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You'll fancy a trial by combat after watching this Game of Thrones Six Nations promo

As long as the Lannisters lose, we’ll all be happy.

IF YOU PLAY the Game of Scrums, you either win or you get penalised.

This rugbified version of the Game of Thrones opening sequence is good, but to be honest, we’ve come to expect better from the BBC’s big budget production line of shiny promotional pieces.

But hey, it’s rugby AND nerdy fantasy epic stuff – who are we to complain?

Source: Simon Gallagher/YouTube

The real question is, if Wales are the Targaryens (dragons, obviously) who is everyone else? The42 always thought of Ireland as the Starks because they’re the good guys, but now we’re the most dominant force in European rugby it just doesn’t fit right… maybe we’re Stannis Baratheon’s troops, the rightful rulers.

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Sean Farrell

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