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From ITV Sport THE 6 NATIONS 2019 LIVE ON ITV From Saturday February 2nd 2019 Live on ITV Pictured: Ireland’s Rory Best and England's Owen Farrell 2019 Guinness Six Nations Rugby Championship Launch, The Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London 23/1/2019 Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Bryan Keane ITV's live coverage of the Guinness 6 Nations Championship 2019 features a stellar line-up of on-screen talent and matches from the annual major rugby event set to be shown on the channel. Leading ITV's team will be presenters Mark Pougatch and Jill Douglas, joined by Jonny Wilkinson and Lawrence Dallaglio, members of England's victorious Rugby World Cup 2003 team, along with their coach Sir Clive Woodward, former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll, former Wales captain Gareth Thomas, former Scotland and Lions coach Sir Ian McGeechan, England Women World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi, former England international Ugo Monye, former Italian captain Marco Bortolami and former Scotland international Jim Hamilton. ©INPHO/Bryan Keane For further information please contact Peter 0207 157 3046 This photograph is ©INPHO/Bryan Keane and can only be reproduced for editorial purposes directly in connection with the programme 6 Nation 2019 or ITV. Once made available by the ITV Picture Desk, this photograph can be reproduced once only up until the Transmission date and no reproduction fee will be charged. Any subsequent usage may incur a fee. This photograph must not be syndicated to any other publication or website, or permanently archived, without the express written permission of ITV Picture Desk. Full Terms and conditions are available on the website

Ireland v England kick off time and channel - Six Nations!

The weekend is fast approaching and so it a tantalising Six Nations tie between Ireland and England.

The Guinness 6 Nations Championship 201 kicks off on Saturday, February 2nd, with all tournament matches set for coverage on Freeview TV across two channels.

Here is everything you need to know about the Ireland v England kick off time and channel.

From ITV Sport

From Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 Live on ITV

Ireland v England Kick Off Time

The Six Nations tie between Ireland and England will kick off at 4:45 pm at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland.

Coverage of the match will start at 4 pm.

Ireland v England: What Channel?

The game will be broadcasted live on ITV 1.

Six Nations matches will be split between BBC and ITV for the 2019 tournament and over the next two years.

ITV’s coverage will be lead by presenters Mark Pougatch and Jill Douglas, who will be joined by Jonny Wilkinson and Lawrence Dallaglio.

There are also scheduled appearances from Sir Clive Woodward, Brian O’Driscoll, Gareth Thomas and many other former professional rugby players.

From ITV Sport

Six Nations 2019 TV Channels

Split between ITV and BBC, the Six Nations fixture list looks like the following:


  • Ireland v England (Saturday, February 2nd)
  • Italy v Wales (Saturday, February 9th)
  • England v France (Sunday, February 10th)
  • Italy v Ireland (Sunday, February 24th)
  • England v Italy (Sunday, March 9th)
  • Ireland v France (Sunday, March 10th)
  • Italy v France (Saturday, March 16th)
  • England v Scotland (Saturday, March 16th)


  • France vs Wales (Friday, February 1st)
  • Scotland vs Italy (Saturday, February 2nd)
  • Scotland vs Ireland (Saturday, February 9th)
  • France vs Scotland (Saturday, February 23rd)
  • Wales vs England (Saturday, February 23rd)
  • Scotland vs Wales (Saturday, March 9th)
  • Wales vs Ireland (Saturday, March 16th)

Six Nations 2019 – Presenters Gabby Logan, John Inverdale – (C) BBC



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