Six Nations: Learn to speak rugby union before the tournament begins

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Take our quiz and learn how to speak rugby before the Six Nations
Guinness Six Nations
Dates: 1 February-14 March
Coverage: Watch live coverage on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, Connected TVs and online; listen to match commentaries, shows and podcasts on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and BBC Sounds; follow text coverage on the BBC Sport website and mobile app; further coverage available in Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Full details.

For rugby union fans, there are few things better than an afternoon spent watching the Six Nations with friends and family.

But what if those friends and family aren't rugby union lovers?

For those of us who are less obsessed with the game, let's face it: the language can get a bit complicated (gain-line, blind side, open side, overlap... what?!)

If you need to blag your way through a Six Nations weekend, we've got you. Take this quiz and learn nine key phrases to scream at the TV.

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