Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Front Five - 20.08.14

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

"the start of last season I played 14 games in a row straight after a Lions tour so it wasn’t ideal for me"

Sexton poised to sign new deal as homecoming hopes fade

John Fallon - Irish Independent

With four of his leading hookers out of action, Foley has called up Kevin O’Byrne from UL Bohs and Gerry Slattery from Young Munster.

Injuries to Keith Earls and Mike Sherry add to Munster’s tale of woe

Declan Rooney - Irish Times

“At this stage in my career I want a new environment and to really push myself." 
Simon Thomas - Wales Online

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has admitted to channelling some of his expenditure on players through separate companies 
Murray Kinsella -

"Rather than blame regionalisation or unprofessionalism/bad marketing on behalf of the regions for lack of fans travelling to games they blame the quality of opposition in the pro 12."


A Welsh Solution to a Welsh Problem - The Welsh predicament and a “British and Irish League”

John Grainger - BluesTalk TV

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