Jan 202016

The BBC and ITV have today confirmed details of their Rugby Six Nations Coverage.

The 2016 Six Nations championship marks the start of a six-year deal between the BBC and ITV following BBC Sport budget cuts that will see the matches shared between both broadcasters on television and online.

Radio coverage of the Rugby Six Nations remains exclusive to BBC Radio 5 live and 5 live sports extra.

Here’s where you’ll find coverage of each match on TV:

Saturday 6 February

14:25 France v Italy BBC One

16:50 Scotland v England BBC One

Sunday 7 February

15:00 Ireland v Wales ITV

Saturday 13 February

14:25 France v Ireland BBC One

16:50 Wales v Scotland BBC One

Sunday 14 February

14:00 Italy v England ITV

Friday 26 February

20:05 Wales v France BBC One

Saturday 27 February

14:25 Italy v Scotland ITV

16:50 England v Ireland ITV

Saturday 12 March

13:30 Ireland v Italy ITV

16:00 England v Wales ITV

Sunday 13 March

15:00 Scotland v France BBC One

Saturday 19 March

14:30 Wales v Italy BBC One

17:00 Ireland v Scotland ITV

20:00 France v England BBC One

BBC coverage of the Six Nations

The BBC’s line-up includes an experienced presenting team led by John Inverdale and Gabby Logan with expert analysis from some of the biggest names in the great championship’s history, including Jeremy Guscott, Matt Dawson, Jonathan Davies, Keith Wood and Gavin Hastings.

BBC One will cover the Calcutta Cup game between Scotland and England from Murrayfield.

ITV coverage of the Six Nations

Leading ITV’s team will be presenter Mark Pougatch, joined by Jonny Wilkinson, Lawrence Dallaglio and Jason Robinson, members of England’s victorious Rugby World Cup 2003 team, along with their coach Sir Clive Woodward, former Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll, former Wales captain Gareth Thomas, former Scotland coach Sir Ian McGeechan, England Women World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi, former England international Ugo Monye, and former Italian captain Marco Bortolami.


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