2020 Six Nations Championship

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2020 Six Nations Championship
Date1 February – 31 October 2020
Countries
Tournament statistics
Champions England (29th title)
Triple Crown England (26th title)
Matches played15
Attendance727,458 (48,497 per match)
Tries scored74 (4.93 per match)
Top point scorer(s)France Romain Ntamack (57)
Top try scorer(s)France Charles Ollivon (4)
Player of the tournamentFrance Antoine Dupont[1]
Official websitesixnationsrugby.com
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The 2020 Six Nations Championship (known as the Guinness Six Nations for sponsorship reasons) was the 21st Six Nations Championship, the annual rugby union competition contested by the national teams of England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Wales, and the 126th edition of the competition (including all the tournament's previous versions as the Home Nations Championship and Five Nations Championship). The tournament began on 1 February 2020, and was scheduled to conclude on 14 March; however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Italy's penultimate match against Ireland and all three of the final weekend's matches were postponed with the intention of being rescheduled.[2][3] It was the first time any match had been postponed since 2012, and the first time more than one match had been delayed since the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in 2001.[4] In July 2020, a revised fixture schedule was announced, with the last four games being played in October.[5][6]

England became the first team to win the title despite losing their first game since Wales did so in 2013. It was England's 39th title overall (including shared titles), drawing them level with the record Wales set the previous year, and extended their record of 29 outright titles.[7]

Participants[edit]

Nation Stadium Head coach Captain
Home stadium Capacity Location
 England Twickenham Stadium 82,000 London Australia Eddie Jones Owen Farrell
 France Stade de France 81,338 Saint-Denis France Fabien Galthié Charles Ollivon
 Ireland Aviva Stadium 51,700 Dublin England Andy Farrell Johnny Sexton
 Italy Stadio Olimpico 73,261 Rome South Africa Franco Smith Luca Bigi
 Scotland Murrayfield Stadium 67,144 Edinburgh Scotland Gregor Townsend Stuart Hogg
 Wales Millennium Stadium 73,931 Cardiff New Zealand Wayne Pivac Alun Wyn Jones
Parc y Scarlets[a] 14,870 Llanelli

Squads[edit]

Table[edit]

Position Nation Games Points Tries Bonus points Table
points
Pld W D L PF PA PD TF TA GS Tries Loser
1  England 5 4 0 1 121 77 +44 14 9 0 1 1 18
2  France 5 4 0 1 138 117 +21 17 13 0 2 0 18
3  Ireland 5 3 0 2 132 102 +30 17 11 0 2 0 14
4  Scotland 5 3 0 2 77 59 +18 7 5 0 0 2 14
5  Wales 5 1 0 4 119 98 +21 13 10 0 1 3 8
6  Italy 5 0 0 5 44 178 −134 6 24 0 0 0 0

Table ranking rules

  • Four points are awarded for a win.
  • Two points are awarded for a draw.
  • A bonus point is awarded to a team that scores four or more tries in a match or loses a match by seven points or fewer. If a team scores four tries in a match and loses by seven points or fewer, they are awarded both bonus points.
  • Three bonus points are awarded to a team that wins all five of their matches (a Grand Slam). This ensures that a Grand Slam winning team will always top the table with a minimum of 23 points. A team that loses a single match could only achieve a maximum of 22 points – they could win four matches with four try bonus points and lose the remaining match but still win two bonus points while losing that game.
  • Tiebreakers:
    • If two or more teams are tied on table points, the team with the better match points difference (points scored less points conceded) is ranked higher.
    • If the above tiebreaker fails to separate tied teams, the team that scores the higher number of total tries in its matches is ranked higher.
    • If two or more teams remain tied for first place at the end of the championship after applying the above tiebreakers, the title will be shared between them.

Fixtures[edit]

The fixtures were announced on 20 March 2019. For the first time since 2013, no matches were scheduled on a Friday night. The final match of the tournament also returned to peak time for the first time since 2016.[8]

Round 1[edit]

1 February 2020
14:15 GMT (UTC+0)
(1 BP) Wales 42–0 Italy
Try: Adams (3) 18' m, 30' c, 80+2' c
Tompkins 59' c
North 76' c
Con: Biggar (2/3) 31', 61'
Halfpenny (2/2) 77', 80+4'
Pen: Biggar (3/3) 4', 11', 16'
Report
Match data
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 68,582[9]
Referee: Luke Pearce (England)
FB 15 Leigh Halfpenny
RW 14 Johnny McNicholl red cross icon 11' to 22'
OC 13 George North
IC 12 Hadleigh Parkes downward-facing red arrow 53'
LW 11 Josh Adams
FH 10 Dan Biggar downward-facing red arrow 69'
SH 9 Tomos Williams downward-facing red arrow 61'
N8 8 Taulupe Faletau downward-facing red arrow 53'
OF 7 Justin Tipuric
BF 6 Aaron Wainwright
RL 5 Alun Wyn Jones (c)
LL 4 Jake Ball downward-facing red arrow 56'
TP 3 Dillon Lewis downward-facing red arrow 61'
HK 2 Ken Owens downward-facing red arrow 64'
LP 1 Wyn Jones downward-facing red arrow 56'
Replacements:
HK 16 Ryan Elias upward-facing green arrow 64'
PR 17 Rob Evans upward-facing green arrow 56'
PR 18 Leon Brown upward-facing green arrow 61'
LK 19 Cory Hill upward-facing green arrow 56'
N8 20 Ross Moriarty upward-facing green arrow 53'
SH 21 Rhys Webb upward-facing green arrow 61'
FH 22 Jarrod Evans upward-facing green arrow 69'
CE 23 Nick Tompkins upward-facing green arrow 11' downward-facing red arrow 22' upward-facing green arrow 53'
Coach:
Wayne Pivac
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FB 15 Matteo Minozzi
RW 14 Leonardo Sarto downward-facing red arrow 56'
OC 13 Luca Morisi
IC 12 Carlo Canna
LW 11 Mattia Bellini
FH 10 Tommaso Allan
SH 9 Callum Braley downward-facing red arrow 71'
N8 8 Braam Steyn
OF 7 Sebastian Negri downward-facing red arrow 56'
BF 6 Jake Polledri
RL 5 Niccolò Cannone downward-facing red arrow 71'
LL 4 Alessandro Zanni downward-facing red arrow 47'
TP 3 Giosuè Zilocchi downward-facing red arrow 47'
HK 2 Luca Bigi (c) downward-facing red arrow 69'
LP 1 Andrea Lovotti downward-facing red arrow 47'
Replacements:
HK 16 Federico Zani upward-facing green arrow 69'
PR 17 Danilo Fischetti upward-facing green arrow 47'
PR 18 Marco Riccioni upward-facing green arrow 47'
LK 19 Marco Lazzaroni upward-facing green arrow 47'
LK 20 Dean Budd upward-facing green arrow 71'
FL 21 Giovanni Licata upward-facing green arrow 56'
SH 22 Guglielmo Palazzani upward-facing green arrow 71'
FB 23 Jayden Hayward upward-facing green arrow 56'
Coach:
Franco Smith

