Sunday, August 03, 2014

Front Five - 03.08.14

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

New Zealand are what they are – an extremely impressive side...but they’ll have weaknesses and we’ll find them. (Ireland Women's coach Philip Doyle)

Ireland confident before Ferns clash

John Birch -

"perhaps I opened the door for the ref to make a decision and whether you agree or disagree that's the way it was"

McCaw says he should have done better

"Russia now play Uruguay...for the right to join hosts England, Australia, Wales and Fiji in a daunting Pool A" 
Agence France-Presse (via

"Cheika has another year left on his contract and, despite being linked with the Argentina national team, said he was going nowhere" 
Irish Times

Mr Urquhart wears purple shorts to stop him being fully tackled and hurt -- players are only allowed to slow him down.


Rugby player, 86, has no plans to give up game

The Scotsman

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Taken by JLP from RDS press box on Nov 16, 2019