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Guide to the Guinness Six Nations 2021, kick off times, fixtures, results, tickets and TV listings

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Guide to the Guinness Six Nations 2021, kick off times, fixtures, results, tickets and TV listings

WHEN DOES THE 2021 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS START?

The 2021 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.

The 2021 fixture schedule for the Guinness Six Nations begins on Saturday, 6th February 2021 with Italy getting the first match underway against France followed by England hosting Scotland at Twickenham; then on Sunday 7th February 2020 Wales host Ireland at Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

WHEN DOES THE 2021 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS FINISH?

The 2021 Guinness Six Nations competition runs until 20th March 2021 when all three fixtures of Round 5 take place on the same day known as ‘Super Saturday’ which starts with Scotland v Italy at BT Murrayfield, followed by Ireland v England at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin and culminating in France v Wales.

WHAT ARE THE 2021 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS FIXTURES?

ROUND ONE

Italy v France, Saturday Feb 6, 2.15pm (UK & Ireland), Rome

England v Scotland, Saturday Feb 6, 4.45pm, Twickenham

Wales v Ireland, Sunday Feb 7, 3pm, Cardiff

ROUND TWO

England v Italy, Saturday Feb 13, 2.15pm, Twickenham

Scotland v Wales, Saturday Feb 13, 4.45pm, Edinburgh

Ireland v France, Sunday Feb 14, 3pm, Dublin

ROUND THREE

Italy v Ireland, Saturday Feb 27, 2.15pm (UK & Ireland), Rome

Wales v England, Saturday Feb 27, 4.45pm, Cardiff

France v Scotland, Sunday Feb 28, 3pm (UK & Ireland), Paris

ROUND FOUR

Italy v Wales, Saturday March 13, 2.15pm (UK & Ireland), Rome

England v France, Saturday March 13, 4.45pm, Twickenham

Scotland v Ireland, Sunday March 14, 3pm, Edinburgh

ROUND FIVE

Scotland v Italy, Saturday March 20, 2.15pm, Edinburgh

Ireland v England, Saturday March 20, 4.45pm, Dublin

France v Wales, Saturday March 20, 8pm (UK & Ireland), Paris

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.

WHAT TV CHANNELS ARE SHOWING LIVE MATCHES?

All of the fixtures in the 2021 Guinness 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, Virgin Media One 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.

WHAT HAPPENED IN THE 2020 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS?

England claimed their third Six Nations title of the Eddie Jones era, with four wins from five helping them beat France on points difference. The 2020 Championship was disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, with the conclusion of Round 4 and all of Round 5 re-arranged for October. Super Saturday still delivered, with England beating Italy 34-5 to pip France to the crown. Ireland finished third in the table, ahead of Scotland, Wales and Italy.

2020 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS RESULTS:

ROUND ONE

Wales 42-0 Italy – Report

Ireland 19-12 Scotland – Report

France 24-17 England – Report

ROUND TWO

Ireland 24-14 Wales – Report

Scotland 6-13 England – Report

France 35-22 Italy – Report

ROUND THREE

Italy 0-17 Scotland – Report

Wales 23-27 France – Report

England 24-12 Ireland – Report

ROUND FOUR

Ireland 50-17 Italy – Report

England 33-30 Wales – Report

Scotland 28-17 France –Report

ROUND FIVE

Wales 10-14 Scotland – Report

Italy 5-34 England – Report

France 35-27 Ireland – Report