France finished 2022 unbeaten after two tries from Damian Penaud helped them to overcome Japan 35-17 in their final Autumn Nations Series game.
Marcus Smith and Guy Porter each scored two tries as England produced a clinical performance to beat Japan 52-13 at Twickenham.
Jonny May returns for England as head coach Eddie Jones makes five changes for Saturday's home Test match against Japan.
Look back at the action from a busy Saturday of Autumn Nations Series matches with Ireland, England and Wales all picking up victories. Italy also beat Australia.
From red-hot favourites England, to hosts and five-time winners New Zealand, read our Teams Guide ahead of the Women's Rugby World Cup.
Wasps attack coach John Mitchell is returning to the international fold after being appointed Japan's defence coach.
Stuart Hogg became Scotland's record Test try scorer as he led his side to a scrappy 29-20 victory over brave Japan.
Andrew Conway notched a hat-trick and Johnny Sexton stylishly celebrated his 100th cap with a try as Ireland secured a 60-5 win over Japan.
As the dust settles on South Africa's World Cup 2019 success, thousands leave Japanese shores - but what an experience it's been...
We dissect one of the greatest ever shocks in Rugby World Cup history and take a closer look at Japan's victory over Ireland.