England start their Six Nations campaign with an away trip to face Italy in Rome.
Steve Borthwick is hoping to lead England to their first Six Nations title since 2020 and will not be disappointed to start the tournament against a side to whom they have never lost.
When is Italy v England?
The match is on Saturday, February 3 and will kick off at 2.15pm GMT.
Where is Italy v England?
England and Italy will face each other at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. The 70,000-seater stadium has served as home for the Italian national team since 2012.
How to watch Italy v England on TV
The match will be broadcast live on ITV1 and on Virgin Media in the Republic of Ireland.
Who is the referee?
The match will be refereed by New Zealand native Paul Williams.
How to get tickets to Italy v England
You should consult the England and Italy union websites for information about tickets to matches. Availability will vary greatly depending on which fixture you are hoping to get tickets for.
What is the latest news?
Both England head coach, Steve Borthwick, and his Italy counterpart, Kieran Crowley, have both named their Six Nations squads.
Borthwick has selected 36 players, including seven uncapped names, with Crowley’s selection of South African-born back-rower Ross Vintcent has made headlines.
When did England last win the Six Nations?
England have not won the Six Nations since 2020, when aside from a loss to France in Paris they won all matches. You have to go back to 2016 for the last time England won a Grand Slam
What was the score last year?
England beat Italy 31-14 in last year’s Six Nations. Following an opening-round 29-23 loss to Scotland, the win at Twickenham represented the first of Steven Borthwick’s time in charge.
What are the latest odds?
Odds correct on January 18