WALES begin their Six Nations challenge with a showdown against France in Paris.
Warren Gatland's side were superb during the autumn internationals and there is hope that they can compete for their first Championship since 2013.
Alamy Live News1 Gatland's side have won their last nine international fixtures
When is France vs Wales?
THIS Six Nations opener is set for Friday, February 1.
Kick-off in Paris is at 8pm UK time.
When Wales last visited this ground in 2017, they were on the end of a narrow 20-18 defeat.
Which TV channel can I watch it on?
YOU can watch the first game of the 2019 tournament on BBC ONE from 7.30pm.
If you fancy streaming the action, log onto the BBC iPlayer on your mobile, tablet, smart TV or laptop.
Here on SunSport we'll be running a LIVE BLOG from the French capital to keep you up to date with all the action as it happens.
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What is the team news?
The wait is over. Here is your Wales squad for the 2019 #GuinnessSixNations.
Dyma eich carfan genedlaethol am y Chwe Gwlad 2019. #HWFN 🏴 pic.twitter.com/dykQFC9TWV
— Welsh Rugby Union 🏉 (@WelshRugbyUnion) January 15, 2019
🇫🇷 Voici les 31 Bleus qui défendront nos couleurs pendant le tournoi des @SixNations_FR ! #XVdeFrance #NeFaisonsXV pic.twitter.com/EieIwYXsjG
— FF Rugby (@FFRugby) January 9, 2019