Eddie Jones led his England side to the Six Nations Rugby Live Stream Grand Slam at his very first attempt in 2016, before beating Australia three times Down Under on his way to a perfect year.
Event: Six Nations Rugby Live Stream
Date: 4th February-18th March
He will expect the Red Roses to replicate that feat again as they look to win back-to-back championships, with several Bath Rugby players in the mix for the squad.However, England will face stiff opposition from the rest of the home nations, with Ireland, Wales and Scotland all showing what they can do in the Autumn internationals. Ireland beat the All Blacks for the first time and will face England in what could potentially be a winner-takes-all showdown on the final weekend of the championships in Dublin.
France and Italy will also be looking to cause a few upsets, while there is also the small matter of selection for Warren Gatland’s 2017 British and Irish Lions squad.
The tour of New Zealand is on the horizon and players from all of the four home nations will be looking to make a statement at this year’s Six Nations Rugby Live
Another interesting subplot will be the introduction of the new trial bonus points system.
The new system will see bonus points awarded to teams for scoring four or more tries and for losing by a margin of seven points or less.
A team that wins all five matches will receive an additional three match points.
Below is the full list of fixtures, TV channels and timings for what should be another fascinating tournament.
SIX NATIONS 2017 FIXTURES
Sat, Feb 4 – Scotland vs Ireland – Murrayfield, Edinburgh – 2.25pm – BBC
Sat, Feb 4 – England vs France – Twickenham, London – 4.50pm – ITV
Sun, Feb 5 – Italy vs Wales – Stadio Olimpico, Rome – 2pm (GMT) – ITV
Sat, Feb 11 – Italy vs Ireland – Stadio Olimpico, Rome – 2.45pm (GMT) – ITV
Sat, Feb 11 – Wales vs England – Principality Stadium, Cardiff – 4.50pm – BBC
Sun, Feb 12 – France vs Scotland – Stade de France, Paris – 3pm (GMT) – BBC
Sat, Feb 25 – Scotland vs Wales – Murrayfield, Edinburgh – 2.25pm – BBC
Sat, Feb 25 – Ireland vs France – Aviva Stadium, Dublin – 4.50pm – ITV
Sun, Feb 26 – England vs Italy – Twickenham, London – 3pm – ITV
READ MORE: Could 2017 be a breakthrough year for Bath NFL prospect?
Fri, Mar 10 – Wales vs Ireland – Principality Stadium – 8.05pm – BBC
Sat, Mar 11 – Italy vs France – Stadio Olimpico, Rome – 1.30pm (GMT) – ITV
Sat, Mar 11 – England vs Scotland – Twickenham, London – 4pm – ITV
Sat, Mar 18 – Scotland vs Italy – Murrayfield, Edinburgh – 12.30pm – BBC
Sat, Mar 18 – France vs Wales – Stade de France, Paris – 2.45pm (GMT) – ITV
Sat, Mar 18 – Ireland vs England – Aviva Stadium, Dublin – 5pm – ITV
Snatching the title from the hands of two-time reigning champions Ireland, Eddie Jones’ men used Europe’s toughest international tournament to springboard their incredible streak of 13 straight victories in 2016.
England now sit atop the all-time Six Nations table, with five championships to their name, closely followed by rivals Ireland and France.
The 2017 tournament promises some of the most Nations Rugby Live exhilarating Test matches of the year, as the men in white look to create history as the most powerful side in European rugby. But will Jones’ chariot continue to power on, or will the wheels fall off entirely?
When are the RBS 6 Nations fixtures?
Saturday 4th February
Scotland vs Ireland, BT Murrayfield, 2:45pm
England vs France, Twickenham, 4:50pm
Sunday 5th February
Italy vs Wales, Stadio Olimpico, 2:00pm
Saturday 11th February
Italy vs Ireland, 2:45pm
Wales vs England, Principality Stadium, 4:50pm
Sunday 12th February
France vs Scotland, Stade de France, 3:00pm
Saturday 25th February
Scotland vs Wales, BT Murrayfield, 2:25pm
Ireland vs France, Aviva Stadium, 4:50pm
Sunday 26th February
England vs Italy, Twickenham, 3:00pm
Friday 10th March
Wales vs Ireland, Principality Stadium, 8:05pm
Saturday 11th March
Italy vs France, Stadio Olimpico, 1:30pm
England vs Scotland, Twickenham, 4:00pm
Saturday 18th March
Scotland vs Italy, BT Murrayfield, 12:30pm
France vs Wales, Stade de France, 2:45pm
Ireland vs England, Aviva Stadium, 5:00pm
Which channels are broadcasting 6 Nations matches?
Continuing on from the deal made ahead of the 2016 tournament, BBC and ITV will share TV rights for the 2017 RBS Six Nations.
The two broadcasters agreed to a six-year deal that will see them split coverage down the middle.
BBC One are scheduled to show all Wales, Scotland and France home matches, while ITV will show England, Ireland and Italy home fixtures.
BBC Radio 5 live and 5 live sports extra will also provide extensive radio coverage of the tournament.
Reigning champions England have been pinned by Sun Bets as front-runners to take out a second consecutive title, followed closely by Ireland.
Italy have been given the best odds for once again securing the wooden spoon.
England to win: 4/5 (See the latest odds here)
Ireland to win: 5/2 (See the latest odds here)
Wales to win: 7/1 (See the latest odds here)
France to win: 11/1 (See the latest odds here)
Scotland to win: 16/1 (See the latest odds here)
Italy to win: 300/1 (See the latest odds here)
England are also favourites to take out the Grand Slam, while Wales are showing good odds to compete for their fourth – the most of any nation in the tournament’s history.
However, Sun Bets is placing the likelihood of no team managing a Grand Slam at the top of the table.
No Grand Slam: 8/11 (See the latest odds here)
England: 11/4 (See the latest odds here)
Wales: 7/1 (See the latest odds here)
Ireland: 8/1 (See the latest odds here)
France: 25/1 (See the latest odds here)
Scotland: 50/1 (See the latest odds here)
Italy: 500/1 (See the latest odds here)
Want more odds? Check out Paddy Power or Williams Hill.