Rugby Six Nations 2017 In Rome

Posted 03.02.17 by Leigh

Rugby Six Nations 2017 In Rome

Dates: 5th February: Italy v Wales / 11th February: Italy v Ireland / 11th March: Italy v France. Venue: Stadio Olimpico, Piazzale del Foro Italico, 00135 Rome, Italy.

The annual RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship has now began. 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 18th March 2017.

During the three 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 mathches. 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 4th February: Scotland v Ireland (14.25) / England v France (16:50)

  • Sunday 5th February: Italy v Wales (14.00)

  • Saturday 11th February: Italy v Ireland (14.25) / Wales v England (16:50)

  • Sunday 12th February: 2017 France v Scotland (15.00)

  • Saturday 25th February: Scotland v Wales (14.25) / Ireland v France (16:50)

  • Sunday 26th February: England v Italy (15.00)

  • Friday 10th March: Wales v Ireland (20.05)

  • Saturday 11th March: Italy v France (13.30) / England v Scotland (16.00)

  • Saturday 18th March: Scotland v Italy (12.30) / France v Wales (14.45) / Ireland v England (17.00)

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

69 Manin Street - Via Daniele Manin 69, 00185 Rome, Italy
Tel: (+39) 06 99 33 03 74 - Fax: (+39) 06 96 70 87 30 - Email:
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