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Six Nations Coverage on RTÉ

Updated: Friday, 05 Feb 2010 16:51

Ireland's bid to retain their title starts against Italy in Croke Park
Ireland's bid to retain their title starts against Italy in Croke Park

RTÉ Sport

Friday 5 - Sunday 7 February

RTÉ is the only place for live coverage of Six Nations rugby on the opening weekend of the RBS 6 Nations Championship. You won't miss a moment with RTÉ...

Ireland's bid to retain their RBS 6 Nations title gets underway with a home tie against championship minnows Italy on Saturday. The action from Croke Park is the highlight of a fantastic weekend of rugby coverage across RTÉ Sport on Television, Radio and here on RTÉ.ie/sport.

RTÉ News

Justin Treacy will have all the latest news from the Irish camp ahead of the game, and reaction and analysis from players, management and experts as our RBS 6 Nations campaign gets underway.

With regular bulletins across RTÉ TV, RTÉ Radio 1 and RTÉ 2fm you can get the inside track and up-to-the-minute news before, during and after the game.

RTÉ Television

SIX NATIONS U-20s
Where: RTÉ Two
When: Friday 5 February - 7.30pm
Available Online: Island of Ireland only

Leading up to the start of the RBS 6 Nations this weekend, Joanne Cantwell will be joined by Mark McDermott as the Ireland Under-20 side face their Italian counterparts at Dubarry Park in Athlone. The game kicks off at 7.35pm with commentary by Hugh Cahill and Frankie Sheahan.

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SIX NATIONS 2010
Where:
RTÉ Two
When: Saturday 6 February - 1.30pm
Available Online: Island of Ireland only

RTÉ Television's comprehensive coverage of the 2010 RBS 6 Nations kicks off with Ireland v Italy at 2.30pm live from Croke Park with commentary by Ryle Nugent and Tony Ward. The afternoon's action continues as England take on Wales live from Twickenham at 5.00pm with commentary by George Hamilton and Ralph Keyes. Tom McGurk will be joined in studio by George Hook, Brent Pope and Conor O'Shea for lively discussion and expert analysis as the first day of the tournament begins.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS ONLINE TV COVERAGE.

SIX NATIONS 2010
Where:
RTÉ Two
When: Sunday 7 February - 2.30pm
Available Online: Island of Ireland only

Scotland and France kick off their Six Nations campaigns as they battle it out at Murrayfield. Tom McGurk is joined live in studio by George Hook, Brent Pope and Conor O'Shea for in-depth analysis and opinion. The match kicks off at 3.00pm with commentary by Ryle Nugent and Frankie Sheahan.

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RTÉ Radio

SATURDAY SPORT - IRELAND v ITALY
Where:
RTÉ Radio 1 FM, Long Wave 252, DAB and RTÉ.ie
When: Saturday 6 February - 2.00pm
Available Online: Worldwide

Ireland get the RBS 6 Nations Championship underway with a home tie against Italy. Jim Glennon and Emmett Byrne join the studio team for the best in match analysis. Commentary frrom Croke Park is from Michael Corcoran and Donal Lenihan.

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RADIO 1 EXTRA - ENGLAND v WALES
Where:
DAB RTÉ Radio 1 Extra and RTÉ.ie
When: Saturday 6 February - 4.00pm
Available Online: Worldwide

Live commentary on the meeting of England and Wales at Twickenham on DAB RTÉ Radio 1 Extra.

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RADIO 1 EXTRA - SCOTLAND v FRANCE
Where:
DAB RTÉ Radio 1 Extra and RTÉ.ie
When: Sunday 7 February - 1.00pm
Available Online: Worldwide

Live commentary on the meeting of England and Wales at Twickenham on DAB RTÉ Radio 1 Extra.

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RTÉ

Stick with RTÉ.ie in the lead-up to the RBS 6 Nations kick-off for the latest news, views and interviews as Declan Kidney's men begin the defense of their title.

All of RTÉ's live Six Nations output across Radio and Television will be streamed live on RTÉ.ie.

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As usual, we will also have a live matchtracker with as-it-happens text commentary on the action at Croke Park.

ONLINE EXTRAS

FRIDAY 5 FEBRUARY

Web-Only Special

Available on Island of Ireland onlyWEB-ONLY: SIX NATIONS A
Island of Ireland - 7.25pm

Live web-only coverage of the Six Nations A international between Ireland Wolfhounds and Scotland A from Ravenhill. The game kicks off at 7.30pm. Commentary from Jim Neally.

Web-Only Special

SUNDAY 7 FEBRUARY

Web-Only Special

Available WorldwideWEB-ONLY: RUGBY EXTRA
Worldwide - 5.05pm

Join Tom McGurk with George Hook, Brent Pope and Conor O'Shea live for RUGBY EXTRA as they continue their discussion on all the action on the opening weekend of this season's RBS 6 Nations Championship.

Users WORLDWIDE can access the show - and the panel will answer your emails relating to the match and anything related to the RBS 6 Nations Championship campaign so get in touch on rugby@rte.ie

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Web-Only Special

Following the game RTÉ.ie/sport will have all the news, interviews and reaction as thoughts turn towards Paris next weekend.