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Encyclopedia > 2008 Six Nations Championship
For the second year running, Ireland play their home games at Croke Park, while Lansdowne Road is being redeveloped.

The 2008 Six Nations Championship, known as the 2008 RBS 6 Nations due to the tournament's sponsorship by the Royal Bank of Scotland, is the ninth series of the rugby union Six Nations Championship. 15 matches were played over five weekends from 2 February to 15 March, resulting in Wales winning the Grand Slam, their second in the last four championships and tenth overall. In winning the Grand Slam, Wales also won the Triple Crown for beating each of the other Home Nations. Wales' Shane Williams was named as the RBS Player of the Championship.[1] Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 1. ... Croke Park (Irish: Páirc an Chrócaigh) in Dublin, Ireland is the largest sports stadium in Ireland and the principal stadium and headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Irelands biggest sporting organisation. ... A DART train passes under the Lansdowne Road Rugby Football Stadium and over the level crossing as it enters the station of the same name. ... The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc (Scottish Gaelic: [1]) is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, which together with NatWest, provides branch banking facilities in the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Rugby (disambiguation). ... The RBS 6 Nations Championship, (referred to as RBS 6 Nations for sponsorship reasons) known before 2000 as the Five Nations Championship, is an annual international rugby union competition held between six European sides: France, England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. ... is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... First international  England 30 – 0 Wales  (19 February 1881) Largest win  Japan 0 – 98 Wales  (26 November 2004) Worst defeat  South Africa 96 – 13 Wales  (27 June 1998) World Cup Appearances 6/6 (First in 1987) Best result Third 1987 The Wales national rugby union team represent Wales in international... A Grand Slam can be completed in two ways in rugby union. ... In rugby union, the Triple Crown is an honour contested annually by the national teams of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales as part of the Six Nations Championship. ... Home Nations (often written as the common noun home nations) is a term used to refer to the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom — England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland — collectively but as separate entities, distinct from the United Kingdom as a state. ... Shane Mark Williams (born 26 February 1977 in Swansea) is a Welsh rugby union player who plays as a wing for the Ospreys club and Wales but who can also play scrum-half or fly-half. ...

Contents

Participants

The teams involved were:

Nation Venue City Head coach Captain
 England Twickenham London Brian Ashton Phil Vickery
 France Stade de France Paris Marc Lièvremont Lionel Nallet
 Ireland Croke Park[2] Dublin Eddie O'Sullivan Brian O'Driscoll[3]
 Italy Stadio Flaminio Rome Nick Mallett Sergio Parisse
 Scotland Murrayfield Edinburgh Frank Hadden Jason White[4]
 Wales Millennium Stadium Cardiff Warren Gatland Ryan Jones

Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... First international (also the worlds first)  Scotland 4–1 England  (27 March 1871) Largest win  England 134–0 Romania  (17 November 2001) Worst defeat  Australia 76–0 England  (6 June 1998) World Cup Appearances 6 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 2003 The England national rugby union team represents... Twickenham Stadium (usually known as just Twickenham or Twickers[1]) is a stadium located in Twickenham, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... W. Brian Ashton (born 3 September 1946 in Leigh, Lancashire) is the current England national rugby union teams Head Coach, appointed 20 December 2006. ... Philip John Vickery MBE (born 14 March 1976) is an English rugby union footballer who plays prop for Wasps and England, and was part of the England side that won the 2003 Rugby World Cup. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Stade de France and the district of La Plaine The Stade de France (the English translation Stadium of France is not used) is a stadium in an inner suburb of Paris, and the national stadium of France, built for the 1998 Football World Cup. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Marc Lièvremont (born 28 October 1968 in Dakar, Senegal) is a former rugby union footballer who played flanker or number 8 for France, gaining 25 caps. ... Lionel Nallet (born 14 September 1976 in Bourg-en-Bresse) is a French rugby union footballer, currently playing for Castres Olympique in the Top 14 club competition in France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland_rugby. ... Croke Park (Irish: Páirc an Chrócaigh) in Dublin, Ireland is the largest sports stadium in Ireland and the principal stadium and headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Irelands biggest sporting organisation. ... For other uses, see Dublin (disambiguation). ... Eddie OSullivan (born November 21, 1958) is the current head coach of the Ireland rugby union team. ... Brian Gerald ODriscoll (born 21 January 1979) is an Irish professional rugby union player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Home stadium for the Italy national rugby union team. ... For other uses, see Rome (disambiguation). ... Nicholas Vivian Howard Mallett (born October 30, 1956 at Haileybury, England) played for and later coached the Springboks, South Africas national rugby union team. ... Sergio Parisse (September 13, 1983, La Plata, Argentina) is an Italo-Argentine rugby union footballer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Scotland. ... First international (also the worlds first)  Scotland 4 - 1 England  (27 March 1871) Largest win  Scotland 100 - 8 Japan  (13 November 2004) Worst defeat  Scotland 10 - 68 South Africa  (6 December 1997) World Cup Appearances 6 (First in 1987) Best result Semi-finals, 1991 The Scotland national rugby union... Murrayfield Stadium is a sports stadium in the capital of , Edinburgh, and is the home of Scottish Rugby Union. ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... Frank Hadden (born 14 June 1954) is the current coach of the Scotland national rugby union team. ... Jason Phillip Randall White (born 17 April 1978 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish rugby union footballer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales_2. ... First international  England 30 – 0 Wales  (19 February 1881) Largest win  Japan 0 – 98 Wales  (26 November 2004) Worst defeat  South Africa 96 – 13 Wales  (27 June 1998) World Cup Appearances 6/6 (First in 1987) Best result Third 1987 The Wales national rugby union team represent Wales in international... The Millennium Stadium (Welsh: Stadiwm y Mileniwm), is the national stadium of Wales, located in the capital Cardiff, and is used primarily for rugby union and football home internationals. ... This article is about the capital city of Wales. ... Warren David Gatland (born 17 September 1963 in Hamilton, New Zealand and educated at Hamilton Boys High School and Waikato University) is a former All Black and the current Coach of the Waikato Air New Zealand Cup team. ... Ryan Paul Jones (born 13 March 1981 in Newport) is a rugby union player who plays number 8 for the Ospreys and Wales. ...

Squads

Table

Position Nation Games Points Table
points
Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference Tries
1  Wales 5 5 0 0 148 66 +82 13 10
2  England 5 3 0 2 108 83 +25 8 6
3  France 5 3 0 2 103 93 +10 11 6
4  Ireland 5 2 0 3 93 99 −6 9 4
5  Scotland 5 1 0 4 69 123 −54 3 2
6  Italy 5 1 0 4 74 131 −57 6 2

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Results

Week 1

2008-02-02
14:00 GMT
Ireland  16 – 11  Italy Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 75,387
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan
Try: Dempsey 18' c
Con: O'Gara
Pen: O'Gara (3/4) 12', 57', 66'
(Report) Try: Castrogiovanni 60' m
Pen: Bortolussi (2/3) 38', 70'
  • Although Italy's try was credited to Sergio Parisse during the game, he later stated that it had in fact been scored by Martin Castrogiovanni.[5]

2008-02-02
16:30 GMT
England  19 – 26  Wales Twickenham, London
Attendance: 82,000
Referee: Craig Joubert
Try: Flood 23' c
Con: Wilkinson
Pen: Wilkinson (3/4) 1', 11', 45'
Drop: Wilkinson (1/1) 17'
(Report) Tries: Byrne 67' c
Phillips 70' c
Con: Hook (2)
Pen: Hook (4/4) 4', 34', 57', 63'

2008-02-03
15:00 GMT
Scotland  6 – 27  France Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Attendance: 67,800
Referee: Alain Rolland [6]
Pen: Parks (1/2) 30'
Drop: Parks (1/2) 4'
(Report) Tries: Clerc 12' c, 65' c
Malzieu 23' c
Con: Élissalde (2)
Skrela
Pen: Traille (2/2) 18', 55'

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Week 2

2008-02-09
14:00 GMT
Wales  30 – 15  Scotland Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 74,576
Referee: Bryce Lawrence
Tries: S. Williams 13' c, 68' c
Hook 46' c
Con: Hook (2)
S. Jones
Pen: Hook (1/1) 28'
S. Jones (2/2) 63', 71'
(Report) Pen: Paterson (5/5) 10', 32', 42', 50', 55

