Blackadder moving to Japan?
October 28, 1999
Newspaper reports in New Zealand are linking Todd Blackadder with a move to Japan in the near future.
His loss would be a blow to New Zealand rugby, he is a popular player throughout the country and many people feel that John Hart has poorly treated him in the past two years. His omission from the World Cup squad may have convinced Blackadder of the need to pursue his career overseas.
Tom Hamilton reports back from the launch of the Guinness PRO12 where there is a renewed sense of optimism with all of the off-field changes to the league
So much for the great Australian revival, writes Greg Growden. It now has the potential of going off the rails after the capitulation at Eden Park
The latest Week in Pictures takes in photographs from the Rugby Championship, the Top 14 and the southern hemisphere domestic scene
As Ray McLoughlin prepares to celebrate his 75th birthday, Huw Richards pays tribute to the man and the selectors who had the wisdom to bring him into the Ireland fold