The quality of Springboks Malcolm Marx and Faf de Klerk is undoubted, as is finisher Rieko Ioane, however, the race for the players’ top gong should be a two-horse race at this stage between Sexton and Barrett.
Sat 17 November, 9:00am Wales Tonga International Test
Sat 17 November, 9:30am England Japan International Test
Sat 17 November, 10:00am Scotland South Africa International Test
Sat 17 November, 12:20pm Ireland New Zealand International Test
Sat 17 November, 2:00pm France 26 South Africa 29 International Test
Sat 10 November, 2:56pm Ireland 28 Argentina 17 International Test
Sat 10 November, 1:25pm Wales 9 Australia 6 International Test
Sat 10 November, 12:15pm England 15 New Zealand 16 International Test
Sat 10 November, 9:50am Scotland 54 Fiji 17 International Test
Sat 10 November, 9:27am
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