After a mid-Championship break, the Guinness Six Nations was back this weekend with more incredible tries, brave tackles and statement victories. The fight for the title is hotting up as we reach the business end of the tournament, and rugby fans once again enjoyed all the action on TikTok.
Here are TikTok’s ‘Top Picks’ from Round Three of the Championships – a selection of trending videos which capture the spirit of the Guinness Six Nations and showcase the creativity of the TikTok community.
Antoine Dupont’s magic tap
Another week and another piece of brilliance from France captain Antoine Dupont. This time he stops Finn Russell’s run in its tracks with a clever tap of the ankle to trip the Scottish star and prevent the opponents’ attack. The edit from @sixnationsrugby shows the genius move in slow motion.
The ups and downs of being a Scotland fan
TikTok creator @therugbyguyofficial recaps the rollercoaster of emotions for Scotland fans in the 2023 Guinness Six Nations so far, from the euphoria of the Calcutta Cup victory to the disappointing loss against France.
He jumps on the ‘Just Hay Fever’ TikTok trend, based on a scene from the throwback TV show The Story of Tracy Beaker which sees the community recounting moments when they’ve pretended not to cry.
Mack Hansen’s blooper
@bbcsport lets us relive the hilarious moment Ireland’s Mack Hansen is caught accidentally swearing live on air after the microphone’s movement caught him off guard, before trying to backtrack with calls of “Pardon! Pardon!”
Wales’ furry fans
TikTok creator @tomjoneswales shows us his setup for the Wales v England match at home, complete with Welsh flags, balloons, bunting, and even his two dogs donning Wales-inspired outfits. Despite the fantastic support, the team didn’t manage to get past England in round three.
No Fischio, no party
This video shows popular Italian prop Danilo Fischetti delighting fans after the game against Ireland, in a clip that has been viewed more than half a million times on TikTok.
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