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1 of 1 RTÉ's rugby panel ready with astute commentary and analysis on Ireland V England
RTÉ's rugby panel ready with astute commentary and analysis on Ireland V England

Both men and women's Ireland V England Six Nations games are being shown on RTÉ Two; Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway is back (TV3/ITV) and it's the last programme in the current series of ITV's Take Me Out.

RTÉ Two has Live Six Nations and Women’s Six Nations, starting at 1.00pm, as Italy take on Scotland in Stadio Olimpico, Rome (kick-off, 2.30pm)  The following two games involve England V Ireland, the first kicking off at 4.00pm, the second, Women’s Six Nations, at 6.20pm. Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway is back (TV3/ITV) and it's the last programme in ITV's Take Me Out.

Live Six Nations; Women’s Six Nations, 1.00pm, RTÉ Two / 6.15pm, RTÉ Two

Tom McGurk is joined by Alan Quinlan, Ben Kay, Brent Pope, George Hook and Shane Horgan as Italy take on Scotland in Stadio Olimpico, Rome (kick-off 2.30pm) with commentary from Hugh Cahill and Doddie Weir. Followed by the big one from Twickenham, England v Ireland (kick-off 4.00pm) with commentary from Ryle Nugent and Ralph Keyes. If he plays in Ireland’s opening two fixtures, O’Driscoll will equal Australian legend George Gregan’s world record of 139 Test appearances at Twickenham in what is his final season as a professional. At  6.15pm. Daire O’Brien presents live coverage of the Ireland Women’s trip to Twickenham as the Irish aim for back-to-back Triple Crowns, kick-off 6.20pm. Commentary from Ryle Nugent and Joy Neville, with Rosie Foley joining Daire in studio.

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, 7.00pm, TV3/ITV

The cheeky chappies are back with Michael Bublé in the Guest Announcer Booth - he will also be taking part in the End Of The Show Show. The usual array of fripperies and follies and frolics, including brand new stunts, surprises and shocks for the studio audience and viewers at home. The last series saw Ant & Dec scale a 50ft tower, trick the world’s biggest boyband One Direction with their Undercover guises, join Spelbound for a special one off performance and top the UK charts with Lets Get Ready To Rumble.

Take Me Out, 8.20pm ITV

Tonight the pressure's on Paddy McGuinness (below) to arrange dates for his 30 single girls in the last of the series. Descending the love lift are: Michael Rae, the current reigning Mr Wales from Carmarthen; Jason, a musical theatre loving cleaner from Bristol; David, a landscape gardener/semi-pro Wrestler from Glasgow and Vincent, a champagne importer from London. Plus, find out the latest dating gossip from the couples in the Isle of Fernando’s.

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