) is a French rugby union player.

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Ian Madigan

Ian Madigan (born 21 March 1989) is an Irish professional rugby union player for Bristol.

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Ireland national rugby union team

The Ireland national rugby union team represents the island of Ireland in rugby union.

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Irish Rugby Football 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).

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Italian Rugby Federation

The Italian Rugby Federation (Federazione Italiana Rugby) or FIR is the governing body for the sport of rugby union in Italy.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Italy national rugby union team

The Italy national rugby union team competes annually in the Six Nations Championship against the other top rugby teams in Europe.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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Jack Clifford

Jack Clifford (born 12 February 1993) is a rugby union player for the England national rugby union team and Premiership side Harlequins.

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Jack McGrath (rugby player)

Jack McGrath (born 11 October 1989) is an Irish rugby union player for Leinster Rugby and for the Ireland national rugby union team.

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Jack Nowell

Jack Thomas Nowell (born 11 April 1993) is an English rugby union player for Premiership side Exeter Chiefs.

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Jaco Peyper

Jaco Peyper is a South African rugby referee Peyper rose through the ranks in South Africa quickly, making his Super Rugby debut in 2008 while still in his 20's.

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Jacopo Sarto

Jacopo Sarto (born 15 July 1990) is an Italian rugby union player.

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Jacques Brunel (rugby union)

Jacques Brunel (born 14 January 1954) is a French rugby union coach and former player.

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Jake Ball (rugby player)

Jake Ball (born 21 June 1991) is a Wales international rugby union player.

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James Cronin (rugby union)

James Cronin (born 23 November 1990) is an Irish rugby union player for Munster in the Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup.

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James Haskell

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.

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Jamie George

Jamie George (born 20 October 1990 in Welwyn Garden City, England) is an English rugby union player.

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Jamie Heaslip

James Peter Richard Heaslip (born 15 December 1983) is a former Irish rugby union player who played for Leinster and Ireland.

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Jamie Roberts

Jamie Huw Roberts (born 8 November 1986) is a Welsh rugby union player.

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Jared Payne

Jared Benjamin Payne (born 13 October 1985) is a retired rugby union centre who played for Ulster and the Ireland national team.

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Jérôme Garcès

Jérôme Garcès (born 24 October 1973, in Pau) is a French rugby union referee who regularly officiates high-profile club matches in tournaments such as Pro14, Top 14 and the Heineken Cup.

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Jean-Marc Doussain

Jean-Marc Doussain (born 12 February 1991) is a French rugby union fly half.

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Jefferson Poirot

Jefferson Poirot (born 1 November 1992 in Val-d'Oise, France) is a French rugby union player.

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Joe Launchbury

Joseph Oliver Launchbury (born 12 April 1991) is an English rugby union lock who plays for Premiership side Wasps.

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Joe Marler

Joe Marler (born 7 July 1990) is an English professional rugby union player for Harlequins in the Gallagher Premiership playing primarily as a Prop.

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Joe Schmidt (rugby union)

Josef 'Joe' Schmidt is a New Zealand-born Irish rugby union coach, who is currently the head coach of Ireland.

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John Barclay (rugby union)

John Adam Barclay (born 25 September 1986 in Hong Kong) is a Scottish rugby union player for Edinburgh Rugby in the Guinness Pro14.

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John Hardie (rugby player)

John Hardie (born 27 July 1988) is a New Zealand born Scottish international rugby union player who last played for Edinburgh.

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John Lacey (rugby union)

John Lacey is a former Ireland A and Ireland Sevens rugby union international and current rugby union referee.

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Jonathan Danty

Jonathan Danty (born 7 October 1992) is a French rugby union player.

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Jonathan Davies (rugby union, born 1988)

Jonathan Davies (born 5 April 1988) is a Welsh professional rugby union player who plays at centre for the Scarlets and the Wales national team.

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Jonathan Joseph (rugby union)

Jonathan Byron Alexander Joseph (born 21 May 1991) is an English professional rugby union player who represents England at international level and Bath Rugby in the English Premiership.

