Despite all the complaints that there is too much international test match rugby played each year; amidst all the debates about ‘seasons being too long with players bodies crumbling all around’ there is one tournament that still holds creates a ‘buzz’ in February. The NatWest 6Nations holds all of the excitment, anticipation and rivalry that resists the tests of time, and changes in the professional game.
With a new sponsor, the NatWest 6Nations Tournament – the Northern Hemisphere’s jewel in the crown – arrives to break the gloom of mid-winter and cast a glow of light across the rugby world.
This year’s competition, coming right in the middle of the world cup cycle, is a shop window for those staking their claim for a place in one of the six squads heading to Japan in 2019.
2018 NatWest 6Nations Anticipation Grows
Anticipation waiting to see is Jordan L’Armour will be released onto the international stage, delight for Zach Mercer, losing his ‘apprentice’ status and relief from a whole nation that James Davies finally swaps the red of Scarlets for the red of Wales!
The launch event for the 2018 NatWest 6Nations is taking place at London’s Syon Park Hotel. LWOR are there, to gain all the inside information on the sports oldest championship.
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