Prop: Kyle Sinckler (England)
A real force in the loose, showing his strength with a number of charges and played a big role in a dominant English scrum. England’s best tight-head this month.
Lock: Tadhg Beirne (Ireland)
Time on the ball is a precious commodity. Time in defence is another thing altogether. Makes reads others can only dream of comprehending. Content to ‘support’ those with more on the line. Magical in setting up Conway’s hat-trick. A class above.
Lock: Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)
The skipper carried strongly during the opening 40 minutes and got under the skin of the Springboks with his unwillingness to back down during heated confrontations.