There could hardly be a more fitting game to kick off proceedings in the quarterfinals and it wouldn't be an exaggeration to suggest the rivalry between the two has defined the tournament's history. Those memories aren't limited to the final act either. Think of England's scrum dismantling Australia in the quarterfinals in or the Wallabies knocking England out of its own World Cup in at the group stages four years ago. That result prompted England to radically change its course, appointing Eddie Jones—the man who led Australia to the final against England—with the firm objective of returning to the top of the world this year. The Wallabies, meanwhile, went on to reach the final inbut haven't beaten the Old Enemy ever since.
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? 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.