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RBS 6 Nations 2010: Team Profiles

Updated: Monday, 01 Feb 2010 17:25

RBS 6 Nations 2010: Team Profiles

Ireland have a large array of impressive qualities but with England looking much improved, France bringing a huge X-Factor and Wales looking to refire their intensity through the tight-five, the task this year is even tougher.

Brendan Cole profiles the contenders in this year's RBS 6 Nations.

Ireland manager Declan KidneyIreland: Getting it right in the scrum and at half-back are key to bringing Ireland's vast array of strengths to bear. Read more >>>






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England manager Martin JohnsonEngland: 'Probably the side with the most improvement in them and could become serious contenders.' Read more >>>





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France manager Marc LievremontFrance: 'There has been little serious squad development during Marc Lievremont’s time at the helm.' Read more >>>




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Italy manager Nick MallettItaly: 'Could the Azzurri be looking at a second wooden spoon in a row?' Read more >>>





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Scotland manager Andy RobinsonScotland: 'This is a team that will defend incredibly well and be very difficult to play against. Watch out France on day one.' Read more >>>






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Wales manager Warren GatlandWales: 'Will look to produce a winning platform, but teams find the Welsh fire easier to cope with these days.' Read more >>>





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