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Got an unforgettable Six Nations fan story? We want to hear from you

Win a Six Nations matchday hamper if you’re included in our new series.

Ireland supporters on a famous day at Twickenham in 2018.
Ireland supporters on a famous day at Twickenham in 2018.
Image: Gareth Fuller

THERE WILL BE one key element missing when the Six Nations kicks off next week — the fans. 

A big part of what so many of us love about international rugby is being able to support your team in person, at home and abroad, when the tournament comes around each year.   

The global pandemic that led to the postponement of matches during the latter stages of the 2020 competition has forced organisers to schedule the upcoming games to be played behind closed doors. 

It’s an unfortunate reality and we can only hope that the situation improves enough for full crowds to return to stadia in time for 2022. 

Until then, The42 wants Ireland supporters to share their memories of the unique atmosphere, the unrivalled excitement and the sheer drama you have experienced at Six Nations matches in the past. 

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ireland-fans-celebrate-a-try Fans cheer on the team at the Aviva Stadium. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Over the coming weeks, we will be running ‘Hear The Roar’, a series of articles in partnership with our Six Nations coverage sponsor William Hill.

Do you have an unforgettable story about attending an Ireland Six Nations game? Did you lose your ticket but still manage to witness O’Gara’s drop-goal at the Millennium Stadium? Were you in the stands of the Stade de France for O’Driscoll’s hat-trick? Did you paint London green when Joe Schmidt’s men won the Grand Slam on St Patrick’s Day in 2018?

We want to hear from you.

Simply email competitions@the42.ie with your full name and where you’re from, and tell us all about it (the year, the city, who the opponents were, what made it so memorable etc) in 150-200 words

Those picked to feature in the series will win themselves a Six Nations matchday hamper that is sure to improve your experience of watching the action from your home.

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