Wales kept their Six Nations Grand Slam hopes alive with a 48-7 demolition of Italy at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Saturday.
Jonny May scored a spectacular try as England recorded a 41-18 bonus-point victory over Italy at Twickenham on Saturday.
SARugbymag.co.za takes a look at how the teams are shaping up ahead of this year’s Six Nations tournament and highlights some of the players to watch.
All of the squads have been announced for the 2021 Six Nations tournament, with England required to make some late changes.
Find out everything you need to know about the 2023 Rugby World Cup draw taking place in Paris on Monday afternoon.
England and France booked their places in the Autumn Nations Cup final after respective wins over Wales and Italy, while Ireland edged out a tenacious Georgian side in the final game of the weekend.
Check out highlights from Duhan van der Merwe’s man-of-the-match performance for Scotland against Italy this past weekend, in which the former Junior Springbok wing scored his second try and produced several powerful carries.
Duhan van der Merwe scored as Scotland beat Italy 28-17, while England thrashed Georgia and Ireland cruised past Wales in round one of the Autumn Nations Cup.
England-based writer Paul Grayson says the time has come to bring South Africa on board in the Six Nations at the expense of Italy.
Ireland kept their Six Nations title hopes very much alive with a 50-17 bonus-point victory over Italy in Dublin on Saturday.