Six Nations Update –Who will triumph?

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We’re now at the midway stage in the 2019 Six Nations will all sides having played three games and to the surprise of many Wales are top of the tree on 12 points having so far beaten France, Italy and second place England.

Pre-tournament favourites Ireland are a point behind England in third and with two rounds of games left it could all still change.

What fixtures are left?

Round 4 – 09/10 March

  • Scotland v Wales at Murrayfield
  • England v Italy at Twickenham
  • Ireland v France at The Aviva Stadium

Round 5 –  16 March

  • Italy v France at the Stadio Olympico
  • Wales v Ireland at the Principality Stadium
  • England v Scotland at Twickenham

Who can still win what?

The Grand Slam – Wales are the only side left with a chance of picking up the grand slam. To do this they will have to emerge victorious from two difficult ties away to Scotland and home to Ireland. The Welsh squad will be brimming with confidence following their victory over England last week and have every chance of achieving it.

The Calcutta Cup – England take on Scotland in the final match of the Six Nations on March 16, with the Calcutta Cup going to the winner of the tie. Last year Scotland surprised everyone ending a nine year winning streak for England. With the Six Nations title still up for grabs and England’s two challengers facing each other the game could prove decisive.

The Six Nations Title – Provided that Wales don’t complete the Grand Slam, the battle for the Six Nations title is between England Ireland and Wales. The last two games are crucial in deciding who is victorious and currently the bookmakers have England down as favourites despite the many permutations that could result over the next couple of weeks.

The full list of permutations can be found at https://www.walesonline.co.uk/