6 Nations plus Fiji, Georgia confirmed in rugby tourney

DUBLIN (AP) — The Six Nations aspects plus Fiji and Georgia will play a makeshift rugby event in November and December.

Eire vs. Wales in Dublin on Nov. 13 will begin up the Autumn Nations Cup, which replaces the everyday excursions of Europe by southern hemisphere and Asia teams. Shuttle restrictions in the coronavirus pandemic enjoy canceled every tour.

The Nations Cup splits England, Eire, Wales, and Georgia into Community A, and France, Scotland, Italy, and Fiji in Community B.

Pool play will feature on the first three weekends, then the finals on Dec. 5 and 6 between teams with the an identical rankings in every pool.

Wales, France, and Italy enjoy but to substantiate venues.

Georgia will no longer enjoy a dwelling game. Georgia replaced Japan two weeks in the past because govt restrictions averted the Jap from bringing support their coaches from their out of the nation homes.

The event is two weeks after the scheduled stay of the delayed Six Nations.

A broadcast deal became as soon as but to be carried out, the Six Nations mentioned on Thursday.

“A gigantic interval of effort and time has gone into delivering this unique event structure in testing instances and the spirit of collaboration amongst key stakeholders has been well-known,” Six Nations CEO Ben Morel mentioned in a assertion.

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Schedule:

First Spherical

Nov. 13: Eire vs. Wales, Dublin

Nov. 14: Italy vs. Scotland, tbc; England vs. Georgia, London.

Nov. 15: France vs. Fiji, tbc.

2nd Spherical

Nov. 21: Italy vs. Fiji, tbc; England vs. Eire, London; Wales vs. Georgia, tbc.

Nov. 22: Scotland vs. France, Edinburgh.

Third Spherical

Nov. 28: Scotland vs. Fiji, Edinburgh; Wales vs. England, tbc; France vs. Italy, tbc.

Nov. 29: Eire vs. Georgia, Dublin.

Finals

Dec. 5: Georgia vs. tbd, Edinburgh; Eire vs. tbd, Dublin; Wales vs. tbd, tbc.

Dec. 6: England vs. tbd, London.

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