With reporters in Paris, Edinburgh and Dublin for the Six Nations openers, we look back on a weekend that was about much more than simply tackles and tries, not least in the French capital.
- Jones tells England: Give Italy a good hiding
- Stander 'proud' of Ireland effort against Wales
- France star Picamoles sidelined for 'several weeks'
- Saracens battle back at Exeter to stay top
- London Irish beat Warriors to move off bottom
- Haskell happy to get out of Murrayfield with a win
- Eagles draw with Argentina XV in Americas opener