Dating way back to 1882, the 6 Nations Championship is the oldest and most prestigious of its kind. Originally England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales battled it out on the pitch, with France joining the championship in 1910 and Italy joining, more recently, in 2000.
The RBS 6 Nations Championship runs from February through to March, and sometimes April, with every team playing against each other. Whichever team gains the majority of points across the season takes away the RBS 6 Nations Championship Trophy.
The first games of 2016 kick off on Saturday 4th February 12017
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