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Six Nations 2015: Table, Fixture Info and Leading Try-Scorers Ahead of Round 4

Christopher Simpson@@CJSimpsonBRFeatured ColumnistMarch 11, 2015

Jonathan Joseph has been a key figure for England.
Jonathan Joseph has been a key figure for England.Alex Livesey/Getty Images

It's yet another crunch weekend in the RBS Six Nations Championship, with Ireland looking to consolidate their position at the top, while England and Wales nip away at their heels.

The Irish have the daunting prospect of travelling to the Millennium Stadium to take on Wales, knowing a failure to win would likely make their outstanding efforts against England in Round 3 count for nothing.

England, meanwhile, take on their old rivals Scotland in a bid to take the championship down to the wire, and Italy host France at the Stadio Olimpico, each hoping to finish the tournament strongly.

Here's all the information you need on where to watch all the action, and a look at the players who've lit up the Six Nations so far.

Current Six Nations Standings
PositionTeamPWDLPFPAPDTriesPoints
1Ireland33006323+4036
2England32017752+2584
3Wales32016257+544
4France31023946-722
5Italy31024292-5062
6Scotland30035063-1340
RBS6nations.com
Round 4 Fixtures
MatchDateTimeTVLive Stream
Wales vs. IrelandSaturday 14 March2:30 p.m. (GMT) / 10:30 a.m. (ET)BBC 1 (UK), beIN Sports (USA)BBC iPlayer (UK), Premium Sports (USA)
England vs. ScotlandSaturday 14 March5 p.m. (GMT) / 1 p.m. (ET)BBC 1 (UK), beIN Sports (USA)BBC iPlayer (UK), Premium Sports (USA)
Italy vs. FranceSunday 15 March3 p.m. (GMT) / 11 a.m. (ET)BBC 1 (UK), beIN Sports (USA)BBC iPlayer (UK), Premium Sports (USA)
RBS6nations.com

There have been 27 tries in the competition so far, with England's Jonathan Joseph leading the way with three. England as a team also set the standard, crossing the whitewash on eight occasions.

It's tight at the top, though, and with two games to go, the race to be the top try-scorer is wide open. 

Leading Try Scorers
Jonathan Joseph, England3
Luca Morisi, Italy2
Rhys Webb, Wales2
Robbie Henshaw, Ireland1
Dougie Fife, Scotland1
BBC Sport

Jonathan Joseph

Outside-centre Joseph has been in outstanding form so far, as reflected in his three tries. The 23-year-old had just six caps to his name prior to the Six Nations, but the youngster has announced himself on the international scene with aplomb.

With the titanic Manu Tuilagi missing due to a groin injury, there were concerns over how England would cope without their imposing No. 13. Now, it seems as though Tuilagi may have some stiff competition on his return.

Joseph's pace and ability to find his own space has been devastatingly effective for England, and his rapidly developed understanding with George Ford is proving a fruitful partnership.

His first try against Wales (below) was magnificent, ghosting and wriggling through three Welsh players on his way to the line:

Joseph has even courted comparisons with the legendary centre Jeremy Guscott, from the man himself.

According to Alex Spink of the Mirror, he said: "Joseph seems to have the Midas touch in this tournament. Every time he gets the ball something happens. ... He’s got quicker footwork and more of a step than I had."

At the moment, Joseph is England's main man. On his showings so far, he could be for many years to come.

Conor Murray

It's difficult to stand out in an Ireland team packed with quality, but Conor Murray has done just that. The scrum-half has impressed throughout the tournament, and he kicked it off in style with Ireland's opening try.

The 25-year-old's partnership with star fly-half Johnny Sexton is something to behold, and he is one of the driving forces behind Ireland's success.

Joe Schmidt's side have reaped the rewards from the pair's tactical kicking, with Sexton scoring 29 points in his two appearances, while Murray assisted Robbie Henshaw's crucial try against England with a magnificently executed kick:

Murray's kicking and the quick thinking that allows him to use his ability to devastating effect makes him one of Ireland's most valuable assets, and he has a key part to play as they bid to lift the trophy.

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