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Where to Watch Round 1 of the 2022 Guinness Six Nations in England

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Clear your diary, stock the fridge and settle in for a weekend of Guinness Six Nations action – as Rugby’s Greatest Championship finally returns this weekend.

As ever, viewers in England are well catered for throughout the Championship and every match will be screened live in high definition.

The action begins on Saturday, with Ireland, unbeaten in eight Test matches, hosting the defending champions, Wales.

They meet in a re-match of their Round 1 meeting a year ago, when second-half tries from George North and Louis Rees-Zammit carried Wales to victory against the 14 men of Ireland, who lost Peter O’Mahony to a first-half red card.

ITV 1 HD has the match and will be on air from 1.30pm, with kick-off following at 2.15pm.

Another tasty treat follows at 4.45pm, as Scotland and England contest the Calcutta Cup at BT Murrayfield.

Scotland stunned England a year ago by winning at Twickenham for the first time in 38 years and will hope to secure bragging rights once more.

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BBC One HD is the place to watch in the UK, with the team on air from 4pm.

Then on Sunday, France and Italy meet for the Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy at the Stade de France to round out the weekend.

ITV 1 HD is again the channel to find in England, with the channel on air from 2.30pm ahead of a 3pm kick-off.

As per previous years, every match of the 2022 Guinness Six Nations will be broadcast live in the UK on BBC Radio 5 Live or 5 Live Sports Extra, with all commentaries also available on BBC Sounds and across BBC radio.

SATURDAY 5 FEBRUARY

Ireland v Wales

Watch live on ITV 1 HD from 1.30pm, kick-off at 2.15pm.

Scotland v England

Watch live on BBC ONE HD from 4pm, kick-off at 4.45pm.

SUNDAY 6 FEBRUARY

France v Italy

Watch live on ITV 1 HD from 2.30pm, kick-off at 3pm.