Another pulsating round of Women’s Six Nations action saw England and Italy maintain their unbeaten starts to the Championship, while France also got back to winning ways in confident fashion.
Nine tries from England saw them put in another blistering performance, this time in Cardiff against Wales, with France not far behind as they notched seven against Scotland, while it was Italy who edged a thrilling contest against Ireland.
And with every moment lived out on social media, there were celebrations, commiserations and reflections writ large for all to see.
Here’s the best of it.
Wales v England
England are still on track to complete the Grand Slam after recording their third bonus-point win at this year’s Women’s Six Nations as they beat Wales 51-12 in Cardiff on Sunday afternoon.
The Red Roses ran in nine tries against Wales, including two apiece for the standout Sarah Bern and Jess Breach.
England captain Abbie Scott also touched down, before Cath O’Donnell, Abi Dow and Sarah Beckett and fly-half Katy Daley-Mclean put the result beyond Wales.
Italy v Ireland
Italy continued their fine start to this year’s Championship by edging Ireland 29-27 in a tight encounter in Parma.
Flanker Giada Franco scored two tries, including the decisive score to help Italy beat Ireland in the Championship for the first time in their history, and they managed it with a four-try bonus point too.
And England legend Izzy Noel-Smith certainly wasn’t holding back in her praise for the Azzurre
France v Scotland
Reigning champions France bounced back from their defeat against England with a thumping 41-10 win over Scotland in Round Three.
Gabrielle Vernier scored a brilliant hat-trick as Les Bleues clinched the bonus point by half-time in Lille to staythird in the overall standings.
Safi N’Diaye was sure to thank the home faithful for their support.