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The 2023 Six Nations campaign is set to return this weekend with holders France looking to make back-to-back wins for the first time since 2007.
France will begin their Six Nations campaign away to Italy on Sunday, February 5.
Wales will officially start the tournament when they host Ireland in the early kick-off on Saturday, February 4.
The 2023 Six Nations will return this weekend with holders France looking to retain their title
England begin their Six Nations campaign at home to Scotland on Saturday
As for England, the Steve Borthwick era will begin at home to Scotland in the afternoon game at Twickenham.
England's Six Nations campaign will come to an end on Saturday, March 18 when they travel to Ireland, with Borthwick's side hoping to lift their seventh title in the competition.
With the tournament fast approaching, Sportsmail breaks down everything you need to know below.When does the Six Nations start?
The Six Nations will officially get underway this weekend, with Wales kicking off the month-long tournament.
Wales' game with Ireland will take place on Saturday, February 4 at the Principality Stadium.
Holders France begin their Six Nations title defence against Italy at the Stadio Olimpico
The game will kick off at 2.15pm, with the hosts looking to make home advantage count against Ireland.
As for England, they will start their Six Nations campaign at home to Scotland at Twickenham, with the game kicking off at 4.45pm.
The final game of the weekend will see Italy host holders France on Sunday at the Stadio Olimpico.What are the full fixtures for the Six Nations?
With the tournament set to begin this weekend, many rugby fans will be eager to know the full fixture list for the tournament.
Traditionally, the tournament will last just over a month, with it ending towards mid-March.
The full fixtures for the tournament are as followed:
Saturday, February 4Wales vs Ireland - 2.15pm England vs Scotland - 4.45pm
Sunday, February 5Italy vs France - 3pm
Saturday, February 11Ireland vs France - 2.15pm Scotland vs Wales -