Pichot's passport hopes delayed
February 8, 2000
Bristol's Argentinean World Cup star scrum-half Agustin Pichot has had his hopes of being classed as a 'non-overseas' player delayed on Tuesday by the situation surrounding fellow countryman and Derby footballer Esteban Fuertes.
Monday Maul takes in retirement talk, England reshuffles, France's unfair advantage and Scotland's communication breakdown
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt won the tactical battle and set his team on course for a shot at the Grand Slam. Tom Hamilton reports from Dublin
With the World Cup only a few months away, the last thing France needed was doubts over the future of their coach, writes Huw Richards
They came to Murrayfield looking to put down a marker, but Scotland were sent home with their tails between their legs, writes Tristan Barclay