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.
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