Wales have been handed the chance of kicking off the 2013 RBS 6 Nations, against Ireland in a re-run of the game that decided the 2009 Grand Slam! The opening day also sees the Calcutta Cup match with France v Scotland, often on the opening weekend, closing the tournament at the awful time (blame French TV) of 9pm French time!!!!
February 2: Wales v Ireland, 1.30pm and England v Scotland, 4pm
February 3: Italy v France, 3pm
February 9: Scotland v Italy, 2.30pm and France v Wales, 5pm
February 10: Ireland v England, 3pm
February 23: Italy v Wales, 2.30pm and England v France, 5pm
February 24: Scotland v Ireland, 2pm
March 9: Scotland v Wales, 2.30pm and Ireland v France, 5pm
March 10: England v Italy, 3pm
March 16: Italy v Ireland, 2.30pm, Wales v England, 5pm and France v Scotland, 8pmLike Rugby World? Subscribe to the magazine for the latest comprehensive content.