Friday night rugby has been ditched for 2012 with games only on Saturday and Sunday. France open the tournament at home to Italy and England close it at Twickenham, entertaning Ireland.

The full list of fixtures for 2012 is:

February 4: France v Italy, 2.30pm and Scotland v England, 5pm

February 5: Ireland v Wales, 3pm

February 11: Italy v England, 4pm and France v Ireland, 8pm

February 12: Wales v Scotland, 3pm

February 25: Ireland v Italy, 1.30pm and England v Wales, 4pm

February 26: Scotland v France, 3pm

March 10: Wales v Italy, 2.30pm and Ireland v Scotland, 5pm

March 11: France v England, 3pm

March 17: Italy v Scotland 12.30pm, Wales v France, 2.45pm and England v Ireland, 5pm

* All games are live on the BBC.

To see the 2011 RBS 6 Nations fixtures click here

To see the 2013 RBS 6 Nations fixtures click here

The Scottish Rugby Union have released some information about tickets for 2012. Click here to see it