A great 4 weeks of International rugby in the Northern hemisphere ended in Monaco with the World Rugby Awards and just like their autumn internationals, the Irish took the plaudits
Beating the All Blacks is one enormous achievement in World Rugby.
English Rugby entered a new era of confusion; CEO resigns after poor financial results, Eddie Jones gets national team 3 out of 4 wins and former coach appointed Irish Head Coach - dare we mention that Dublin cabbies are predicting Andy Farrell will appoint Stuart Lancaster as his no 2 with son Owen getting an Irish passport because of Brexit fears!
Wales go unbeaten and break the Australian bogie. Scotland look capable of springing plenty of surprises
Australia have to put up with on field sledging courtesy of “the poms”. Steve Hansen marvels over Irish S&C
Plenty to remember and here’s our Lions selection on those performances: