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?
🇫🇷🏴 Voici la composition de votre #XVdeFrance pour l'ouverture du tournoi des @SixNations_FR contre le Pays-de-Galles ! #NeFaisonsXV #FRAPDG pic.twitter.com/X3itWclpJO
— FF Rugby (@FFRugby) January 30, 2019
TEAM NEWS 🏴 Your Wales side to take on @FFRugby at the Stade de France 🔴 Dyma eich tîm am gêm enfawr agoriadol #GuinnessSixNations ym Mharis. #HWFN #ForTheJersey pic.twitter.com/GrkXX21Hh2
— Welsh Rugby Union 🏉 (@WelshRugbyUnion) January 30, 2019