2008-02-09
16:00 GMT
France  26 – 21  Ireland Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Nigel Owens
Tries: Clerc 14' c, 18' m, 35' c
Heymans 48' c
Con: Élissalde (3)
(Report) Tries: Penalty try 55' c
D. Wallace 59' m
Con: O'Gara
Pen: O'Gara (3/3) 17', 28', 74'

2008-02-10
14:30 GMT
Italy  19 – 23  England Stadio Flaminio, Rome
Attendance: 30,625
Referee: Alain Rolland
Try: Picone 76' c
Con: Bortolussi
Pen: Bortolussi (4/4) 5', 11', 44', 54'
(Report) Tries: Sackey 3' c
Flood 15' c
Con: Wilkinson (2)
Pen: Wilkinson (3/4) 31', 37', 57'
  • This is currently England's narrowest ever win over Italy

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Week 3

2008-02-23
15:00 GMT
Wales  47 – 8  Italy Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 74,500
Referee: Dave Pearson
Tries: Byrne 28' c, 68' c
Shanklin 42' c
S. Williams 57' c, 74' c
Con: S. Jones (3)
Hook (2)
Pen: S. Jones (4/4) 4', 11', 47', 50'
(Report) Try: Castrogiovanni 12' m
Pen: Marcato (1/2) 40+2'

2008-02-23
17:00 GMT
Ireland  34 – 13  Scotland Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 74,234
Referee: Christophe Berdos
Tries: D. Wallace 22' c
Kearney 26' c
Horan 41' m
Bowe 62' c, 79' m
Con: O'Gara (3)
Pen: O'Gara (1/1) 50'
(Report) Try: Webster 53' c
Con: Paterson
Pen: Paterson (2/2) 24', 31'
  • Ireland win the Centenary Quaich.

2008-02-23
20:00 GMT
France  13 – 24  England Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Attendance: 79,593
Referee: Steve Walsh
Try: Nallet 24' c
Con: Traille
Pen: Parra (1/1) 49'
Yachvili (1/1) 74'
(Report) Tries: Sackey 5' c
Wigglesworth 79' m
Con: Wilkinson
Pen: Wilkinson (3/5) 14', 29', 68'
Drop: Wilkinson (1/2) 64'
  • Jonny Wilkinson drew level with Wales' Neil Jenkins as the all-time leading point scorer in international rugby history. Including both men's points for the British and Irish Lions, the two have scored 1,090 career points.
  • This result left Wales as the only remaining team that can win the Grand Slam.
  • This was England's first Six Nations away win over France since the tournament started in 2000.

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Week 4

2008-03-08
13:15 GMT
Ireland  12 – 16  Wales Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Wayne Barnes
Pen: O'Gara (4/4) 5', 19', 62', 68' (Report) Try: S. Williams 51' c
Con: S. Jones
Pen: S. Jones (2/4) 26', 46'
Hook (1/1) 76'

2008-03-08
15:15 GMT
Scotland  15 – 9  England Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Attendance: 67,987
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan
Pen: Paterson (4/4) 9', 31', 40+2', 41'
Parks (1/1) 48'
(Report) Pen: Wilkinson (3/5) 27', 50', 53'
  • England's Jonny Wilkinson becomes the all-time scoring leader in international rugby history, surpassing Wales' Neil Jenkins. Wilkinson's new record now stands at 1,099 points. This figure was reached due to a decision by the IRB to count the Lions' match against Argentina in 2005 as a Test match.
  • Scotland win the Calcutta Cup.

