HomeCherished Number PlatesSix Nations 2019 Begins Jayne Henry February 7, 2019 Cherished Number Plates, Registrations Six Nations Number Plates – Speedy Reg The Six Nations Tournament kicks off today with France vs Wales at the Stade de France in Paris at 8pm. This match will be broadcast live on the BBC and all other matches will be shown live on either the BBC or ITV so check out our guide below for which channel you need to tune in to! Who will you be cheering for? Defending champions Ireland, England, France, Italy, Scotland or Wales? Six Nations – Some Interesting Facts… Although the name has changed a couple of times, this is the world’s oldest rugby championship, starting in 1882.The tournament has only been called off or cut short 14 times, this was due to war or political unrest between participating countries.The current trophy was introduced in 2015. It took 200 hours to make and is made from 7 kilograms of silver. The trophy is traditionally filled with Champagne, but Champagne is corrosive to the metal so it had to be plated with gold on the inside! The Fixtures: ROUND ONE France vs Wales. – Stade de France (Paris) – Friday, February 1 – 8pm – BBC Scotland vs Italy – Murrayfield (Edinburgh) – Saturday, February 2 – 2.15pm – BBC Ireland vs England – Aviva Stadium (Dublin) – Saturday, February 2 – 4.45pm – ITV ROUND TWO Scotland vs Ireland – Murrayfield (Edinburgh) – Saturday, February 9 – 2.15pm – BBC Italy vs Wales – Stadio Olimpico (Rome) – Saturday, February 9 – 4.45pm – ITV England vs France – Twickenham (London) – Sunday, February 10 – 3pm – ITV ROUND THREE France vs Scotland – Stade de France (Paris) – Saturday, February 23 – 2.15pm – BBC Wales vs England – Principality Stadium (Cardiff) – Saturday, February 23 – 4.45pm – BBC Italy vs Ireland – Stadio Olimpico (Rome) – Sunday, February 24 – 3pm – ITV ROUND FOUR Scotland vs Wales – Murrayfield (Edinburgh) – Saturday, March 9 – 2.15pm – BBC England vs Italy – Twickenham (London) – Saturday, March 9 – 4.45pm – ITV Ireland vs France – Aviva Stadium (Dublin) – Sunday, March 10 – 3pm – ITV ROUND FIVE Italy vs France – Stadio Olimpico (Rome) – Saturday, March 16 – 12.30pm – ITV Wales vs Ireland – Principality Stadium (Cardiff) – Saturday, March 16 – 2.45pm – BBC England vs Scotland – Twickenham (London) – Saturday, March 16 – 5pm – ITV Looking for the ultimate RUGBY private plate? And finally, if you’d like the perfect plate for a rugby fan or rugby player then we have it for you, available right now… RUG 6Y – give us a call if you’re interested!