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RBS 6 Nations Championship 2017

  • Episode: 

    5 of

  • Title: 

    Round 3: England v Italy
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Sun 26 Feb 2017
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    2.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 09 2017 : Sat 25 Feb - Fri 03 Mar
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Round 3: England v Italy
After that dramatic last gasp win in Cardiff against Wales, England look to chalk up their seventeenth victory on the trot as they take on Italy at Twickenham.
Coach Eddie Jones is expected to make a few changes to the side with the likes of James Haskell, Ben Te'o and Danny Care - who have all made such an impact from the bench so far in the competition - all pushing for a start.
Italy's heavy home defeats against Wales and Ireland will have given new coach Conor O'Shea plenty of food for thought - as ever he will look to skipper Sergio Parisse to lead from the front for the Azzurri. Kick-off at 1500. 
Mark Pougatch is joined in the studio by Jonny Wilkinson, Sir Clive Woodward and Lawrence Dallaglio, with pitchside contributions from Martin Bayfield, Maggie Alphonsi and former Italian international, Mirco Bergamasco.  Commentary from Nick Mullins, David Flatman and Ugo Monye.
You can watch all of England, Ireland and Italy's RBS 6 Nations home matches live on ITV/ITV Hub in 2017. The full tournament schedule is as follows (ITV matches in bold):
Round 1
Sat 4 Feb - Scotland v Ireland (BBC, 2.25pm kick-off GMT)
Sat 4 Feb - England v France (ITV, 4.50pm)
Sun 5 Feb - Italy v Wales (ITV, 2pm)
Round 2
Sat 11 Feb - Italy v Ireland (ITV, 2.25pm)
Sat 11 Feb - Wales v England (BBC, 4.50pm)
Sun 12 Feb - France v Scotland (BBC, 3pm)
Round 3
Sat 25 Feb - Scotland v Wales (BBC, 2.25pm)
Sat 25 Feb - Ireland v France (ITV, 4.50pm)
Sun 26 Feb - England v Italy (ITV, 3pm)
Round 4
Fri 10 Mar - Wales v Ireland (BBC, 8.05pm)
Sat 11 Mar - Italy v France (ITV, 1.30pm)
Sat 11 Mar - England v Scotland (ITV, 4pm)
Round 5
Sat 18 Mar - Scotland v Italy (BBC, 12.30pm)
Sat 18 Mar - France v Wales (BBC, 2.45pm)
Sat 18 Mar - Ireland v England (ITV, 5pm)