Leader: O'Connell led by example

Unsurprisingly, Italy, Wales and Scotland do not figure highly in Round 2's Team of the Week, so who impressed us? Let us know what you think...

Blue wall: Maxime Machenaud tries to find his way past the Italian defence

France remain unbeaten and travel to Cardiff in a fortnight looking for a third straight win. Little was expected after a turgid first-half affair, with kickers from both sides, Jean-Marc…

Crowd pleaser: Plisson is congratulated for the victory over England

What has happened to Philippe Saint-Andre? The once arch-conservative coach has sprung another surprise by handing 23-year-old Stade Francais Hugo Bonneval his first cap on the wing against Italy on…