Player of the Match:
Justin Tipuric (Wales)

Touch judges:
Matthew Carley (England)
Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Television match official:
James Leckie (Australia)

Notes:


1 February 2020
16:45 GMT (UTC+0)
Ireland 19–12 Scotland (1 BP)
Try: Sexton 10' c
Con: Sexton (1/1) 12'
Pen: Sexton (4/5) 35', 45', 57', 73'
Report
Match data
Pen: Hastings (4/5) 5', 16', 52', 66'
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Attendance: 51,000[10]
Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France)
FB 15 Jordan Larmour
RW 14 Andrew Conway
OC 13 Garry Ringrose downward-facing red arrow 41'
IC 12 Bundee Aki
LW 11 Jacob Stockdale
FH 10 Johnny Sexton (c) downward-facing red arrow 73'
SH 9 Conor Murray downward-facing red arrow 61'
N8 8 Caelan Doris downward-facing red arrow 5'
OF 7 Josh van der Flier
BF 6 CJ Stander
RL 5 James Ryan
LL 4 Iain Henderson downward-facing red arrow 67'
TP 3 Tadhg Furlong downward-facing red arrow 78'
HK 2 Rob Herring downward-facing red arrow 73'
LP 1 Cian Healy downward-facing red arrow 50' upward-facing green arrow 51' downward-facing red arrow 66' upward-facing green arrow 78'
Replacements:
HK 16 Rónan Kelleher upward-facing green arrow 73'
PR 17 Dave Kilcoyne upward-facing green arrow 50' downward-facing red arrow 51'
PR 18 Andrew Porter upward-facing green arrow 66'
LK 19 Devin Toner upward-facing green arrow 67'
FL 20 Peter O'Mahony upward-facing green arrow 5'
SH 21 John Cooney upward-facing green arrow 61'
FH 22 Ross Byrne upward-facing green arrow 73'
CE 23 Robbie Henshaw upward-facing green arrow 41'
Coach:
Andy Farrell
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FB 15 Stuart Hogg (c)
RW 14 Sean Maitland
OC 13 Huw Jones downward-facing red arrow 65'
IC 12 Sam Johnson downward-facing red arrow 73'
LW 11 Blair Kinghorn
FH 10 Adam Hastings
SH 9 Ali Price downward-facing red arrow 65'
N8 8 Nick Haining downward-facing red arrow 73'
OF 7 Hamish Watson
BF 6 Jamie Ritchie
RL 5 Jonny Gray downward-facing red arrow 65'
LL 4 Scott Cummings
TP 3 Zander Fagerson downward-facing red arrow 73'
HK 2 Fraser Brown red cross icon 47' to 51' downward-facing red arrow 57'
LP 1 Rory Sutherland downward-facing red arrow 65'
Replacements:
HK 16 Stuart McInally upward-facing green arrow 47' downward-facing red arrow 51' upward-facing green arrow 57'
PR 17 Allan Dell upward-facing green arrow 65'
PR 18 W. P. Nel upward-facing green arrow 73'
LK 19 Ben Toolis upward-facing green arrow 65'
N8 20 Cornell du Preez upward-facing green arrow 73'
SH 21 George Horne upward-facing green arrow 65'
CE 22 Rory Hutchinson upward-facing green arrow 73'
CE 23 Chris Harris upward-facing green arrow 65'
Coach:
Gregor Townsend

Player of the Match:
CJ Stander (Ireland)

Touch judges:
Pascal Gaüzère (France)
Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Television match official:
Glenn Newman (New Zealand)

Notes:


2 February 2020
16:00 CET (UTC+1)
France 24–17 England (1 BP)
Try: Rattez 6' c
Ollivon (2) 20' c, 55' c
Con: Ntamack (3/3) 7', 21', 56'
Pen: Ntamack (1/1) 16'
Report
Match data
Try: May (2) 57' c, 65' c
Con: Farrell (2/2) 58', 65'
Pen: Farrell (1/1) 80+2'
Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 79,310[13]
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
FB 15 Anthony Bouthier
RW 14 Teddy Thomas
OC 13 Virimi Vakatawa downward-facing red arrow 80'
IC 12 Gaël Fickou
LW 11 Vincent Rattez
FH 10 Romain Ntamack downward-facing red arrow 77'
SH 9 Antoine Dupont
N8 8 Grégory Alldritt
OF 7 Charles Ollivon (c)
BF 6 François Cros downward-facing red arrow 57'
RL 5 Paul Willemse downward-facing red arrow 57'
LL 4 Bernard Le Roux
TP 3 Mohamed Haouas downward-facing red arrow 49'
HK 2 Julien Marchand downward-facing red arrow 67'
LP 1 Cyril Baille downward-facing red arrow 49'
Replacements:
HK 16 Peato Mauvaka upward-facing green arrow 67'
PR 17 Jefferson Poirot upward-facing green arrow 49'
PR 18 Demba Bamba upward-facing green arrow 49'
LK 19 Boris Palu upward-facing green arrow 57'
FL 20 Cameron Woki upward-facing green arrow 57'
SH 21 Baptiste Serin
FH 22 Matthieu Jalibert upward-facing green arrow 77'
CE 23 Arthur Vincent upward-facing green arrow 80'
Coach:
Fabien Galthié
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FB 15 George Furbank
RW 14 Jonny May
OC 13 Manu Tuilagi downward-facing red arrow 16'
IC 12 Owen Farrell (c)
LW 11 Elliot Daly
FH 10 George Ford downward-facing red arrow 76'
SH 9 Ben Youngs downward-facing red arrow 62'
N8 8 Tom Curry
OF 7 Sam Underhill
BF 6 Courtney Lawes downward-facing red arrow 55'
RL 5 Charlie Ewels downward-facing red arrow 56'
LL 4 Maro Itoje
TP 3 Kyle Sinckler downward-facing red arrow 73'
HK 2 Jamie George downward-facing red arrow 49'
LP 1 Joe Marler downward-facing red arrow 52'
Replacements:
HK 16 Luke Cowan-Dickie upward-facing green arrow 49'
PR 17 Ellis Genge upward-facing green arrow 52'
PR 18 Will Stuart upward-facing green arrow 73'
LK 19 George Kruis upward-facing green arrow 56'
FL 20 Lewis Ludlam upward-facing green arrow 55'
SH 21 Willi Heinz upward-facing green arrow 62'
CE 22 Ollie Devoto upward-facing green arrow 76'
CE 23 Jonathan Joseph upward-facing green arrow 16'
Coach:
Eddie Jones

Player of the Match:
Grégory Alldritt (France)

Touch judges:
Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)
Television match official:
Brian MacNeice (Ireland)

Notes:

Round 2[edit]