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Jonathan Sexton

Jonathan Sexton is an Irish rugby union player.

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Jonny Gray

Jonny Gray (born 14 March 1994 in Rutherglen, Scotland) is a Scotland international rugby union player.

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Jonny Wilkinson

Jonathan Peter Wilkinson, CBE (born 25 May 1979) is an English former rugby union player who represented England and the British and Irish Lions.

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Josh Strauss

Josh Strauss (born 23 October 1986) is a South African-born Scottish rugby union footballer.

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Josh van der Flier

Josh van der Flier (born 25 April 1993) is an Irish rugby union player for Leinster and Ireland.

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Joshua Furno

Joshua Furno (born 21 October 1989) is an Italian rugby union player.

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JP Doyle

John Paul "JP" Doyle (born 3 August 1979) is an Irish rugby union referee from Dublin, in Leinster.

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Jules Plisson

Jules Plisson (born 20 August 1991) is a French rugby union player.

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Justin Tipuric

Justin Tipuric (born 6 August 1989) is a Welsh international rugby union player who plays for Wales as an openside flanker.

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Keith Earls

Keith Gerard Earls (born 2 October 1987) is an Irish rugby union player for Munster in the Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup.

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Kelly Haimona

Kelly Haimona (born 30 July 1986) is a Italian international rugby union player, who can play Fly Half, Centre and Fullback.

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Ken Owens

Kenneth James Owens (born 3 January 1987), Scarlets website.

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Kieran Brookes

Kieran Brookes (born 29 August 1990) is an English rugby union player who plays for Northampton Saints and England.

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Kieran Marmion

Kieran Marmion (born 11 February 1992) is an English-born Irish rugby union player who primarily plays as a scrum-half.

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Leighton Hodges

Leighton Hodges (born 25 November 1975) is a Welsh rugby referee who mainly referees club rugby in such tournaments as the Pro14.

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Leonardo Ghiraldini

Leonardo Ghiraldini (born 26 December 1984) is an Italian rugby union player for Toulouse in the Top 14.

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Leonardo Sarto

Leonardo Sarto (born 15 January 1992) is an Italian rugby union player who plays as a wing.

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Liam Williams (rugby player)

Liam Williams (born 9 April 1991) is a Welsh international union player currently playing for the Saracens.

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Lloyd Williams (rugby union, born 1989)

Lloyd Williams (born 30 November 1989) is a Wales international rugby union player.

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Loann Goujon

Loann Goujon (born 23 April 1989) is a French rugby union player.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Lorenzo Cittadini

Lorenzo Cittadini (born 17 December 1982) is an Italian rugby union player who plays at prop.

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Louis Picamoles

Louis Picamoles (born 5 February 1986) is a French rugby union player who plays for Montpellier Hérault RC in the Top 14.

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Luke Charteris

Luke Charteris (born 9 March 1983) is a Wales international rugby union player.

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Luke Cowan-Dickie

Luke Cowan-Dickie is a Cornish rugby union player for Exeter Chiefs in the Aviva Premiership.

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Luke McLean

Luke McLean (born 29 June 1987) is an Italian Australian rugby union footballer who plays at fullback for London Irish.

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Luke Pearce

Luke Pearce (born 13 November 1987) is a British referee representing the Rugby Football Union.

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Mako Vunipola

Mako Vunipola (born 14 January 1991) is a New Zealand born England international rugby union player.

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Manu Tuilagi

Etuale Manusamoa 'Manu' Tuilagi (born 18 May 1991) is a rugby union player who currently plays for Leicester Tigers in the Premiership, and has played internationally for and the British and Irish Lions.

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Marco Fuser

Marco Fuser (born 9 March 1991) is an Italian rugby union player who plays as a Lock.

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Marius Mitrea

Marius Mitrea (born 25 February 1982) is a rugby union referee who represents the Italian Rugby Federation.

