Six nations are returning this weekend, with an unprecedented, split 2020 tournament postponed to spring.
It should have been closed several months ago on March 14th to be precise, but here we are, with coats, central warming, leaves turning brown, waiting for the coronation in the depths of October.
Four teams have a chance to win the title, with different levels of confidence, but only devices from six countries are available to play.
It’s easy to forget how pre-COVID-19 matches were played, so Radio Times.com It quickly brings out how it exits before re-entry.
Six countries are coming back
England got off to a smooth start in the tournament as they were beaten by France by pre-match hot-shots.
Since then, however, Eddie Jones’ men have been in frantic form. They recorded a brutal 13-6 win over Scotland in the rain at Murrayfield.
Welsh did not perform well in terms of the 2020 results. Their only win so far was to beat Italy 42-0, but Wales scored four and three bonus points against France and England respectively.
Scotland were eliminated and rewarded with some good wins, including a 28-17 win on the last leg against France.
The Scots are still on the crown hunt, but realistically it will come to England, France and Ireland.
Overall, it was a tough match, with some wins and four matches starting to thrill us, even at an unusual time of year.
Devices from six countries
Starting in Ireland and Italy, the long 2020 version of the competition features devices from four to six countries.
After they play this weekend, all six teams will go head-to-head in three games on the dramatic final day.
For a full list of games, check out our Six Countries devices on TV Guide.
Table of six countries
The Six Nations Schedule is a one-day match against England and a final day match against Italy.
If England beat Italy in detail, the crown is everything but theirs.
However, if they get a non-bonus point win – or even a defeat – there will be a cry of regret over the France or Ireland controversy.
If Ireland beat Italy this weekend as expected, they will go head-to-head with France on the final day, knowing that both sides need a decisive victory to win overall.
Scotland could theoretically lift the trophy more, but they will need a lot of results to get a chance.
- UK – 13 Steps (BT: +15)
- France – 13pts (PD: +13)
- Scotland – 10 Steps (Bt: +14)
- Ireland – 9pts (PD: +5) played a low game
- Wales – 7 ft (Bt: +25)
- Italy – 0pts (PD: -72) Played a low game
Results of six countries
Saturday, February 1st
Wales 42-0 Italy
Ireland 19-12 Scotland
Sunday, February 2nd
France 24-17 England
Saturday, February 8th
Ireland 24-14 Wales
Scotland 6-13 England
Sunday, February 9th
France 35-22 Italy
Saturday, February 22nd
Italy 0-17 Scotland
Wales 23-27 France
Sunday, February 23rd
England 24-12 Ireland
March 7 Sat.
England 33-30 Wales
Sunday, March 8th
Scotland 28-17 France
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