Six Nations 2021 fixtures: Kick off times, TV channel, schedule, live stream free for England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland

JUST a few short months after Eddie Jones' men England sealed the 2020 Six Nations title, the Red Rose are preparing to defend their crown.

Following a lengthy delay due to the pandemic, England won their first championship in three years after beating Italy 34-5 in late October.

And already the countdown has begun to the 2021 edition of the annual rugby union tournament.

When is the Six Nations?

  • England will begin their defence with a Calcutta Cup clash with Scotland at Twickenham.
  • The Six Nations 2021 will run from Saturday, February 6 until Saturday, March 20.
  • Kick-off in the opening match between Italy and France is at 2.15pm.

What TV channel is the Six Nations on and can I live stream it?

  • Every single Six Nations game in 2021 will be on free-to-air TV here in the UK.
  • The coverage will be divided up between BBC and ITV.
  • If you want to stream, BBC matches will be shown on the BBC iPlayer while ITV games are on the ITV Hub.
  • To watch either, you'll need a valid TV licence – get one here.

Six Nations 2021 fixtures

Round 1

  • Saturday February 6 -Italy vs France, 2.15pm ITV
  • Saturday February 6 – England vs Scotland 4.45pm ITV
  • Sunday February 7 – Wales vs Ireland 3pm BBC and S4C

Round 2

  • Saturday February 13 – England vs Italy 2.15pm ITV
  • Saturday February 13 -Scotland vs Wales 4.45pm BBC and S4C
  • Sunday February 14 – Ireland vs France 3pm ITV

Round 3

  • Saturday February 27 – Italy vs Ireland, 2.15pm ITV
  • Saturday February 27 – Wales vs England 4.45pm BBC and S4C
  • Sunday February 28 – France vs Scotland 3pm ITV

Round 4

  • Saturday March 13 – Italy vs Wales, 2.15pm ITV and S4C
  • Saturday March 13 – England vs France 4.45pm ITV
  • Sunday March 14 – Scotland vs Ireland 3pm BBC

Round 5

  • Saturday March 20 – Scotland v Italy 2.15pm BBC
  • Saturday March 20 – Ireland v England 4.45pm ITV
  • Saturday March 20 – France v Wales, 8pm BBC and S4C

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