Tickets are still available for this week’s six nations, with Ireland entertaining England and Scotland facing in-form Italy.
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Scotland vs Italy, Murrayfield, Edinburgh – 9th February (kick off: 14:30)
In year’s gone by, this was a fixture the Scot’s would be comfortable of winning. But Italy look a different proposition this year and have their tails up after a fine 23-18 victory in France on the opening weekend.
That said, Scotland’s defeat at Twickenham showed glimpses of promise and this promise to be a closely-fought encounter, with the home crowd guaranteed to make it a cracking atmosphere!
France vs Wales – Stade d France, Paris – 9th February (kick off: 15:00)
Two nations who suffered surprise defeats on the opening weekend, both France and Wales know this is a must-win game if they are to avoid a potentially disastrous campaign.
The French crowd will be determined to cheer their side to victory against a Welsh outfit that look far more vulnerable that previous years, and it promises to be a fine atmosphere in the Stade de France.
Ireland v England – Aviva Stadium, Dublin – 10th Febryary (kick off: 17:00)
England and Ireland meet at the Aviva Stadium after both enjoyed hard-fought victories on the opening weekend.
With France and Wales looking vulnerable, the duo will both have their eye on an unexpected Grand Slam and this promises to be one the matches of the tournament.