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Marius van der Westhuizen

Marius van der Westhuizen (born 6 January 1984) is a South African rugby union referee, currently on the Premier Panel of the South African Rugby Referees' Association.

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Mark Bennett (Scottish rugby player)

Mark Bennett (born 3 February 1993) is a Scottish rugby union footballer who plays as a centre for Edinburgh Rugby in the Pro14.

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Maro Itoje

Oghenemaro Miles Itoje (born 28 October 1994), known professionally as Maro Itoje, is an English rugby union player, who plays as a lock or as a blindside flanker for English Premiership club Saracens and the England national team.

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Martin Castrogiovanni

Martín Leandro Castrogiovanni (born October 21, 1981) is an Italian Argentine rugby union footballer.

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Mathieu Raynal

Mathieu Raynal (born 9 August 1981) is a professional rugby union referee who represents the French Rugby Federation.

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Matt Scott (rugby union)

Matthew Scott (born 30 September 1990) is a Scottish rugby union player with 36 caps for Scotland who plays for Edinburgh Rugby in the Guinness Pro14.

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Matteo Zanusso

Matteo Zanusso (born 9 April 1993) is an Italian rugby union player who plays as a Prop.

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Mattia Bellini

Mattia Bellini (born 8 February 1994) is an Italian rugby union player.

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Maxime Machenaud

Maxime Machenaud (born 30 December 1988) is a French rugby union player.

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Maxime Médard

Maxime Médard (born 16 November 1986 in Toulouse) is a French rugby union player who plays his club rugby for French club Stade Toulousain in Top 14 and France internationally.

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Maxime Mermoz

Maxime Mermoz (born 28 July 1986) is a French professional rugby union footballer currently playing for Newcastle Falcons in the English Premiership.

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Michele Campagnaro

Michele Campagnaro (born 13 March 1993) is an Italian rugby union player who plays as a centre.

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Mike Brown (rugby union)

Mike Brown (born 4 September 1985) is an English professional rugby union player who plays fullback for Harlequins and the England rugby team.

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Mike McCarthy (rugby union)

Michael McCarthy (born 27 November 1981) is an English-born retired Irish professional rugby union player who was educated at Sedbergh School.

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Mike Ross (rugby union)

Mike Ross (born 21 December 1979) is a retired Irish rugby union footballer who played prop for Irish club Leinster and the Ireland national rugby team.

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Millennium Stadium

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.

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Moray Low

Moray Low (born 28 November 1984 in Torphins, Aberdeenshire, Scotland) is a rugby union player for Exeter in the Aviva Premiership.

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Murrayfield Stadium

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.

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Nathan White (rugby union)

Nathan White is a retired rugby union from New Zealand, who played internationally for.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

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.

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New Year's Eve

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.

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New Zealand Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is the governing body of rugby union in New Zealand.

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Nigel Owens

Nigel Owens MBE (born 18 June 1971) is a Welsh international rugby union referee.

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Oliviero Fabiani

Oliviero Fabiani (born 13 July 1990) is an Italian rugby union player.

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Ollie Devoto

Oliver Jonathan Devoto (born 22 September 1993) is an English rugby union player, who plays for Exeter Chiefs as a utility back primarily as a centre and fly-half.

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Ornel Gega

Ornel Gega (born 24 March 1990) is an Albanian-born Italian rugby union player.

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Owen Farrell

Owen Andrew Farrell (born 24 September 1991) is an English professional rugby union player, currently playing for Gallagher Premiership side Saracens, and as the Captain of the English international rugby team.

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Pascal Gaüzère

Pascal Gaüzère (born April 23, 1977) is a rugby union referee from France who represents the French Rugby Federation at the international level in refereeing.

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Paul Hill (rugby union)

Paul Hill (born 2 March 1995) is a rugby union footballer who plays at prop for Northampton Saints.

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Paul James (rugby union)

Paul James (born 13 May 1982 in Neath, Wales) is a Welsh international rugby union player for Ospreys in the Pro14.

