With the Six Nations tournament just around the corner, many will be eager to know when the first matches are, especially the one played between Scotland and England.

The Six Nations involves the national teams of Italy, France, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England and is one of the most famous Rugby Union championships around the globe.

This year's competition is likely to be no different with fans across much of Europe ready to cheer their side on as they try to be crowned champions.

With all this said, here is everything you need to know about the Scotland v England match as one of the oldest international rugby tournaments kicks off.

Who is the referee for Scotland v England at the Guinness Six Nations?

New Zealander Paul Williams has been selected as the referee for this fixture.

He hasn't officiated a match since France's defeat to Scotland at Murrayfield in 2020.

In that game, he sent off French player Mohamed Haouas for punching Scottish flanker Jamie Ritchie.

What are the Scotland and England lineups ahead of their first Six Nations match?

The Scottish team is as follows:

  1.  Pierre Schoeman
  2. George Turner
  3. Wp Nel
  4. Richie Gray
  5. Grant Gilchrist
  6. Jamie Ritchie
  7. Luke Crosbie
  8. Matt Fagerson
  9. Ben White
  10. Finn Russell
  11. Duhan Van Der Merwe
  12. Sione Tuipulotu
  13. Huw Jones
  14. Kyle Steyn
  15. Stuart Hogg

The England team is as follows:

  1. Ellis Genge
  2. Jamie George
  3. Kyle Sinckler
  4. Maro Itoje
  5. Ollie Chessum
  6. Lewis Ludlam
  7. Ben Curry
  8. Alex Dombrandt
  9. Jack Van Poortvliet
  10. Marcus Smith
  11. Ollie Hassell-Collins
  12. Owen Farrell
  13. Joe Marchant
  14. Max Malins
  15. Freddie Steward

When is the Scotland v England Guinness Six Nations match?

Scotland and England will clash on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Twickenham at 4.45 pm.

On that same day, Wales and Ireland will play at 2.15 pm while France and Italy will go head-to-head at 3 pm. 

How to watch Scotland v England as the Guinness Six Nations kicks off

The match will be broadcast on ITV1, ITVX and STV from around 4 pm.