The Six Nations returns this winter with France vs Wales kicking off the 2019 Championship.
Ireland are the reigning champions this year after claiming the Grand Slam and Triple Crown in 2018.
They begin the defence of their title by hosting England on the opening weekend before Scotland’s trip to Twickenham in mid-March closes the tournament.
With a host of action and stories to be had over the next few weeks, here’s the dates you need for your rugby diary.
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Six Nations 2019: Round 1
France v Wales: 8pm, Stade de France, BBC, referee Wayne Barnes (England)
Scotland v Italy: 2:15pm, Murrayfield, BBC, referee Luke Pearce (England)
Ireland v England: 4:45pm, Aviva Stadium, ITV, referee Jerome Garces (France)
Six Nations 2019: Round 2
Scotland v Ireland: 2:15pm, Murrayfield, BBC, referee Romain Poite (France)
Italy v Wales: 4:45pm, Stadio Olimpico, ITV, referee Mathieu Raynal (France)
England v France: 3pm, Twickenham, ITV, referee Nigel Owens (Wales)
Six Nations 2019: Round 3
France v Scotland: 2:15pm, Stade de France, BBC, referee Nic Berry (Australia)
Wales v England: 4:45pm Millennium Stadium, BBC, referee Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Italy v Ireland: 3pm, Stadio Olimpico, ITV, referee Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Six Nations 2019: Round 4
Scotland v Wales: 2:15pm, Murrayfield, BBC, referee Pascal Gauzere (France)
England v Italy: 4:45pm, Twickenham, ITV, referee Nic Berry (Australia)
Ireland v France: 3pm, Aviva Stadium, ITV, referee Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand)
Six Nations 2019: Round 5
Italy v France: 12:30pm, Stadio Olimpico, ITV, referee Matthew Carley (England)
Wales v Ireland: 2:45pm, Millennium Stadium, BBC, referee Angus Gardner (Australia)
England v Scotland: 5pm, Twickenham, ITV, referee Paul Williams (New Zealand