SPORT: TOP OF THE TABLE FOR FRANCE
France are joint top of the Six Nations table. They beat Italy by 30 points to 10 at Stade de France in Paris.
They scored three tries in the opening 11 minutes of the second half to seal the victory.
The win puts them joint top of the table alongside Ireland, though Ireland remain top on points difference.
Leinster have moved to within three points of Munster at the top of the Pro 12, Matt O’Connors men picked up a bonus point win over Zebre away, 31-8 the final score.
Connacht picked up a losing bonus point going down 8-6 away to Glasgow.