"Wales are unusual outsiders at 15/1 to go all the way despite having the experienced British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland, this is mainly down to them missing a host of star players through injury and introducing a new brand of free-flowing rugby".
"It's great that the Scarlets have made the quarterfinals of Europe, we've got players coming in with confidence and self-belief", Gatland said.
Owens seemed dubious by this point, checking repeatedly that it was a HIA, but he was not going to overrule the independent doctor.
France coach Jacques Brunel named an experimental-looking side Thursday for his first match in charge since replacing Guy Noves, who was sacked after failing to win any of the four matches in the November test series.
Belleau missed a penalty with two minutes left, giving Ireland one more chance to push for a score.
Ireland full-back Rob Kearney hailed the dramatic finish and Sexton's last-gasp drop goal.
Brunel, who took over from Guy Noves after a poor November series, banked on Jalibert to instill some life into the French team, but the 19-year-old limped off the field after half an hour.
"It's pretty hard to explain how you feel when you think that the game has gone away and you've let it slip and then suddenly you've grabbed it", Schmidt told a news conference, praising the team effort that allowed the flyhalf to attempt his drop goal.
"He's very sure of himself under the opponent's kicks, which will be very useful against Ireland", said Brunel, adding that Palis might take the longer penalty kicks.
Polar bears go hungry as the Arctic ice melts
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British economy slows down sharply in January
The data comes just ahead of the meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee, which will take a call on interest rates on February 7. Any reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector.
Oil production exceeds 10 million barrels a day
They are also perhaps an indication that the coalition may be willing to adjust its cuts to respond to tightness in some markets. The indicator was significantly higher than analysts' forecasts, which expected the stock to grow by only 126,000 barrels.
Trump wanting Mueller fired is not a slam-dunk obstruction case
President Trump walks away after answering a reporter's question as he returns to the White House on January 26 in Washington, DC. Trump has fumed about the missing messages, saying on Twitter that they represent "one of the biggest stories in a long time".
Chiefs agree to trade QB Smith to Redskins
Not only will Cousins set the quarterback market, his decision will have a trickle-down effect around the league. He has been the Chiefs' starting quarterback the last five seasons, including four playoff appearances.