2008-03-09
15:00 GMT
France  25 – 13  Italy Stade de France, Saint-Denis
Referee: Alan Lewis
Tries: Floch 13' c
Jauzion 53' m
Rougerie 66' c
Con: Yachvili (2)
Pen: Yachvili (2/2) 27', 37'
(Report) Try: Castrogiovanni 58' c
Con: Marcato
Pen: Marcato (2/2) 18', 31'

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Week 5

2008-03-15
13:00 GMT
Italy  23 – 20  Scotland Stadio Flaminio, Rome
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Nigel Owens
Tries: Penalty try 13' c
Canale 59' c
Con: Marcato (2)
Drop: Marcato (1/1) 79'
Pen: Marcato (2/4) 36', 68'
(Report) Tries: Hogg 21' c
Blair 40' c
Con: Paterson (2)
Pen: Parks (1/1) 25'
Paterson (1/1) 72'
  • Despite victory over the Scots, Italy win the "wooden spoon", having failed to win by the necessary five point margin required to avoid finishing at the bottom of the table.

2008-03-15
15:00 GMT
England  33 – 10  Ireland Twickenham, London
Attendance: 82,000
Referee: Stuart Dickinson
Tries: Sackey 19' c
Tait 57' c
Noon 69' c
Con: Cipriani (3)
Pen: Cipriani (4/4) 12', 30', 44', 73'
(Report) Try: Kearney 4' c
Con: O'Gara
Pen: O'Gara (1/2) 7'

2008-03-15
17:00 GMT
Wales  29 – 12  France Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 72,609
Referee: Marius Jonker
Tries: S. Williams 60' c
M. Williams 77' c
Con: S. Jones (2)
Pen: Hook (3/5) 5', 18', 21'
S. Jones (2/2) 63', 74'
(Report) Pen: Élissalde (3/3) 19', 39', 46'
Yachvili (1/1) 69'
  • Shane Williams takes sole possession of the all-time try scoring lead for Wales with his 41st try.
  • Wales win the Grand Slam and, in doing so, win their second Six Nations title in four championships.
  • By virtue of Wales beating France by more than three points, England finished second in the table – their best Six Nations finish since 2003.

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Scorers

Leading try scorers
Name Tries Pld Team
Shane Williams 6 5  Wales
Vincent Clerc 5 5  France
Lee Byrne 3 5  Wales
Martin Castrogiovanni 5  Italy
Paul Sackey 5  England
Tommy Bowe 2 3  Ireland
Toby Flood 5  England
Robert Kearney 5  Ireland
David Wallace 5  Ireland
Girvan Dempsey 1 2  Ireland
Julien Malzieu 3  France
Cédric Heymans 4  France
Simon Picone 4  Italy
Simon Webster 4  Scotland
Richard Wigglesworth 4  England
Gonzalo Canale 5  Italy
James Hook 5  Wales
Mike Phillips 5  Wales
Tom Shanklin 5  Wales
Martyn Williams 5  Wales
Leading point scorers
Name Points Pld Team
Jonny Wilkinson 50 5  England
Ronan O'Gara 48 5  Ireland
Stephen Jones 44 4  Wales
James Hook 5  Wales

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Notes and references

  1. ^ "Williams wins RBS player of the Championship", RBS 6 Nations, 2008-03-19. Retrieved on 2008-03-26. 
  2. ^ Lansdowne Road, Ireland's traditional home, is being redeveloped and is expected to be back in use by 2009.
  3. ^ Ronan O'Gara captained Ireland in their final match against England, which O'Driscoll missed due to a hamstring tear.
  4. ^ White missed Scotland's third game because of concussion and started on the bench in the last two games. He was replaced as captain for these games by Mike Blair.
  5. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/rugby_union/7224116.stm
  6. ^ Rolland replaced original referee Paul Honiss, who was forced to return to New Zealand due to a serious family illness.

2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... A DART train passes under the Lansdowne Road Rugby Football Stadium and over the level crossing as it enters the station of the same name. ... 2009 (MMIX) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ronan John Ross OGara (born 7 March 1977, San Diego, California, U.S.) is an Irish rugby union footballer, occupying the fly-half position (usually called out half in Ireland and first five-eighths in New Zealand) for both Munster and Ireland. ... Michael Robert Leighton Blair (born April 20, 1981 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish rugby union footballer. ... Paul Honiss (born 18 June 1963) is a New Zealand international rugby union referee. ...

