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.
The Heineken Cup proved once again just why it is the best domestic rugby competition in the world at the weekend and Monday Maul picks out some of the key talking points
The latest Week in Pictures brings you a selection of the best snaps from around the rugby world with scantily clad ladies, O'Driscoll and snow all featuring
"If I miss the first kick of the match, it shouldn't have any impact on the second. They are different entities." Tom Hamilton talks to Northampton Saints' Stephen Myler
It's time for those running Welsh rugby to stop trying to prevent its players heading to France and to start planning a future without them, writes Martin Williamson