Propping problems for Hurricanes
February 28, 2000
Graham Mourie's Hurricanes are faced with a minor propping crisis in advance of their Super 12 round 2 match against the Queensland Reds.
Mike Edwards , the substitute prop who played for 20 minutes of the victory against the Sharks, has a calf injury which makes him a doubtful starter.The problem has been made worse because Tama Tuirirangi, the fourth choice, has been out of action for a month with a hamstring injury and is only now ready to play in club rugby.
Edwards is a versatile player who can play either in the tighthead or the loosehead positions.
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