With England hosting France at Twickenham on Saturday, we take a closer look at some of their most ferocious encounters through the decades.
Scotland's rearranged match against France is set to be played on March 26, pending approval from Scottish and Premiership clubs.
France head coach Fabien Galthie retains the support of his federation after it emerged he left the squad's bubble on the opening weekend of the Six Nations.
The French Rugby Federation (FFR) said its players would be able to return home on Friday after the latest round of COVID-19 tests came back negative.
France have suspended training and their squad is isolating after a fresh Covid-19 positive was returned among their players.