2019 Six Nations Championship

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2019 Six Nations Championship
Date1 February – 16 March 2019
Countries
Tournament statistics
Official websitesixnationsrugby.com
2018 (Previous) (Next) 2020

The 2019 Six Nations Championship (known as the Guinness Six Nations as it is sponsored by Guinness) will be the 20th series of the Six Nations Championship, the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship.

The championship will be contested by France, England, Italy, Scotland, Wales and defending champions Ireland.

Including the competition's previous iterations as the Home Nations Championship and Five Nations Championship, it will be the 125th edition of the tournament.

Teams[edit]

Nation Stadium Head coach Captain
Home stadium Capacity Location
 England Twickenham Stadium 82,000 London
 France Stade de France 81,338 Saint-Denis
 Ireland Aviva Stadium 51,700 Dublin
 Italy Stadio Olimpico 73,261 Rome
 Scotland Murrayfield Stadium 67,144 Edinburgh
 Wales Millennium Stadium 74,500 Cardiff

Fixtures[edit]

The fixtures were announced on 16 May 2017. The first game of the championship will be a Friday night game between France and Wales.[1][2]

Round 1[edit]

1 February 2019
21:00 CET (UTC+1)
France  v  Wales
2 February 2019
14:15 GMT (UTC+0)
Scotland  v  Italy
2 February 2019
16:45 GMT (UTC+0)
Ireland  v  England

Round 2[edit]

9 February 2019
14:15 GMT (UTC+0)
Scotland  v  Ireland
9 February 2019
17:45 CET (UTC+1)
Italy  v  Wales
10 February 2019
15:00 GMT (UTC+0)
England  v  France

Round 3[edit]

23 February 2019
15:15 CET (UTC+1)
France  v  Scotland
23 February 2019
16:45 GMT (UTC+0)
Wales  v  England
24 February 2019
16:00 CET (UTC+1)
Italy  v  Ireland

Round 4[edit]

9 March 2019
16:45 GMT (UTC+0)
England  v  Italy
10 March 2019
15:00 GMT (UTC+0)
Ireland  v  France

Round 5[edit]

16 March 2019
13:30 CET (UTC+1)
Italy  v  France
16 March 2019
14:45 GMT (UTC+0)
Wales  v  Ireland

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fixtures announced for 2018 and 2019 Championships". Six Nations Rugby. 16 May 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  2. ^ [www.officiating.worldrugby.org/index.php?page=appointments&id=96 "Guinness 6 Nations 2019 Appointments"] Check |url= value (help). World Rugby. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 16 December 2018.

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