8 February 2020
14:15 GMT (UTC+0)
(1 BP) Ireland 24–14 Wales
Try: Larmour 19' m
Furlong 32' c
Van der Flier 47' c
Conway 75' m
Con: Sexton (2/4) 33', 48'
Report
Match data
Try: T. Williams 27' c
Tipuric 80+1' c
Con: Biggar (1/1) 28'
Halfpenny (1/1) 80+2'
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Attendance: 51,000[17]
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
FB 15 Jordan Larmour
RW 14 Andrew Conway
OC 13 Robbie Henshaw downward-facing red arrow 45'
IC 12 Bundee Aki
LW 11 Jacob Stockdale
FH 10 Johnny Sexton (c) downward-facing red arrow 71'
SH 9 Conor Murray downward-facing red arrow 73'
N8 8 CJ Stander yellow card 80' to end'
OF 7 Josh van der Flier
BF 6 Peter O'Mahony downward-facing red arrow 71'
RL 5 James Ryan
LL 4 Iain Henderson downward-facing red arrow 67'
TP 3 Tadhg Furlong downward-facing red arrow 67'
HK 2 Rob Herring downward-facing red arrow 67'
LP 1 Cian Healy downward-facing red arrow 51'
Replacements:
HK 16 Rónan Kelleher upward-facing green arrow 67'
PR 17 Dave Kilcoyne upward-facing green arrow 51'
PR 18 Andrew Porter upward-facing green arrow 67'
LK 19 Devin Toner upward-facing green arrow 67'
FL 20 Max Deegan upward-facing green arrow 71'
SH 21 John Cooney upward-facing green arrow 73'
FH 22 Ross Byrne upward-facing green arrow 71'
WG 23 Keith Earls upward-facing green arrow 45'
Coach:
Andy Farrell
Ireland vs Wales 2020-02-08.svg
FB 15 Leigh Halfpenny
RW 14 George North
OC 13 Nick Tompkins
IC 12 Hadleigh Parkes
LW 11 Josh Adams downward-facing red arrow 25'
FH 10 Dan Biggar downward-facing red arrow 45'
SH 9 Tomos Williams downward-facing red arrow 49'
N8 8 Taulupe Faletau
OF 7 Justin Tipuric
BF 6 Aaron Wainwright downward-facing red arrow 49'
RL 5 Alun Wyn Jones (c)
LL 4 Jake Ball downward-facing red arrow 71'
TP 3 Dillon Lewis downward-facing red arrow 67'
HK 2 Ken Owens downward-facing red arrow 74'
LP 1 Wyn Jones downward-facing red arrow 64'
Replacements:
HK 16 Ryan Elias upward-facing green arrow 74'
PR 17 Rhys Carré upward-facing green arrow 64'
PR 18 Leon Brown upward-facing green arrow 67'
LK 19 Adam Beard upward-facing green arrow 71'
N8 20 Ross Moriarty upward-facing green arrow 49'
SH 21 Gareth Davies upward-facing green arrow 49'
FH 22 Jarrod Evans upward-facing green arrow 45'
WG 23 Johnny McNicholl upward-facing green arrow 25'
Coach:
Wayne Pivac

Player of the Match:
CJ Stander (Ireland)

Touch judges:
Luke Pearce (England)
Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Television match official:
Glenn Newman (New Zealand)

Notes:


8 February 2020
16:45 GMT (UTC+0)
(1 BP) Scotland 6–13 England
Pen: Hastings (2/2) 46', 78'Report
Match data
Try: Genge 70' c
Con: Farrell (1/1) 71'
Pen: Farrell (2/5) 11', 77'
Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
Attendance: 67,144[20]
Referee: Pascal Gaüzère (France)
FB 15 Stuart Hogg (c)
RW 14 Sean Maitland
OC 13 Huw Jones downward-facing red arrow 56'
IC 12 Sam Johnson
LW 11 Blair Kinghorn
FH 10 Adam Hastings
SH 9 Ali Price
N8 8 Magnus Bradbury downward-facing red arrow 75'
OF 7 Hamish Watson
BF 6 Jamie Ritchie
RL 5 Jonny Gray
LL 4 Scott Cummings downward-facing red arrow 56'
TP 3 Zander Fagerson downward-facing red arrow 60'
HK 2 Fraser Brown downward-facing red arrow 52'
LP 1 Rory Sutherland downward-facing red arrow 60'
Replacements:
HK 16 Stuart McInally upward-facing green arrow 52'
PR 17 Allan Dell upward-facing green arrow 60'
PR 18 Simon Berghan upward-facing green arrow 60'
LK 19 Ben Toolis upward-facing green arrow 56'
N8 20 Nick Haining upward-facing green arrow 75'
SH 21 George Horne
CE 22 Rory Hutchinson
CE 23 Chris Harris upward-facing green arrow 56'
Coach:
Gregor Townsend
Scotland vs England 2020-02-08.svg
FB 15 George Furbank
RW 14 Jonny May
OC 13 Jonathan Joseph
IC 12 Owen Farrell (c)
LW 11 Elliot Daly
FH 10 George Ford
SH 9 Willi Heinz downward-facing red arrow 59'
N8 8 Tom Curry
OF 7 Sam Underhill downward-facing red arrow 66'
BF 6 Lewis Ludlam downward-facing red arrow 52'
RL 5 George Kruis downward-facing red arrow 71'
LL 4 Maro Itoje
TP 3 Kyle Sinckler
HK 2 Jamie George
LP 1 Mako Vunipola downward-facing red arrow 57'
Replacements:
HK 16 Tom Dunn
PR 17 Ellis Genge upward-facing green arrow 57'
PR 18 Will Stuart
LK 19 Joe Launchbury upward-facing green arrow 71'
LK 20 Courtney Lawes upward-facing green arrow 52'
FL 21 Ben Earl upward-facing green arrow 66'
SH 22 Ben Youngs upward-facing green arrow 59'
CE 23 Ollie Devoto
Coach:
Eddie Jones

Player of the Match:
Sam Underhill (England)

Touch judges:
Mathieu Raynal (France)
Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Television match official:
James Leckie (Australia)

Notes:


