On Sunday 15 February Stadio Flaminio in Rome lights up for the game between Italy and Ireland in this international rugby fixture of the 2009 Six Nations tournament. Kick off is at 15.30.

The two games that started off the competition on 7 February were England vs Italy and Ireland vs France. England had a comfortable win over Italy by 36-11. However the highly entertaining and surprising game to watch was Ireland beating the favourites France by 30-21.