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Stuart Lancaster has selected a back-line with just 91 caps between them which includes debutants Nowell and Burrell

<b>13. Manu Tuilagi (England)</b><br/>
Tuilagi can make a massive impact on every game he plays. He could do nothing all game and then change the outcome within a couple of phases. He does this better than anyone in not only the England squad but anyone in the competition.

Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes recalled into England squad

Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes are in contention to face Wales at Twickenham on February 25 after being recalled to the England squad by interim coach Stuart Lancaster.

The information board reads: ‘The Six Nations committee will reschedule the match, keep your tickets’ at the Stade de France on Saturday

Supporters livid as cold snap leads to cancellation at the Stade de Farce

Shambolic scenes in Paris where match with evening start was always likely to be in danger

France's fly-half François Trinh-Duc runstraining yesterday

Earls back to stop France running hot in icy Paris

Returning centre is only change for Irish side who could make worst start to Six Nations for 14 years

<b>Paul O’Connell: </b> The captain will be disappointed with the result but can be reasonably happy with his own performance. He did well at line out time and carried strongly. 7/10

Paul O'Connell wants Ireland to learn from mistakes

Paul O'Connell admits Ireland's failings during their RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales offer a blueprint on how to lose to France.

Ireland preparing for France test

Ireland's RBS 6 Nations squad will reconvene tomorrow to prepare for a major character test - tackling tournament favourites France in Paris.

Stuart Lancaster's England could thrash Ireland and France and he still may not get the job

James Lawton: Lancaster is a caretaker of courage, but bravery is not enough to return to the elite

Owen Farrell didn't have a storming game but he brought something that had to be weighed in gold. He looked as if he would soon enough pull his chair up under the table, settle down and before anyone might have imagined start shouting the odds.

James Lawton: A caretaker of courage, but bravery is not enough to return to the elite

What happened at Murrayfield is unlikely to be repeated when the opposition stiffens

Robin Scott-Elliot: BBC is badly out of kilter with its endless Scottish stereotyping

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Le crunch: France’s François Trinh-Duc is tackled by Sergio Parisse, Cornelius van Zyl and Andrea lo Cicero in Paris

Same old story for Azzurri as fluent French turn on style

France 30 Italy 12: Flying start for Saint-André as a full house in Paris is treated to four tries against Italy

British junior Oli Golding continues French Open run

Britain's Oli Golding battled into the quarter-finals of the boys' singles at the French Open with a 6-3 3-6 6-2 victory over highly-rated American Marcos Giron today.

Caught &amp; Social: Pete doffs his chapeau in France

Here he is at his jauntiest, on the set of French film Confession d&rsquo;un Enfant du Siècle. We thought these were his usual clothes, but it is, in fact, a costume.

Wartime Notebooks, By Marguerite Duras

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Simon Rice: "Bush is a murderer, Pele is gay, and Platini is, well, French"

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Dave Hadfield: If I were a French official I would stand well clear

An exciting-looking combination of the established and the untried are in France preparing for the one Test before the Four Nations this autumn.

Peter Bills: French semi-finals promise to be titanic battles

These French matches are more like the meeting of warring tribes. Physical well being and safety goes out of the window; nothing matters but reaching the final, which will be played in Paris next Saturday night.
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