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

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Wales celebrated a third Grand Slam in 11 years with victory over Ireland in the 2019 Six Nations
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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.

Injured Wales and British and Irish Lions centre Jonathan Davies joins the BBC TV team for the 2020 Six Nations Championship.

England's former captain Dylan Hartley and ex-Australia coach Michael Cheika are also among the new names to join the BBC's line-up, which once again features Martin Johnson, Paul O'Connell, John Barclay, Brian Moore, Jeremy Guscott, Andy Nicol and Chris Paterson.

BBC One will show live coverage of eight matches from the men's competition on BBC TV, iPlayer, radio, online and mobile app.

The Women's Six Nations also returns with selected games available to watch on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport's digital platforms. Viewers will also be able to watch the highlights every Sunday night on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer.

All live programmes are available via the BBC Sport website and app, while there will be in-play highlights of BBC games and match highlights of every match shortly after the final whistle.

BBC Radio 5 Live or 5 Live Sports Extra will broadcast every home nations' men's game. Live commentary of every England women's game will be broadcast on 5 Live Sports Extra or online, with highlights on the BBC Sport website.

You can also download the Rugby Union Weekly podcast from the BBC Sounds app as former England winger 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 news and views from their tournament.

The BBC Sport website will also have live text commentaries of every men's match and selected matches from the women's competition in addition to reports, features and pundit columns.

There will also be comprehensive coverage across BBC Wales, BBC Scotland and BBC Northern Ireland.

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.

Thursday, 20 February

Preview

20:00-21:00 - BBC Radio 5 Live

Saturday, 22 February

Live

Italy v Scotland - Men's Six Nations

14:00-16:15 - BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

Wales v France - Men's Six Nations

16:00-19:10 - BBC One (Forum, 19:05-19:30, BBC Red Button)

16:30-18:45 - BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

Sunday, 23 February

Live

Wales v France - Women's Six Nations

12:00-14:00 - BBC Wales

England v Ireland - Women's Six Nations

12:45-14:45 - BBC Sport website

England v Ireland - Men's Six Nations

14:55 - BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

Italy v Scotland - Women's Six Nations

17:10-19:10 - BBC Sport website

Highlights - Women's Six Nations

00:00-00:30 - BBC Two

Thursday, 5 March

Preview

Time TBC - Radio 5 Live

Saturday, 7 March

Live

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

Live

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

Preview

Time TBC - Radio 5 Live

Saturday, 14 March

Live

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

Live

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

Catch-up

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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