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Guide to the Guinness Six Nations 2020 and 2021, kick off times, fixtures, tickets and tv listings

The 2020 and 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.

WHEN DOES THE 2020 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS START?

The 2020 fixture schedule for the Guinness Six Nations begins on Saturday, 1st February 2020 with Wales getting the first match underway against Italy at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff followed by Ireland hosting Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin; then on Sunday 2nd February 2020 France host England.

WHEN DOES THE 2020 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS FINISH?

The 2020 Guinness Six Nations runs until 14th March 2020 when all three fixtures of Round 5 take place on the same day known as ‘Super Saturday’ which starts with Wales v Scotland at the Principality Stadium, followed by Italy v England and culminating in France v Ireland.

WHAT ARE THE GUINNESS SIX NATIONS FIXTURES FOR 2020?

Below are the fixtures, dates and UK kick off times of the Guinness Six Nations for 2020.

ROUND ONE

Wales v Italy, Saturday Feb 1, 2.15pm, Cardiff

Ireland v Scotland, Saturday Feb 1, 4.45pm, Dublin

France v England, Sunday Feb 2, 3pm (UK & Ireland)

ROUND TWO

Ireland v Wales, Saturday Feb 8, 2.15pm, Dublin

Scotland v England, Saturday Feb 8, 4.45pm, Edinburgh

France v Italy, Sunday Feb 9, 3.00pm (UK & Ireland)

ROUND THREE

Italy v Scotland, Saturday Feb 22, 2.15pm (UK & Ireland)

Wales v France, Saturday Feb 22, 4.45pm, Cardiff

England v Ireland, Sunday Feb 23, 3.00pm, Twickenham

ROUND FOUR

Ireland v Italy, Saturday Mar 7, 2.15pm, Dublin

England v Wales, Saturday Mar 7, 4.45pm, Twickenham

Scotland v France, Sunday Mar 8, 3.00pm, Edinburgh

ROUND FIVE

Wales v Scotland, Saturday Mar 14, 2.15pm, Cardiff

Italy v England, Saturday Mar 14, 4.45pm (UK & Ireland)

France v Ireland, Saturday Mar 14, 8.00pm (UK & Ireland)

Full 2020 fixture details including local and GMT kick off times

WHAT ARE THE GUINNESS SIX NATIONS LEAGUE STANDINGS FOR 2020?

The Guinness Six Nations 2020 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 2020 and 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, 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.

WHEN DOES THE 2021 GUINNESS SIX NATIONS START?

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 the 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.