Fixtures for 2025 Six Nations announced with Friday night opener

Wales and France players line up before Friday night match in 2019 Six Nations Wales and France will play the opening match on a Friday night (David Davies/PA)

The 2025 Six Nations Championship will kick off on 31st January, when France host Wales under the Friday night lights in Paris.

The opening round will also see Scotland host Italy at Murrayfield and England face Ireland in Dublin, with both matches to be played on Saturday 1st February.

The tournament will conclude on Super Saturday 15th March, with potentially pivotal fixtures including Wales v England in Cardiff and France v Scotland in Paris.

BBC and ITV will continue to share TV coverage in the UK, whilst RTE and Virgin Media will share the TV coverage in Ireland. S4C will also offer a Welsh language option.

Six Nations 2025 Fixtures


  • France v Wales - Friday 31st January @ 8:15pm
  • Scotland v Italy - Saturday 1st February @ 2:15pm
  • Ireland v England - Saturday 1st February @ 4:45pm


  • Italy v Wales - Saturday 8th February @ 2:15pm
  • England v France - Saturday 8th February @ 4:45pm
  • Scotland v Ireland - Sunday 9th February @ 3:00pm


  • Wales v Ireland - Saturday 22nd February @ 2:15pm
  • England v Scotland - Saturday 22nd February @ 4:45pm
  • Italy v France - Sunday 23rd February @ 3:00pm


  • Ireland v France - Saturday 8th March @ 2:15pm
  • Scotland v Wales - Saturday 8th March @ 4:45pm
  • England v Italy - Sunday 9th March @ 3:00pm


  • Italy v Ireland - Saturday 15th March @ 2:15pm
  • Wales v England - Saturday 15th March @ 4:45pm
  • France v Scotland - Saturday 15th March @ 8:00pm

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