Europe a continent known for diversity gets divided as 6 of the rugby power houses battle it out for the ultimate bragging rights and be crowned the 6 nations champions.
A side known for their ability to play with depth and physicality, with a dominating forward row and relentless back line this team is surely to be one of the favorites, with injuries to their key players they are left with Sam Simmonds to fill in the English attack.
When you talk of man on man hard hitting side you can never leave out the French. This is a team that no rival can place as an underdog, with new exciting players like Matthieu Jalibert who will prove to be a handful for any defense.
Another favorite side that is know for dominating aerial attacks as well as back line speed and skill. One side that has mastered the art of the kicking game. Rays Patchel will play a pivotal role in the attack of the Welsh side with his pace and skill, however the number 10 jersey has never been so heavy.
The team that everyone is looking out for, coming from an impressive shock win over the all blacks this side has grown in its adaptability and skill, with capability to deprive an opposition of the ball and has a solid defense this team twirly is backed by the luck of the Irish and New Zealand born Bundee Aki is set to put another packing punch in the central midfield for the Irish side.
Team that has grown in stature and style of play, this team brings a the unexpected and teams would wise not to write it off. Fly Half sensation Ian Mckinley is set to return to the grand stage after an eye injury and is out to prove a point.
Fast pace and the most skillful side yet in the trophy run, known for their back line quick breaks fast turn overs, this is one side that make the most of every chance given to them. Opposition should be weir of the Scots as they are known for some of the upsets in Rugby history. Huw Jones who is an exciting revelation is sure to provide some flair and inject serious pace to the plays.
The opening Games are sure to set the tempo for the cup who are you backing?