George North claimed Wales were right back in the hunt for the RBS 6 Nations title after a 20-13 win over France in Paris.
Dan Biggar's second-half try and the boot of Leigh Halfpenny earned the Welsh their second win from three games following their opening day loss to England.
"We are still alive and still in the hunt for the championship," North said on BBC 1.
"It's quite exciting."
The win was Wales' fourth consecutive success over France, a record North hailed as "exceptional".
North missed the win over Scotland last time out due to head injury protocol.
Asked if he had been angry to miss the match at Murrayfield, North said: "I think angry was bit of an understatement. The pride in the jersey is massive for the boys and myself included.
"It's nice to be back in a Welsh jersey and be part of a great win."
Wales boss Warren Gatland felt his side were well worth their win.
"I thought the boys were outstanding," he said. "The forwards were sensational. W e deserved to win."