As if you couldn’t get enough rugby already, here are eight pieces to fill up all the extra time you thought you had between now and the weekend’s action.
After a grueling few days of playing catch-up, it’s finally time to hammer down this week’s offering, with selections coming from eight different nations.
Another case of coulda, woulda, shoulda for England, who let a glorious opportunity to beat the All Blacks slip through their fingers at Twickenham.
Two heavyweights will collide at Twickenham on Saturday when reigning world champions New Zealand face off against top rival contenders England.
The Brave Blossoms were embarrassingly bad in Kobe a week ago but have freshened up the side and moved to their spiritual home in Tokyo for round 2.
Only one of the games from the weekend was an official test match, but let’s throw together a team of the week anyway, just for fun.
A bit of history will be made on Saturday as the All Blacks arrive at Soldier Field to play the Eagles on American soil for the first time in a century.
Kobe’s Noevir Stadium hosts the first of a two match series between the Brave Blossoms and the Maori on Saturday, as Japan prepare for their November tour.
Leave it to the All Blacks to pour salt on the wounds of the poor Australian fans. Just when they thought they were in, they yanked them back out.
After two weeks of media torture the Wallabies will be relieved to finally get the chance to express themselves on the pitch, albeit against New Zealand.