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Guide to the Six Nations 2019, kick off times, fixtures, tickets and tv listings

The 2019 Six Nations will once again see the England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales international rugby union teams take each other on over the course of five thrilling rugby-packed weekends of fixtures. This is an international competition that takes place annually, with each of the six sides playing each other once.

When does competition start?

The 2019 fixture schedule for the Six Nations begins on Friday, 1st February 2019 with France and Wales getting the first match underway at The Stade de France in Paris, then on Saturday 2nd February 2019 Scotland play Italy at Murrayfield in Scotland followed by Ireland v England at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

When does it finish?

The competition runs until 16th March 2019 when all three fixtures of Round 5 take place on the same day known as 'Super Saturday' which starts with Italy v France in Rome, followed by Wales v Ireland at the Principality Stadium and culminating in England v Scotland at Twickenham.

What are the Six Nations fixtures for 2019?

Below are the fixtures, dates and UK kick off times of the Six Nations for 2019.

ROUND ONE

France v Wales, Friday Feb 1, 8.00pm (UK & Ireland), Paris

Scotland v Italy, Saturday Feb 2, 2.15pm, Edinburgh

Ireland v England, Saturday Feb 2, 4.45pm, Dublin

ROUND TWO

Scotland v Ireland, Saturday Feb 9, 2.15pm, Edinburgh

Italy v Wales, Saturday Feb 9, 4.45pm (UK & Ireland), Rome

England v France, Sunday Feb 10, 3.00pm, Twickenham

ROUND THREE

France v Scotland, Saturday Feb 23, 2.15pm (UK & Ireland), Paris

Wales v England, Saturday Feb 23, 4.45pm, Cardiff

Italy v Ireland, Sunday Feb 24, 3.00pm (UK & Ireland), Rome

ROUND FOUR

Scotland v Wales, Saturday Mar 9, 2.15pm, Edinburgh

England v Italy, Saturday Mar 9, 4.45pm, Twickenham

Ireland v France, Sunday Mar 3.00pm, Dublin

ROUND FIVE

Italy v France, Saturday Mar 16, 12.30pm (UK & Ireland), Rome

Wales v Ireland, Saturday Mar 16, 2.45pm, Cardiff

England v Scotland, Saturday Mar 16, 5.00pm Twickenham

Full 2019 fixture details including local and GMT kick off times.

What are the current Six Nations league standings for 2019?

The Six Nations 2019 table and all historic six nations tables are available on our dedicated 6 nations tables page with detailed points breakdowns and league standings.

What TV channels are showing live matches?

All of the fixtures in the 2019 Six Nations will be available for you to watch live. Fans in the UK can catch the games on BBC and ITV, while every single Wales game will also be shown on S4C. FR2 will be broadcasting every game in France, TV3 has the same honour in Ireland while DMAX has the same privilege in Italy. In America, NBC will be broadcasting every game of the Championship

Further information on all televised matches including international broadcasts can be found on our live TV broadcast schedule.

Where can fans and supporters buy tickets or hospitality?

Tickets are controlled by the host Union of each match, with a limited number of tickets made available to the visiting Union for their supporters, ie for a Wales v Scotland match, you should contact the Welsh Rugby Union in the first instance, unless you live in Scotland, in which case you could also contact the Scottish Rugby Union.

To ensure that you obtain a genuine ticket, we recommend that you only purchase tickets through an official source. Details of ticket policies and suppliers can be obtained directly from each Union.