France won the Six Nations title when they came from behind to beat Wales 21-16 in Cardiff on Saturday.
Ireland had to beat England by 34 points to claim the championship, but their victory was by just four points.
The England and Ireland match so nearly proved to be the tournament finale as it looked like France were going to lose in Cardiff. More...
Of course the other big event in France in 2007 is the Rugby World Cup. France managed to scrape through to the top of this season's 6 Nations - but are they ready for 2007? The Italians put in a spirited campaign throughout and the Scots and the Irish made the Poms look, well in a word, bad. The Welsh side was a let down after their splendid performance in the last 6 Nations.