No week leading up to a Six Nations competition is complete without a preview or six – and I was proud to be asked to contribute to ESPN’s team guide, with my thoughts on betroubled France.
I was in auspicious company – Tom Hamilton, Martyn Thomas, Cillian O Conchuir, Enrico Borra and Sean Nevin also contributed…
The Six Nations has appeared on the horizon amid the usual hum of excitement and no little amount of anticipation as Ireland and Scotland attempt to ruin England’s quest for a third successive championship title.
Injuries have played havoc with Wales’ build-up, while France head into the tournament with a new coach and Conor O’Shea preaches a message of long-term progression with Italy.
But who will walk off with the title come March 17? ESPN’s experts have their say.