Jacob Stockdale made history as a rampant Ireland rubbed salt into England's wounds with a 24-15 victory at Twickenham to seal a Six Nations Grand Slam on St Patrick's Day.
Ireland made a habit of claiming crucial points in the red-zone of the clock in practically all its matches as it showed great resilience to win only its third ever Six Nations Grand Slam.
Wales signed off the 2018 Six Nations with a 14-13 victory over France as Warren Gatland's side secured second place behind Grand Slam winner Ireland.
All Blacks and Hurricanes flanker Ardie Savea recommitted to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) until at least the end of 2021.
Mark McCall is confident Maro Itoje will be fit for the Six Nations after picking up a knee injury during England's November internationals.
Ireland flanker Sean O’Brien could be fit for the start of the Six Nations after undergoing surgery, while Robbie Henshaw will be out for up to six weeks with a hamstring injury.
Wales has lost a "Test match animal" after the retirement of Sam Warburton, Ireland legend Brian O'Driscoll says.
Eddie Jones has been given the support of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) despite England's poor performance at the Six Nations.
Ulster back-row Iain Henderson has followed Ireland team-mates Rory Best and Rob Kearney in signing a new contract.
Having lost three matches in succession and giving up its Six Nations crown, England has gone from unbeatable to blunt under Eddie Jones. the beIN SPORTS panel looks at what the causes might be.