Sporting Digest: Rugby Union

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WORLD CUP: Western Europe qualifying pool (Lisbon): Spain 40 Switzerland 0; Portugal 8 Belgium 3.

WHITBREAD / RUGBY WORLD AWARDS: Player of the year: Ieuan Evans (Llanelli / Wales). International player: David Campese (Australia). Senior club: Llanelli. Coach: Jack Rowell (Bath / England A). Referee: Fred Howard (England). Most promising player: Martin Johnson (Leicester / England). Junior club: Fleetwood. Unsung hero: Bob Kimmins (Orrell). Services to rugby: Gay Lovell (Stockwood Park). Services to journalism: Sean Diffley (Irish Independent). Photographer: Marc Aspland (The Times). School team: Bradford Grammar. Youth team: Northampton.