Rugby The rugby six nations kicked off with a bang, with England beating Wales, 26-19. In the dying minutes of the game, England
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made sure to stay on their side of the pitch, Jonny Wilkinson
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scoring a penalty six minutes before the whistle. France vs.
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Scotland saw France win 34-21 with the French flair returning after a defeat in November against Australia. England vs. Italy was a game to be remembered with an astounding 59-13 win for the English. We saw Chris Ashton score four tries, the first player to score four tries in any six nations championship match. Ireland vs. France saw Ireland lose 22-25 but started strongly getting to half time three points ahead. France only came back stronger with Maxime Medard scoring the winning try. England vs. France saw England triumph 17-9, meaning they could be in with a chance of winning the RBS six nations championship. 2003 is the last time England won, so if they keep up their game you never know. Team manager Johnson said ‘England will not rein back their attacking intent against France just because the game is of such significance,” and they
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didn’t rein back. The six nations is seeing some exciting and challenging games, so keep up with games to come and lets see who will rein champions of the 2011 six nations.
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The six nations 2011
Lee Brown, 22. Which team do you think will win? Nick Collier, 25. L: Tom Page, 16. Ben T: Gardner, 18 and D: N: Darren Lok talk B: to Sport World Is there an upcoming match you are looking forward to? about their L: views so far on the Six Nations: T: smashed Italy and played a great game.
England, they’re playing well England France
England to win
the six nations and came out and played the best they have so far but unfortunately O’Gara managed to score a drop goal to take Ireland into the lead.
D: England playing well N: How rubbish Ireland is as they still have a good team
B: How good England looks to be honest. And how average Wales have looked.
Besides the top of table clash between England and France it has to be the England v Wales’s game, I will be attending Twickenham to soak up the action
I am looking forward to watching England vs. France on Saturday 26th February as they are the only two teams What team are you supporting in the six nations? in the six nations that have successfully won all of their L: England naturally, I have supported games. them from a young age and have never doubted them. They are a great team. D: England vs. France, hardest game.
T: I am supporting England in the six
nations because I am English and I enjoy the way that they play. They have great discipline and all are very good sportsmen on and off the pitch.
D: England. They work hard and put all there energy into the game and impress me with the end results.
N: Supporting England B: I’m supporting England, my whole
family and friends do, we all get together and have a great day watching and supporting our team.
N: England vs. France going to be huge B: England vs. France. Whoever wins will win the tournament I think
Has anything suprized you? L: Italy’s performance against Ireland
really surprised me; as the underdogs they were in the lead until the dying seconds
T: The biggest surprise for me was when
Italy played Ireland in the first weekend of
What has been your hightlight so far? L: England’s 15 tries and thumping of Italy T: My highlight so far has been when
England beat Italy 59-13, as England didn’t try and show off they just kept to their plan and won comfortably.
D: England beating Wales N: Smashing Italy with lots of tries as it was thought that it was going to be hard
B: England thrashing Italy, it was a great match tries, after tries. Brilliant they
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