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Six Key Lessons From The Third Weekend Of Six Nations Action

DUBLIN, IRELAND - FEBRUARY 25:  Johnny Sexton (C) of Ireland warms up prior to kickoff during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and France at the Aviva Stadium on February 25, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland.  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

It was yet another fascinating weekend in the Six Nations… A superb day for the Scots, a hard-fought Irish win and a confusing and at times nerve-wracking win for England. Yet they made it 17 wins in a row and remain on top of the Table after a weekend that raised more questions than provided lessons. Needless to say there …

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Georgia’s Hopes Of Entering Six Nations Dealt Major Blow

KILMARNOCK, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Jonny Gray of Scotland tackles Vasil Lobzhanidze of Georgia during the Autumn Test Match between Scotland and Georgia at Rugby Park on November 26, 2016 in Kilmarnock, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Despite recent reports, Georgia’s hopes of being given the chance to earn a spot in the Six Nations have been shot down, after chief executive John Feehan insisted there are no vacancies in the competition. There have been calls from many, including Sir Clive Woodward, to introduce promotion and relegation. However, Feehan has ruled out any changes to the Six …

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England’s Billy Vunipola Rules Himself Out Of The Six Nations

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 26: Billy Vunipola of England is tackled during the Old Mutual Wealth Series match between England and Argentina at Twickenham Stadium on November 26, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images)

While England and Saracens prop Mako Vunipola made his return from injury at the weekend, younger brother Billy is still some time away from a comeback. The number eight is still recovering from knee surgery late last year, and while he is nearing a return to the pitch, England’s potential grand slam decider against Ireland looks to have come just …

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