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Why watch the Six Nations Rugby

2015 promises to be a bumper year for fans of rugby, with the World Cup taking place in September preceded by the Six Nations Tournament taking place from February 6th 2015, The Telegraph reports. England take on Wales in the curtain raiser to this years tournament and the rugby year as a whole, but many people still refuse to get involved in the game played with an oval ball that can only be passed backwards.

The tournament is played between some of the top rugby teams in the World, drawing in players from anywhere in the World who qualify to play for the nation in question. England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales all compete for the Six Nations, which began life as the Home Nations in the 19th century played between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Fans like Zeca Oliveira know that this annual event brings together a number of different styles of rugby played in different regions of Europe and often sees the final games of the tournament decide the winner. Check out Oliveira on Linkedin. To keep the interest alive for teams who may not be performing to their best, there are individual trophies and the Triple Crown to be fought over by England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. During each tournament england and Scotland compete for the Calcutta Cup in bruising contests that show the skills, power and strategies that make rugby an entertaining game for all to watch and enjoy.