Rugby Six Nations 2018 In Rome

Posted 02.02.18 by Leigh

Rugby Six Nations 2018 In Rome

Dates: 4th February: Italy v England / 17th March: Italy v Scotland. Venue: Stadio Olimpico, Piazzale del Foro Italico, 00135 Rome, Italy.

The annual NatWest Six Nations Rugby Championship begins this weekend (Saturday, 3rd February 2018). Tagged as being Rugby's 'Greatest Championship', the city of Rome hosts the country's home matches. Italy's home matches are at the glorious Stadio Olimpico, where the 1960 Summer Olympics were held. The stadium has a capacity of over 70,000 spectators and provides a great venue for a day of invigorating sport and a warm, friendly atmosphere. All the best of Europe's rugby nations, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Italy and France take part in the championship with the final matches being played on the 17th March 2018.


During the two matches being held at the Olympic Stadium, the Ministry of Heritage and Cultural Activities and the 'Sovrintendenza Capitolina' is offering free admission to participating museums in Rome for ticket holders of any of the home matches. Free admission is valid during each museum's normal open hours and is valid for the ticket holder and a companion.


The championship fixtures (GMT) are:



  • Saturday 3rd February: Wales v Scotland (14.15) / France v Ireland (16:45)

  • Sunday 4th February: Italy v England (15.00)

  • Saturday 10th February: Ireland v Italy (14.15) / England v Wales (16:45)

  • Sunday 11th February: Scotland v France (15.00)

  • Friday 23rd February: France v Italy (20.00)

  • Saturday 24th February: Ireland v Wales (14.15) / Scotland v England (16:45)

  • Saturday 10th March: Ireland v Scotland (14.15) / France v England (16:45)

  • Sunday 11th March: Wales v Italy (15.00)

  • Saturday 17th March: Italy v Scotland (12.30) / England v Ireland (14.45) / Wales v France (17.00)



Tickets cost around 30 Euros and are available from the official box office and most online ticket outlets.


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