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 ready for a delayed however dramatic finale on Saturday with three groups nonetheless capable of win the title.

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

Listed below are the remaining fixtures, protection particulars and the permutations for every staff to develop into champions.

  • Wales v Scotland – 14:15 GMT – stay on BBC One and BBC Radio 5 Dwell Sports activities Further
  • Italy v England – 16:45 GMT – stay on ITV and BBC Radio 5 Dwell
  • France v Eire – 20:05 GMT – stay 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 simple equation. They’re the one staff with their destiny totally in their very own arms.

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

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

Eire’s factors distinction is at present 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 better than Eire’s.

Eire would even be champions with a four-point win over France if England didn’t get a profitable bonus level, misplaced or drew with Italy.

If Eire lose they can’t win the title.

England

England are the most certainly champions.

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

If England win with a bonus level and Eire beat France with out a 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 out a bonus level if France additionally beat Eire in the identical vogue, so long as France’s margin of victory was not two factors better than England’s.

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

If England lose or draw in opposition to Italy, then a win of any description or perhaps a draw for Eire would see them carry the title.

France

For France to win the 2020 Six Nations they have to beat Eire and higher England’s consequence in opposition to Italy.

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

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

If groups end tied on factors and factors distinction then the championship might 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 staff who can deny England a second successive title.

Les Blues have a sport in hand – on Sunday in opposition to 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 in opposition to Scotland, or Eire subsequent Sunday, England might be champions even earlier than assembly Italy.

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

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

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