England v Scotland – Six Nation 2017 – Live TV Coverage on ITV

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England v Scotland – Six Nation 2017 – Live TV Coverage on ITV

England host Scotland in the fourth and penultimate match of Six Nations 2017 this afternoon.

It takes place at Twickenham Stadium and is the second of two matches to take place today.

The first – which begins at 12.30pm on ITV – sees Italy host France (k/o 1.30pm) at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

Italy’s innovative tactics against England in their last match caused a great deal of debate and they will be looking to build on their improvement at Twickenham as they welcome the French.

Les Bleus hold the overall advantage in Test matches between the sides and have not been beaten by the Italians since 2013.

Jill Douglas presents, with analysis from Gareth Thomas, Maggie Alphonsi and Marco Bortolami, commentary by Miles Harrison, Ben Kay and Shane Williams, and pitchside reports from Olivier Magne.

As for England v Scotland, coverage starts at 3.30pm on ITV, where Mark Pougatch will be joined in the studio by Clive Woodward, Ian McGeechan, Jonny Wilkinson and Greig Laidlaw.

This match will go a long way to deciding the destination of the Triple Crown, as Scotland have already defeated Wales and Ireland, while England led the standings after the first three rounds as they look to secure back-to-back Grand Slams.

Eddie Jones’s side are the current holders of the Calcutta Cup, and haven’t been beaten by the Scots since 2008.

Going even further back, the last time Scotland were victorious on English soil came in 1983 – their only win of that year’s Five Nations championship – so head coach Vern Cotter will know his side have their work cut out for them in this contest.

commentary comes from Nick Mullins, Lawrence Dallaglio and Scott Hastings, with pitchside reports from Martin Bayfield and Jim Hamilton.

Kick-off 4.00pm

Italy v France
Sat 11th, ITV – 12.30pm, Kick-off 1.30pm

England v Scotland
Sat 11th, ITV – 3.30pm, Kick-off 4.00pm

Updated on Saturday 11 March 2017 by @TVNewsroom
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