Arbizu hopes to steady the ship
September 15, 1999
Argentina will be hoping that the appointment of Lisandro Arbizu as Puma's captain for the World Cup will give the side a new focus after the problems of the past few months.
Meanwhile Scotland have had more good news over their injury worries. Yesterday Gregor Townsend declared he was raring to go after his secret knee op at the beginning of the month and today Alan Tait, who twisted his ankle in the warm up game against Edinburgh, discovered that there was no lasting damage and he would be fully fit for the big clash with the Springboks on 3rd October.
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