Injuries to key players forced Scotland coach Gregor Townsend to select seven uncapped players in his 39-man squad for the Six Nations.
New Zealand were beaten, Ireland and Wales were not. England secured important results while Australia looked broken. ESPN looks at the key takeaways from this month.
Can England finish their year on a high with a sixth straight win against Australia? And will Scotland bounce back against Argentina?
Stuart Hogg has shaken off injury concerns to be named in Scotland's team to face Argentina at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Rassie Erasmus has credited the Springboks' improved poise in tight matches for their 26-20 victory over Scotland.
Just as Scotland were showing why they are one of the most entertaining sides in world rugby, South Africa shut them down to show why they are one of the world's best.
Scotland vice-captain Stuart McInally says South Africa are "the most physical team in world rugby" ahead of the Springboks' visit to Murrayfield on Saturday.
Can Scotland build on their home run against South Africa? And will England's second-string side impress against Japan? ESPN assesses the biggest talking points and players to watch.
Embrose Papier makes his starting Test debut while Duane Vermeulen replaces Warren Whiteley as Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus makes six changes to his starting side.
Glasgow lock Jonny Gray has been recalled to the Scotland team for their game against South Africa this weekend as head coach Gregor Townsend attempts to beef up his pack for the visit of the Springboks.
Exeter Chiefs have announced the signing of Scotland international Stuart Hogg on a two-year deal.
South Africa will have Eben Etzebeth back in contention for Saturday's November international against Scotland at Murrayfield, but could be without number eight Warren Whiteley.
Gary Graham, an unused member of England's 2018 Six Nations squad, has been called up by Scotland for their remaining November internationals.
Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg is to leave Glasgow Warriors at the end of the season, the club announced on Sunday.
Can Warren Gatland's Wales finally beat Australia? And is Italy-Georgia the match of the weekend? ESPN assesses the biggest talking points and players to watch.
Rugby is a team game, yet there are certain positions across the backs and forwards that have great influence over a team's success. We've looked at the spines for each of top 10 nations this November, rating them against their world rankings.
Stuart Hogg has returned to Scotland's squad for their remaining three November fixtures after recovering from an ankle injury.
Wales coach Warren Gatland was pleased with a rare win at the start of the November internationals in an error-strewn clash with Scotland on Saturday.
It's been a while since we last met, so what's new for international rugby's top sides ahead of the autumn internationals?
ESPN picks the key players and biggest talking points ahead of the opening round of the autumn internationals.
Luke Morgan is to make his first Wales start against Scotland in the opening match of the autumn internationals in Cardiff.
Jonny Gray, Hamish Watson and Ryan Wilson have been named in Scotland's starting line-up for the opening match of the autumn internationals against Wales.
In a year where David Pocock returned from a sabbatical to romp to a John Eales Medal win and Wales skipper Sam Warburton was forced to retire, rugby officials have made one of the game's great arts more dangerous than ever -- Sam Bruce writes.
Scotland have named former England youth international Sam Skinner in a 40-man squad for their upcoming autumn international fixtures.
Following the controversial impact of the TMO throughout Super Rugby and the June Test series, World Rugby have announced a new closed trial throughout the November Tests series that will see a revised scope the TMO can play in a match.
- SCOT5thTRIES SCORED 1st Ireland : 20 Tries ScoredIRE1st1120
- SCOT5thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Ireland : 78 Points DifferenceIRE1st-2778