Tuesday 22 August 2017

Here are Ireland's fixtures for next year's Six Nations Championship

Jonathan Sexton, left, and Simon Zebo of Ireland celebrate after the RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship match between Ireland and England at the Aviva Stadium
Jonathan Sexton, left, and Simon Zebo of Ireland celebrate after the RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship match between Ireland and England at the Aviva Stadium

Harry Clarke

Ireland will kick off next year's Six Nations campaign with a trip to Paris to face France.

The fixtures for the 2018 and 2019 Six Nations Championships were released today with Jose Schmidt's men handed a tough opener next February while Wales and Scotland kick-start proceedings in Cardiff.

Ireland meet the French  in the Stade de France on February 3 at4.45 before a home date against the Italians a week later.

Wales in Dublin is on February 24 with Scotland at home on March 10 and a trip to Twickenham against England the final match of the 2018 Championship on St Patrick's Day.

IRELAND'S 2018 SIX NATIONS FIXTURES

  • France v Ireland, February 3 (4.45)
  • Ireland v Italy, February 10 (2.15)
  • Ireland v Wales, February 24 (2.15)
  • Ireland v Scotland, March 10 (2.15)
  • England v Ireland, March 17 (2.45)

IRELAND'S 2019 SIX NATIONS FIXTURES

  • Ireland v England, February 2, 2019 (4.45)
  • Scotland v Ireland, February 9, 2019 (2.15)
  • Italy v Ireland, February 24, 2019 (2.0)
  • Ireland v France, March 10, 2019 (3.0)
  • Wales v Ireland, March 16, 2019 (2.45)

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