9 February 2020
16:00 CET (UTC+1)
(1 BP) France 35–22 Italy
Try: Thomas 7' m
Ollivon 18' m
Alldritt 39' c
Ntamack 59' m
Serin 74' c
Con: Ntamack (1/4) 40'
Jalibert (1/1) 75'
Pen: Ntamack (2/3) 3', 32'
Report
Match data
Try: Minozzi 24' c
Zani 65' c
Bellini 80' m
Con: Allan (2/2) 26', 66'
Pen: Allan (1/2) 29'
Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 52,000[21]
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)
FB 15 Anthony Bouthier
RW 14 Teddy Thomas
OC 13 Arthur Vincent
IC 12 Gaël Fickou
LW 11 Vincent Rattez downward-facing red arrow 77'
FH 10 Romain Ntamack downward-facing red arrow 70' upward-facing green arrow 77'
SH 9 Antoine Dupont downward-facing red arrow 72'
N8 8 Grégory Alldritt
OF 7 Charles Ollivon (c)
BF 6 François Cros downward-facing red arrow 61'
RL 5 Paul Willemse downward-facing red arrow 44'
LL 4 Bernard Le Roux downward-facing red arrow 70'
TP 3 Mohamed Haouas downward-facing red arrow 58'
HK 2 Julien Marchand downward-facing red arrow 61'
LP 1 Cyril Baille downward-facing red arrow 58'
Replacements:
HK 16 Peato Mauvaka upward-facing green arrow 61'
PR 17 Jefferson Poirot upward-facing green arrow 58'
PR 18 Demba Bamba upward-facing green arrow 58'
LK 19 Romain Taofifénua upward-facing green arrow 44'
LK 20 Boris Palu upward-facing green arrow 70'
FL 21 Cameron Woki upward-facing green arrow 61'
SH 22 Baptiste Serin upward-facing green arrow 72'
FH 23 Matthieu Jalibert upward-facing green arrow 70'
Coach:
Fabien Galthié
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FB 15 Jayden Hayward
RW 14 Mattia Bellini
OC 13 Luca Morisi
IC 12 Carlo Canna
LW 11 Matteo Minozzi
FH 10 Tommaso Allan downward-facing red arrow 75'
SH 9 Callum Braley downward-facing red arrow 61'
N8 8 Braam Steyn
OF 7 Jake Polledri downward-facing red arrow 61'
BF 6 Sebastian Negri downward-facing red arrow 52'
RL 5 Niccolò Cannone
LL 4 Dean Budd downward-facing red arrow 77'
TP 3 Giosuè Zilocchi downward-facing red arrow 52'
HK 2 Luca Bigi (c) downward-facing red arrow 61'
LP 1 Andrea Lovotti downward-facing red arrow 52'
Replacements:
HK 16 Federico Zani upward-facing green arrow 61'
PR 17 Danilo Fischetti upward-facing green arrow 52'
PR 18 Marco Riccioni upward-facing green arrow 52'
LK 19 Jimmy Tuivaiti upward-facing green arrow 61'
LK 20 Federico Ruzza upward-facing green arrow 77'
FL 21 Giovanni Licata upward-facing green arrow 52'
SH 22 Guglielmo Palazzani upward-facing green arrow 61'
CE 23 Giulio Bisegni upward-facing green arrow 75'
Coach:
Franco Smith

Player of the Match:
Grégory Alldritt (France)

Touch judges:
Nigel Owens (Wales)
Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)
Television match official:
Brian MacNeice (Ireland)

Notes:

Round 3[edit]

22 February 2020
15:15 CET (UTC+1)
Italy 0–17 Scotland
Report
Match data
Try: Hogg 23' m
Harris 47' m
Hastings 79' c
Con: Hastings (1/3) 80'
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 54,349
Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)
FB 15 Jayden Hayward
RW 14 Mattia Bellini downward-facing red arrow 74' upward-facing green arrow 80+1'
OC 13 Luca Morisi
IC 12 Carlo Canna
LW 11 Matteo Minozzi downward-facing red arrow 80'
FH 10 Tommaso Allan downward-facing red arrow 74' upward-facing green arrow 80'
SH 9 Callum Braley downward-facing red arrow 59'
N8 8 Braam Steyn
OF 7 Sebastian Negri downward-facing red arrow 44'
BF 6 Jake Polledri
RL 5 Niccolò Cannone downward-facing red arrow 68'
LL 4 Alessandro Zanni downward-facing red arrow 44'
TP 3 Giosuè Zilocchi downward-facing red arrow 31' upward-facing green arrow 54'
HK 2 Luca Bigi (c) downward-facing red arrow 60' upward-facing green arrow 74' downward-facing red arrow 80+1'
LP 1 Andrea Lovotti downward-facing red arrow 59'
Replacements:
HK 16 Federico Zani yellow card 70' to 80+1' upward-facing green arrow 60'
PR 17 Danilo Fischetti upward-facing green arrow 59'
PR 18 Marco Riccioni upward-facing green arrow 31' downward-facing red arrow 54'
LK 19 Marco Lazzaroni upward-facing green arrow 68'
LK 20 Dean Budd upward-facing green arrow 44'
FL 21 Giovanni Licata upward-facing green arrow 44'
SH 22 Guglielmo Palazzani upward-facing green arrow 59'
CE 23 Giulio Bisegni upward-facing green arrow 74'
Coach:
Franco Smith
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FB 15 Stuart Hogg (c)
RW 14 Sean Maitland downward-facing red arrow 68'
OC 13 Chris Harris downward-facing red arrow 60'
IC 12 Sam Johnson
LW 11 Blair Kinghorn
FH 10 Adam Hastings
SH 9 Ali Price downward-facing red arrow 55'
N8 8 Magnus Bradbury downward-facing red arrow 55'
OF 7 Hamish Watson
BF 6 Jamie Ritchie
RL 5 Scott Cummings downward-facing red arrow 68'
LL 4 Ben Toolis
TP 3 Zander Fagerson downward-facing red arrow 55'
HK 2 Stuart McInally downward-facing red arrow 60'
LP 1 Rory Sutherland downward-facing red arrow 55'
Replacements:
HK 16 Fraser Brown upward-facing green arrow 60'
PR 17 Allan Dell upward-facing green arrow 55'
PR 18 W. P. Nel upward-facing green arrow 55'
LK 19 Grant Gilchrist upward-facing green arrow 68'
FL 20 Matt Fagerson upward-facing green arrow 55'
SH 21 George Horne upward-facing green arrow 55'
CE 22 Rory Hutchinson upward-facing green arrow 60'
WG 23 Byron McGuigan upward-facing green arrow 68'
Coach:
Gregor Townsend

Player of the Match:
Hamish Watson (Scotland)

Touch judges:
Mathieu Raynal (France)
Ben Whitehouse (Wales)
Television match official:
Rowan Kitt (England)


22 February 2020
16:45 GMT (UTC+0)
(1 BP) Wales 23–27 France
Try: Lewis 48' c
Biggar 75' c
Con: Biggar (2/2) 49', 75'
Pen: Biggar (3/3) 4', 26', 35'
Report
Match data
Try: Bouthier 7' c
Willemse 30' c
Ntamack 52' c
Con: Ntamack (3/3) 8', 31', 53'
Pen: Ntamack (2/2) 19', 63'
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 73,931
Referee: Matthew Carley (England)
FB 15 Leigh Halfpenny
RW 14 George North downward-facing red arrow 11'
OC 13 Nick Tompkins
IC 12 Hadleigh Parkes
LW 11 Josh Adams downward-facing red arrow 70'
FH 10 Dan Biggar
SH 9 Gareth Davies downward-facing red arrow 56'
N8 8 Taulupe Faletau downward-facing red arrow 65'
OF 7 Justin Tipuric
BF 6 Ross Moriarty
RL 5 Alun Wyn Jones (c)
LL 4 Jake Ball downward-facing red arrow 66'
TP 3 Dillon Lewis downward-facing red arrow 70'
HK 2 Ken Owens downward-facing red arrow 73'
LP 1 Wyn Jones downward-facing red arrow 59'
Replacements:
HK 16 Ryan Elias upward-facing green arrow 73'
PR 17 Rob Evans upward-facing green arrow 59'
PR 18 Leon Brown upward-facing green arrow 70'
LK 19 Will Rowlands upward-facing green arrow 66'
FL 20 Aaron Wainwright upward-facing green arrow 65'
SH 21 Tomos Williams upward-facing green arrow 56'
FH 22 Jarrod Evans upward-facing green arrow 70'
WG 23 Johnny McNicholl upward-facing green arrow 11'
Coach:
Wayne Pivac
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FB 15 Anthony Bouthier
RW 14 Teddy Thomas downward-facing red arrow 66'
OC 13 Virimi Vakatawa
IC 12 Arthur Vincent
LW 11 Gaël Fickou
FH 10 Romain Ntamack downward-facing red arrow 74'
SH 9 Antoine Dupont downward-facing red arrow 74'
N8 8 Gregory Alldritt yellow card 40' to 46'
OF 7 Charles Ollivon (c)
BF 6 François Cros downward-facing red arrow 69'
RL 5 Paul Willemse
LL 4 Bernard Le Roux downward-facing red arrow 65'
TP 3 Mohamed Haouas yellow card 69' to 79' downward-facing red arrow 79'
HK 2 Julien Marchand downward-facing red arrow 56'
LP 1 Cyril Baille downward-facing red arrow 41'
Replacements:
HK 16 Camille Chat upward-facing green arrow 56'
PR 17 Jean-Baptiste Gros upward-facing green arrow 41'
PR 18 Demba Bamba upward-facing green arrow 69'
LK 19 Romain Taofifénua upward-facing green arrow 65'
FL 20 Dylan Cretin upward-facing green arrow 79'
SH 21 Baptiste Serin upward-facing green arrow 75'
FH 22 Matthieu Jalibert upward-facing green arrow 66'
FB 23 Thomas Ramos upward-facing green arrow 75'
Coach:
Fabien Galthié

