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Women's Six NationsInfo and FAQ

Looking to improve your knowledge of the Women’s Six Nations? Well, you’re in the right place. Whether you’re a relatively new fan who just knows the basics or you’re a seasoned rugby fan who has watched every edition of the tournament since 1996, you’ll find all the key stats and info you’ve been searching for right here.

From records and venues to Grand Slams and key viewing information, scroll down to find answers to all of your Women’s Six Nations FAQs.

When does the Women’s Six Nations start?

Since 2022, the Women’s Six Nations tournament has started straight after the conclusion of the Men’s Six Nations. This means that it’s usually contested between March and April.

The 2024 Women’s Six Nations began on 23rd March, when France hosted Ireland at Stade Marie-Marvingt in Le Mans. It will conclude on 27th April, when France host England at Stade Chaban-Delmas in Bordeaux.

Where can I watch the Women’s Six Nations?

Here’s how to watch the Women’s Six Nations, depending on which country you’re in:

  • England - BBC Sport
  • Scotland - BBC Sport
  • Wales - BBC Sport 
  • Ireland - Virgin Media Television and RTÉ
  • France - France TV
  • Italy - Sky Sports Italia 
  • Australia - Stan Sport

Where is the Women’s Six Nations held?

The Women’s Six Nations is held across various venues in the six participating countries. For 2024, the following venues will host Women’s Six Nations matches: 

England 

  • Ashton Gate 
  • Twickenham Stadium 

France 

  • Stade Marie-Marvingt
  • Stade Jean-Bouin
  • Stade Chaban-Delmas

Ireland 

  • RDS Arena 
  • Musgrave Park 
  • Ravenhill Stadium 

Italy 

  • Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi 

Scotland 

  • Edinburgh Rugby Stadium

Wales 

  • Cardiff Arms Park 
  • Millennium Stadium 

Who won the Women’s Six Nations in 2023?

In 2023, England won the Women’s Six Nations. This was their 19th title and their 17th Grand Slam.

How Many Women’s Six Nations have France won?

Since 1996, France have won the Women’s Six Nations six times. They’ve claimed the Grand Slam on five occasions.

How Many Women’s Six Nations have Ireland won?

In total, Ireland have won the Women’s Six Nations twice. They’ve won the Grand Slam once and the Triple Crown twice.

How Many Women’s Six Nations have Scotland won?

Scotland have won the Women’s Six Nations once, in 1998. On this occasion, they also won the Grand Slam.

How Many Women’s Six Nations have Italy won?

Since they first entered the competition in 2007, Italy have never won the Women’s Six Nations. Their best finish is second, which they achieved in 2019.

How Many Women’s Six Nations have Wales won?

Wales have never won the Six Nations. However, they did claim the Triple Crown in 2009.

Have any other teams ever competed in the Women’s Six Nations?

Yes, between 2000 and 2006, Spain competed at the tournament. However, they never won the competition and they were replaced by Italy in 2007.

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