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THE Six Nations rugby tournament kicks off in early February with England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, France and Italy fighting for supremacy.
We've trawled the net for the top 10 sites to keep you up to date with every up and under, grunt and groan.
Follow the tournament by nation or player. The live commentaries are good and the archive lets you go back and re-live key games, including last year's Six Nations or even England's glorious victory in the 2003 World Cup.
If you're a know-all then take the quiz but not before you've gone through the Rugby Guide, which even explains the dark arts of the scrum.
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You can go beyond the Six Nations here and keep up with all things rugby. What's particularly good is the coverage of all the home teams - it's not just the ins and outs ins and outs
1. The intricate details of a situation, decision, or process.
2. The windings of a road or path. of Jonny Wilkinson's injuries.
You can let off steam in an active chatroom while an on-screen news ticker covers club rugby.
Sing along to all six national anthems and enjoy video clips on this Beeb site, too.
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If you fancy playing yourself, there are links to local clubs and the online academy shows you new moves and skills.
The official site of the Rugby Football Union is home to England. Buy the kit, chat to fellow fans and check squad news. Women's and youth rugby is also covered. An RFU section contains a wealth of ideas for coaches.
Home of the passionate Welsh Rugby Union The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) (Welsh: Undeb Rygbi Cymru) is the governing body of rugby union in Wales, recognised by the International Rugby Board. , this site covers international, premier and regional rugby for men, women and youth.
It also has details of concerts at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
Straightforward and efficient, this Scottish Rugby site focuses on fixtures and results, news and the inside track on Murrayfield - home of Scots rugby.
Zap into the Supporters Club and get tickets, an online magazine, travel offers and members-only parties.
The official Six Nations site is full of tournament information such as city guides to where games are being played. Click on the flag you support and the info will be tailored to you.
Hear live commentaries and arrange to have rugby alerts sent direct to your phone.
And if anyone should doubt your loyalty, you can even download Irish rugby logos and tunes such as Ireland's Call.
The International Rugby Board The International Rugby Board (IRB) is the world governing and law-making body for the sport of rugby union, and previously for rugby football. It was founded in 1886 as the International Rugby Football Board (IRFB) by Scotland, Wales and Ireland. has links to everything from tickets to solving confusion over the rules.
Once the Six Nations is over, all eyes will turn to the Lions tour of New Zealand New Zealand (zē`lənd), island country (2005 est. pop. 4,035,000), 104,454 sq mi (270,534 sq km), in the S Pacific Ocean, over 1,000 mi (1,600 km) SE of Australia. The capital is Wellington; the largest city and leading port is Auckland. in June. Log on to this site to follow their success (or lack of it) against the All Blacks.
DON'T forget that the Super League season kicks off on the same weekend with stars such as St Helens captain Paul Sculthorpe (right). So here's five top sites for all you rugby league fans...
LINE MANAGER: England captain Jason Robinson; HAVING A BALL: Ireland's Driscoll