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Six Nations Fantasy Rugby: Third-round Team of the Week

Now the matches are over, the data gathered and the numbers crunched, here is ESPN's Fantasy Rugby Team of the Week. Looking at the ownership stats, some managers may have moved up their tables a bit...

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Patchy France still far too strong for Italy

France moved top of the Six Nations standings as they claimed a bonus point in an otherwise unimpressive 35-22 defeat of a weak Italy on Sunday.

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Vincent to make first France start vs. Italy

France coach Fabien Galthie has made one injury-enforced change to his backline for the home Six Nations clash with Italy at the Stade de France on Sunday.

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24dJames Harrington

Six Nations: First-round Team of the Week

The 2020 Six Nations began with big scorelines, huge tackles and magic tries, but who made ESPN's first-round Team of the Week.

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28dJames Harrington

Fantasy Rugby: Six Nations first-round guide

It's that time of year again, when rugby writers drag out the split phrase 'most unpredictable ... for years' and insert the Six Nations tournament into the middle of it. The thing is, this year, they could actually be right.

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35dJames Harrington

Fantasy Rugby: Best Six Nations players by country

The clock is ticking to the opening match of the 2020 Six Nations between Wales and Italy, so we figured it was time we looked at the key players who could boost your Fantasy Rugby score.

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50dJames Harrington

Fantasy Rugby: Here's who you should have picked last year

The 2019 Six Nations may be over, but which players made it into ESPN's Fantasy Rugby Team of the Tournament? Remarkably, only one of Wales' Grand Slam heroes makes the cut.

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Fantasy Rugby 2020: How to Play

Now you have signed up for ESPN Fantasy Rugby 2020, here is all you need to know to beat your friends and give yourself the best chance of winning some big prizes.

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ESPN Fantasy Rugby is back!

Think you know more about rugby than your mates? Well it's time to prove it -- and be in with the chance of winning some great prizes -- with ESPN's free Fantasy Rugby game!

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Italy's Sergio Parisse to retire after Six Nations

Italy's most-capped player Sergio Parisse will retire after this year's Six Nations, ending his 18-year career in front of home fans in the Stadio Olimpico.

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Italian duo receive three-match bans for spear tackle

Prop Andrea Lovotti and replacement Nicola Quaglio will miss Italy's final World Cup game after both players received three-week bans for a lifting tackle on Springboks No. 8 Duane Vermeulen.

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Springboks need to polish attack to challenge Rugby World Cup rivals

South Africa have more than enough firepower up front to handle prospective quarterfinal rivals. but they require far better clarity on their attacking strategy and execution to ensure physical dominance generates full capital, writes Sam Bruce.

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South Africa outmuscle Italy at Rugby World Cup

South Africa ramped up the physicality to defeat Italy 49-3 in Shizuoka, crushing opponents reduced to 14 men for most of the second half and moving above them and New Zealand to the top of Rugby World Cup Pool B.

2020 RankingsSix Nations

  • ITALY5th
    Tries Scored 1st France : 11 Tries Scored
    FRA1st
    3
    11
  • ITALY6th
    Points Difference 1st Wales : 28 Points Difference
    WALES1st
    -72
    28