Taulupe Faletau has no doubt that Wales can pick themselves up off the canvas for next weekend's clash with South Africa.
England fly-half George Ford admits he was willing to soak up Samoa's best shots on Saturday.
Joe Schmidt was rushed to hospital and had his appendix removed straight after Ireland's 26-23 victory over Australia.
New Zealand lock Brodie Retallick has been crowned World Rugby player of the year.
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New Zealand staged a storming last-quarter assault to turn a 16-15 deficit against Wales into a 34-16 win.
Ireland completed an autumn Test clean sweep with a grinding 26-23 victory over Australia in Dublin.
George Ford starred as England finally ended their losing run with a 28-9 victory over Samoa at Twickenham.
Scotland rounded of 2014 with another hugely encouraging display as they swept five tries past Tonga in a 37-12 win.
South Africa followed up their win over England with a 22-6 success against Italy in Padova.