Rugby fans around the globe will be treated to a feast of top-class international rugby during the November window with all 19 nations qualified for Rugby World Cup 2019 in action, as preparations move up a gear on the road to Japan 2019.
Namibia become the 19th and penultimate qualifier for Rugby World Cup 2019 after beating Kenya to win the Rugby Africa Gold Cup title and claim the Africa 1 place in Pool B.
Namibia coach Phil Davies believes their Rugby World Cup 2019 shoot-out with Kenya in Windhoek on Saturday will be a great showcase for African rugby.
As the Rugby Africa Gold Cup draws to a conclusion and The Rugby Championship prepares to get underway, we take a look at how the World Rugby Rankings could be affected by this weekend's five test matches.
Kenya enjoyed an emphatic victory over Tunisia in Nairobi to guarantee at worst a place in the global repechage for Rugby World Cup 2019 and set up a Rugby Africa Gold Cup title decider with Namibia next weekend that will also determine the Africa 1 qualifier for Japan 2019.
Namibia inch closer towards qualification for Rugby World Cup 2019 with a 58-28 win over Zimbabwe, while Philip Wokorach was Uganda's hero in their 67-12 defeat of Tunisia in the latest Rugby Africa Gold Cup matches.
Canada are leaving nothing to chance as they look to maintain their ever-present status at the Rugby World Cup by winning November’s global repechage tournament.
We take a look at how the Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifiers and Rugby Africa Silver Cup matches over the weekend have affected the World Rugby Rankings.
Samoa beat Germany 108-43 on aggregate to take their place in Pool A alongside Ireland, Scotland, hosts Japan and Russia at Rugby World Cup 2019.
Despite facing a 51-point deficit from the first leg of the RWC 2019 Oceania/Europe play-off, Germany coach Pablo Lemoine insists his side still has plenty to play for in the rematch in Heidelberg on Saturday.