Kiwis claim inaugural Tri-Nations
Andrew Mehrtens was on fine form for the All Blacks in Cape Town © Getty Images
The All Blacks had already clinched the series courtesy of a dramatic 32-25 victory over Australia in Brisbane, a game in which the Kiwis had scored 17 unanswered points in the final ten minutes.
Dallaglio played a key role in his country's historic Rugby World Cup success in 2003 as part of a formidable backrow trio that also included Neil Back and Richard Hill. He was also selected for three Lions Tours, playing all three Tests on the victorious tour of South Africa in 1997.
"Like the Treaty of Versailles, despite all the promises, the new Participation Agreement is certainly not the final solution." John Taylor writes
"We know where we are going and we know where we want to get but how long that will take is anybody's guess." David Humphreys on his plans for Gloucester
Jim Mallinder and Justin Burnell were sat on the same top table, but in different circumstances. Tom Hamilton reports on the Aviva Premiership season launch
Tom Hamilton reports back from the launch of the Guinness PRO12 where there is a renewed sense of optimism with all of the off-field changes to the league