DONAL LENIHAN: Ireland beware as coach Noves sparking off a French revolution

After a riveting opening phase of Six Nations action, we now have a weekend to draw breath and contemplate what the remainder of this year’s tournament is likely to throw up.

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt will have noted how France showed their staying power in an incredibly physically encounter.

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