Andrews to miss start of Super 12
February 9, 2000
A knee injury is likely to sideline Springbok veteran Mark Andrews for 6 weeks.
This is a real blow to the Sharks who face a daunting start to their season with 4 away games in New Zealand and Australia.
They begin their campaign in Wellington against the Hurricanes before moving south to play the Highlanders in Dunedin.
They then move across the Tasman to play the Brumbies in Canberra and the Waratahs in Sydney on successive weekends.
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