Round three of the RBS 6 Nations will decide whether teams are challenging for the title or in a scrap to finish in the top half. Never will that be more obvious than in Dublin on Saturday, when Ireland host France.
Tom Tierney's unbeaten Ireland Women side face an acid test of their title credentials on Sunday when defending Women's Six Nations champions France arrive at Donnybrook Stadium desperate to ensure they remain in the title hunt.
France Under-20s got back to winning ways against Scotland on Friday night and coach Thomas Lièvremont was pleased by the performance of young fly-half Romain Ntamack, who got his first start in Grenoble.
Scotland head to Paris looking for back-to-back wins to start the RBS 6 Nations for the first time, as well as consecutive successes over Les Bleus - a feat they have not achieved since Italy joined the Championship.
Guy Noves' France side may already be up against it in their quest to win a first RBS 6 Nations title since 2010, but the way they played against England at Twickenham gives home fans plenty to look forward to as they prepare to host Scotland on Sunday.