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The 2025 Guinness Six Nations Matches have been confirmed.

Next year's Championship starts in Paris under Friday night lights on the 31st of January, with France returning to the Stade de France to host Wales.

The opening round of fixtures will also see Scotland hosting Italy and England travelling to Dublin to face Ireland, both on Saturday 1st February.

Five unpredictable and captivating rounds of elite sporting entertainment will culminate in Super Saturday on the 15th of March, with back-to-back fixtures that could decide the 2025 title. Italy will host Ireland in Rome for the first game of the day followed by one of sport's biggest rivalries, Wales against England in Cardiff, before concluding in Paris when France plays Scotland.

The Guinness Men’s Six Nations is etched into the calendar of supporters every single year and continues to bring even more fans into the sport. In 2023, broadcast coverage alone saw 130 million fans tune in to watch the drama unfold - a +2.0m increase on the previous year. In 2024, the Championship is being shown across 190 international markets, offering fans every opportunity to witness every moment of the action.

As per this year, the 2025 Championship will see BBC and ITV sharing coverage in the UK, with S4C offering Welsh language options. France Television will be the home of the Championship for French fans, RTE and Virgin Media will once again cover the games in Ireland. In Italy, Sky Italia will continue their coverage of the Championship in 2025. The host broadcast coverage will also be complemented by widespread international broadcast coverage and a World Feed service.

Commenting on the 2025 Guinness Six Nations fixtures, Tom Harrison, CEO of Six Nations Rugby, said:

“The Guinness Men’s Six Nations is an appointment to view each year, delivering blockbuster entertainment for fans all over the world. The Championship never fails to deliver unpredictable excitement and experiences for fans to look forward to and then savour.

"The announcement of the next instalment of fixtures is always keenly anticipated by fans, and with tickets now available for the 2025 fixtures, coupled with extensive broadcast coverage of the games, fans can already begin looking forward to what is in store as the action for the remaining rounds of this year's Championship plays out."

2025 Guinness Men's Six Nations matches:

Round 1

Friday 31st January

France v Wales, 20:15 GMT

Saturday 1st February

Scotland v Italy, 14:15 GMT

Ireland v England, 16:45 GMT

Round 2

Saturday 8th February

Italy v Wales, 14:15 GMT

England v France, 16:45 GMT

Sunday 9th February

Scotland v Ireland, 15:00 GMT

Round 3

Saturday 22nd February

Wales v Ireland, 14:15 GMT

England v Scotland, 16:45 GMT

Sunday 23rd February

Italy v France, 15:00 GMT

Round 4

Saturday 8th March

Ireland v France, 14:15 GMT

Scotland v Wales, 16:45 GMT

Sunday 9th March

England v Italy, 15:00 GMT

Round 5

Saturday 15th March

Italy v Ireland, 14:15 GMT

Wales v England, 16:45 GMT

France v Scotland, 20:00 GMT

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