An Ireland all-time great has stepped away from the stage in Johnny Sexton. One of the big questions in rugby is, who does Andy Farrell turn to next?
Johnny Sexton, Garry Ringrose and Tadhg Furlong have each proved their fitness to start in Ireland's Six Nations clash vs Scotland.
Andy Farrell has made six changes to the Ireland Six Nations side to face Italy in Rome on Saturday, with half-backs Ross Byrne and Craig Casey in.
Ireland have suffered a further injury blow ahead of hosting France in the Six Nations, with Dan Sheehan ruled out due to a hamstring injury.
Tadhg Furlong has been ruled out of Ireland's 2023 Six Nations opener vs Wales in Cardiff, in a major blow for Andy Farrell's side.
Glasgow held off Perpignan to make it two wins from two in the Challenge Cup, while there were also victories for Connacht and Emirates Lions.
Ulster wing Robert Baloucoune will start for Ireland against South Africa on Saturday, in what will be his third Test cap.