How to watch Guinness Six Nations Super Saturday in UK and Ireland

Watch Guinness Six Nations Ireland TV Josh van der Flier 11/2/2023
The Guinness Six Nations reaches its dramatic conclusion and here is where you can watch all the action in the UK and Ireland.

The Guinness Six Nations reaches its dramatic conclusion and here is where you can watch all the action in the UK and Ireland.

For Andy Farrell’s Ireland, a Triple Crown, Grand Slam and Guinness Six Nations title are all on the line, while England will be keen to spoil the party after their record defeat to France last Saturday.

Scotland have the chance to record their highest-ever finish in the Guinness Six Nations, if they defeat Italy and France fail to earn a point against Wales at the Stade de France.

Here are all the details for where to watch and listen to every match in Round 5 of the Guinness Six Nations in the UK and Ireland

Scotland v Italy

Time: 12.30pm

Date: Saturday 18 March

Location: BT Murrayfield

With both sides missing key individuals in the form of Ange Capuozzo for Italy, plus Stuart Hogg and Finn Russell for Scotland, it will be fascinating to see how each team lines up at BT Murrayfield.

Italy are yet to register a win in this year’s Championship and Kieran Crowley will be looking for a big reaction after the Azzurri fell short in their fightback against Wales last Saturday.

It will be a huge test of the pair’s credentials as fast-improving nations ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France this autumn.

Super Saturday’s first big match between Scotland and Italy at BT Murrayfield will be shown live on BBC One from 12pm midday, ahead of a 12.30pm kick-off.

In the Republic of Ireland, RTE 2 has the television rights for the clash and likewise coverage will start at 12pm midday.

BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra will have radio commentary in the UK from 12pm midday.

France v Wales

Time: 2.45pm

Date: Saturday 18 March

Location: Stade de France, Paris

France can only pray that their Round 4 hosts England pull off an upset at the home of the world number ones, but first Les Bleus have a job to do.

Wales, buoyed by their first win of Warren Gatland’s second spell in charge, will avoid finishing sixth if Italy fail to win in Edinburgh.

Nevertheless, the Welsh have a point to prove and there aren’t many better nations to deliver a huge statement against than Fabien Galthié’s classy outfit.

Live coverage from the Stade de France, where France take on Wales, will begin at 2pm on Virgin Media One for Republic of Ireland-based viewers.

In the UK, build up to the 2.45pm kick-off starts at 1.55pm on ITV1 and ITVX.

BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra will have radio commentary in the UK from 2.30pm.

Ireland v England

Time: 5pm

Date: Saturday 18 March

Location: Aviva Stadium, Dublin

The final chapter of the 2023 Championship will kick off at 5pm GMT.

Ireland will therefore know the task in front of them by the time South African referee Jaco Peyper blows his whistle to signal for proceedings to commence.

England can technically finish as high as second if results go their way, but that is predicated on a 68-point swing between them and France.

With Ireland poised for wild celebrations in Dublin, a shock result in favour of the visitors would bring a welcome dollop of schadenfreude that never materialised when England were in a similar position against France last March.

In the UK, ITV1 will be showing coverage from 4.30pm ahead of kick-off at 5pm.

ITVX is also streaming the full match, build up and reaction concurrently for viewers online.

BBC Radio 5 Live will be providing live commentary, analysis and opinion on the airwaves from 5pm.

In the Republic of Ireland, Virgin Media One is the channel to watch build up to Ireland v England at 4.30pm before the action gets underway at 5pm.

Fans can listen to live commentary to the clash on RTE Radio 1.