Ireland return to the scene of their 2014 Six Nations Championship victory this afternoon.
Joe Schmidt’s side kick off this year’s campaign against France at the Stade de France at a quarter-to-five.
James Ryan, Jacob Stockdale and Bundee Aki will all make their debuts in the competition while it’s France’s first match under new head-coach Jacques Brunel.
Schmidt’s been assessing the threat France pose this afternoon
Ireland captain Rory Best says they can’t take anything for granted.
Wales take on a much-improved Scotland in the opening game of the Championship in Cardiff at a quarter-past-two.
Waterford’s Niamh Briggs starts at outhalf for Ireland’s clash with France this evening.
The Abbeyside native missed last year’s World Cup following almost two years of battling with injury.
That game gets underway at 8.00pm.