Scotland vs Italy rugby: Kick-off time, TV channel and live stream free for Six Nations clash

SCOTLAND take on Italy in their last Six Nations home match-up.

Defeat to Ireland ended the Scots' hopes of a first title since 1999 but they can still finish as high as second if they win their last two games.

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Italy, meanwhile, are already guaranteed a sixth straight wooden spoon as they once again attempt to secure a first Six Nations win since 2015.

What time does Scotland vs Italy kick off?

  • Scotland's clash with Italy will get underway from 2.15pm on Saturday, March 20.
  • The game will take place in Scotland at Murrayfield.
  • There will be no fans in attendance at the clash because of the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
  • The sides last met in November when Scotland ran out 28-17 winners in the Autumn Nations Cup in Rome.

What TV channel is Scotland vs Italy on and can I live stream it?

  • Scotland's final Six Nations game with Italy will be shown live on BBC One.
  • The clash is available for live streaming from the BBC iPlayer, which is available for download onto your mobile or tablet device.
  • Coverage of the game will begin from 1.45pm.
  • DMAX is the Six Nations broadcaster in Italy.

Can I watch Scotland vs Italy for free?

  • Yes, the game is available for FREE on BBC One, so long as you have a TV licence.
  • You can also catch the action on the BBC iPlayer.

Team news

Captain Stuart Hogg will represent Scotland at fly-half for the first time as Gregor Townsend makes seven changes to the side that lost to Ireland.

That move sees Sean Maitland move to full-back and Darcy Graham come in on the wing.

Zander Fagerson returns from suspension following his red card in Round Two against Wales.

Full-back Edoardo Padovani makes his first Six Nations start for Italy, one of four changes Franco Smith has made to his line-up.

He replaces Jacopo Trulla, who has been released to his club.

Federico Mori replaces Carlo Canna at inside-centre while Marco Riccioni and Federico Ruzza replace Giosue Zilocchi and David Sisi respectively in the pack.

Latest odds

  • Scotland – 1/66
  • Draw – 66/1
  • Italy – 14/1

*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.

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