Monday, August 18, 2014

Front Five - 18.08.14

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

After 13 years and 85 caps, she retires the most successful captain in the history of Irish rugby.

Fiona Coghlan retires as Ireland finish fourth at World Cup

Gavin Cummiskey - Irish Times

Harvey is the first Canadian to win the prestigious award and reflects the growth of women’s rugby in recent years

Magali Harvey the Women's Player of the Year

These are the women who should be idolised by young girls today, not the reality TV stars who wouldn’t want to risk breaking a nail at the breakdown.
Sarah Mockford - Rugby World

"This tournament has made everyone realise that women’s XVs is one hell of a game and the standard has been incredible." - England coach Gary Street 
Steve James - Telegraph

"I went out on a limb and went to be involved with Wales without a club. I ended get up injured and was still left without a club."


Gavin Henson eyes World Cup as fly-half

Gary Williams - Oval Zone Rugby (via Planet Rugby)

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