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They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week

Choosing half-backs was pretty straightforward in round three.

WE’RE PAST THE halfway stage of the Six Nations. Only six fixtures are left on the schedule and England’s lead approaching the 18 March finish line is not what they had hoped it would be.

As the competition heads into its second and last down week before the climactic final rounds, here’s who stood out for us in round three.

15. Stuart Hogg

Source: RBS 6 Nations/YouTube

14. Tommy Seymour

Tommy Seymour Source: Craig Watson/INPHO

13. Michele Campagnaro

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12. Robbie Henshaw

Robbie Henshaw is tackled by Guilhem Guirado Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

11. Tim Visser

Tim Visser celebrates scoring a try Source: Craig Watson/INPHO

10. Jonathan Sexton

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9. Conor Murray

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1. Andrea Lovotti

Mako Vunipola with Andrea Lovotti, Luke McLean and Marco Fuser Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

2. Rory Best

Rory Best speaks with Nigel Owens Rory Best has some scrummaging advice for Nigel Owens. Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO

3. Tadhg Furlong

Tadhg Furlong with Kévin Gourdon and Sébastien Vahaamahina Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

4. Joe Launchbury

Joe Launchbury and Lorenzo Cittadini Source: James Crombie/INPHO

5. Jonny Gray

Scotland v Wales - RBS 6 Nations - BT Murrayfield Source: PA Wire/PA Images

6. CJ Stander

Donnacha Ryan and CJ Stander celebrate winning Source: Colm O'Neill/INPHO

7. Simone Favaro

Sergio Parisse and Simone Favaro tackles Joe Marler Source: James Crombie/INPHO

8. Sergio Parisse

England v Italy - RBS 6 Nations - Twickenham Stadium Source: Paul Harding

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