Sunday's Six Nations meeting between England and Ireland will go a long way in deciding where the trophy will reside for the next year, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
Stuart Lancaster has made two changes to the England backline ahead of their Six Nations clash with Ireland in Dublin on Sunday.
Peter Horne will replace the suspended Finn Russell in one of four changes to the Scotland side to face Italy in Edinburgh on Saturday.
Morgan Parra returns for France in one of five changes to the side for the Six Nations clash with Wales on Saturday.
Italy have made six changes for their Six Nations match against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Wales have made four changes for their Six Nations match against France in Paris on Saturday.
Fit-again scrumhalf Sébastien Tillous-Borde has replaced Rory Kockott in the French squad to face Wales in Paris.
Ireland's Sean O'Brien, Scotland's Stuart Hogg and the England backline feature in this selection.
Wales kept their Six Nations title apirations alive with a hard-fought 26-23 win over Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday.
The defending Six Nations champions recorded an 18-11 win in Dublin.