NEWS: Leicester Tigers flank Tom Croft and Northampton Saints lock Christian Day have been called up to the England training squad.
Ireland remain hopeful that scrumhalf Eoin Reddan will recover from a knee injury in time for the opening match in defence of their Six Nations crown.
England flyhalf Owen Farrell is in doubt for the Six Nations, after hobbling off with a knee injury during Saracens' 6-18 Euro defeat at Clermont.
Warren Gatland has thanked Adam Jones for his contribution to Wales and offered best wishes for his future in the game.
Stuart Lancaster has pledged to make it cleat to Dylan Hartley that any more lapses in discipline could blow England's Six Nations chances.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Wales legend Jonathan Davies said Warren Gatland must take more risks in the Six Nations or risk losing out in the World Cup.
It is not only in France where the Southern Hemisphere's top players are leaving their mark. Other Six Nations countries are littered with imports.
Toulouse No.8 Louis Picamoles won't take part in France's training camp ahead of the Six Nations tournament after picking up a thigh injury.