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Paul Jedrasiak

Paul Jedrasiak (born 17 February 1993) is a French rugby union player.

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Peter Horne

Peter Horne is a professional rugby player.

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Pietro Ceccarelli

Pietro Ceccarelli (born 16 February 1992) is an Italian rugby union player.

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Quintin Geldenhuys

Quintin Geldenhuys (born 19 June 1981) is a South Africa-born Italian rugby union player.

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Rabah Slimani

Rabah Slimani (born 18 October 1989) is a French rugby union player who can play on both sides of the scrum; tight head prop and loose head prop, and he currently plays for ASM Clermont Auvergne in the Top 14.

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Raidió Teilifís Éireann

Raidió Teilifís Éireann (Radio-Television of Ireland; abbreviated as RTÉ) is a semi-state company and the national public service broadcaster of Ireland.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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Rhys Priestland

Rhys Priestland (born 9 January 1987) is a Welsh international rugby union player.

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Rhys Ruddock

Rhys Ruddock (born 13 November 1990) is a professional rugby union player.

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Rhys Webb

Rhys Webb (born 9 December 1988) is a Welsh international rugby union player who plays at Scrum-half for Ospreys and Wales.

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Richardt Strauss

Richardt Strauss (born 28 January 1986 in Pretoria, South Africa) is a retired South African born Irish rugby union player who played for Leinster Rugby and Ireland.

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Richie Gray (rugby player, born 1989)

Richie Gray (born 24 August 1989) is a Scottish international rugby union player, who is signed to Toulouse.

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Rob Evans (rugby player)

Robert Evans (born 14 April 1992 in Haverfordwest, Wales) is a Wales international rugby union player.

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Rob Harley

Robert John Harley (born 26 May 1990) is a Scotland international rugby union player for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro14.

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Rob Kearney

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.

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Robbie Henshaw

Robbie 'Bob' Henshaw (born 12 June 1993) is an Irish rugby union player.

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Romain Poite

Romain Poite (born September 14, 1975) is a French rugby union international referee.

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Rome

Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).

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Rory Best

Rory David Best (born 15 August 1982) is an Irish rugby union player and is currently the captain of Ireland's International team.

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Rory Sutherland (rugby union)

Rory Sutherland (born 24 August 1992) is a Scottish rugby union player who plays for Edinburgh in the Pro14.

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Ross Ford

Ross William Ford (born 23 April 1984) is a professional rugby union player who plays as hooker for both Edinburgh and Scotland.

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Ross Moriarty

Ross Moriarty (born 18 April 1994) is an international rugby union player, who currently plays for Dragons Rugby and Wales as a flanker.

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Royal Bank of Scotland

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.

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Ruaridh Jackson

Ruaridh James Howard Jackson (born 12 February 1988) is a Scotland international rugby union player.

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Rugby Australia

Rugby Australia, known as the Australian Rugby Union until 2017, is the governing body of rugby union in Australia.

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Rugby Football Union

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is the governing body for rugby union in England.

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Rugby union

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.

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Ryan Wilson (rugby union)

Ryan Wilson (born 18 May 1989) is a Scottish Rugby Union player.

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Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis

Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France.

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Sam Hidalgo-Clyne

Samuel Hidalgo-Clyne (born 4 August 1993) is a Scottish rugby union player who plays for Welsh side Scarlets in the Guinness Pro14 and Scotland.

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Sam Warburton

Sam Kennedy-Warburton, OBE MStJ (born 5 October 1988), commonly known as Sam Warburton, is a Welsh international rugby union player.

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Samson Lee

Samson Lee (born 30 November 1992) is a Wales international rugby union player currently playing for the Scarlets having previously played for Llanelli and Ammanford.

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Sébastien Bézy

Sébastien Bézy (born 22 November 1991) is a French rugby union player.

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Sébastien Vahaamahina

Sébastien Vahaamahina (born 21 October 1991 in Nouméa, New Caledonia, a special collectivity of France in the southwest Pacific Ocean) is a French rugby union player.

