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6 Nations Rugby Tournament

6 of February - 20 of March, 2010

Where? In Rome, the eternal city. What? The most exciting European rugby tournament - 6 Nations Rugby tournament kicked off on the 6th of February and will be lasting until the 20th of March, 2010. The special occasion that cannot be missed by all the fans of this passionate sport. Rome is presenting not only a unique spectacle, but also the atmosphere of adrenaline and taste of hard victory.

Six Nations Rugby tournament is an annual international rugby union competition involving six European sides: England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. The tournament will definitely bring sport and passion to thousands of rugby fans in Rome. On the 14th of February Rome is hosting the match between Italy and England. On the 27th of February the game Italy vs. Scotland is scheduled. The matches will be held in Flaminio stadium that seats 32,000 guests. Although the smallest of all six nations stadiums, it is one of the best located.

The history of rugby is ancient as Rome itself. A field-game resembling rugby football was known and played by ancient Greeks. However, rules and a game sequence that we can observe in modern form of the game were developed in United Kingdom. Some of the people think that rugby is tough and quite fierce game. However, there is much more behind that. Rugby is a sport that combines every element of speed, endurance, power, thinking and balance.

Which of the 6 nations is going to win? The huge part of the action is taking place in Rome. 15-man sport will show off its spirit in the city that has it all - tradition in elegance and good taste. The chance to see international players and emotions cannot be missed. This time all roads lead to Rome!

City: Rome
Country: Italy
By: Rome Hostels
Published on 11-Feb-2010
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