Player of the Match:
Romain Ntamack (France)

Touch judges:
Wayne Barnes (England)
Karl Dickson (England)
Television match official:
Graham Hughes (England)

Notes:


23 February 2020
15:00 GMT (UTC+0)
England 24–12 Ireland
Try: Ford 8' c
Daly 25' c
Cowan-Dickie 62' c
Con: Farrell (3/3) 9', 25', 64'
Pen: Farrell (1/1) 40'
Report
Match data
Try: Henshaw 50' m
Porter 80+2' c
Con: Cooney (1/1) 80+3'
Twickenham Stadium, London
Attendance: 81,476
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
FB 15 Elliot Daly
RW 14 Jonny May
OC 13 Manu Tuilagi downward-facing red arrow 74'
IC 12 Owen Farrell (c)
LW 11 Jonathan Joseph
FH 10 George Ford
SH 9 Ben Youngs downward-facing red arrow 58'
N8 8 Tom Curry downward-facing red arrow 66'
OF 7 Sam Underhill
BF 6 Courtney Lawes downward-facing red arrow 58'
RL 5 George Kruis downward-facing red arrow 60'
LL 4 Maro Itoje
TP 3 Kyle Sinckler downward-facing red arrow 69'
HK 2 Jamie George downward-facing red arrow 52'
LP 1 Joe Marler downward-facing red arrow 58'
Replacements:
HK 16 Luke Cowan-Dickie upward-facing green arrow 52'
PR 17 Ellis Genge upward-facing green arrow 58'
PR 18 Will Stuart upward-facing green arrow 69'
LK 19 Joe Launchbury upward-facing green arrow 60'
LK 20 Charlie Ewels upward-facing green arrow 58'
FL 21 Ben Earl upward-facing green arrow 66'
SH 22 Willi Heinz upward-facing green arrow 58'
CE 23 Henry Slade upward-facing green arrow 74'
Coach:
Eddie Jones
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FB 15 Jordan Larmour downward-facing red arrow 64'
RW 14 Andrew Conway downward-facing red arrow 66'
OC 13 Robbie Henshaw
IC 12 Bundee Aki
LW 11 Jacob Stockdale
FH 10 Johnny Sexton (c)
SH 9 Conor Murray downward-facing red arrow 55'
N8 8 CJ Stander
OF 7 Josh van der Flier downward-facing red arrow 60'
BF 6 Peter O'Mahony
RL 5 James Ryan
LL 4 Devin Toner downward-facing red arrow 60'
TP 3 Tadhg Furlong downward-facing red arrow 58'
HK 2 Rob Herring downward-facing red arrow 60'
LP 1 Cian Healy downward-facing red arrow 26'
Replacements:
HK 16 Rónan Kelleher upward-facing green arrow 60'
PR 17 Dave Kilcoyne upward-facing green arrow 26'
PR 18 Andrew Porter upward-facing green arrow 58'
LK 19 Ultan Dillane upward-facing green arrow 60'
N8 20 Caelan Doris upward-facing green arrow 60'
SH 21 John Cooney upward-facing green arrow 55'
FH 22 Ross Byrne upward-facing green arrow 66'
WG 23 Keith Earls upward-facing green arrow 64'
Coach:
Andy Farrell

Player of the Match:
Courtney Lawes (England)

Touch judges:
Romain Poite (France)
Alexandre Ruiz (France)
Television match official:
Marius Jonker (South Africa)

Notes:

Round 4[edit]

7 March 2020
16:45 GMT (UTC+0)
England 33–30 Wales (1 BP)
Try: Watson 4' c
Daly 32' c
Tuilagi 61' c
Con: Farrell (3/3) 6', 34', 62'
Pen: Farrell (3/3) 16', 39', 45'
Ford (1/1) 52'
Report
Match data
Try: Tipuric (2) 41' c, 80+1' c
Biggar 78' c
Con: Biggar (3/3) 42', 78', 80+1'
Pen: Halfpenny (2/2) 9', 21'
Biggar (1/1) 40+1'
Twickenham Stadium, London
Attendance: 81,522
Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)
FB 15 Elliot Daly
RW 14 Anthony Watson
OC 13 Manu Tuilagi Red card 75'
IC 12 Owen Farrell (c)
LW 11 Jonny May downward-facing red arrow 8'
FH 10 George Ford
SH 9 Ben Youngs downward-facing red arrow 70'
N8 8 Tom Curry
OF 7 Mark Wilson downward-facing red arrow 76'
BF 6 Courtney Lawes downward-facing red arrow 66'
RL 5 George Kruis downward-facing red arrow 58'
LL 4 Maro Itoje
TP 3 Kyle Sinckler downward-facing red arrow 77'
HK 2 Jamie George downward-facing red arrow 58'
LP 1 Joe Marler downward-facing red arrow 66' upward-facing green arrow 76'
Replacements:
HK 16 Luke Cowan-Dickie upward-facing green arrow 58'
PR 17 Ellis Genge yellow card 73' to end' upward-facing green arrow 66'
PR 18 Will Stuart upward-facing green arrow 77'
LK 19 Joe Launchbury upward-facing green arrow 58'
LK 20 Charlie Ewels upward-facing green arrow 66' downward-facing red arrow 76'
FL 21 Ben Earl upward-facing green arrow 76'
SH 22 Willi Heinz upward-facing green arrow 70'
CE 23 Henry Slade upward-facing green arrow 8'
Coach:
Eddie Jones
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FB 15 Leigh Halfpenny
RW 14 George North
OC 13 Nick Tompkins
IC 12 Hadleigh Parkes
LW 11 Liam Williams downward-facing red arrow 66'
FH 10 Dan Biggar
SH 9 Tomos Williams downward-facing red arrow 46'
N8 8 Josh Navidi
OF 7 Justin Tipuric
BF 6 Ross Moriarty downward-facing red arrow 58'
RL 5 Alun Wyn Jones (c)
LL 4 Jake Ball downward-facing red arrow 58'
TP 3 Dillon Lewis downward-facing red arrow 41'
HK 2 Ken Owens downward-facing red arrow 75'
LP 1 Rob Evans downward-facing red arrow 58'
Replacements:
HK 16 Ryan Elias upward-facing green arrow 75'
PR 17 Rhys Carré upward-facing green arrow 58'
PR 18 Leon Brown upward-facing green arrow 41'
FL 19 Aaron Shingler upward-facing green arrow 58'
N8 20 Taulupe Faletau upward-facing green arrow 58'
SH 21 Rhys Webb upward-facing green arrow 46'
FH 22 Jarrod Evans
WG 23 Johnny McNicholl upward-facing green arrow 66'
Coach:
Wayne Pivac