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Scotland national rugby union team

The Scotland national rugby union team is administered by the Scottish Rugby Union.

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Scott Baldwin (rugby player)

Scott Baldwin (born 12 July 1988) is a Welsh international rugby union player.

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Scott Spedding

Scott Spedding (born 4 May 1986 in Krugersdorp, South Africa) is a French rugby union player.

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Sean Cronin

Sean Cronin (born 6 May 1986) is an Irish rugby player who plays as a hooker for Leinster in the Pro14.

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Sean Lamont

Sean Lamont (born 15 January 1981) is a Scottish former international rugby union player and now Strength and Conditioning Coach.

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Sean Maitland

Sean Daniel Maitland (born 14 September 1988) is a New Zealand-born Scottish rugby union player.

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Seán O'Brien (rugby player)

Seán Kevin O'Brien (born 14 February 1987) is an Irish professional rugby union player and keen farmer from Carlow, Ireland.

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Sergio Parisse

Sergio Parisse (born 12 September 1983) is an Italian rugby union player.

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Simon Zebo

Simon Zebo (born 16 March 1990) is an Irish rugby union player, currently playing for French side Racing 92 in the Top 14 and European Rugby Champions Cup.

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Six Nations Championship

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.

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South African Rugby Union

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) is the governing body for rugby union in South Africa and is affiliated to World Rugby.

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Stade de France

The Stade de France is the national stadium of France, located just north of Paris in the commune of Saint-Denis.

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Stadio Olimpico

The Stadio Olimpico is the main and largest sports facility of Rome, Italy.

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Stuart Berry

Stuart Berry is a rugby union referee on the elite panel of the South African Rugby Union that has been included on the Super Rugby refereeing panel since 2011.

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Stuart Hogg

Stuart Hogg (born 24 June 1992) is a Scottish rugby union player who has more than fifty caps for Scotland and plays for Glasgow Warriors.

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Stuart McCloskey

Stuart McCloskey (born 6 August 1992) is an Irish professional rugby union player for Ulster Rugby.

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Stuart McInally

Stuart McInally (born 9 August 1990) is a Scottish rugby union player who plays for Edinburgh Rugby in the Pro14.

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Tadhg Furlong

Tadhg Furlong (born 14 November 1992) is an Irish rugby union player for Leinster in the Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup.

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Taulupe Faletau

Tangaki Taulupe "Toby" Faletau (born 12 November 1990) is a Welsh international rugby union player of Tongan origin.

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Teddy Thomas (rugby union)

Teddy Thomas (born 18 September 1993 in Biarritz, France) is a French international rugby union player who plays on the wing for Racing 92 in the Top 14.

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Tim Swinson

Tim Swinson (born 17 February 1987 in London, England) is a Scotland international rugby union player.

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Tim Visser

Tim Visser (born 29 May 1987) is a Dutch rugby union player who plays for the Scotland national team, and for English club Harlequins.

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Tom James (rugby player)

Tom James (born 17 April 1987 in Rhymney) is a Welsh rugby union player.

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Tomas Francis

Tomas Francis (born 27 April 1992 in York) is an English born - Wales international rugby union player.

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Tommaso Allan

Tommaso 'Tommy' Allan is an Italian rugby union player who can play fly-half, centre or fullback, and currently plays for Benetton and Italy.

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Tommy O'Donnell

Tommy O'Donnell (born 21 May 1987) is an Irish rugby union player for Munster in the Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup.

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Tommy Seymour

Thomas Samuel Fenwick Seymour (born 1 July 1988) is a Scotland national rugby union team player.

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Triple Crown (rugby union)

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.

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Twickenham Stadium

Twickenham Stadium (usually known as Twickenham or Twickers) is a rugby union stadium in Twickenham, south west London, England.

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Uini Atonio

Uini Atonio (born 26 March 1990) is a New Zealand-born professional rugby union footballer of Samoan heritage who represents France internationally.

