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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Scotland's top tally against either a Five Nations outfit or Tri-Nations team was 20, registered against England at Murrayfield last season.
But England coach Clive Woodward has given him the job of organising the midfield and kicking the goals when England launch their Five Nations campaign against Scotland at Twickenham.
WALES were last night warned they are heading for Five Nations meltdown.
Tait said: "That was definitely my last Five Nations game.
Sponsors and broadcasters will be drawn into the emergency process and if a ban on England is imposed, the RFU will move sharply into the High Courts to seek an injunction overturning the Five Nations decision.
In 14 Five Nations clashes since then France have scored 51 tries to seven by Ireland.
Wales captain Rob Howley took up Bowring's battle cry ahead of the next Five Nations clash against Scotland at Wembley in a fortnight.
Another snub when the party for the Five Nations and the warm-up friendly against the USA is named in just over a week and Lewis, who has 41 caps, could find his pounds 30,000-a-year retainer is given to someone else.
Five Nations spokesman Tom Kiernan said: "We've made great efforts to persuade the RFU of the implications of their actions.
Irish coach Warren Gatland has lost patience after three defeats in four championship matches which have left the men in green propping up the Five Nations table.
But a year ago, my first match as Five Nations captain resulted in a big let-down in France and Grand Slam ambitions had vanished almost before we started.
However, for England, France, Ireland, Wales and Scotland the final Five Nations is all that matters right now.
Rugby fans last night slammed the shifting of the Scotland v England Five Nations clash to a Sunday.
The inconsistent Scots were desperate for a convincing display to provide the platform for a strong Five Nations assault.
England have been booted OUT of the Five Nations Championship.