Player of the Match:
Ben Youngs (England)

Touch judges:
Romain Poite (France)
Alexandre Ruiz (France)
Television match official:
Marius Jonker (South Africa)

Notes:


8 March 2020
15:00 GMT (UTC+0)
Scotland 28–17 France
Try: Maitland (2) 40+1' m, 45' c
McInally 64' c
Con: Hastings (2/3) 46', 66'
Pen: Hastings (3/3) 11', 19', 37'
Report
Match data
Try: Penaud 33' c
Ollivon 76' c
Con: Jalibert (2/2) 34', 76'
Pen: Jalibert (1/1) 61'
Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
Attendance: 67,144
Referee: Paul Williams (New Zealand)
FB 15 Stuart Hogg (c)
RW 14 Sean Maitland downward-facing red arrow 67'
OC 13 Chris Harris
IC 12 Sam Johnson downward-facing red arrow 79'
LW 11 Blair Kinghorn
FH 10 Adam Hastings
SH 9 Ali Price downward-facing red arrow 59'
N8 8 Nick Haining downward-facing red arrow 59'
OF 7 Hamish Watson
BF 6 Jamie Ritchie
RL 5 Grant Gilchrist
LL 4 Scott Cummings downward-facing red arrow 71'
TP 3 Zander Fagerson downward-facing red arrow 67'
HK 2 Fraser Brown downward-facing red arrow 59'
LP 1 Rory Sutherland downward-facing red arrow 59'
Replacements:
HK 16 Stuart McInally upward-facing green arrow 59'
PR 17 Allan Dell upward-facing green arrow 59'
PR 18 W. P. Nel upward-facing green arrow 67'
LK 19 Sam Skinner upward-facing green arrow 71'
N8 20 Magnus Bradbury upward-facing green arrow 59'
SH 21 George Horne upward-facing green arrow 59'
FH 22 Duncan Weir upward-facing green arrow 79'
WG 23 Kyle Steyn upward-facing green arrow 67'
Coach:
Gregor Townsend
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FB 15 Anthony Bouthier downward-facing red arrow 71'
RW 14 Damian Penaud downward-facing red arrow 59'
OC 13 Virimi Vakatawa
IC 12 Arthur Vincent
LW 11 Gaël Fickou
FH 10 Romain Ntamack downward-facing red arrow 8'
SH 9 Antoine Dupont downward-facing red arrow 77'
N8 8 Gregory Alldritt
OF 7 Charles Ollivon (c)
BF 6 François Cros yellow card 5' to 15' downward-facing red arrow 48'
RL 5 Paul Willemse downward-facing red arrow 48'
LL 4 Bernard Le Roux
TP 3 Mohamed Haouas Red card 37'
HK 2 Julien Marchand downward-facing red arrow 64'
LP 1 Jefferson Poirot downward-facing red arrow 51'
Replacements:
HK 16 Peato Mauvaka upward-facing green arrow 64'
PR 17 Jean-Baptiste Gros upward-facing green arrow 51'
PR 18 Demba Bamba upward-facing green arrow 48'
LK 19 Romain Taofifénua upward-facing green arrow 48'
FL 20 Dylan Cretin upward-facing green arrow 59'
SH 21 Baptiste Serin upward-facing green arrow 77'
FH 22 Matthieu Jalibert upward-facing green arrow 8'
FB 23 Thomas Ramos upward-facing green arrow 71'
Coach:
Fabien Galthié

Player of the Match:
Jamie Ritchie (Scotland)

Touch judges:
Wayne Barnes (England)
Frank Murphy (Ireland)
Television match official:
Brian MacNeice (Ireland)

Notes:

  • Kyle Steyn (Scotland) made his international debut.
  • Fraser Brown (Scotland) earned his 50th test cap.
  • With France's defeat, no team could win the Grand Slam.
  • Scotland reclaimed the Auld Alliance Trophy.
  • This was Scotland's 200th win in the Six Nations, including Home Nations and Five Nations tournaments.
  • Scotland won back-to-back matches against France, after also defeating them in August 2019, for the first time since 1964.
  • Camille Chat was named on the bench for France as hooker, but withdrew in the warm-up ahead of the game due to a hamstring injury, with Peato Mauvaka replacing him.

24 October 2020[b]
15:30 IST (UTC+01)
(1 BP) Ireland 50–17 Italy
Try: Stander 8' c
Keenan (2) 30' c, 36' c
Connors 61' c
Sexton 65' m
Aki 69' c
Heffernan 80' c
Con: Sexton (5/6) 9', 31', 38', 63', 71'
R. Byrne (1/1) 80'
Pen: Sexton (1/1) 14'
Report
Match data
Try: Padovani 55' c
Garbisi 80+2' c
Con: Garbisi (2/2) 56', 80+3'
Pen: Garbisi (1/2) 4'
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Attendance: 0
Referee: Matthew Carley (England)[c]
FB 15 Jacob Stockdale
RW 14 Andrew Conway
OC 13 Garry Ringrose downward-facing red arrow 27'
IC 12 Bundee Aki
LW 11 Hugo Keenan
FH 10 Johnny Sexton (c) downward-facing red arrow 71'
SH 9 Conor Murray yellow card 3' to 14' downward-facing red arrow 67'
N8 8 CJ Stander
OF 7 Will Connors
BF 6 Caelan Doris downward-facing red arrow 67'
RL 5 James Ryan downward-facing red arrow 63'
LL 4 Tadhg Beirne
TP 3 Andrew Porter downward-facing red arrow 63'
HK 2 Rob Herring downward-facing red arrow 51'
LP 1 Cian Healy downward-facing red arrow 56'
Replacements:
HK 16 Dave Heffernan upward-facing green arrow 51'
PR 17 Ed Byrne upward-facing green arrow 56'
PR 18 Finlay Bealham upward-facing green arrow 63'
LK 19 Ultan Dillane upward-facing green arrow 63'
FL 20 Peter O'Mahony upward-facing green arrow 67'
SH 21 Jamison Gibson-Park upward-facing green arrow 67'
FH 22 Ross Byrne upward-facing green arrow 71'
CE 23 Robbie Henshaw upward-facing green arrow 27'
Coach:
Andy Farrell
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FB 15 Jayden Hayward
RW 14 Edoardo Padovani
OC 13 Luca Morisi downward-facing red arrow 54'
IC 12 Carlo Canna
LW 11 Mattia Bellini
FH 10 Paolo Garbisi
SH 9 Marcello Violi downward-facing red arrow 72'
N8 8 Jake Polledri
OF 7 Braam Steyn
BF 6 Sebastian Negri downward-facing red arrow 67'
RL 5 Niccolò Cannone downward-facing red arrow 47'
LL 4 Marco Lazzaroni downward-facing red arrow 63'
TP 3 Giosuè Zilocchi downward-facing red arrow 47'
HK 2 Luca Bigi (c) downward-facing red arrow 47'
LP 1 Danilo Fischetti downward-facing red arrow 47'
Replacements:
HK 16 Gianmarco Lucchesi upward-facing green arrow 47'
PR 17 Simone Ferrari upward-facing green arrow 47'
PR 18 Pietro Ceccarelli upward-facing green arrow 47'
FL 19 David Sisi upward-facing green arrow 47'
N8 20 Johan Meyer upward-facing green arrow 63'
FL 21 Maxime Mbanda upward-facing green arrow 67'
SH 22 Callum Braley upward-facing green arrow 72'
CE 23 Federico Mori upward-facing green arrow 54'
Coach:
Franco Smith

