Boome's World Cup chances are bust as van Heerden steps in
September 16, 1999
Springbok second row Selborne Boome has had to withdraw from the World Cup squad after fracturing his thumb and has been replaced by Western Province's Fritz van Heerden.
Proposals to remove promotion and relegation from the Aviva Premiership would be for the good of the game overall, argues John Taylor
Ireland have the world sitting up and taking notice - and rugby's structure in Europe will aid their Rugby World Cup bid, writes John Mitchell
Where does Italy's win over Scotland rank among their successes in the Six Nations? Scrum Sevens investigates
The tone was set early on in Dublin as a more clinical Ireland made England pay. All is not lost, however, argues Phil Vickery