McGeechan: "Excuses are pointless"
October 25, 1999
Ian McGeechan, who has taken over today as Scotland coach, has said that the home nations should not try and make excuses to explain their poor World Cup form. McGeechan believes the north - south divide in world rugby can be closed, but only if all in the Northern Hemisphere are prepared to work together.
Huw Richards assesses where Wales are after a mixed Six Nations, with front row seats still very much available for the World Cup
John Mitchell lapped up the action on 'Sensational Saturday' - but warns not to expect a repeat come Rugby World Cup time later this year
Craig Dowd warns England, Ireland and Wales they should play to their strengths rather than those of the All Blacks and the Wallabies
Tom Hamilton runs the rule over just where the six countries stand ahead of the global gathering in September