ARE Scotland's players the Rottweilers of world rugby or the pussycats?
Nicolas Mas stormed out of a press conference yesterday as French unrest boiled over ahead of Saturday's RBS 6 Nations match against Ireland in Paris.
MANU TUILAGI will be named on the bench for England's final match of the RBS 6 Nations against Italy after including him in their matchday squad for Rome.
Scotland captain Kelly Brown is convinced his side has made progress during the RBS 6 Nations campaign, although he admits they need to learn quickly from their late disappointment against France.
JIM HAMILTON, the veteran forward, believes he can win an RBS 6 Nations title with Scotland before he retires.
Izak van der Westhuizen, the Edinburgh lock, has announced he will return to South Africa at the end of the season.
Ireland must deliver the RBS 6 Nations title to pay appropriate homage to Brian O'Driscoll's record-breaking career, according to his team-mate Eoin Reddan.
Scotland Women performed better in the second half, but some soft scores for France in the first half sent them on their way to a comfortable 69-0 win at Hawthornden yesterday.
The rugby gods were being lenient when they failed to punish Scotland for the penalties they gave away to Italy in their previous match but they took a dimmer view of Scottish indiscretions at Murrayfield on Saturday.
SCOTLAND have found yet another way to lose a Test match.
England won their first Triple Crown for 11 years and kept alive their RBS 6 Nations title hopes after reigning champions Wales wilted in glorious Twickenham sunshine.
Forget about Les Bleus, it was Les Voleurs we were watching here.
Wales cap centurion and front-row warrior Gethin Jenkins accepts that "everything is on the line" in today's RBS 6 Nations showdown against England at Twickenham.
Brian O'Driscoll bade an emotional farewell to the Aviva Stadium as Ireland kept their RBS 6 Nations title hopes alive with a crushing seven-try win over Italy.
THERE was only one word to describe the feelings in the Scottish camp.
Scotland suffered last-gasp heartache as France snatched a 19-17 RBS 6 Nations win after Jean-Marc Doussain kicked the winning penalty at Murrayfield with just 90 seconds left.