Kick-off time, TV channel, free live stream and team news for the Six Nations Final


ENGLAND travel to Paris as they seek to rob the French of a Grand Slam.

Eddie Jones’ men fought bravely against Ireland last week after sending off Charlie Ewels after 82 seconds.

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France is one game away from the Grand SlamCredit: Getty
Marcus Smith briefly looked like he could propel 14-man England to victory over Ireland against all odds

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Marcus Smith briefly looked like he could propel 14-man England to victory over Ireland against all oddsCredit: Reuters

However, they ultimately suffered a 32-15 defeat, leaving them out of contention for the Six Nations title.

The French, meanwhile, have been in fantastic form this year and know victory will see them lift the Six Nations for the first time since 2010, regardless of what second-placed Ireland do against Scotland.

But Eddie Jones supported his English team to create the surprise.

He said: “One thing I know is that there isn’t a team in the world or in the history of the game that doesn’t have a chink in their armour.

“Every team has a flaw. It’s your ability to find and expose that flaw that will be key on Saturday.

What time does France vs England rugby start?

  • France face England on Saturday 16 March.
  • The match will kick off at 8pm UK time.
  • It happens at the Stade de France.
  • When the sides met last year, England ended the Blues’ Grand Slam bid with a 23-20 victory at Twickenham.

What TV channel is France vs England rugby broadcast on and can I stream it live?

  • France vs England is live on ITV.
  • Coverage begins at 7:15 p.m. – 45 minutes before kick-off.
  • To stream the match live, go to ITV hub.
  • France 2 is the broadcaster of the Six Nations in France.

Can I watch France vs England rugby for free?

  • Yes. ITV is free to all UK viewers with a TV license.

Team News

Jack Willis returned to the England squad a year after his horrific knee injury against Italy.

Tom Curry, who captained England in their first two Six Nations games, is however out with a hamstring injury.

The Red Rose no longer has any injury problems.

Latest odds

France4/11

Draw 25/1

England 23/10

*Betfair odds correct as of Wednesday 16 March

Christy J. Olson