Where and when to watch the Calcutta Cup this weekend

The match starts at 4.45pm and the match will be broadcast live on STV, STV Player, ITV1 and ITVX.

Coverage begins at 4 p.m.

This year’s tournament is the latest in a deal between ITV and the BBC that will see Six Nations matches shared between both the broadcasters on TV and online.

The ITV team will be led by presenters Mark Pougatch and Borderer Jill Douglas.

The pair will be joined by former Scotland and Lions coach Sir Ian McGeechan, former Scotland international Jim Hamilton, Jonny Wilkinson and Lawrence Dalaglio, members of the England national team at the 2003 Rugby World Cup, along with their coach Sir Clive Woodward and England’s Women’s World Cup winner. Maggie Alfonsi.

Also appearing at the tournament are former Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll, fellow former Irish captain Rory Best, former Wales captain Gareth Thomas, Welsh legend Jimmy Roberts, Australian cap-stopper George Gregan and former French striker Benjamin Keyser.

Last year’s Calcutta Cup match saw the Scots go 20-17 winners in Edinburgh, the first time they had beaten England two years in a row since 1983-84.

Gregor Townsend’s men are aiming for a hat-trick of victories over the Auld Enemy, something they haven’t achieved in 50 years.

Starting England XV: F Steward; M Malins, J Marchant, O Farrell (c), O Hassell-Collins; M Smith, J Van Portvleet; Genge E, George J, Sinclar K, Itogi M, Chisum O, Ludlam, Carey B, Dombrant. Substitutes: J Walker, M Vunipola, D Cole, N Isiekwe, B Earl, B Youngs, O Lawrence, A Watson.

Scotland starting XV: S Hogg; K Steyn, C Harris, S Tuipulotu, D van der Merwe; P Russell, White B; Shuman, J Turner, WB Neal, R Gray, J Gilchrist, J Ritchie, L Crosby, Fagerson M. Alternates: F Brown, J Bhatti, S Berghan, J Gray, J Dempsey, G Horne, B Kinghorn, C Harris.

New Zealander Paul Williams will referee the match. His last match in the tournament was in Murrayfield in 2020, when French player Mohamed Hawass was sent off by Scottish winger Jimmy Ritchie.

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