The dust has settled on a wild six weeks of rugby and the spectacle that was the World Cup in Japan.
Makazole Mapimpi, scorer of South Africa's sensational first try in their 32-12 humbling of England in the World Cup final, is one of four Springboks named in a Barbarians squad for three matches in November.
Rugby World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi returned to his South African roots Sunday, holding the trophy as an open-top bus crawled through the streets of a Port Elizabeth township.
When the Barbarians take on Wales in Cardiff for a fixture on November 30th, the rugby universe will see the final professional acts from some of the game's greatest individuals.
Head coach Rob Cain has selected 27 members to represent the United States in the upcoming two-game series with Canada November 20th and 24th.
While half of the D1 club teams will wait until the spring to get their cup season started, the other half have been in full swing since September.
The dust has settled on what has been a tremendous World Cup in Japan, and now is a good time to look back and reflect upon some of the best performances over the past five weeks.
Guinness PRO14 Round 6 gets underway with two games this Friday and another five on Saturday!
La ronda 6 de Guinness PRO14 comienza con dos juegos este viernes y otros cinco el sábado
La Guinness PRO14 Round 6 commence avec deux matchs ce vendredi et cinq autres le samedi!