Rugby 6 Nations 2016

Rugby 6 Nations Points Table

Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF PTS
England 5 5 0 0 132 70 62 22
Wales 5 3 1 1 150 88 62 14
Scotland 5 2 3 0 122 115 7 10
Ireland 5 2 2 1 128 87 41 10
France 5 2 3 0 82 109 -27 10

Rugby 6 Nations 2016 Fixtures/Results

Round Date Local Time Home Score Away Venue
Round 1   07/02/2016 15:25 GMT (UTC+0) PM Ireland 16 - 16 Wales Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Round 2   14/02/2016 15:00 CET (UTC+1) PM England 40 - 9 Italy Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Round 3   27/02/2016 15:25 CET (UTC+1) PM Italy 20 - 36 Scotland Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Round 4   13/03/2016 15:00 GMT (UTC+0) PM France 18 - 29 Scotland BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Round 5   19/03/2016 14:30 GMT (UTC+0) PM Wales 67 - 14 Italy Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Rugby 6 Nations 2016 Teams

The Six Nations Championship is the oldest rugby championship in the world, which was founded in 1883 as Home Nations Championship. In this competition involving six United Kingdom countries, which are:

  • England
  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • Ireland
  • France (in 1910)
  • Italy (in 2000)

This championship conducted on every season over seven weekends through February, March and April, which is sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland. Every team play with the other five teams once per season. These are plays with the advantage of home in different seasons and giving a total of 15 matches per championship.

In these teams, who earn the highest points throughout the season will get The Six Nations Championship Trophy. In this competition 2 points being awarded for a win and 1 point for a drawn match.  If any of two or more teams end their match with the same number of points then the winner is decided by depending on difference of match-points (subtracting match-points 'against' from match-points 'for' in all Championship matches). If still a winner cannot be determined for this tournament then that Championship is common to all the teams.

After defeating France, Ireland is the present championship in the last tournament.  It is having more points compared to 2nd placed England.

Anthems:

Before begin of competition the national anthem is sung by each team with their players and supporters. God Save the Queen, this is the national anthem of the United Kingdom and is only used by England. Wales and Scotland, both of them sing their own national anthem.

  • England: God Save the Queen
  • France: La Marseillaise
  • Ireland: Amhran na bhFiann ("A Soldier's Song") and Ireland's Call.
  • Italy: IL Canto degli Italiani, usually called L' Inno di Mameli
  • Scotland: Flower of Scotland
  • Wales: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau