Wales surged late to score a 27-23 victory over Scotland in a pulsating Six Nations contest in Cardiff.
Maxime Medard scored a late converted try as France edged Ireland 10-9 in bruising Six Nations battle in Paris.
Northampton reasserted their title credentials with a 35-7 destruction of London Irish at Franklin's Gardens.
Bath fought back from 11 points down to record a morale-boosting 16-14 Aviva Premiership victory over Worcester at Sixways.
Rory Best admitted Ireland blew a "massive opportunity" against France that could well end their Six Nations title hopes.
Dean Ryan launched a furious verbal assault on the Aviva Premiership refereeing system after Worcester's defeat to Bath.
Alex Payne is tipping England to cruise to victory in their Six Nations clash against Italy in Rome.
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Former Wales winger Ieuan Evans joins Alex Payne to discuss all the action from the Six Nations.
Alan Quinlan has paid tribute to former Munster and Ireland team-mate Paul O'Connell, who earned the nicknamed 'Psycho'.
Ireland and Wales each have four players included in a Six Nations-dominated team of the week.
Jonathan Davies discusses Wales' draw with Ireland and looks ahead to the clash with Scotland this weekend.
The opening round of the Six Nations revealed how much work is needed between now and the 2019 World Cup, says Stuart Barnes.
Will Greenwood rates England's win over Scotland and says Wales will feel aggrieved with their draw against Ireland.
Will Greenwood says Dylan Hartley's slate is now clean as he starts his tenure as England captain under Eddie Jones.
Rory Lawson joins Alex Payne to preview this weekend's Six Nations, including Scotland's clash with Wales in Cardiff.
Will Greenwood picks his five favourite moments from the weekend, including Sonny Bill Williams' Sevens debut.
Tom May discusses England's Six Nations squad and selects his team to face Scotland at Murrayfield on February 6.
Tom May discusses Morgan Parra's quick tap that knocked Clermont out of Europe and Jamie Cudmore's controversial tweet.