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Five Nations:

see Iroquois ConfederacyIroquois Confederacy
or Iroquois League
, North American confederation of indigenous peoples, initially comprising the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca.
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The following sentiments will not make Spreadwise popular in the pubs and bars in the vicinity of Murrayfield, but Scotland do cry out to be opposed on several Five Nations markets.
Jonny Wilkinson starts in the Five Nations Championship for the first time tomorrow boosted by a vote of confidence from Lawrence Dallaglio and Jeremy Guscott.
TWO-TRY hero Alan Tait was celebrating after Wales' dramatic last-minute winner had denied England and given the Scots the Five Nations Championship yesterday.
Saracens centre Philippe Sella, the most capped Frenchman of all-time, said: "The French public will be expecting a huge score after we made ourselves Five Nations favourites with a good win over England and 50 points in Scotland.
Many fans will wonder whether an eight-try demolition devalues the Five Nations.
So it's up to me to get back in for the Five Nations otherwise I could end up being very much out of pocket.
We hope England realise TV rights are not their's to sell and that they return to the Five Nations table.
I am determined to avoid the deja vu of losing first off in the Five Nations and ending with egg on our faces after a victory over a southern hemisphere team that had us believing our own publicity.
The switch to March 22 was agreed between the BBC and the Five Nations Committee after the English RFU signed a deal with BSkyB giving them exclusive rights to broadcast England's home matches.
Italy believe they are now ready to join a revamped Five Nations Championship.
The four nations were furious that England ignored them over the TV deal, arguing that everyone in the Five Nations was equal and that any revenue should be shared equally.
DION O Cuinneagain would swap all three Irish Five Nations defeats just to beat France in the World Cup quarter-finals.