Six Nations standings: What Eire, England and France must win the title

Six Nations standings: What Eire, England and France must win the title

The 2020 Six Nations is about for a delayed however dramatic finale on Saturday with three groups nonetheless capable of win the title.

Eire, England and France all have the prospect to win the championship – seven months later than initially scheduled. – with France internet hosting Eire within the closing match of the day.

Listed below are the remaining fixtures, protection particulars and the permutations for every crew to grow to be champions.

  • Wales v Scotland – 14:15 GMT – reside on BBC One and BBC Radio 5 Dwell Sports activities Additional
  • Italy v England – 16:45 GMT – reside on ITV and BBC Radio 5 Dwell
  • France v Eire – 20:05 GMT – reside on BBC Two and BBC One plus BBC Radio 5 Dwell
Six Nations table
Eire can safe the title with a bonus-point win in Paris subsequent weekend

Eire

After beating Italy on Saturday Eire have probably the most easy equation. They’re the one crew with their destiny solely in their very own fingers.

If Eire earn a bonus-point win over France in Paris – achieved by scoring 4 tries or extra – they’re assured to win the title.

They might nonetheless win the title with a four-point, non-bonus-point win.

With England anticipated to realize a bonus-point victory over Italy, this could probably come right down to factors distinction.

Eire’s factors distinction is at the moment 23 factors higher than England so, if Eire win with 4 factors and England 5, Eire would nonetheless win the title so long as England’s margin of victory was not 24 factors higher than Eire’s.

Eire would even be champions with a four-point win over France if England did not get a successful bonus level, misplaced or drew with Italy.

If Eire lose they can not win the title.

England

England are the probably champions.

They are going to win the title in the event that they beat Italy with a bonus level and France beat Eire, except Les Blues earn a bonus-point win and safe a margin of victory two factors higher than England’s.

If England win with a bonus level and Eire beat France with no bonus level, the title would come right down to factors distinction.

England’s factors distinction is 23 factors worse than Eire so in that occasion they would want to beat Italy by a margin of 24 factors greater than Eire’s win.

England would additionally win the title by beating Italy with no bonus level if France additionally beat Eire in the identical vogue, so long as France’s margin of victory was not two factors higher than England’s.

England will likely be champions in the event that they win and Eire and France draw.

If England lose or draw towards Italy, then a win of any description or perhaps a draw for Eire would see them elevate the title.

France

For France to win the 2020 Six Nations they have to beat Eire and higher England’s end result towards Italy.

If France and England obtain the identical end result, ie a four-point or five-point win, then France should overhaul England’s factors distinction whole.

France at the moment path England’s factors distinction by two so would want a margin of victory three higher than England’s.

If groups end tied on factors and factors distinction then the championship will likely be selected variety of tries scored. France have scored 13 to England’s 9.

What concerning the girls’s championship?

Women's Six Nations table

Within the girls’s championship, France are the one crew who can deny England a second successive title.

Les Blues have a sport in hand – on Sunday towards Scotland – however unbeaten England know in the event that they beat Italy on Sunday, 1 November (17:00 GMT) they’re assured to win the trophy and seal back-to-back Grand Slams.

If France lose towards Scotland, or Eire subsequent Sunday, England will likely be champions even earlier than assembly Italy.

  • 25 October: Scotland v France – 14:20 GMT – reside on BBC iPlayer and on-line
  • 1 November: Eire v France* – 13:30 GMT – reside on BBC iPlayer and on-line
  • 1 November: Wales v Scotland – (16:15 GMT – reside on BBC iPlayer and on-line
  • 1 November: Italy v England – 17:00 GMT – reside on BBC Radio 5 Dwell & on-line
  • 6 December: Italy v Scotland – 17:20 GMT – reside on BBC iPlayer and on-line

*groups agreed to change venues from Lille to Dublin due to coronavirus journey restrictions

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