The BBC will broadcast this year's Six Nations rugby tournament in high definition

British rugby fans will be able to watch this year's six nation home matches featuring England, Wales and Scotland in high definition.

The matches are being broadcast on the BBC HD channel, available on Sky+ HD, Virgin Media's V+ service and Freesat.

Sky and Virgin customers can receive the broadcasts through their HD set-top boxes, and anyone wanting to view the games on Freesat's free-to-air satellite HD TV service will need a satellite dish and Freesat-equipped TV or set-top box.

The RBS Six Nations tournament kicks off on Saturday, February 7th. Matches include:

February 7th: England vs Italy

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February 8th: Scotland vs Wales

February 14th: Wales vs England

February 28th: Scotland vs Italy

March 14th: Scotland vs Ireland

March 15th: England vs France

March 21st: England vs Scotland, followed by Wales vs Ireland