As we do at the end of each November, Planet Rugby reviews the progress made by each of the world's leading nations.
While the All Blacks had a great November to cap an excellent year, it was a mixed bag for others like England and South Africa.
France started the year in super form but ended it in chaos. Argentina and Italy still have plenty of work to do.
Click the relevant links below to see what we thought of the state of each of the nations.