Player of the Match:
Will Connors (Ireland)

Touch judges:
Luke Pearce (England)
Christophe Ridley (England)
Television match official:
Tom Foley (England)

Note:

Round 5[edit]

31 October 2020[d]
14:15 GMT (UTC+0)
(1 BP) Wales 10–14 Scotland
Try: Carré 31' c
Con: Biggar (1/1) 32'
Pen: Halfpenny (1/1) 66'
Report
Match data
Try: McInally 61' m
Pen: Russell (1/2) 10'
Hastings (1/1) 40'
Hogg (1/1) 80'
Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli
Attendance: 0
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)[e]
FB 15 Leigh Halfpenny
RW 14 Liam Williams
OC 13 Jonathan Davies
IC 12 Owen Watkin downward-facing red arrow 74'
LW 11 Josh Adams
FH 10 Dan Biggar downward-facing red arrow 43'
SH 9 Gareth Davies downward-facing red arrow 72'
N8 8 Taulupe Faletau downward-facing red arrow 70'
OF 7 James Davies
BF 6 Shane Lewis-Hughes
RL 5 Alun Wyn Jones (c)
LL 4 Will Rowlands downward-facing red arrow 57'
TP 3 Tomas Francis downward-facing red arrow 57' upward-facing green arrow 73'
HK 2 Ryan Elias downward-facing red arrow 70'
LP 1 Rhys Carré downward-facing red arrow 49'
Replacements:
HK 16 Sam Parry upward-facing green arrow 70'
PR 17 Wyn Jones upward-facing green arrow 49'
PR 18 Dillon Lewis upward-facing green arrow 57' downward-facing red arrow 73'
LK 19 Cory Hill upward-facing green arrow 57'
FL 20 Aaron Wainwright upward-facing green arrow 70'
SH 21 Lloyd Williams upward-facing green arrow 72'
FH 22 Rhys Patchell upward-facing green arrow 43'
CE 23 Nick Tompkins upward-facing green arrow 74'
Coach:
Wayne Pivac
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FB 15 Stuart Hogg (c)
RW 14 Darcy Graham downward-facing red arrow 66'
OC 13 Chris Harris
IC 12 James Lang
LW 11 Blair Kinghorn
FH 10 Finn Russell downward-facing red arrow 32'
SH 9 Ali Price
N8 8 Blade Thomson downward-facing red arrow 54'
OF 7 Hamish Watson
BF 6 Jamie Ritchie
RL 5 Jonny Gray
LL 4 Scott Cummings
TP 3 Zander Fagerson downward-facing red arrow 54'
HK 2 Fraser Brown downward-facing red arrow 54'
LP 1 Rory Sutherland downward-facing red arrow 54'
Replacements:
HK 16 Stuart McInally upward-facing green arrow 54'
PR 17 Oli Kebble upward-facing green arrow 54'
PR 18 Simon Berghan upward-facing green arrow 54'
LK 19 Ben Toolis
N8 20 Cornell du Preez upward-facing green arrow 54'
SH 21 Scott Steele upward-facing green arrow 70'
FH 22 Adam Hastings upward-facing green arrow 32' downward-facing red arrow 70'
WG 23 Duhan van der Merwe upward-facing green arrow 66'
Coach:
Scotland Gregor Townsend

Player of the Match:
Jamie Ritchie (Scotland)

Touch judges:
Mathieu Raynal (France)
Christophe Ridley (England)
Television match official:
Tom Foley (England)

Notes:

  • Wales made 19 changes to the team that was selected for the original fixture on 14 March, while Scotland made 15 changes.[27][28]
  • Justin Tipuric was named in the starting XV at openside flanker, but was ruled out ahead of kick-off. James Davies replaced him in the starting team with Aaron Wainwright joining the replacements.
  • Alun Wyn Jones (Wales) earned his 149th international cap (140 for Wales, 9 for the British and Irish Lions) to surpass New Zealand's Richie McCaw's record as the most capped international rugby player.
  • Shane Lewis-Hughes (Wales) and Scott Steele (Scotland) made their international debuts.
  • Scotland won three consecutive Six Nations matches for the first time since 1996.
  • This was Scotland's first win in Wales since 2002.
  • Wales finished in fifth place with one win, their worst performance since 2007.
  • Wales played a home game away from the Millennium Stadium for the first time since playing Romania at the Racecourse Ground in Wrexham in 2003. It was also the first Welsh international played in Llanelli since 1998 and the first Six Nations game in Llanelli since 1893, making this the first international match played at Parc y Scarlets.
  • Scotland won the Doddie Weir Cup for the first time.

