George North was recalled by Wales as Warren Gatland made wholesale team alterations for Saturday’s Six Nations match against England at Twickenham.
France second row Paul Willemse will miss the Six Nations matches against Scotland and Italy after he was suspended on Tuesday for a red card in the defeat to Ireland.
The 2024 Six Nations opening weekend brought a mixture of everything from thrilling comebacks to record victories.
The thrilling opening round of the Six Nations exposed a kink in rugby’s lawbook which encourages kicking tennis between two teams, first exploited by Antoine Dupont.
Lock Richie Gray and loose forward Luke Crosbie will miss the rest of Scotland’s Six Nations campaign after injuries in Saturday’s opening win over Wales.
Fabien Galthie has enjoyed a long honeymoon but for the first time since he took over France, there are rumblings about his stewardship following the thumping by Ireland in the Six Nations.
Ireland launched their bid for successive Grand Slams with an impressive triumph away to France, sparking an exciting first round of Six Nations action.
Plans to add South Africa to the Six Nations have been scrapped after an impasse in talks with the tournament’s investors.
Antoine Dupont said on Saturday he thinks France will react in a positive way after the heavy opening Six Nations defeat to Ireland.
Scotland survived a stunning fightback by Wales to end their 22-year wait for a win in Cardiff with a thrilling victory in their Six Nations opener on Saturday.