6 February - 19 March - Can Italy be crowned RBS 6 Nations champions in 2016? Check the Rome weather forecast.
The 5 Nations tournament became the 6 Nations when Italy joined the group in 2000. The Italian rugby team will play their home games at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, which is also where football teams Lazio and Roma play their home games.
Italy kick off their RBS 6 Nations campaign on the road on Saturday 6 February against France. When these two teams met at the in 2015, France won in 29-0 whitewash.
Italy will be looking to continue upon last year's improved performance in the RBS Six Nations, where they finished fifth in the tournament above Scotland.
Italy have two home fixtures in the 2016 RBS 6 Nations against England and Scotland.
Check the Rome weather forecast for each of Italy's home games at the Stadio Olimpico.
Last updated: 4 February 2016