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Hey! There's a new trophy for the Six Nations this year

What do you think of it?

SO, TECHNICALLY, IRELAND won’t get a chance to defend the Six Nations trophy this year, because the tournament organisers have gone and commissioned a brand new one.

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Apparently, the old one was a relic of bygone age as it was introduced in 1993 when the Championship was still a humble Five Nations.

The above trophy, says a press release, represents all Six participating countries. So, it’s 15 years in the making.

Source: RBS 6 Nations/YouTube

In case you forgot, here’s what the old one looked like.

Brian O'Driscoll celebrate with the Six Nations Trophy Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

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