12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
The captains pose for the cameras at the Hurlingham Club.
Gareth Thomas, Wales' Grand Slam-winning skipper from last season, poses with England back row Martin Corry in front of a quite a sizeable pack of photographers and camera men.
Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll takes questions from assembled reporters at the Hurlingham Club.
After the photo sessions, it's time for the tracksuit to come back on.
Brian O'Driscoll under a banner for the RBS 6 Nations Championship. The Royal Bank of Scotland have announced that they are extending their sponsorship of the tournament for a further four years until 2009, whilst also commisioning a special trophy for the winners of the "Triple Crown" between the home nations.
**All photos by Billy Stickland of Inpho Photography**