Italrugby will make its debut on Saturday 3 February 2024, hosting England at the Olimpico, in the next edition of the Six Nations tournament, which will be opened on the evening of the previous day by the France-Ireland match.
This is what is foreseen in the calendar that was made official today by the board of the oldest rugby tournament in the world.
The national team will close the second round on Sunday 11 February by facing Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Third day scheduled - always on Sunday - on February 25 with the Azzurri who will challenge France at the Stade de France.
In the fourth round, Italy will be back on stage at the Olimpico for the second and final home round scheduled for Saturday 9 March against Scotland.
Lastly, the Azzurri will open "super Saturday" on Saturday 16 March at Cardiff's Principality Stadium by facing Wales.
Here is the complete calendar, with Italian times 1st day 2 February 2024 France-Ireland, 9pm 3rd February Italy-England, 3.15pm Wales-Scotland, 5.45pm 2nd day 10 February Scotland-France, 3.15pm England-Wales, 5.45pm 10 February Ireland-Italy, 4.00 pm III matchday 24 February, Ireland-Wales, 3.15 pm Scotland-England, 5.15 pm February 25 France-Italy, 4 pm IV matchday 9 March Italy-Scotland, 3.15 pm England-Ireland, 5 pm ,15 19 February Wales-France, 4.00 pm Fifth matchday 16 March Wales-Italy, 3.15 pm Ireland-Scotland, 5.15 pm France-England, 9 pm).