Six Nations Rugby
The Six Nations Rugby tournament pits the accumulated strengths of the rugby systems in six countries, England, Wales, Scotland, Italy & Ireland, a combination of the outcome of their respective rugby playing populations and organisations charged with producing the best athletic performers within the rules of rugby union from each country. The six nations tournament is a competition in which these six countries play games of rugby union in 1 game format points from which are earned depending on the number of points scored by each team during each game determining the winner and loser of the game and also game sin which both teams score the same number of points which is determined a draw.
Traditionally the tournament has drawn significant crowds of spectators and main stream media interest and beginning in February of each year it coincides with the closing half of the rugby union season and is the 1st major tournament to be completed in each season. The players in the tournament are awarded caps as the games represent international matches which are counted by the World Rugby board towards international standings.
The strongest team is England who are consistently in the mix to win every game they play with the other nations considering it very prestigious to play in the tournament and many crowds of supporters relatively speaking travel at home and abroad to watch the games in person purchasing Six Nations Tickets from authorised sellers, and also many fans watch the games using televisions and other devices to access live footage from the games provided by production companies.
Each country has its own traditional colours and both home and away formats of their playing jerseys, with substitutes the teams approach 30-40 members participating in training prior to the games with coaching and also purpose chosen accommodation, with many different training inputs believed to improve performances during competitive games.