Six Nations

Six Nations 2011 Guide - England The Champions

The Six Nations is always a fascinating tournament for rugby fans and punters and this is especially the case in a Rugby World Cup year such as 2011, all the major teams in the northern hemisphere will be hoping to use the tournament to gain momentum ahead of the World Cup later in the year. England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy will be hoping to perform well in their last competitive games befoe they go to New Zealand for the big stage.

Latest Rugby World Cup 2011 Outright Win Odds

France were the powerhouses of the Six Nations in 2010 after they won the Grand Slam, they achieved that with a narrow victory over England in Paris and Les Bleu will be hoping to carry that form into the 2011 tournament. The French unseated the Irish as Six Nations winners after Ireland finally won the Grand Slam in 2009; they are always tough to beat and will expect to have a good tournament ahead of the World Cup.

The latest betting for the 2011 Six Nations is telling us that France and Ireland will go close again, while England are major contenders as they have been gaining momentum through the Autumn Internationals and look to be building towards the World Cup.

Six Nations 2011 Fixtures/Schedule

The fixture list is all important when it comes to the Six Nations and while there are no easy matches, if a team is playing their main rivals on home soil that is sure to give them an edge in the betting.

2011 Six Nations Schedule

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