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159dSam Bruce

Life in lockdown: One Aussie's Italian story

Italy is among the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The whole nation was put into lockdown as a result, turning the life of Australian rugby player Monty Ioane and his family upside down.

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200dJames Harrington

Six Nations Fantasy Rugby Round 4 Team of Week

Scotland ruined France's Grand Slam parade, while England edged Wales in a show of ambition -- but who made the Fantasy Rugby Team of the Week?

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218dJames Harrington

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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232dReuters

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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234dReuters

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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239dJames 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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242dJames 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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249dJames 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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251dJames 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.

2020 RankingsSix Nations

  • ITALY6th
    Tries Scored 1st France : 13 Tries Scored
    FRA1st
    3
    13
  • ITALY6th
    Points Difference 1st Wales : 25 Points Difference
    WALES1st
    -72
    25