Andy Farrell will face Gregor Townsend’s Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in his first Six Nations game as Ireland head coach in February of next year.
A full fixture list was announced today for both the 2020 & 2021 tournament with Ireland set to play all three home nations in the opening three rounds next year.
Elsewhere, Grand Slam champions Wales kick off their title defence against Italy while France host England in Pairs.
Ireland will close next year’s tournament with an 8 pm kick-off away to France on March 14.
The 2021 fixture list sees Ireland kicking off their campaign away to Wales, with their final game coming against England at the Aviva Stadium on March 20, 2021.
The full fixture list for the next two Six Nations campaign’s can be seen below.