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International Rugby : 6 Nations Weekend Recap

The IRB 6 Nations Tournament started this weekend
and here are the results and highlights

Wales 22 - 30 Ireland
Millennium Stadium
Complete Video Highlights

England 38 - 18 Scotland
Twickenham
Complete Video Highlights

Italy 23 - 18 France
Stadio Olimpico
Complete Video Highlights




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Round 2 Fixtures
Coming up next weekend


Sat 9th Feb 13 14:30
Scotland v Italy
Murrayfield (Scotland)

Sat 9th Feb 13 17:00
France v Wales
Stade de France

Sun 10th Feb 13 15:00
Ireland v England
Aviva Stadium (Ireland)


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heypaul...probably the most entertaining weekend of 6 nations that I can remember for a long time.

For those that have Universal Sports, you can catch all the games.

and my flight leaves this Wednesday for Dublin...have my tickets for hopefully the Grand Slam decider.

C'mon Ireland!!!


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Ive been watching a good bit of rugby on FSC but still dont fully understand what Im watching from a rules standpoint. Some tough SOB's


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Dude
That's so awesome. It should be an experience of a life time!!


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Big win for Italy! It makes for a better tournament that they can be competitive. Set up for some more great matches next weekend highlighted by the epic showdown between England vs Ireland in Dublin. France should be able to rebound against Wales in the losers match up but I'm really curious to see now if Italy can keep the momentum up against Scotland. I think they can and should be able to beat Wales this year too.


I love this time of year. Six Nations in gear then back to Heineken Cup plus Super Rugby is getting ready to start!


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Ive been watching a good bit of rugby on FSC but still dont fully understand what Im watching from a rules standpoint. Some tough SOB's

A few years ago I don't know anything about it, after watching it often you'll begin to learn.

There's two different kinds. League & Union, but just YouTube full games and watch.

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Huge win for Italy, even if it turns out that France are a bit down this year.

Looking forward to this weekend.


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I watched almost all of the Ireland v Wales game and that Defense Ireland had out there was stout...at least at the try line. Sure, they had their backs to the wall more than they would have liked, but they really stepped up when it was needed, imo. Really fun game to watch.


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I guess we shouldn't be too surprised Italy won what with how they playe the All Blacks in the Autumn Internationals. But France had also crushed Australia and with the high dollar level of play in the Top 14 I thought France would win fairly easy.


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Yea I'm eager to see these next matches, you gotta think Wales is not going to make it 8 losses in a row???

That England/Ireland match should be huge


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Yea I'm eager to see these next matches, you gotta think Wales is not going to make it 8 losses in a row???



They really have fallen off since the Grand Slam huh? I'm sure they won't want to lose 8 in a row but France won't want to lose at home either after losing to Italy.

I have to think France will win Welsh Rugby is just a complete mess right now.


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the weather was terrible, but here is a link to some photos I took in December between Connacht-Munster

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Please use as you like


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So who will you be cheering for?


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Afternoon bump, for those who missed it


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That Zebo backheel was awesome


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That Zebo backheel was awesome


yea that was pretty cool

probably won't ever see that again


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I missed the Ireland game but they showed that highlight during the England/Scotland match and that was just incredible! Hoping Scotland can bounce back this weekend.


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rugbyag

you going to the USA-Ireland game in Houston
this June?


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Oh yeah! Went last year against Italy but got too drunk beforehand to enjoy the game. Lesson learned.


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