Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones beat off competition from Hadleigh Parkes and Josh Adams to be crowned Six Nations Player of the Championship.
England thrashed France 44-8 in the Six Nations, with wing Jonny May scoring three of his side's six tries at Twickenham.
Conor Murray, Jacob Stockdale and Keith Earls crossed for tries as Ireland got up and running in the Six Nations at Murrayfield.
Conor Murray felt Ireland were always likely to pay the price for starting poorly against a side of England's quality on Saturday.
Heavy snowfall in Dublin means Ireland will not celebrate their Six Nations Grand Slam at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday.
After beating Italy last time out, France head coach Jacques Brunel has made just one change to his side, bringing in Francois Trinh-Duc.
France ended their wait for a first win in the Six Nations, eventually easing past Italy 34-17 at the Stade Velodrome.
Alessandro Zanni will reach an international landmark when Italy face England in the Six Nations.
England have named their squad for the Six Nations opener against Italy, a selection that includes eight uncapped players.
Eddie Jones has extended his stay as England head coach, describing the role as his "dream job".
Scotland's Six Nations squad features a host of returning experienced players, such as Greig Laidlaw, David Denton and Scott Lawson.
The uncapped duo of Josh Adams and James Davies - younger brother of Jonathan - have been included in Wales' 39-man Six Nations squad.
Although England were unable to clinch a second straight Grand Slam against Ireland, Eddie Jones looked to the positives.
England were not able to complete yet another late rescue act as their 18-match winning streak was halted by Ireland in Dublin.
England could equal the All Blacks' record run and win the Six Nations with victory over Scotland on Saturday.
Ireland collected back-to-back wins in the Six Nations with a 19-9 victory over France in Dublin, a triumph inspired by Jonathan Sexton.
Scotland have had to wait 10 long years for a win over Wales, but in doing so they provide a huge boost to their Six Nations hopes.
Two days after Greig Laidlaw was ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations, Josh Strauss' tournament has now come to a premature end.
Stuart Hogg said errors and an inability to respect the ball was Scotland's downfall at Stade de France.
Vern Cotter's Scotland are bidding to back up their victory over Ireland with a long-awaited win away to an improving France.
Eddie Jones' England clinched the Six Nations Grand Slam for the first time in 13 years with a 31-21 triumph against France.
Scotland will be unable to call upon forward duo Jonny Gray and David Denton for the clash against Ireland, with injury ruling the pair out.
A George North try and the boot of Dan Biggar were the difference as Wales dealt France their first defeat of the Six Nations.
Africa Cup of Nations champions Algeria arrived home Saturday to a hero's welcome from a huge crowd of supporters and a "water salute" for their plane at Algiers airport.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo announced on Saturday his retirement from international football after winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi lauded his players and claimed they deserved their Africa Cup of Nations success after a narrow final win.
Senegal and Algeria will contest the AFCON final, but pre-match focus is on the long friendship of coaches Djamel Belmadi and Aliou Cisse.
Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place in the tournament with a 1-0 victo