The fixtures are out for the 2016 Six Nations and our the spotlight falls, once again, on seven weeks of drama, disappointment and delerium

The 2017 Six Nations fixtures have been unveiled giving rugby supporter the chance to start putting money away in their piggy-banks for seven-weeks of rugby-induced shenanigans.
Fixtures that catch the eye from the off include England v France on the opening weekend at Twickenham and Wales v Ireland in Round 4, as the competition draws to a close. Get those dates in your diary, right now…
Round 1

Saturday 4th February – Scotland v Ireland (2.25pm) GMT unless stated.
Saturday 4th February – England v France (4.50pm)
Sunday 5th February – Italy v Wales (2pm)

Round 2

Saturday 11th February – Italy v Ireland (2.25pm)
Saturday 11th February – Wales v England (4.50pm)
Sunday 12th February – France v Scotland (3pm)

Reigning champs: The incumbent holders, Ireland. (Photo: Action Images)

Reigning champs: The incumbent holders, Ireland. (Photo: Action Images)

Round 3
Saturday 25th February – Scotland v Wales (2.25pm)
Saturday 25th February – Ireland v France (4.50pm)
Sunday 26th February – England v Italy (3pm)

Round 4
Friday 10th March – Wales v Ireland (8.05pm)
Saturday 11th March – Italy v France (1.30pm)
Saturday 11th March – England v Scotland (4pm)

Round 5
Saturday 18th March – Scotland v Italy (12.30pm)
Saturday 18th March – France v Wales (2.45pm)
Saturday 18th March – Ireland v England (5pm)

  • Moggs

    and already the hotels have marked up their prices!