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Italy v Ireland (Kick-off 2.25pm). Mark Pougatch presents coverage of the opening match in the second round of fixtures, which takes place at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Ireland start as favourites against the Azzurri and have only lost one Six Nations to the Italians, which occurred in 2013 at this stadium. Italy are now coached by former Ireland full-back Conor O'Shea, which should add an extra element to proceedings, but anything less than an away win would see Ireland's chance of glory being significantly damaged. With analysis from Brian O'Driscoll, Jonny Wilkinson, Lawrence Dallaglio, Martin Bayfield, Maggie Alphonsi and Marco Bortolami, and commentary by Nick Mullins, Gordon D'Arcy and Ben Kay.
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