Wales participates in the Six Nations Championship, the prestigious international rugby union tournament staged every year. Wales national rugby union takes field against northern hemisphere sides England, France, Ireland, Italy and Scotland. They are contesting in this competition from the times of its predecessors Home Nations Championship and Five Nations Championship. They have the second best record after England in the history of this tournament. Wales have recorded 26 outright victories and 12 shared wins. They have also garnered 11 Grand Slams and 20 Triple Crowns. Wales are hoping to improve their record by showcasing top notch performance in the Six Nations Championship 2019.