Number of Six Nations Championship participations 1883-2017, by country

This graph represents the number of participations in the Six Nations Rugby Championshiop from 1883 to 2017, by country. France had participated 90 times in the tournament during this period, having joined the competition in 1910 and being excluded from it from 1931 to 1939.

Number of participations in the Six Nations Rugby Championship from 1883 to 2017, by country*

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Release date

November 2017


France, Ireland, Italy, United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales)

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1883 to 2017

Supplementary notes

* England has two participations less in the competition because it was boycotted in 1888 and 1889 by the other teams. France joined the tournament in 1910, when the Five Nations Championship succeeded the Home Nations, and was excluded from 1931 to 1939. Italy joined the tournament in 2000, when the Six Nations Championship succeeded the Five Nations Championship.

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