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Six Nations 2021

Watch legendary Six Nation rugby matches at the Dublin's Aviva Stadium

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Rugby is one of the most popular sports in Ireland. And while in Dublin, you can watch one of the greatest annual rugby cups surrounded by incredible emotions and tension at the Aviva Stadium. Six Nations is an international rugby union competition between France, England, Italy, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. The latter won 2018 tournament and has one of the strongest rugby teams in the world.

The Six Nations is the successor to the Home Nations Championship played since 1883 by England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. In 1910 France joined in, and it became the Five Nations Championship. It was renamed to the Six Nations Championship when Italy joined the game.

Six Nations matches take place in February and March in all the participating countries. In Ireland, you can witness the rugby hype with the frenzied crowds at the Aviva Stadium, built in 2010. The stadium's capacity is 51,700, so you should definitely be able to find a place.

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