10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Games will be covered on BBC 2 Northern Ireland and on digital TV in the UK as well as live streams on the BBC Sport Website.
The tournament starts on Thursday with New Zealand facing Wales at Ravenhill.
That match is followed by Ireland's opening match against the defending champions Australia.
Overall, the live games include three rounds in Pool A, featuring Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.
Both semi-finals will also be shown, along with the third-place play-off and the final on Saturday, 21 April.
5 April: New Zealand v Wales (1730 BST); Ireland v Australia (1930)
9 April: France v South Africa (1730, only available via red button); Ireland v Scotland (1930)
13 April: England v New Zealand (1730); Ireland v South Africa (1930)
17 April: semi-finals
21 April: third-place play-off; final