Ireland hero Sexton relieved to avoid more Paris pain

Jalibert is replaced in coach Jacques Brunel's squad for the trip to Murrayfield next Sunday by veteran Lionel Beauxis.

"We think he's able to handle this role".

"He didn't do that well", admitted Brunel.

Replacements: Adrien Pelissie, Dany Priso, Cedate Gomes Sa, Paul Gabrillagues, Marco Tauleigne, Antoine Dupont, Anthony Belleau, Benjamin Fall.

Six Nations organisers are reviewing two controversial uses of the head injury assessment (HIA) system during France's Six Nations defeat to Ireland on Saturday.

And then once again, 38 minutes in, the Leinster player did it all over again and made it three for three.

"He's very sure of himself under the opponent's kicks, which will be very useful against Ireland", said Brunel, adding that Palis might take the longer penalty kicks. "One of the reasons is to find out", said Schmidt when asked if Ryan was ready for such a challenge. "We probably got out of jail a little bit", the 31-year-old said.

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Six Nations confirmed the HIA Review Processor is looking at the Jalibert and Dupont incidents.

Joe Lovelace, Head of PR at Marathonbet, has been discussing England and who the bookies say are their closest rivals: "Under Eddie Jones, England have been imperious, winning 22 out of a possible 23 Test matches, deservedly heading into the championship as the bookmaker's favourites".

15-Rob Kearney, 14-Keith Earls, 13-Robbie Henshaw, 12-Bundee Aki, 11-Jacob Stockdale, 10-Johnny Sexton, 9-Conor Murray; 8-CJ Stander, 7-Josh van der Flier, 6-Peter O'Mahony, 5-James Ryan, 4-Iain Henderson, 3-Tadhg Furlong, 2-Rory Best (captain), 1-Cian Healy.

Sexton was forced off after taking a big hit when Ireland lost in the French capital two years ago following a late Maxime Medard try. "But I hope we've built up enough team spirit to be combative".

Because I can't deal with the "Ja, that's what happens when you play an inexperienced flyhalf" comments if he doesn't...

Reported by L'Equipe, the news will likely fuel the cries of gamesmanship by the French as they pushed for a hard-earned victory over the Irish in wet conditions in Paris.

Williams is the only new cap named in Ireland's starting XV by head coach Adam Griggs.

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