31 October 2020[f]
17:45 CET (UTC+01)
Italy 5–34 England (1 BP)
Try: Polledri 18' mReport
Match data
Try: Youngs (2) 5' c, 41' c
George 51' c
Curry 67' m
Slade 72' m
Con: Farrell (3/5) 6', 42', 52'
Pen: Farrell (1/1) 13'
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 0
Referee: Pascal Gaüzère (France)
FB 15 Matteo Minozzi downward-facing red arrow 47'
RW 14 Edoardo Padovani downward-facing red arrow 22'
OC 13 Luca Morisi
IC 12 Carlo Canna
LW 11 Mattia Bellini
FH 10 Paolo Garbisi
SH 9 Marcello Violi
N8 8 Jake Polledri yellow card 38' to 48'
OF 7 Braam Steyn
BF 6 Sebastian Negri downward-facing red arrow 73'
RL 5 Niccolò Cannone downward-facing red arrow 61'
LL 4 Marco Lazzaroni downward-facing red arrow 78'
TP 3 Giosuè Zilocchi downward-facing red arrow 61'
HK 2 Luca Bigi (c) downward-facing red arrow 61'
LP 1 Danilo Fischetti downward-facing red arrow 42' upward-facing green arrow 52' downward-facing red arrow 61'
Replacements:
HK 16 Gianmarco Lucchesi upward-facing green arrow 61'
PR 17 Simone Ferrari upward-facing green arrow 42' downward-facing red arrow 52' upward-facing green arrow 61'
PR 18 Pietro Ceccarelli upward-facing green arrow 61'
FL 19 David Sisi upward-facing green arrow 61'
N8 20 Johan Meyer upward-facing green arrow 78'
FL 21 Maxime Mbanda upward-facing green arrow 73'
SH 22 Guglielmo Palazzani upward-facing green arrow 47'
CE 23 Federico Mori upward-facing green arrow 22'
Coach:
Franco Smith
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FB 15 George Furbank
RW 14 Anthony Watson downward-facing red arrow 54'
OC 13 Jonathan Joseph downward-facing red arrow 68'
IC 12 Henry Slade
LW 11 Jonny May
FH 10 Owen Farrell (c)
SH 9 Ben Youngs downward-facing red arrow 73'
N8 8 Billy Vunipola
OF 7 Sam Underhill red cross icon 33' to 41' downward-facing red arrow 54'
BF 6 Tom Curry
RL 5 Jonny Hill yellow card 22' to 32' downward-facing red arrow 68'
LL 4 Maro Itoje
TP 3 Kyle Sinckler downward-facing red arrow 63'
HK 2 Jamie George downward-facing red arrow 79'
LP 1 Mako Vunipola downward-facing red arrow 59'
Replacements:
HK 16 Tom Dunn upward-facing green arrow 79'
PR 17 Ellis Genge upward-facing green arrow 59'
PR 18 Will Stuart upward-facing green arrow 63'
LK 19 Charlie Ewels upward-facing green arrow 68'
FL 20 Ben Earl upward-facing green arrow 36' downward-facing red arrow 40' upward-facing green arrow 54'
SH 21 Dan Robson upward-facing green arrow 73'
CE 22 Ollie Lawrence upward-facing green arrow 68'
WG 23 Ollie Thorley upward-facing green arrow 54'
Coach:
Eddie Jones

Player of the Match:
Ben Youngs (England)

Touch judges:
Alexandre Ruiz (France)
Mike Adamson (Scotland)
Television match official:
Romain Poite France)

Notes:


31 October 2020[g]
21:10 CET (UTC+01)
(1 BP) France 35–27 Ireland
Try: Dupont 7' c
Penalty try 30'
Ntamack 44' m
Vakatawa 71' c
Con: Ntamack (2/3) 8', 72'
Pen: Ntamack (3/3) 38', 48', 52'
Report
Match data
Try: Healy 19' c
Henshaw 60' c
Stockdale 80' c
Con: Sexton (2/2) 19', 61'
R. Byrne (1/1) 80+1'
Pen: Sexton (2/2) 26', 33'
Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 0
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
FB 15 Anthony Bouthier yellow card 10' to 20' downward-facing red arrow 73'
RW 14 Vincent Rattez
OC 13 Virimi Vakatawa downward-facing red arrow 73'
IC 12 Arthur Vincent
LW 11 Gaël Fickou
FH 10 Romain Ntamack
SH 9 Antoine Dupont downward-facing red arrow 77'
N8 8 Gregory Alldritt
OF 7 Charles Ollivon (c)
BF 6 François Cros downward-facing red arrow 34'
RL 5 Paul Willemse downward-facing red arrow 73'
LL 4 Bernard Le Roux
TP 3 Mohamed Haouas downward-facing red arrow 58'
HK 2 Julien Marchand downward-facing red arrow 56'
LP 1 Cyril Baille downward-facing red arrow 56'
Replacements:
HK 16 Camille Chat upward-facing green arrow 56'
PR 17 Jean-Baptiste Gros upward-facing green arrow 58'
PR 18 Demba Bamba upward-facing green arrow 56'
LK 19 Romain Taofifénua upward-facing green arrow 73'
FL 20 Dylan Cretin upward-facing green arrow 34'
SH 21 Baptiste Serin upward-facing green arrow 77'
WG 22 Arthur Retière upward-facing green arrow 73'
FB 23 Thomas Ramos upward-facing green arrow 73'
Coach:
Fabien Galthié
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FB 15 Jacob Stockdale
RW 14 Andrew Conway
OC 13 Robbie Henshaw
IC 12 Bundee Aki downward-facing red arrow 53'
LW 11 Hugo Keenan
FH 10 Johnny Sexton (c) downward-facing red arrow 69'
SH 9 Conor Murray downward-facing red arrow 66'
N8 8 CJ Stander
OF 7 Will Connors downward-facing red arrow 54'
BF 6 Caelan Doris yellow card 29' to 39'
RL 5 James Ryan
LL 4 Tadhg Beirne downward-facing red arrow 61'
TP 3 Andrew Porter downward-facing red arrow 69'
HK 2 Rob Herring downward-facing red arrow 58'
LP 1 Cian Healy downward-facing red arrow 26' upward-facing green arrow 38' downward-facing red arrow 61'
Replacements:
HK 16 Dave Heffernan upward-facing green arrow 58'
PR 17 Ed Byrne upward-facing green arrow 26' downward-facing red arrow 38' upward-facing green arrow 61'
PR 18 Finlay Bealham upward-facing green arrow 69'
LK 19 Ultan Dillane upward-facing green arrow 61'
FL 20 Peter O'Mahony upward-facing green arrow 54'
SH 21 Jamison Gibson-Park upward-facing green arrow 66'
FH 22 Ross Byrne upward-facing green arrow 69'
CE 23 Chris Farrell upward-facing green arrow 53'
Coach:
Andy Farrell

Player of the Match:
Gregory Alldritt (France)

Touch judges:
Matthew Carley (England)
Karl Dickson (England)
Television match official:
Luke Pearce (England)

Notes:

  • Arthur Retière (France) made his international debut.
  • Cian Healy became the sixth Ireland player to earn his 100th test cap.
  • France required a win by 28 points to win the championship, while Ireland needed a bonus-point win or a margin of seven points (or six if they scored at least one try). As neither side met their requirements, England won a record 29th outright title.[32][33]

Player statistics[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wales final game was scheduled for Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli as the Millennium Stadium was unavailable due to being used as Dragon's Heart Hospital.
  2. ^ Initially scheduled for 7 March 2020.[24]
  3. ^ Nic Berry was initially appointed as referee, but travel restrictions meant the match was reassigned to Matthew Carley.
  4. ^ This game was originally due to go ahead on 14 March, and teams had been announced, but it was postponed on 13 March.[26]
  5. ^ Angus Gardner was initially appointed as referee, but travel restrictions meant the match was reassigned to Andrew Brace.
  6. ^ Due to the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, this game was first arranged to be played behind closed doors on 14 March, but was postponed the following day,[29] and ultimately rescheduled for 31 October.[30]
  7. ^ *The match between France and Ireland, initially scheduled for 14 March, was postponed on 9 March due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.[31]

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