World Rugby has today announced Australia as the preferred candidate to host Rugby World Cup 2027.
Ireland ensured it was a clean sweep by Northern Hemisphere teams on the final weekend of year-end Tests by beating Argentina 53-7 in Dublin.
England kick a late penalty to defeat the Springboks at Twickenham 27-26.
The Wallabies down to 14-men after 14 minutes outscored Wales three tries to two but lost in the final minute.
France combined flair and resistance to secure a record 40-25 win over the All Blacks in Paris.
The All Blacks team has been named to play France for the Dave Gallaher Trophy in the final Test of their Northern Tour at Stade de France.
Wallabies search for first win on tour as coach Dave Rennie shuffles his team for the match against Wales in Cardiff.
The Springboks have beaten Wales and Scotland and are after a hat-trick of wins in Europe as they head to London to face England.
The Southern Hemisphere is well represented in this year's nominations with several players and coaches from the SANZAAR family nominated.
Wing Makazole Mapimpi scored two tries as Springboks continue their winning form against Scotland
Out-gunned by a passionate Ireland team, the All Blacks were beaten 29-20 in an outstanding Test match in Dublin.
Los Pumas beat Italy in Treviso to return to winning ways.
The Wallabies have gone down to England 32-15 at Twickenham in their penultimate match of the year.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has confirmed Kurtley Beale will make his starting return at fullback against England at Twickenham.
Over the past decade the All Blacks rivalry with Ireland has developed into one of the fiercest and most hotly contested in rugby.
Los Pumas head coach Mario Ledesma has made some changes to his team for the clash with Italy in Treviso.
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber makes two rotational switches and one injury enforced change to the starting side that defeated Wales 23-18.
The Wallabies have gone down to Scotland 15-13 at Murrayfield after a nail-biting clash in Edinburgh.
All Blacks smash several points scoring records as they beat Italy 47-9 in Rome.
The Springboks came from behind to end their Cardiff hoodoo with a 23-18 victory over Wales in teeming rain in Cardiff.