They lost only one game ina set of results that included victory over New Zealand, and two defeats on the bounce have become a rarity for them during recent times. Injuries have forced head coach Joe Schmidt's hand in some areas, but he knows his players must stage an immediate recovery act.
Live on TV Guide to the Six Nations , kick off times, fixtures, tickets and tv listings The 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 competition start?
When does it finish? The competition runs until 16th March when all three fixtures of Round 5 take place on the same day known as 'Super Saturday' which starts with Italy v France in Rome, followed by Wales v Ireland at the Principality Stadium and culminating in England v Scotland at Twickenham.
What are the Six Nations fixtures for ? Below are the fixtures, dates and UK kick off times of the Six Nations for What are the current Six Nations league standings for ?
The Six Nations 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?
|Bbc sport live tv||It will kick off on the first day of February and conclude on March 16, with five rounds taking place over the course of seven weeks to determine the winner.|
All of the fixtures in the Six Nations will be available for you to watch live. 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.