Ireland could welcome back Johnny Sexton on Saturday, with the experienced fly-half still as enthusiastic as ever.
Impian Ireland dalam Kejohanan Ragbi Enam negara semakin pudar selepas tewas buat kali kedua berturut-turut, di mana percubaan mereka untuk bangkit tidak kesampaian susulan tewas tipis 13-15 kepada Perancis malam tadi.
Wounded Ireland suffered their first home defeat to France for a decade on the back of their loss to Wales in Cardiff.
France defended brilliantly and showed their class in attack to secure a first win in Dublin since 2011.
Tries from Charles Ollivon and Damian Penaud condemned Ireland to a second straight defeat as France went top of the Six Nations table.
Fabien Galthie believes France can be a match for anyone in the Six Nations as they prepare to tackle Ireland this weekend.
After suffering a blow to the head in Ireland's loss to Wales, captain Johnny Sexton will not feature against France on Sunday.
Fresh from a famous Calcutta Cup triumph, Scotland will look to make it two wins out of two when they do battle with Wales.
Ireland star Johnny Sexton was left angered by comments regarding his concussion record made by a French doctor.
Ireland will be without Peter O'Mahony until the final game of the Six Nations following his red card against Wales.