Cornwall get home draw in quarter-finals
May 9, 2000
Holders Cornwall have landed a home draw against Oxfordshire in the Tetley's Bitter Centenary County Championship quarter-finals.
The ties, to be played next Saturday, also see last season's runners-up Gloucestershire with home advantage, against Devon, while Cheshire host Cumbria and Northumberland visit Yorkshire.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt won the tactical battle and set his team on course for a shot at the Grand Slam. Tom Hamilton reports from Dublin
With the World Cup only a few months away, the last thing France needed was doubts over the future of their coach, writes Huw Richards
They came to Murrayfield looking to put down a marker, but Scotland were sent home with their tails between their legs, writes Tristan Barclay
The controversial tackling technique will be in full swing in Dublin on Sunday, writes Conor O'Shea, and could be a decisive factor for Ireland