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RugbyU: Six Nations title permutations

Ireland, England and France all head into Saturday's final round of Six Nations matches with a chance of winning the title. The three teams are level at the top of the standings on six points after each recording three wins from four matches. Below AFP Sport looks at the possible permutations that could decide the destiny of this season's Six Nations: Ireland The Irish are in pole position as they have a cumulative points difference of +81 and a points difference advantage of +49 over second-placed England.

RugbyU: Irish look to give O'Driscoll dream send-off

Ireland can give their rugby icon Brian O'Driscoll the perfect end to his Test career with a rare victory in Paris over France next Saturday and with it probably the Six Nations title. In a thrilling denouement to the Northern Hemisphere rugby competition -- which may lack the finesse of their southern rivals' Four Nations but wants not for excitement -- three countries go into the final round of matches capable of taking the crown that was Wales's for the last two years.

RugbyU: Scotland's Hamilton dreams of Six Nations title

Scotland lock Jim Hamilton wants to end his career having won a Six Nations title and believes that is a realistic prospect. The Scots have won just one of their four Six Nations matches so far this season -- and that a last gasp success over bottom of the table Italy. Earlier in the Championship they suffered a humiliating 20-0 loss to England in Edinburgh.

RugbyU: England lead Wales at half-time

England led two-time defending champions Wales 20-15 at half-time of their Six Nations match at Twickenham on Sunday. pi/bc

RugbyU: Result of England v Wales Six Nations match

Result of Six Nations match between England and Wales at Twickenham on Sunday: England 29 Wales 18 H-t: 20-15 afp

RugbyU: Six Nations standings

Six Nations fixtures, table and results after Sunday's match: At London England 29 Wales 18 Played Saturday At Dublin: Ireland 46 Italy 7 At Edinburgh: Scotland 17 France 19 Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, total points): Ireland 4 3 0 1 110 29 6 England 4 3 0 1 86 54 6 France 4 3 0 1 81 78 6 Wales 4 2 0 2 71 76 4 Scotland 4 1 0 3 44 87 2 Italy 4 0 0 4 52 120 0

RugbyU: Six Nations standings

Six Nations fixtures, table and results after Sunday's match: At London England 29 Wales 18 Played Saturday At Dublin: Ireland 46 Italy 7 At Edinburgh: Scotland 17 France 19 Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, total points): Ireland 4 3 0 1 110 29 6 England 4 3 0 1 88 54 6 France 4 3 0 1 81 78 6 Wales 4 2 0 2 71 76 4 Scotland 4 1 0 3 44 87 2 Italy 4 0 0 4 52 120 0

RugbyU: Six Nations - England 29 Wales 18

Full result of the Six Nations international between England and Wales at Twickenham on Sunday: England 29 Wales 18 H-t: 20-15 Scorers England: Tries - Care (5), Burrell (34); Conversions - Farrell (6, 35); Penalties - Farrell (18, 26, 45, 54, 58); Wales: Penalties - Halfpenny (8, 22, 30, 37, 40, 57) Teams (15-1) England

RugbyU: Six Nations standings

Six Nations fixtures, table and results after Saturday's matches: At Dublin: Ireland 46 Italy 7 At Edinburgh: Scotland 17 France 19 Playing Sunday At London England v Wales (1500GMT) Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, total points): Ireland 4 3 0 1 110 29 6 France 4 3 0 1 81 78 6 England 3 2 0 1 57 36 4 Wales 3 2 0 1 53 47 4 Scotland 4 1 0 3 44 87 2 Italy 4 0 0 4 52 120 0

RugbyU: Scotland lead France at half-time

Scotland led France 14-9 at half-time of their Six Nations match at Murrayfield on Saturday. pi/dj
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