2 February-16 March - Can Italy be crowned RBS 6 Nations champions in 2013? 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 Sunday 3 February against France at the Stadio Olympico. When these two teams met at the Stade de France in 2012 France won 30-12
Italy will be looking to improve their performance in the RBS Six Nations after finishing fifth last year.
Italy have three home fixtures in the 2013 RBS 6 Nations against France, Wales and Ireland.
Check the Rome weather forecast for each of Italy's home games at the Stadio Olimpico.