Sunday, October 05, 2014

Front Five 05.10.14

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

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My "head injuries" largely occurred in the season before last, and last season I played in 26 matches, which I don't consider a bad recent injury record at all.

Letter from Luke Marshall to the Sunday Independent

Sunday Independent

“Every time we had any ascendancy with the ball, they killed the ball. You need strong officials and I don’t think we had that tonight.”

Matt O’Connor unhappy with officials after Leinster defeat to Munster

Irish Times

Handre Pollard came of age in this match and showed why he could be the next superstar of South African rugby. 
Rugby WrapUp

It is not as much as the original reserve price of £21.2 million, but it will be a significant increase upon the £11 million deal done previously by European Rugby Cup Ltd. 
Steve James - Sunday Telegraph's possible that the writer of the Vicar of Dibley was at the match, as a sketch in an episode of the TV programme featured a similar scenario many years later

The floating photographer!

Rugby Gems

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