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The 2019 Six Nations get underway on the weekend of February 2, featuring the top six international rugby union teams in Europe.
They play a round robin competition, seeing each side play five games to determine the Six Nations champion, with the top team on the ladder taking the prize.
England, France, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Italy are the teams who make up the tournament.
Last year, the Six Nations were won by Ireland, breaking the run of England who had taken the title out for two years in a row.
Ireland put in a dominating performance, winning all five matches through their campaign. England fell away, only winning two matches and finishing fourth ahead of lowly Italy, who for the second year in a row didn’t win a game.
The Italians managed to improve their for-and-against from -151 in 2017 to -111 in 2018, but it doesn’t say much.
Wales and Scotland were moderately successful, winning three games a piece, but couldn’t keep up with Ireland, while France finished fourth with two wins, only ahead of England on for-and-against.
Here are the 2019 fixtures for the tournament. All times listed below are in AEDT.
In Australia, every game of the tournament will be broadcast on BeIN Sports.
|Sat Feb 2||7:00 AM||France||Wales||Stade De France, Paris|
|Sun Feb 3||1:15 AM||Scotland||Italy||Murrayfield, Edinburgh|
|Sun Feb 3||3:45 AM||Ireland||England||Aviva Stadium, Dublin|
|Sun Feb 10||1:15 AM||Scotland||Ireland||Murrayfield, Edinburgh|
|Sun Feb 10||3:45 AM||Italy||Wales||Stadio Olimpico, Rome|
|Mon Feb 11||2:00 AM||England||France||Twickenham Stadium, London|
|Sun Feb 24||1:15 AM||France||Scotland||Stade De France, Paris|
|Sun Feb 24||3:45 AM||Wales||England||Principality Stadium, Cardfiff|
|Mon Feb 25||2:00 AM||Italy||Ireland||Stadio Olimpico, Rome|
|Sun Mar 10||1:15 AM||Scotland||Wales||Murrayfield, Edinburgh|
|Sun Mar 10||3:45 AM||England||Italy||Twickenham Stadium, London|
|Mon Mar 11||2:00 AM||Ireland||France||Aviva Stadium, Dublin|
|Sat Mar 16||11:30 PM||Italy||France||Stadio Olimpico, Rome|
|Sun Mar 17||1:45 AM||Wales||Ireland||Principality Stadium, Cardfiff|
|Sun Mar 17||4:00 PM||England||Scotland||Twickenham Stadium, London|