A week's break has left everyone salivating for international rugby and the Six Nations returns with Ireland hosting Wales, Scotland looking to end a 10-year-wait for a Calcutta Cup win against England and France vying with Italy for a first victory.
To say it has been a less than spectacular 2018 Six Nations for Italy and France is being kind, but come Friday night one team will have registered their first victory of this year's competition.
Conor O'Shea has made three changes to the Italian side which lost to Ireland as he goes in search of his first win in this year's Six Nations against France in Marseille on Friday.
France coach Jacques Brunel has made five changes to his starting XV, with Mathieu Bastareaud starting the Six Nations clash with Italy in Marseille on Friday, with a further six new faces on the replacements bench.
Six Nations will be taking no action against France or their players Antoine Dupont and Matthieu Jalibert following the head injury assessments (HIA) review of two incidents during their clash with Ireland.
France coach Jacques Brunel has made several changes to his latest Six Nations squad after choosing to drop players who went out drinking following Sunday's loss to Scotland at Murrayfield.
The second weekend of the Six Nations Championship didn't disappoint, but who caught the eye and who had a weekend to forget?
France's return from Edinburgh to Paris was delayed Monday after a number of players were questioned in relation to a reported sexual assault.
ESPN breaks down the big performers from round two of the Six Nations as England, Ireland and Scotland all recorded victories.
Greig Laidlaw scored six second-half penalties to help give Scotland a 32-26 Six Nations win over France at Murrayfield.
France head coach Jacques Brunel has caused a stir by recalling Lionel Beauxis six years after his last international cap for Saturday's Six Nations clash with Scotland.
Scotland and France will hope to kick-start their 2018 Six Nations campaign after opening weekend defeats in the Championship.
Ahead of the week two of the Six Nations, ESPN looks at the players you should consider bringing in -- or transferring out -- to make your Fantasy Rugby side tick this weekend.
The Six Nations kicked off with a bang over the weekend as England, Ireland and Wales secured opening-round victories. But who caught the eye and who had a weekend to forget?
Six Nations organisers have not ruled out disciplinary action against France after referring two Head Injury Assessment (HIA) incidents from their defeat to Ireland, to a review panel.
The opening round of ESPN Fantasy Rugby 2018 is done and dusted after a brilliant start to the latest edition of the Six Nations -- but now all the eyes are on the stats list and fantasy scoreboard to see who leads who after the first round.
Six Nations organisers have said that "a number of incidents" from Ireland's victory over France are being reviewed to see whether the head injury assessment (HIA) protocols were abused at the Stade de France.
Conor Murray admitted the Irish players will come in for some stick after celebrating their last-gasp victory over France "like footballers".
Matthieu Jalibert's battle with Johnny Sexton will go a long way to decide who leaves Paris with a win as France host Ireland at the Stade de France in the opening round of the 2018 Six Nations.
Still having trouble settling on your Fantasy Rugby XV? ESPN's here to help you get off to a flying start.
Teenage Bordeaux fly-half Matthieu Jalibert will make his France debut when Jacques Brunel's side take on Ireland Saturday.
With the clock ticking towards the start of the Six Nations, ESPN looks at the most selected players in Fantasy Rugby 2018 so far.
The Six Nations has appeared on the horizon amid the usual hum of excitement and no little amount of anticipation but who will walk off with this year's championship title?
ESPN picks five players who could make their international debuts and potentially light up Fantasy Rugby this year.
Police conducted raids at the French rugby federation headquarters on Tuesday amid an investigation into an alleged conflict of interest involving federation president Bernard Laporte.