Five Nations

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a league of Iroquois tribes including originally the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca (the Five Nations)

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The Five Nations Clam Company is a new entity that will be comprised of First Nations from Quebec, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick.
Scott Gibbs scores Wales's winning try at Wembley to beat England in their Five Nations clash in April 1999 Neil Munns/PA
DON'T BRIAN FRIDAY'S The white ribbons that had been tied to the Five Nations trophy in anticipation of an English title and Grand Slam had to be hastily removed, with Scotland instead having the honour of being the last champions of the old tournament before Italy joined.
The forum added: "Following a meeting in Scotland, the Five Nations Care Forum.
There is a pragmatic and strategic basis for a multilateral free trade deal among all five nations.
Mario Kreft MBE, chair of Care Forum Wales and a founder member of the Five Nations group, said: "It's a growing phenomenon and it's putting intolerable pressure on the system.
Asian Five Nations sides are usually afforded four games in which to decide their fate in the annual two-month round-robin, but this year -- due to the restructuring of all six divisions in time for 2015 -- everything will come down to this game.
The five nations of the Arab Maghreb Union have created an investment bank with capital of $100 million to finance infrastructure projects in the region, Mauritania's central bank governor said on Wednesday.
The CBC noted that failure of any of the five nations to honor its debt obligation would trigger a chain effect, shaking the confidence of the market in the solution of other countries' problems.
He informed that the HSBC Five-Nation Tournament is contested at various tiers: the top five nations in Asia contest the main cup while others fight for divisional cups and for promotion and against relegation, at every tier.
BAHRAIN RFC members Karl Sutcliffe, Ross Stapleton and Rory Power have been named to the 22-man Arabian Gulf squad who will be considered to compete in the upcoming HSBC Asian Five Nations 2010, which kicks off on April 24.
Resplendent on his office wall is a poster proclaiming: "Scotland, the ultimate Five Nations champions.
ARABIAN GULF skipper Diarmuid O'Malley is confident his side will bounce back stronger after a 56-27 defeat in Kazakhstan sent them crashing out of the Asian Five Nations.
Q What was your most gratifying moment at Five Nations Energy?
Dugger CW, Five nations to tax airfare to raise funds for AIDS drugs, New York Times, Sept.