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Is Wales vs England on TV today? Kick-off time, channel and how to watch Six Nations fixture

Lawrence Ostlere
·2-min read
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England travel to Wales today hoping to keep their Six Nations campaign alive.

Wales beat Ireland in a close encounter on the opening weekend before seeing off Scotland by a single point, and a win in Cardiff today would not only seal the Triple Crown but put them in a strong position to win their first championship since 2017.

Reigning champions England recovered from their opening day defeat by Scotland, beating Italy to get themselves on the board.

England must win in Cardiff to have any hope of winning the title themselves.

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Here is everything you need to know.

• Read more: Full Six Nations schedule, fixtures and TV channels

When is the match?

Wales vs England kicks off today at 4.45pm GMT.

How can I watch it?

The game will be broadcast live in the UK on BBC One. Viewers can stream the match online via the iPlayer website and app, and via the BBC Sport website.

Team news

Wales welcome back the fit-again Jonathan Davies to centre. Liam Williams shifts to full-back to replace Leigh Halfpenny, while Scarlets’ Kieran Hardy plays at scrum-half in place of the injured Tomos Williams. Flanker Josh Navidi is fit and replaces Aaron Wainwright.

England bring in Jamie George at hooker and Mark Wilson at blindside flanker, in place of Luke Cowan-Dickie and the injured Courtney Lawes.

Wales vs England line-ups

Wales XV: L Williams; Rees-Zammit, North, J Davies, Adams; Biggar, Hardy; W Jones, Owens, Francis; Beard, AW Jones (c); Navidi, Tipuric, Faletau.

Replacements: Dee, R Jones, Brown, Hill, Botham, G Davies, Sheedy, Halaholo.

England XV: Daly; Watson, Slade, Farrell, May; Ford, Youngs; M Vunipola, George, Sinckler; Itoje, Hill; Wilson, Curry, B Vunipola.

Replacements: Cowan-Dickie, Genge, Stuart, Ewels, Martin, Earl, Robson, Malins.


This should be a fiercely contested battle as England look to keep alive in this year’s championship while Wales have their sights on a the Triple Crown and a possible Grand Slam. Given Wales’ momentum, we back them to edge a very close contest.


Wales 11/5

England 1/2

Draw 28/1