4 Dec, 10:19
Grand Slam winners Fiona Coghlan and Nora Stapelton have returned the Women's RBS 6 Nations trophy to Chief Executive John Feehan at the Six Nations offices in Dublin.
Tthe team and replacements for the trip to the Stade De France is scheduled to be announced on Thursday afternoon.
There have been no further additions to the Ireland squad, with Shane Jennings and Denis Hurley being released back to their provinces to get game-time in the Rabodirect PRO12.
Keith Earls is due to return to the Ireland team base tomorrow with the rest of the squad following his unavailability for the game against Wales.
Meanwhile, following the distribution of tickets to clubs and the sale of tickets through the Irish Rugby Supporters Club, the remaining tickets for the Ireland v Italy clash at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, February 25 go on general sale on www.ticketmaster.ie from 3pm today.