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The Six Nations Championship

Venue: Aviva Stadium, Landsdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 (take the DART to the Landsdowne Road Stop) or a local pub near you Website: http://www.rbs6nations.com/en/home.php Price: 80 Euro or FREE in your local pub Date: various Time: various

 

Calling all rugby or potential rugby fans! The Six Nations Championship is the hallmark of the European rugby season—watch England; Ireland; Scotland; Wales; Italy and France battle it out for the title of the greatest European rugby nation. The 2011 RBS 6 Nations Championship will for the first time in the championship’s history kick off on Friday on the 4th February with Wales v England in Cardiff. The schedule was finalised with a view to showcasing this fantastic fixture and make this great rugby occasion available to as many people as possible. The 2010 championship was again a huge success with a fantastic finale in Paris witnessed by a record French TV audience. The final weekend of the 2011 championship should again provide plenty of excitement with 3 exhilarating fixtures (Scotland v Italy, Ireland v England and France v Wales). In yet another exciting development 2011 will also see the Irish team return to their traditional home in Lansdowne Road at the new Aviva Stadium after four wonderful seasons in their adopted home of Croke Park. David Pickering, Chairman of the Six Nations Council, said: “The RBS 6 Nations Championship remains the envy of the rugby world, a tournament played with pride and passion and drenched in history and tradition”.

The 2011 RBS 6 Nations dates are:

RBS Six Nations Fixture Schedule 2011
All UK time – Add 1 hour for France and Italy

Friday 4th February – Wales v England – 7.45pm
Saturday 5th February – Italy v Ireland – 2.30pm
Saturday 5th February – France v Scotland – 5pm

Saturday 12th February – England v Italy – 2.30pm
Saturday 12th February – Scotland v Wales – 5pm
Sunday 13th February – Ireland v France – 3pm

19/20 February Free

Saturday 26th February – Italy v Wales – 2.30pm
Saturday 26th February – England v France – 5pm
Sunday 27th February – Scotland v Ireland – 3pm

5/6 March Free

Saturday 12th March – Italy v France – 2.30pm
Saturday 12th March – Wales v Ireland – 5pm
Sunday 13th March – England v Scotland – 3pm

Saturday 19th March – Scotland v Italy – 2.30pm
Saturday 19th March – Ireland v England – 5pm
Saturday 19th March – France v Wales – 7.45pm

 

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