Six Nations TV coverage: how to watch 6 nation rugby championship 2022 on BBC, ITV, live stream and highlights

The 2022 Six Nations kicks off next month as England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy

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The 2022 Six Nations tournament will begin with defending champions Wales travelling to Dublin as they face Ireland.

France are currently the hot favourites to win the competition after causing upset against New Zealand during the Autumn Nations Series.

England are close behind the French and will face the daunting trip to Paris in March.

When does Six Nations 2022 start?

The 2022 Six Nations Championship starts on Saturday, February 5 and comes to an end on March 19.

England will take on Scotland in Edinburgh on the opening day.

How to watch Six Nations 2022 on TV

Every game will be aired live on either the BBC or ITV and have shared the broadcasting rights since 2016.

In previous years, the BBC broadcasted all of Scotland, Wales and France’s home matches - with ITV showing those of England, Ireland and Italy - but from 2022 all matches in Paris will be added to ITV’s coverage.

Here is the TV schedule...

Round One

Saturday 5th February

2:15pm Ireland v Wales (Aviva Stadium, Dublin) - ITV

4:45pm Scotland v England (BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh) - BBC

Sunday 6th February

3pm France v Italy (Stade de France, Paris) - ITV

Round Two

Saturday 12th February

2:15pm Wales v Scotland (Principality Stadium, Cardiff) - BBC

4:45pm France v Ireland (Stade de France, Paris) - ITV

Sunday 13th February

3pm Italy v England (Stadio Olimpico, Rome) - ITV

Round Three

Saturday 26th February

2:15pm Scotland v France (BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh) - BBC

4:45pm England v Wales (Twickenham, London) - ITV

Sunday 27th February

3pm Ireland v Italy (Aviva Stadium, Dublin) - ITV

Round Four

Friday 11th March

8pm Wales v France (Principality Stadium, Cardiff) - BBC

Saturday 12th March

2:15pm Italy v Scotland (Stadio Olimpico, Rome) - ITV

4:45pm England v Ireland (Twickenham, London) - ITV

Round Five

Saturday 19th March

2:15pm Wales v Italy (Principality Stadium, Cardiff) - BBC

4:45pm Ireland v Scotland (Aviva Stadium, Dublin) - ITV

8pm France v England (Stade de France, Paris) - ITV

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