Take four Scarlets, two Saints, one Tiger cub and a smattering of Frenchmen and what have you got? Ercrugby.com expert analyst Peter Jackson's team of the first two rounds of this season's Heineken Cup.
Jacko went to Dublin to see the champions downed by buoyant London Irish in the first round and then spent the second weekend in France spying on Biarritz Olympique and Perpignan.
What he saw over the course of those three games, allied to watching extensive highlights of the other Pool matches on Sky Sports, has led him to believe this could be the season the French have good cause to celebrate at Stade de France at the end of May.
To read his views on the opening two rounds, and to see who has made his form team, then just click through to the Peter Jackson's Europe section on this site.
The directors of ERC voted unanimously at a Board meeting to postpone all decisions including the release of further instalments of ERC's distributable central revenues to the six shareholder countries until 19 February next when the Board will meet again to reconsider the issue.