Sunday, August 17, 2014

Front Five - 17.08.14

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

It would be lovely if the achievements of our sportswomen could be discussed for what they are rather than having to wade through all this drivel every time one or more does something outstanding.

Sad to see women’s world-class efforts belittled

Mary Hannigan - Irish Times

“Nobody has to worry if this or that is done, we all have confidence in each other.” A neat snapshot of this Ireland set-up.

A day in the life: Behind the scenes in Ireland’s World Cup camp

Murray Kinsella -

two late penalties from Irish international fly-half Jonathan Sexton helped Racing-Metro to a 19-16 win at Montpellier 
Pirate Irwin - Yahoo News

"how do we feel about not winning the game? Gutted - because we came here to win." Steve Hansen (via AAP)

the unconfined joy and complete disregard of safety that resulted is rather wonderful.


The Celebration Of This Match-Winning Drop Goal Will Restore Your Faith In Sport

Paul O'Hara -

Feel free to share any interesting links you spot yourself about t’internet by email, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, blog comment or carrier pigeon – whatever works for you. JLP


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