Only two games this week, and neither of the highest standard, but there’s a team to be picked nonetheless. A few English forwards, a few Australian backs.
In the end it was the Springboks, not the Welsh, who fell flattest in a match that should only be described as a bridge too far for all concerned.
England got their scalp that they so desperately wanted, but didn’t really show anything that would suggest their World Cup chances have increased.
Wales close out a turbulent year against the mighty Bokke, with the crushing heartbreak of defeat against the All Blacks still weighing heavy on the mind.
After a narrow defeat to France at the Stade de France, the Wallabies will be hoping to close out their tour with a win over England at Twickenham.
Nine matches and even more hours later it’s time finally unveil this past week’s honour roll.
A review of five other test matches from this past weekend, including matches in Italy, Scotland, England, France, and Georgia.
The All Blacks sure know how to spoil a party. When Beauden Barrett went over on the 69th minute the Millenium Stadium went from theme park to mortuary.
Some days it’s hard to pin down exactly what went wrong. Others, it hits you like a Moe special right across the chops. This was clearly one of those days.
Another terrific defensive performance by Ireland gave them the perfect ending to a magnificent international season as they pipped Australia in Dublin.