Paterson doubtful for Northampton clash
December 7, 1999
Edinburgh Reivers fly half Chris Paterson is battling to be fit for this weekend's Heineken Cup tie at Northampton after damaging ligaments in his knee while representing Scotland in the Dubai sevens.
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