Reserve Travel Ltd.Enjoy the Six Nations in Scotland If you are considering purchasing tickets for the next Six Nations matches at Murrayfield, make sure to read the Reserve Apartments guide to the tournament. Which rugby teams play in the Six Nations? Each year rugby fans look forward to the Six Nations Championship, which takes place in February and March. The competition sees Scotland rugby play five other top European national sides: England, France, Ireland, Italy and Wales. With at least two home matches at Murrayfield every year, spectators can enjoy high-quality rugby from the men’s national team. In 2024 Scotland will face France at Murrayfield on 10th February and England on 24th February. Whether home or away, Ireland and France always prove interesting opponents, while Wales and Italy also provide a good match. Perhaps the most popular Scottish fixture however is against England, also known as the Calcutta Cup. The trophy for which the two sides compete is named after the Calcutta Football Club and is constructed from the silver rupees left in the club’s bank account, which disbanded in 1879. This historic match has been played since then with Scotland drawing against England in the first match at Raeburn Place in Edinburgh. Since then there have been many highs and lows for each team! The 2023 match was one of the most exciting in the fixture’s history, with Duhan van de Merwe scoring for Scotland to secure a 29-23 victory at Twickenham. Six Nations matches at Murrayfield Stadium Matchday at Murrayfield is an unforgettable experience for any spectator. The stadium is walkable from Edinburgh’s West End, or fans can also take the tram or the 26 and 31 bus routes to the match. Enjoy pre-match entertainment, including performances from top Scottish musicians, and raise your voice to sing Flower of Scotland before the match begins. After you have cheered the team on, no matter what the result, there are bars at the stadium to celebrate or commiserate the result as well as in the city centre. For many fans, a match day in Edinburgh is just as exciting as Ireland’s home matches at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, or Wales’ home fixtures at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Six Nations matches continue away from Murrayfield with the women’s Scotland side taking on teams at the Hive Stadium. This 7,800 seater stadium is located next door to Murrayfield and offers an exciting opportunity to see top players in the women’s game, as well as the home matches of Edinburgh Rugby. Scotland rugby also participates in the Under-20 Six Nations Championship, for which the fixtures mirror those of the senior tournament. Matches for the U20 competition take place at Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow, home of Glasgow Warriors. With excellent transport links and seating just over 4,700 spectators, this is another fantastic venue to enjoy top international rugby in Scotland and to see the stars of the future. The matches also continue each October and November with Scotland playing in the rugby Autumn Internationals.

Enjoy the Six Nations in Scotland

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As the spring weather appears each year, Edinburgh welcomes top national rugby teams from across Europe for the annual 6 Nations tournament.

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The Scotland rugby team has enjoyed improved standing in recent years and the Six Nations Championship is an exciting prospect for the nation’s rugby fans.

Murrayfield Stadium on matchday - Murrayfield Stadium on a Six Nations matchday (© Calum404 on Wikipedia)
Murrayfield Stadium on a Six Nations matchday
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Matchday at Murrayfield is an unforgettable experience for any spectator.


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Enjoy the Six Nations in Scotland

If you are considering purchasing tickets for the next Six Nations matches at Murrayfield, make sure to read the Reserve Apartments guide to the tournament.

Which rugby teams play in the Six Nations?

Each year rugby fans look forward to the Six Nations Championship, which takes place in February and March.

The competition sees Scotland rugby play five other top European national sides: England, France, Ireland, Italy and Wales.

With at least two home matches at Murrayfield every year, spectators can enjoy high-quality rugby from the men’s national team. 

In 2024 Scotland will face France at Murrayfield on 10th February and England on 24th February.

Whether home or away, Ireland and France always prove interesting opponents, while Wales and Italy also provide a good match.

Perhaps the most popular Scottish fixture however is against England, also known as the Calcutta Cup.

The trophy for which the two sides compete is named after the Calcutta Football Club and is constructed from the silver rupees left in the club’s bank account, which disbanded in 1879. 

This historic match has been played since then with Scotland drawing against England in the first match at Raeburn Place in Edinburgh.

Since then there have been many highs and lows for each team!

The 2023 match was one of the most exciting in the fixture’s history, with Duhan van de Merwe scoring for Scotland to secure a 29-23 victory at Twickenham.

Six Nations matches at Murrayfield Stadium

Matchday at Murrayfield is an unforgettable experience for any spectator.

The stadium is walkable from Edinburgh’s West End, or fans can also take the tram or the 26 and 31 bus routes to the match.

Enjoy pre-match entertainment, including performances from top Scottish musicians, and raise your voice to sing Flower of Scotland before the match begins.

After you have cheered the team on, no matter what the result, there are bars at the stadium to celebrate or commiserate the result as well as in the city centre.

For many fans, a match day in Edinburgh is just as exciting as Ireland’s home matches at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, or Wales’ home fixtures at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. 

Six Nations matches continue away from Murrayfield with the women’s Scotland side taking on teams at the Hive Stadium.

This 7,800 seater stadium is located next door to Murrayfield and offers an exciting opportunity to see top players in the women’s game, as well as the home matches of Edinburgh Rugby.

Scotland rugby also participates in the Under-20 Six Nations Championship, for which the fixtures mirror those of the senior tournament. 

Matches for the U20 competition take place at Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow, home of Glasgow Warriors. 

With excellent transport links and seating just over 4,700 spectators, this is another fantastic venue to enjoy top international rugby in Scotland and to see the stars of the future.

The matches also continue each October and November with Scotland playing in the rugby Autumn Internationals.

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