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Springbok second row Selborne Boome has had to withdraw from the World Cup squad after fracturing his thumb and has been replaced by Western Province's Fritz van Heerden.
John Taylor argues the world's best XVs players must be given a chance to play in the Olympics to increase the appeal of the game
The All Blacks' form is not a peaking issue, but Hansen must threaten to wield his axe, to demand improvement, Craig Dowd writes
"It has been the World Cup that smashed down the gender barriers of the sport." Tom Hamilton looks back at a remarkable tournament
A selection of the best pictures from England's historic World Cup triumph in Paris as they beat Canada 21-9