The head of the Rugby Football Union (RFU), Bill Sweeney, said he would prefer to appoint an English successor to head coach Eddie Jones.
Chris Ashton levelled the Premiership's try-scoring record as Leicester secured their place in the play-offs via a 22-17 victory at Exeter.
France made the perfect start to their Women's Six Nations campaign, scoring two late tries to secure a bonus-point 39-6 win vs Italy.
England openside Marlie Packer scored a hat-trick as the Red Roses cruised to an opening 57-5 Six Nations win over Scotland in Edinburgh.
Recap Saturday's Premiership action as Saracens won again, Northampton and Wasps were also victorious, while Bath and Sale drew.
All the updates from the opening Test of the 2022 Women's Six Nations as Scotland were beaten by defending champions England.
Katy Daley-Mclean, retired England fly-half and holder of 116 caps, chats exclusively to Sky ahead of the start of the Women's Six Nations.
We assess the fortunes of each side and what was learnt after another highly-entertaining Six Nations championship.
We look at talking points for France vs England in the Six Nations including French jitters ahead of title tilt and England's lengthy injury-list.