The 2022 Under-20 Six Nations Championship will be played at the same time as the Senior Men’s Tournament between 4th February and 20th March 2022.

Matches will be broadcast in Six Nations territories either on TV, broadcaster streaming platforms or via Six Nations digital channels.

All matches in Ireland will be shown on either RTÉ or Virgin Media, as part of their rights sharing agreement.

The Championship will kick off at 8 pm on Friday 4th February with Ireland v Wales at Musgrave Park in Cork. This will also be the venue for the other two matches in the 2022 Championship

2021 Grand Slam Champions England will start their campaign at the DAM Health Stadium in Edinburgh and France host Italy at the Stade Guy Boniface in Mont de Marsan.

Round 2 will take place on 11th February with Wales v Scotland, while France will host Ireland and England will travel to Italy.

Friday 25th February will see France, Wales and Italy travel to Scotland, England and Ireland respectively.

In Round 4, Wales will host France on Thursday 10th March at 8 pm while Italy will host Scotland on Friday 11th and England host Ireland.

The 2022 edition will come to a conclusion on 20th March with a ‘Super Sunday’ of matches with France Vs England, Ireland v Scotland and Wales Vs Italy v Wales.

“The Under 20s Six Nations Championship is an exciting competition that showcases the next generation of young talent,” said Six Nations CEO ben Morel. ”

It is an important milestone for all young players striving to represent their country at senior level in future. The development of age-grade rugby is a key part of our strategy and we would like to thank our broadcast partners for the increased exposure they will be giving the Championship and its rising stars, bringing young players to the homes of sports fans around all the home nations. We look forward to some great rugby.


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