Monday, April 06, 2020

Front Five - 06.04.20

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.

Not wild about the Pro14 suggestion
but to be fair it would be better than nothing


The league are eager to avoid declaring the campaign null and void and are working on a number of outcomes.


Andy Burke - BBC.com

Hickie’s pace is important...but the hard work on the inside from D’Arcy and Contepomi is pivotal too.


Murray Kinsella - The42.ie

“I am glad to be here. There’s loads of room to train and have space whereas I live in an apartment in London with no garden."  


Alison Donnelly - Scrumqueens

"But at the moment, it is a bit ... I wouldn't say disorganised ... but we are not focusing on the Japanese team at the moment."


Jack Tarrant - Independent.co.uk

"...there was no real instance where we got to lift the trophy or to actually feel that we were promoted again."


SkySports.com

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Saturday, April 04, 2020

Front Five - 04.04.20

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.

I've never had a problem with Ireland's Call because I appreciate the sentiment behind its existence without feeling the need to love the tune itself, but still I know the opinion expressed in the link below is a popular one


Looking on the bright side of life has always been his natural inclination. 


Gerry Thornley - Irish Times

"It’s funny, I used to have to play on the boys team because there was no girls team."


RTÉ Rugby

The world's cutest child collaborating with Taylor Swift and Christy Moore couldn't make 'Ireland's Call' bearable.


Donny Mahoney - Balls.ie

"Realistically, Maro might play six games for us in the Championship, and the rest will be international commitments."


RugbyPass.com

An absolutely incredible response from supporters far and wide who wanted to #PassTheBall with the Munster men’s and women’s squads!


SkySports.com

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Friday, April 03, 2020

Front Five - 03.04.20

Start your day with five eye-catching egg-chasing quotes & links from around the ruggersphere.




"I’d kicked 85 to 90% in my other games as captain, but one bad game and everyone jumps on the bandwagon."


Ciarán Kennedy - The42.ie

"The problem is that no union wants to make the decision to cancel its tour, not least because there are...insurance contract implications"


RTÉ Rugby

"The group...unanimously agreed that the best practical and evidenced approach is to reinforce existing law, rather than law change."


Irish Independent

It has not yet been decided how or when the Premiership season will be concluded.


BBC Rugby

It's a South African version of bullfighting and a source of great entertainment.


Donny Mahoney - Balls.ie

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