Rugby World Cup 2019 hosts Japan equal their best-ever World Rugby Ranking in winning the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup, while England move up a place after ending Wales' record winning run.
Japan claim their third World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup title with victory over the USA, while Vereniki Goneva enters the record books in Fiji's win over Samoa.
Tonga ended the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2019 on a high as they secured a 33-23 victory over Canada at Churchill Park in Fiji.
The World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2019 comes to a conclusion this weekend with silverware on the line as the USA and Japan, the two unbeaten teams, meet in the title decider in Suva.
USA, Zimbabwe and Nigeria climb the World Rugby Rankings after a busy weekend of international rugby in Africa and Oceania.
AJ MacGinty starred for USA as they and Rugby World Cup 2019 hosts Japan maintained their unbeaten starts to the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2019 with victories over Samoa and Tonga respectively. Fiji were the other winners in round two after overcoming Canada.
We take a look at how the World Rugby Rankings might shape up after this weekend's matches in the second round of the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup.
The US Eagles' dominance over Canada continued in Colorado on Saturday night with a 47-19 victory over their North American neighbours in the opening round of the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2019.
Japan's preparations for RWC 2019 begin perfectly with a 34-21 victory against defending Pacific Nations Cup champions Fiji at the Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium, while Samoa also win on home soil against Tonga.
The stage is set for a thrilling World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2019, with the tournament taking on added significance as Rugby World Cup 2019 gets ever closer.