The halfway point between Rugby World Cups has been reached, with the countdown now on to France 2023. After a fascinating few weeks of cross-hemisphere play, where does the pecking order sit for the game's elite nations?
The November Test window draws to a close this weekend, the action headlined by the rematch of the 2019 Rugby World Cup final between South Africa and England.
South Africa wing Makazole Mapimpi scored two tries as his side claimed a resounding 30-15 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.
After an enthralling opening weekend of the November Test window, the action goes up a gear with huge clashes in London, Dublin and Edinburgh. Read up on all you need to know here.
Scotland's replacement hooker Ewan Ashman scored a try on his debut as they won the forward contest to defeat Australia 15-13 in a feisty autumn international clash at Murrayfield on Sunday.
The November Test window officially begins this weekend, the opening round of matches highlighted by the Springboks' trip to Cardiff and Scotland's Murrayfield clash with the Wallabies. Read up on all you need to know here.
Kyle Steyn scored four tries as Scotland ran riot against a feeble Tonga side to win 60-14 at Murrayfield on Saturday in the opening test of the Autumn internationals.
Scotland will have two captains and four uncapped players on the field when they kick off their autumn international test against Tonga at Murrayfield on Saturday.
After two years apart, the elite rugby nations of the northern and southern hemispheres will reunite throughout November, providing a valuable marker two years out from the next global showpiece. Here's what you need to know.
Scotland captain Stuart Hogg has lost five kilograms in a bid to improve his physical and mental health after feeling "drained" following the British & Irish Lions series defeat in South Africa.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has been left sweating the fitness of star centre Samu Kerevi after the 28-year-old hobbled off the field in the Wallabies 32-17 win over Argentina on Saturday night.
Disruption isn't always bad, especially when it comes to the old guard that largely continues to govern the rugby world. But is shoehorning in another format, this time the World 12s, really an answer to the game's issues?
Scotland's test against Georgia in Tbilisi next Saturday has been cancelled after their hosts reported six positive COVID-19 cases while in South Africa this week.
England Rugby, Scottish Rugby, and Wales Rugby said on Thursday they would join football and other sports' social media blackout this weekend in a show of solidarity against online abuse.
Scotland's Hamish Watson secured 35% of more than 125,000 votes cast by fans to claim the 2021 Six Nations player of the championship.
Scotland's Jonny Gray and Sean Maitland will miss the trip to the Stade de France for the Six Nations finale on Friday.
Scotland ran in eight tries to ensure a record 52-10 victory over Italy at Murrayfield on Saturday and a return to winning ways after successive narrow defeats in the Six Nations.
As the final round of the 2021 Six Nations approaches, Wayne Pivac's Wales side are on the verge of history as they chase the Grand Slam. Tom Hamilton previews what's at stake in this weekend's games.
Johnny Sexton steered Ireland to a 27-24 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday, grinding down a sparkling but indisciplined home side.
Tom Hamilton is back to help you out with your ESPN Pick'em choices as the Six Nations return this weekend.
Jamison Gibson Park will start at scrum-half ahead of Conor Murray for Ireland's match against Scotland in the Six Nations on Sunday.
Centre Sam Johnson starts his first match of the 2021 Six Nations when Scotland welcome Ireland to Murrayfield on Sunday.
There are just two Six Nations games this weekend due to COVID-19 but ESPN's Pick 'em goes ahead regardless and Tom Hamilton has your top picks for Round 3.
France's Six Nations match against Scotland in Paris will go ahead on Sunday as planned after the hosts reported no further positive COVID-19 tests for a second consecutive day, organisers said on Wednesday.
France's star scrum-half Antoine Dupont and four other first-team players who tested positive for COVID-19 are out of the squad for next Sunday's Six Nations match against Scotland.