External links

Rugby union Portal
  • The official RBS 6 Nations website
Preceded by
2007 Six Nations
Six Nations Championship
2008
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Current
Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Rugby was played at Croke Park for the first time, seen here during the Irish-French match. ... The RBS 6 Nations Championship, (referred to as RBS 6 Nations for sponsorship reasons) known before 2000 as the Five Nations Championship, is an annual international rugby union competition held between six European sides: France, England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. ... The RBS 6 Nations Championship, (referred to as RBS 6 Nations for sponsorship reasons) known before 2000 as the Five Nations Championship, is an annual international rugby union competition held between six European sides: France, England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. ... First international (also the worlds first)  Scotland 4–1 England  (27 March 1871) Largest win  England 134–0 Romania  (17 November 2001) Worst defeat  Australia 76–0 England  (6 June 1998) World Cup Appearances 6 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 2003 The England national rugby union team represents... First international (also the worlds first)  Scotland 4 - 1 England  (27 March 1871) Largest win  Scotland 100 - 8 Japan  (13 November 2004) Worst defeat  Scotland 10 - 68 South Africa  (6 December 1997) World Cup Appearances 6 (First in 1987) Best result Semi-finals, 1991 The Scotland national rugby union... First international  England 30 – 0 Wales  (19 February 1881) Largest win  Japan 0 – 98 Wales  (26 November 2004) Worst defeat  South Africa 96 – 13 Wales  (27 June 1998) World Cup Appearances 6/6 (First in 1987) Best result Third 1987 The Wales national rugby union team represent Wales in international... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The 1948 Five Nations Championship was held between Thursday, January 1 and Monday, March 29, 1948, with ten international matches held between England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. ... The 1972 Five Nations Championship of rugby union was incomplete, for the first time since World War II. Scotland and Wales refused to travel to Dublin to play Ireland because members of their teams had received anonymous threatening letters, purportedly from the IRA. Anti-British sentiment was strong in Ireland... The 1974 version of the Five Nations Championship was held over a period of two months, from January 19 to March 16, 1974. ... The 1975 version of the Five Nations Championship was held over a period of two months, from January 18 to March 15, 1975. ... The 1978 version of the Five Nations Championship was held over a period of two months, from January 21 to March 18, 1978. ... The 1982 version of the Five Nations Championship was held over the course of two months, from January 16 to March 20, 1982. ... The 1983 version of the Five Nations Championship was held over a two month period, from January 15 until March 19, 1983. ... The 1985 version of the Five Nations Championship was held over the course of two months, from February 2 to April 20, 1985. ... The 2000 rugby union Six Nations Championship was won by England. ... The 2001 Six Nations Championship was played in the usual time between February and March, though games were played in October and September as well due to the outbreak of foot and mouth. ... The 2002 Six Nations Championship was played between February and March. ... The 2003 Six Nations Championship was played between February and March. ... The 2004 Six Nations Championship was the fifth series of the rugby union Six Nations Championship to be held since the competition expanded in 2000 to include Italy. ... The 2005 RBS 6 Nations Championship was the sixth series of the Six Nations Championship to be held since the competition expanded in 2000 to include Italy. ... The 2006 Six Nations Championship was the seventh series of the rugby union Six Nations Championship to be held since the competition expanded in 2000 to include Italy. ... Rugby was played at Croke Park for the first time, seen here during the Irish-French match. ... This is a list of individual and team records for the Six Nations Championship and its predecessors the Five Nations and Home Nations Championships. ... The 2007-2008 Heineken Cup will be the 13th annual rugby union European club competition for the top clubs from the countries that compete in the Six Nations. ... The 2007-2008 Heineken Cup will be the 13th annual rugby union European club competition for the top clubs from the countries that compete in the Six Nations. ... The 2007-08 Guinness Premiership started in September 2007, and finish with the final in May/June 2008. ... The Magners League logo The 2007-08 Magners League will be the seventh Celtic League season and the second with Magners as title sponsor. ... The 2007-08 Top 14 Competition is a French domestic rugby union club competition, operated by the Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR). ... The 2007-08 IRB Sevens World Series will be the ninth of an annual series of rugby union sevens tournaments for full national sides run by the International Rugby Board since 1999-2000. ... The 2008 Super 14 season starts in February 2008 with pre-season matches held from mid-January. ...

 
 

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