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Tuesday, 30 July, 2002, 15:31 GMT 16:31 UK

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Paradise in the puddles
Former Scotland international John Beattie revels in a stunning Murrayfield win - the mother of all games on Mother's Day.
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Naive England must learn to adapt
BBC rugby presenter John Inverdale wonders where England go next after their shock defeat by Scotland.
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Ireland add to Six Nations sparkle
Former international Willie Anderson says Ireland failed the acid test against Wales, but they can still be proud of their Six Nations.
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Welcome to the family
BBC commentator Eddie Butler says Italy's performance against France proves they are a worthy addition to the Six Nations family.
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England sorry for trophy 'mix-up'
Six Nations champions England have made an official apology to the Princess Royal, following their defeat against Scotland at Murrayfield.
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Brave Scots defeat England
Four penalties, a try and a conversion from Scottish fly-half Duncan Hodge denies England the Grand Slam at Murrayfield.
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Wales triumph over fighting Irish
Wales produce a narrow victory over Ireland at Lansdowne Road to hand England the Six Nations Championship.
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Gallant Italy edged out in Paris
A hugely spirited first-half performance by Italy is not enough to prevent Six Nations defeat by France in Paris, in a match that saw nine tries.
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Healey hat-trick sparks Roman romp
Austin Healey claims a hat-trick of tries as England beat Italy 59-12 to take another step towards an historic Grand Slam.
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Williams double rocks Scots
Winger Shane Williams scored two sensational tries as Wales consigned Scotland to their fourth straight Six Nations defeat.
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England yet to impress doubters
BBC presenter John Inverdale says England may be cantering away in the Six Nations but they have yet to convince their southern critics
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Henry 'determined' to finish task
Graham Henry is adamant he will see out his contract with Wales, amid growing turmoil in Welsh rugby.
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O'Driscoll treble seals historic win
Ireland claim a prize Six Nations scalp, defeating France for the first time in 17 years, thanks to a hat-trick of tries from Brian O'Driscoll.
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Woodward eyes Slam decider
Clive Woodward believes his England team are now better prepared to win a Grand Slam - this time by beating Scotland at Murrayfield.
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Young: Now lay off our coach
Wales skipper David Young launched a blistering attack on Graham Henry's detractors after leading his team to a 26-18 Six Nations defeat of Scotland.
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Scots to defend 'grandparent rule'
Scotland is set to oppose scrapping the rule that allows players to qualify for international honours through a grandparent.
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Howarth axed in foreigner purge
Wales have dropped New Zealand-born fullback Shane Howarth while an investigation into the eligibility of their overseas caps continues.
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Magne handed three-week ban
French flanker Olivier Magne will miss the Six Nations clash against Ireland after being banned for three weeks for head-butting.
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Welsh suffer in English revolution
Ex-Welsh international Eddie Butler says that a superb England performance put them light years ahead of Wales last Saturday.
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Rampant England batter Welsh
England continue their march towards the Six Nations trophy with a mammoth five-try victory over Wales at Twickenham.
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Record-breaking O'Gara sinks Italy
Ronan O'Gara kicks 30 points as Ireland follow their record victory over the Scots with a further thumping of Six Nations newcomers Italy.
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Scottish errors punished by French
Two tries from Olivier Magne end Scotland's hopes of a first Six Nations win as France win 28-16 at Murrayfield.
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The Year of the Rose
BBC News Online's Jonathon Moore was at Twickenham to witness a comprehensive England victory.
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BBC secures Six Nations deal
The BBC extends its coverage of the Six Nations up to the end of the 2002 championship, including Italy's matches.
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Intrigue at Twickenham
Ex-Welsh international Eddie Butler applauds a fine Welsh win and sets the scene for an almighty clash in Twickenham.
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England triumph in Paris
England are favourites to lift the Six Nations trophy after defeating France in an epic encounter in Paris for the first time in six years.
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England's supreme team
BBC presenter and rugby afficiando John Inverdale says England's committed defence was at the heart of their triumph over France.
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Woodward hails gutsy conquest
Coach Clive Woodward says England's epic win over France was the proudest moment of his career.
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Try-scorer Williams celebrates debut
The entire Welsh camp is delighted with their 47-16 win over Italy including debutant try-scorer Shane Williams.
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Scots left battered and bruised
Scotland's heavy defeat in Dublin leaves them with more than bruised pride - two key members of the front row are ruled out through injury.
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Welsh record-breakers stroll home
Neil Jenkins breaks two more international rugby records, and Scott Quinnell makes his own mark as Wales thrash Italy 47-16.
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Record win for rampant Irish
Ireland record their biggest ever victory over Scotland, consigning the defending Six Nations Champions to their second straight defeat.
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England off to record start
England romp to their best ever win over Ireland as a stunning display of running rugby gives them a 50-18 success at Twickenham.
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Wales thrashed in Cardiff
France continue their international revival with a convincing 36-3 Six Nations victory over Wales in Cardiff.
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Live coverage of the Six Nations
BBC News Online, in conjunction with Radio 5 Live, is providing live commentary of the Six Nations - starting with the France-England showdown in Paris.
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Six Nations fixtures and results
Click here for Six Nations fixtures, results and reports.
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Six Nations championship
Click here for BBC News Online's Six Nations championship site.
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Six Nations table
Click here for the latest Six nations table.
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A beginner's guide to ... rugby laws
A guide to the basic laws of rugby union, with explanations of frequently used terms like gain line, second phase and garryowen.
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Scotland v England: Picture gallery
Some of the images from Scotland's amazing 19-13 win over England at Murrayfield, to deny the visitors the Grand Slam.

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