• Wales axe Phillips

    Wales have made three changes to their starting line-up to face France on Friday, with Mike Phillips the notable omission.

    Lauret in for Le Roux

    France have made one injury-enforced change to their starting XV for Saturday's Six Nations clash with Wales.

    Cole blow for England

    Dan Cole will miss the rest of the Six Nations and have a period of rest from rugby to relieve a bulging disc in his neck.

    Ireland leapfrog Wales

    Ireland have climbed to seventh on the IRB rankings following their 26-3 win against Wales.

    France power past Italy

    France scored three tries within 10 minutes of the second half to defeat Italy 30-10 in Paris on Sunday.

    England keep Scotland scoreless

    England scored two tries in difficult conditions to defeat Scotland 20-0 on a crumbling Murrayfield pitch on Saturday.