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Ultan Dillane

Ultan Dillane (born 9 November 1993) is an Irish rugby union player.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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UTC+01:00

UTC+01:00, known simply as UTC+1, is a time offset that adds 1 hour to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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UTC±00:00

UTC±00:00 is the following time.

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Valerio Bernabò

Valerio Bernabò (born 3 March 1984 in Rome) is an Italian rugby union player, currently playing for Zebre Rugby in the Pro14 competition.

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Vern Cotter

Anthony Vernon Cotter (born 27 January 1962) is a New Zealand rugby union coach and former player, who is currently the head coach of French Top 14 side Montpellier.

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Vincent Pelo

Vincent Pelo (born 22 April 1988) is a French rugby union player.

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Virimi Vakatawa

Virimi Vakatawa (born 1 May 1992) is a New Zealand-born French Rugby Union player of Fijian descent who plays for Racing 92 in the Top 14 and the French national team.

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Wales national rugby union team

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.

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Warren Gatland

Warren David Gatland, OBE (born 17 September 1963) is a New Zealand rugby union coach, currently the head coach of Wales.

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Wayne Barnes

Wayne Barnes (born 20 April 1979) is an English international rugby union referee and barrister.

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Welsh Rugby Union

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.

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Wenceslas Lauret

Wenceslas Lauret (born March 28, 1989) is a rugby union footballer, who currently plays for Racing Métro in the Top 14 French league.

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Wesley Fofana

Wesley Fofana (born 20 January 1988) is a French rugby union player, of Malian descent, who plays for ASM Clermont Auvergne and the France national rugby union team.

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Whitewash (sport)

In sport, a whitewash is a game or series in which the losing person or team fails to score.

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Wooden spoon (award)

A wooden spoon is usually given to an individual or team which has come last in a competition, but sometimes also to runners-up.

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WP Nel

Willem Petrus Nel (born 30 April 1986) is a South African-born rugby union player.

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Xavier Chiocci

Xavier Chiocci, born 13 February 1990 in Toulon, France, is a French rugby union player that represents Toulon in the Top 14.

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Yacouba Camara

Yacouba Camara (born 2 June 1994) is a French rugby union player who currently plays for Montpellier in the French Top 14.

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Yoann Maestri

Yoann Maestri (born 14 January 1988) is a French rugby union international footballer who plays for the club Toulouse in the Top 14.

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Zander Fagerson

Zander James Ragnar Fagerson (born 19 January 1996) is a Scottish international rugby union player who plays for Glasgow Warriors in the Pro14.

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1991 Five Nations Championship

The 1991 Five Nations Championship was the 62nd series of the Five Nations Championship, an annual rugby union competition between the major Northern Hemisphere rugby union national teams.

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2000 Six Nations Championship

The 2000 Six Nations Championship was the first series of the Six Nations Championship, following the inclusion of Italy into the Five Nations championship.

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2003 Six Nations Championship

The 2003 Six Nations Championship was the fourth series of the rugby union Six Nations Championship, and the 109th international championship overall.

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2006 Six Nations Championship

The 2006 RBS 6 Nations Championship was the seventh series of the rugby union Six Nations Championship to be held since the competition expanded in 2000 to include Italy.

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2011 Rugby World Cup warm-up matches

Throughout July and August 2011, various teams played Test match and non-test match fixtures for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

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2011 Six Nations Championship

The 2011 Six Nations Championship, known as the 2011 RBS 6 Nations due to sponsorship by the Royal Bank of Scotland, was the 12th series of the Six Nations Championship, and the 117th edition of the international championship.

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2014 Six Nations Championship

The 2014 Six Nations Championship, known as the 2014 RBS 6 Nations because of the tournament's sponsorship by the Royal Bank of Scotland, was the 15th series of the Six Nations Championship, the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship.

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2015 Six Nations Championship

The 2015 Six Nations Championship, known as the 2015 RBS 6 Nations because of the tournament's sponsorship by The Royal Bank of Scotland, was the 16th series of the Six Nations Championship, the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

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.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_Six_Nations_Championship

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