Six Nations 2020: BBC coverage details for TV, radio and BBC Sport website

Wales celebrate their Six Nations win
Wales celebrated a third Grand Slam in 11 years with victory over Ireland in the 2019 Six Nations
Guinness Six Nations
Dates: 1 February-14 March
Coverage: Watch live coverage on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, Connected TVs and online; listen to match commentaries, shows and podcasts on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and BBC Sounds; follow text coverage on the BBC Sport website and mobile app; further coverage available in Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

The BBC has live TV coverage as Scotland host Grand Slam-chasing France at Murrayfield in the fourth round of Six Nations matches on 7-8 March.

You can watch that match live on BBC One, follow it online via the BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and mobile app, or listen to Radio 5 Live Sports Extra commentary.

In addition, we will have BBC Radio 5 Live commentary as England welcome Wales to Twickenham, along with 5 Live Sports Extra coverage from Italy's trip to Ireland earlier on Saturday.

There will also be further coverage across BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Ulster.

We will also have live online video coverage from Scotland v France and Ireland v Italy in the Women's Six Nations, and viewers will be able to watch highlights of all the Women's Six Nations games online and on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer late on Sunday night.

There is also live radio and text commentary of England women's home match against Wales on Saturday.

You can also download the Rugby Union Weekly podcast from the BBC Sounds app as Danny Care, Ugo Monye and rugby correspondent Chris Jones debate the biggest talking points with special guests.

And this year there will also be a new Women's Six Nations podcast every Wednesday covering all the latest news and views.

BBC coverage details

All times are GMT. Fixtures and event start times are subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made. Coverage on BBC Red Button can be subject to late schedule changes.

Saturday, 7 March


England v Wales - Women's Six Nations

12:05-14:05 - BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

Ireland v Italy - Men's Six Nations

14:10 - BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

England v Wales - Men's Six Nations

16:45 - BBC Radio 5 Live

Scotland v France - Women's Six Nations

19:45-21:45 - BBC Alba and BBC Sport website

Sunday, 8 March


Ireland v Italy - Women's Six Nations

13:00-15:00 - BBC Sport website

Scotland v France - Men's Six Nations

14:05-17:15 - BBC One (Forum, 17:10-17:30, BBC Red Button)

14:55 - BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

Thursday, 12 March

Matt Dawson's Rugby Show

Time TBC - Radio 5 Live

Saturday, 14 March


Wales v Scotland - Men's Six Nations

13:15-16:30 - BBC One & BBC Radio 5 Live/Sports Extra

Italy v England - Men's Six Nations

16:45 - BBC Radio 5 Live/Sports Extra

France v Ireland - Men's Six Nations

19:25-22:05 - BBC One (Forum, 22:05-22:25, BBC Red Button) & BBC Radio 5 Live/Sports Extra

*BBC radio commentary plans to be confirmed after the fourth round of matches

Sunday, 15 March


Wales v Scotland - Women's Six Nations

13:10-15:10 - BBC Wales and BBC Sport website

Italy v England - Women's Six Nations

13:30-15:30 - BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

France v Ireland - Women's Six Nations

15:35-17:35 - BBC Sport website


You can view BBC Sport output as well as listen to our radio sports programming on the BBC iPlayer.

The BBC Sport website is available via desktop, mobile, tablet and app, giving fast and easy access to the live stream, text commentaries, news, reports, schedules and videos, as well as highlights of the day's action. The BBC Sport app is available free on Apple and Android devices.

National and regional variations

National and regional variations have been included in this list where possible, but please check your local listings for more detailed information.

All Ireland games will be live on BBC Radio Ulster, all Scotland games will be live on BBC Radio Scotland, and all Wales games are live on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cymru.

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