State of the Race: Six Nations – Round 3

With just two weeks remaining, a look at each team’s situation in the Six Nations Championship is overdue.

In Control

France

Remaining Schedule: @ Wales, v. England

In The Hunt

Ireland

Remaining Schedule: @ England, v. Scotland

England

Remaining Schedule: v. Ireland, @ France

Fading Fast

Scotland

Remaining Schedule: @ Italy, @ Ireland

Wales

Remaining Schedule: v. France, v. Italy

Eliminated

Italy

Remaining Schedule: v. Scotland, @ Wales

Key Takeaways

  • The Ireland/England game in Round 4 will effectively end the loser’s campaign.
  • If France defeats Wales, it eliminates Wales, Scotland, and the loser of Ireland/England.
  • Italy’s defeat with 12 men on the field knocked paired with France’s victory over Scotland eliminated the gli Azzurri from contention.

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